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Dessie Loughery: Handing Irish Cup winners' medal to fan was better than winning it

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Dessie Loughery is sent into orbit by Alfie Stewart during a Ballymena United game with Portadown

Dessie Loughery is sent into orbit by Alfie Stewart during a Ballymena United game with Portadown

Darren Kidd

Dessie Loughery is sent into orbit by Alfie Stewart during a Ballymena United game with Portadown

Dessie Loughery has revealed that giving away his Irish Cup winners medal to a diehard Ballymena United fan and handing over his trophies as prizes for a Special Care School’s sports day meant more to him than winning them.

Loughery’s generous nature is one of his most endearing qualities.


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