Club Records

First Game
September 29, 1879
Cliftonville 1-2 Quidnuncs

First Game as Professionals
August 5, 1972
Cliftonville v Ballymena United

First Win
November 1, 1879
Cliftonville 2-0 Knock

First Competitive Game
February 5, 1881
Oldpark 0-2 Cliftonville

First Game Played at Solitude
October 19, 1889
Cliftonville 8-2 Milford

First Win By One Goal
March 26, 1881
Cliftonville 2-1 Knock

First Win By Two Goals
February 5, 1881
Oldpark 0-2 Cliftonville

First Win By Three Goals
December 13, 1884
Cliftonville 4-1 YMCA

First Win By Four Goals
March 1, 1884
Cliftonville 4-0 Oldpark

First Win By Five Goals
January 20, 1883
Cliftonville 7-2 Ligoneil

First Win By Six Goals
November 12, 1887
Cliftonville 8-2 Dublin University

First Win By Seven Goals
December 29, 1883
Cliftonville 7-0 Hertford

First Win By Eight Goals
October 3, 1891
Cliftonville 8-0 Milltown

First Win By Nine Goals
December 18, 1886
Cliftonville 10-1 St Malachy’s

First Win By Ten Goals
August 30, 2016
Cliftonville 11-1 Lisburn Distillery

First Double-Figure Score
December 4, 1886
Cliftonville 1-11 Partick Thistle

Highest Scoring Game
Gold Cup Match, 1940
Cliftonville 6-11 Portadown

First Penalty Scored
December 2, 1893
Gibson v Ligoneil (Irish Cup)

First Game Decided By Corners
March 5, 1904
Cliftonville v Linfield (County Antrim Shield defeat)

Most Goals in a Season
37
Joe Gormley (2013/14)

First Hat Trick
Spiller
v Hertford on December 29, 1883

First Player To Score Four Goals In A Match
Millar
5-2 win v Ards on February 20, 1926

First Player To Score Five Goals In A Match
Syd Over
8-2 win v Ards on December 8, 1934

First Player To Score 30 In A Season
Norman McCaw (35 in 1931/ 32)

First Full Internationals
Ireland v England, 1882
J Davison, H Buckle, J McAlery and
D Martin

First Irish Cup Final Win
May 5, 1883
Ulster 0-5 Cliftonville

First City Cup Game
October 20, 1894
Cliftonville v Glentoran

First League Cup Game
March 31, 1987
Cliftonville 1-0 H&W Welders

First League Cup Final Win
November 11, 2003
Cliftonville 1-1 Larne (5-4 on pens)

First County Antrim Shield Game
November 3, 1888
Cliftonville v Linfield

First County Antrim Shield Final Win
March 26, 1892
Cliftonville 2-1 Lancashire Fusiliers

First Setanta Sports Cup Game
February 26, 2008
Drogheda United 3-2 Cliftonville

First Floodlit Cup Final Win
March 19, 1996
Cliftonville 3-1 Glentoran

First Gold Cup Final Win
November 14, 1923
Linfield 1-2 Cliftonville

First European Game
September 20, 1979
Cliftonville 0-1 FC Nantes Atlantique

First European Goal
June 29, 1996
Shaun Strang v Hapoel Haifa

First European Win
July 1, 2007
FC Dinaburg 0-1 Cliftonville

First Irish League Game
September 6, 1890
Cliftonville v Linfield

First Irish League Title
1906
Shared with Distillery

First Premier League Game
September 30, 1995
Cliftonville 0-0 Ards

First Premier League Goal
October 7, 1995
Gary Sliney v Portadown

Biggest Premier League Win
November 17, 2012
Ballymena Utd 0-8 Cliftonville

Biggest Premier League Defeat
October 7, 1995
Portadown 6-1 Cliftonville

First Charity Cup Game
April 26, 1884
Wellington Park 0-7 Cliftonville

First Charity Cup Final Win
May 3, 1884
Distillery 0-2 Cliftonville

First Alhambra Cup Game
August 22, 1921
Cliftonville 2-0 Glenavon

First Alhambra Cup Final Win
August 30, 1922
Linfield 0-2 Cliftonville

First FA Cup Game
October 9, 1886
Blackburn Park Road 2-7 Cliftonville

First Gold Cup Game
March 16, 1914
Cliftonville v Belfast Celtic

First Irish News Cup Game
November 3, 1998
Institute 1-0 Cliftonville

First Charity Shield Game
August 8, 1998
Glentoran 0-1 Cliftonville

First English Amateur Cup Game
February 2, 1895
Cliftonville 2-0 Buxton

First Festival Cup Game
September 6, 1951
Distillery 1-3 Cliftonville

First Victory Cup Game
August 20, 1945
Bohemians 3-3 Cliftonville

First Tyler Cup Game
May 2, 1978
Cliftonville 2-2 Drogheda United

First Carlsberg Cup Game
August 5, 1972
Cliftonville v Ballymena United

First Cawoods Chalice Game
March 30, 1988
Cliftonville 5-1 Maghera

First Inter City Cup Game
April 29, 1942
Cliftonville v Bohemians

First Ulster Cup Game
September 3, 1949
Cliftonville v Distillery

First Pioneer Cup Game
May 4, 1953
Bohemians v Cliftonville

First Budweiser/ Coca Cola Cup Game
November 28, 1987
Cliftonville v Glentoran

First Recorded Substitute
Bertie Fulton
v Ballymena United on August 6, 1966

First Use Of Two Subs
Dillon and Neill
v Ballymena United on August 5, 1972

First Use Of Three Subs
September 20, 1979
Cliftonville v FC Nantes Atlantique