Ulster Cup
The Ulster Cup was founded in 1948 by the Irish Football League, Linfield won the first competition beating Ards 3-0 at the Oval in the final.
Founded
1948
Inaugural Winners
Linfield
Last Winners
Dungannon Swifts
Record Wins
Linfield (15 times)
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Results Archive
Season
Champions
# of Wins
Runners Up
Format
Results / Tables
2002/03
Dungannon Swifts
1
Ballymena United
8 Teams, League
1998/99
Distillery
2
Ards
8 Teams, League
1997/98
Ballyclare Comrades
1
Distillery
8 Teams, League
1996/97
Coleraine
8
Crusaders
16 Teams, Knockout
1995/96
Portadown
2
Linfield
16 Teams, 4 Groups + Knockout
1994/95
Bangor
2
Glenavon
16 Teams, 4 Groups + Knockout
1993/94
Crusaders
3
Bangor
16 Teams, 4 Groups + Knockout
1992/93
Linfield
15
Ards
16 Teams, 4 Groups + Knockout
1991/92
Bangor
1
Crusaders
16 Teams, 4 Groups + Knockout
1990/91
Portadown
1
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1989/90
Glentoran
9
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1988/89
Glentoran
8
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1987/88
Larne
2
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1986/87
Coleraine
7
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1985/86
Coleraine
6
Portadown
16 Teams, 4 Groups + Knockout
1984/85
Linfield
14
Larne
14 Teams, 4 Groups + Knockout
1983/84
Glentoran
7
Coleraine
14 Teams, 4 Groups + Knockout
1982/83
Glentoran
6
Coleraine
12 Teams, League
1981/82
Glentoran
5
Coleraine
12 Teams, League
1980/81
Ballymena United
2
Linfield
12 Teams, League
1979/80
Linfield
13
Cliftonville
12 Teams, League
1978/79
Linfield
12
Crusaders
12 Teams, League
1977/78
Linfield
11
Coleraine
12 Teams, League
1976/77
Glentoran
4
Portadown
12 Teams, League
1975/76
Coleraine
5
Linfield
12 Teams, League
1974/75
Linfield
10
Glentoran
12 Teams, League
1973/74
Ards
1
Linfield
12 Teams, League
1972/73
Coleraine
4
Crusaders
12 Teams, League
1971/72
Linfield
9
Ballymena United
12 Teams, League
1970/71
Linfield
8
Coleraine
12 Teams, League
1969/70
Coleraine
3
Glentoran
12 Teams, League
1968/69
Coleraine
2
Linfield
12 Teams, League
1967/68
Linfield
7
Glentoran
12 Teams, League
1966/67
Glentoran
3
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1965/66
Coleraine
1
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1964/65
Linfield
6
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1963/64
Crusaders
2
Glenavon
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
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1962/63
Glenavon
3
Coleraine
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
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1961/62
Linfield
5
Glentoran
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
1960/61
Ballymena United
1
Glenavon
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
1959/60
Linfield
4
Crusaders
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
1958/59
Glenavon
2
Crusaders
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
1957/58
Distillery
1
Glentoran
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
1956/57
Linfield
3
Distillery
12 Teams, League
1955/56
Linfield
2
Coleraine
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
1954/55
Glenavon
1
Coleraine
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
1953/54
Crusaders
1
Linfield
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
1952/53
Glentoran
2
Distillery
12 Teams, 2 Groups + Final
1950/51
Glentoran
1
Linfield
16 Teams, 4 Groups + Knockout
1949/50
Larne
1
Ballymena United
16 Teams, 4 Groups + Knockout
1948/49
Linfield
1
Ards
8 Teams, 2 Groups + Knockout
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