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Glentoran600The Oval in Belfast has been Glentoran's home since 1892, apart from a period between 1941 and 1949 when it needed to be rebuilt after being bombed during the blitz. Though the stadium should have a capacity of 26,556, safety standards currently limit that to just over 5,000. The Oval's record attendance was 55,000 for a Cup-Winners Cup match between Glentoran and Rangers in 1966. In the background can be seen the Samsom and Goliath cranes of Harland and Wolff, a shipbuilding company based in the Port of Belfast.

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