A fly neck version of the previous shirt which seemed to have been worn in the late Twenties, (there may well have been another band of colour across the shoulders) however this pattern can definitely be seen in the shirt. Not only were the late Twenties difficult times financially for the Glens they also heralded a barren spell of trophy wins. Between 1925 and 1930, Glentoran would only share the Charity Cup twice out of all the tournaments in which they played. During the shirt's first recordable season in 1925 a young Fred Roberts tortured the Glens whilst playing for Queens Island, Johnny Geary made his debut at the Oval (a Topical Times card of the era shows Geary in what can only be assumed to be a training kit including black shorts) whilst Hugh Meek and Tosher Burns signed from Glentoran for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Imagine the looks on the supporters faces when the Glens first took to the field in this outfit. Hoops had gone (temporarily) and this shirt was accompanied by white shorts with a red stripe down the side. Herbert Chapman had introduced the radical new look for his Arsenal side of 1933 incorporating contrasting sleeves and striped socks. Glentoran picked up on the trend. The green body of the shirt was far lighter than the dark efforts of the Twenties and the button styling was notable almost all the way down the shirt. Victor Aicken is pictured in one of the Topical Times card collections of the time wearing this jersey. That's not to say that the collarless hooped strip didn't reappear from time to time. Glentoran did experience Irish Cup success in 1934 but no photographic record exists to show in which shirt they lifted the trophy. The game itself was a marathon against Larne which saw only one goal separate the sides during 270 minutes play.