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Michael Halliday (footballer)

Personal information
Date of birth28 May 1979(age 37)
Place of birthBelfast, Northern Ireland
Height1.85 m
Playing positionStriker/Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current clubCrusaders
Number9

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Michael Halliday (born 28 May 1979) is a footballer from Northern Ireland who plays in the IFA Premiership for Crusaders.

Halliday is from the east of Belfast and started his career at Glentoran (of whom he is a lifelong supporter), where he played for 11 years and won many trophies. Due to his loyalty the club, he was offered a testamonial in 2009.

On 15 May 2010, Halliday signed a 3 year contract with North Belfast club Crusaders. He arrived on a free transfer after being released from Glentoran by new manager Scott Young at the end of the 2009/2010 season.

He had the perfect start to this Crues career, scoring on his league debut against Donegal Celtic, and on 2 October 2010, Halliday scored the winning goal against his old side Glentoran to close the gap on the leaders. He also scored in the Irish Cup semi final against Portadown, to put the Crues into their second final in 3 years.


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