Ian Hood

Jonathan Cathcart
9th October 2018
    Proudest moment as Chairman

    Probably two. Firstly, the 50th Anniversary celebrations in the Killyhevlin Hotel in 2008. Secondly, winning the league for the first time in my tenure in 2009.

    What team do you support?

    Leeds United for over 45 years!!

    Favourite ever player:

    Daniel Passerella – What a player in the 1978 World Cup!

    Who did you play for as a player?

    Hillsborough Boys, Lisburn Youth, Maguiresbridge, Ballinamallard United (91-93), Lisbellaw United FC.

    Favourite music/band:

    ELO, Leonard Cohan, Bay City Rollers

    Favourite Holiday Destination:

    Sorrento, Italy (Stay in Bristol Hotel) What a location!!

    Favourite thing you like to do with your wife Ruth:

    We both love our holidays now the kids are up & away. Visiting the children in London & Dublin is very relaxing! Oh and the hotel has to have a balcony and a sea view!.

    Chairmans Catchphrase:?

    “Don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions” and “Pressure is for tyres”.


    Ian Hood



    Length of time in current role:

    May 2003