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Glenavon v Crusaders Charity Shield: Jordan Jenkins' joy but charity clash sparks war of words

Glenavon 1 Crusaders 0

By David Mason

Published 01/08/2016

Glenavon celebrate after their Charity Shield victory at Mournview park in Lurgan.
Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
Glenavon celebrate after their Charity Shield victory at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Simin Kellly in action with Crusaders Gavin Whyte
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Rhys Marshall in action with Crusaders Michael Carville
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Gregg Moorhouse in action with Crusaders Jordan Forsythe
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Andy Kilmartin in action with Crusaders Gavin Whyte
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Michael Carville leaves the pitch with a head injury during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's manager Gary Hamilton. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's Joel Cooper with Crusaders' Gavin Whyte. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's manager Gary Hamilton. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's Joel Cooper with Crusaders' Howard Beverland Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's Joel Cooper with Crusaders' Howard Beverland Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Colin Coates and Glenavon's Greg Moorhouse clash heads during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Michael Carville leaves the pitch with a head injury during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Rhys Marshall in action with Crusaders Gavin Whyte
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Paddy Mccourt in action with Crusaders Richard Clarke
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Marc Patton in action with Crusaders Gavin Whyte
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Paddy McCourt in action with Crusaders Jordan Forsythe
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Simon Kelly in action with Crusaders Michael Carville
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Guy Bates in action with Crusaders Howard Beverland
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Rhys Marshall in action with Crusaders Colin Coates
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Chris Lindsay in action with Crusaders Jordan Owens
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Andy Kilmartin in action with Crusaders Philip Lowry
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Andy Kilmartin in action with Crusaders Philip Lowry
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Gregg Moorhouse in action with Crusaders Michael Gault
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Mark Patton gets a straight red card for denying Gavin Whyte a goal scoring opportunity
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Simon Kelly in action with Crusaders David Cushley
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Paddy McNally in action with Crusaders Philip Lowry
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Sean O'Neill and Glenavon's Guy Bates during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Michael Gault and Glenavon's Declan O'Brien during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Sean O'Neill and Glenavon's Andrew Doyle during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Sean O'Neill and Glenavon's Declan O'Brien during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Sean O'Neill and Glenavon's Guy Bates during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Andy Kilmartin in action with Crusaders Philip Lowry
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Rhys Marshall in action with Crusaders David Cushley
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Sean O'Neill and Glenavon's Declan O'Brien during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Sean O'Neill and Glenavon's Declan O'Brien during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Gavin Whyte and Glenavon's David Elebert during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Matthew Snoddy is stretchered off during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Matthew Snoddy and Glenavon's Andrew Doyle square up during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Glenavon's manager Gary Hamilton is amused by his yellow card during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Crusaders Matthew Snoddy receives treatment during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Glenavon's manager Gary Hamilton is amused by his yellow card during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Glenavon's Jordan Jenkins celebrates his goal during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Glenavon's Jordan Jenkins celebrates his goal during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Glenavon's Jordan Jenkins celebrates his goal during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Pacemaker Belfast 30-7-16 Glenavon v Crusaders - Charity Shield Glenavon's Jordan Jenkins celebrates his goal during today's Charity Shield at Mourneview Park, Lurgan. Photo by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon celebrate after Jordan Jenkins(centre) scores to make it 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon celebrate after Jordan Jenkins scores to make it 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon celebrate after Jordan Jenkins scores to make it 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon celebrate after Jordan Jenkins(right) scores to make it 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon celebrate after Jordan Jenkins(right) scores to make it 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Crusaders manager Stepehrn Baxter Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's Paddy McCourt with Crusaders' David Cushley Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's Paddy McCourt with Crusaders' David Cushley Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Crusaders manager Stepehrn Baxter Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's Declan O'Brien with Crusaders' Michael Gault Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Crusaders goalkeeper Sean O'Neill defends a cross against Glenavon's Andy Kilmartin. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
[Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Crusaders goalkeeper Sean O'Neill defends a cross against Glenavon's Andrew Doyle. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon take off Paddy McCourt and bring on Gary Hamilton. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon take off Paddy McCourt and bring on Gary Hamilton. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon take off Paddy McCourt and bring on Gary Hamilton. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon take off Paddy McCourt and bring on Gary Hamilton. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon take off Paddy McCourt and bring on Gary Hamilton. . Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's goal scorer Jordan Jenkins is presented with the shield after they win the match 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's goal scorer Jordan Jenkins is presented with the shield after they win the match 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's goal scorer Jordan Jenkins is presented with the shield after they win the match 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon are presented with the shield after they win the match 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's Paddy McCourt with the with the shield after they win the match 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon are presented with the shield after they win the match 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 30th July 2016 Charity Shield Final - Glenavon v Crusaders atmMourneview, Lurgan. Glenavon's Paddy McCourt with the with the shield after they win the match 1-0. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Paddy McCourt
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Sir Bruce Robinson presents the Charity shield to goal scorer Jordan Jenkins
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavon celbrate after winning the Charity Shield
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Joel Cooper in action with Crusaders Gavin Whyte
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Joel Cooper in action with Crusaders Gavin Whyte
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Joel Cooper in action with Crusaders Gavin Whyte
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons goal scorer Jordan Jenkins
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Gavin Whyte in action with Crusaders Andrew Doyle
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Gavin Whyte in action with Crusaders Andrew Doyle
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Gavin Whyte in action with Crusaders Andrew Doyle
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Gavin Whyte in action with Crusaders Andrew Doyle
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Gavin Whyte in action with Crusaders Andrew Doyle
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Gavin Whyte in action with Crusaders Andrew Doyle
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Andrew Doyle pictured after a challenge with Crusaders Mathew Snoddy
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Crusaders Mathew Snoddy gets stretchered off after a challenge by Andrew Doyle
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Crusaders Mathew Snoddy
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Andy McGrory in action with Crusaders David Cushley
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Andy Kilmartin in action with Crusaders David Cushley
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Rhys Maarshall in action with Crusaders Philip Lowry
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders David Cushley and Glenavon’s Paddy McCourt during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders Howard Beverland and Glenavon’s Guy Bates during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders keeper Sean O'Neill during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders Gavin Whyte with Glenavon’s Joel Cooper and Andrew Doyle during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders Gavin Whyte and Glenavon’s Rys Marshall during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders Gavin Whyte and Glenavons Andrew Doyle during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders Gavin Whyte with Glenavon’s Joel Cooper and Andrew Doyle during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders Matthew Snoddy is taken off injured during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders Gavin Whyte with Glenavon’s Joel Cooper and Andrew Doyle during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders Gavin Whyte and Glenavons Andrew Doyle during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Glenavon’s Jonny Tuffey during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Crusaders Matthew Snoddy is taken off injured during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Glenavon’s Jordan Jenkins celebrates a goal during todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Glenavon’s Jordan Jenkins celebrates after todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Glenavon’s Jordan Jenkins celebrates after todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Glenavon celebrate after todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Glenavon’s Jordan Jenkins celebrates after todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 30/07/2016 Crusaders v Glenavon Charity Shield Final Glenavon’s Jordan Jenkins celebrates after todays Charity Shield at Mournview park in Lurgan. Photo Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Andy Kilmartin in action with Crusaders David Cushley
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Rhys Maarshall in action with Crusaders Philip Lowry
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Jordan Jenkins celebrates after scoring to make the score 1-0 to Glenavon
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Jordan Jenkins celebrates after scoring to make the score 1-0 to Glenavon
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Andrew Doyle in action with Crusaders Jordan Owens
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Joel Cooper in action with Crusaders Billy Joe Burns
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Jordan Jenkins celebrates after scoring to make the score 1-0 to Glenavon
Presseye Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 Photograph:Stephen Hamilton Northern Ireland Hospice charity shield match between Glenavon and Crusaders at Mourneview Park in Lurgan. Glenavons Jordan Jenkins celebrates after scoring to make the score 1-0 to Glenavon

Teenage sensation Jordan Jenkins was drenched in the finest champagne after bagging a dramatic winner in the NI Hospice Charity Shield clash - but he wasn't of age to sample the stuff!

The 16-year-old was summoned to Mourneview Park by Glenavon boss Gary Hamilton to supposedly 'sit on the bench' for the annual Irish League season opener against double title winners Crusaders.

He was introduced to the action on 71 minutes to replace Declan O'Brien, who had earlier taken over from Greg Moorhouse, and the east Belfast kid required a mere seven minutes to open his goal account, which duly guaranteed his team the first piece of silverware of the season.

Jenkins admitted it was a dream come true, stating: "I still can't believe it. To be even on the pitch with these players was brilliant, to score the winner is just unbelievable.

"It's like a dream. I played in two friendly games during the week. I was surprised to get a call for the Shield game.

"I only found out on Friday that I'd been called up. Gary told me I'd probably get a couple of minutes, but the way things worked out I got a bit longer."

Jenkins, who was mobbed by delighted team mates after his strike, added: "I can't even remember much about the goal. The ball fell to me and I just decided to hit it first time."

But there is an old head on those young shoulders, because Jenkins knows it will be back to reality next week.

"I know I'll be back in the reserves," he continued. "Everything has happened so quickly. Andy Mathieson brought me to Glenavon, he offered me a trial a few weeks back. I was playing for Ridgeway Rovers when he approached me.

"I was signed after playing only one game - although I did score a hat-trick in that match for the reserves against Annagh United."

Meanwhile, a war of words developed between rival managers Stephen Baxter and Gary Hamilton in the aftermath of the game, with the Crusaders chief and his backroom staff storming off before the presentation of the trophy.

Baxter - seething after seeing midfielder Matthew Snoddy carted off to hospital with a ankle ligament damage, while skipper Colin Coates and Michael Carvill both picked up head and facial injuries - insisted his team will now boycott any further Shield fixtures.

"We'll not be playing in another one of these games - that's the end of it for us," he fumed.

"I have nothing against the charity. We as a club will probably do our bit to support the charity, have a friendly game or something.

"In the event of us winning the league or cup, we'll not be playing in this final again. I'll even make a personal donation, but we'll not be part of it.

"It was supposed to be a friendly match to raise money for good causes. But that was a poor advertisement for our game."

Baxter make no apology for storming off at the finish, adding: "It was supposedly a charity game of football, but I'm afraid the moment was missed.

"The integrity of the game was spoiled for me. The behaviour of how the game was played out was a disgrace. The tackles and the kicking that went on off the ball, again were disgraceful. To be honest, I just couldn't wait for the final whistle."

Glenavon boss Gary Hamilton, whose team had to play with only 10 men for over an hour after having defender Mark Patton dismissed, accused Baxter of showing a 'lack of respect', stating: "I applaud the Crusaders players for staying on the pitch for the pitch for the presentation and supporting the cause.

"For whatever reason, Stephen and his staff decided to head to the dressing room, I think he showed a lack of respect to us and the tournament.

"There was no prize money, it was all about the charity. Most people have friends or family that have suffered from cancer, so it was all about the charity, regardless of the result.

"When his team are winning everything is fine, but when they don't he can be a wee bit patronising."

Glenavon: Tuffey , Kelly (Elebert, 46  mins), Lindsay (Doyle, 46 mins), Kilmartin, Marshall, Cooper, Patton, McGrory, Moorhouse (O'Brien, 32 mins (Jenkins, 71 mins)), McCourt (Hamilton, 61 mins), Bates 7. Unused sub: Taylor.

CRUSADERS: O'Neill, Burns, Beverland, Coates (Gault, 23 mins), McClean, Lowry, Clarke (Snoddy, 55 mins (Soares, 72 mins)), Whyte (Holden, 68 mins), Carvill (Cushley, 32 mins), Forsythe, Owens.

Unused subs: Lyttle, Heatley.

Referee: Keith Kennedy (Lisburn)

Match rating: 7/10

Belfast Telegraph

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