From 1987 until 2002 the official sponsor was Harp Lager (the brand being synonymous with the town, and the Great Northern Brewery being only 800 metres from Oriel Park). 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G.N.R.  After a number of minor redesigns in the following years, the white shield became a red shield with white martlets in 1997, and in 2015 this crest was modified to incorporate a gold star, to commemorate Dundalk's tenth League of Ireland title. In 1930 the club assumed its' current name.  The club played its 75th European match in the 2020–21 Champions League and is now the highest-ranked Irish club in European football in terms of UEFA club coefficients. They secured land on the Carrick Road owned by P.J. Find out our sponsorship options, sponsors directory and the latest news from our partners in the business community.  Hoban broke Donnelly's club record for league goals during the 2019 season. The season resumed on 31 July 2020, with a reduced schedule of 18 matches in total to be played behind closed doors. , As the association football club of the employees of the Great Northern Railway, it was 'owned' by the company and run by a management committee elected by the members. An all-white kit was introduced for the first time in the 1965–66 season. They became the first club from outside Dublin to win the league title in 1932–33 and won their first FAI Cup in 1941–42. If change colours were needed red shirts were used, and for the Cup Winners' Cup ties away to Hajduk Split in 1977, and Tottenham Hotspur in 1981, all-red kits were worn.  The following September, in the new season, the City Cup was won for a second time. Prior to the formation of the WNLI, a loosely affiliated club, Dundalk City L.F.C., experienced success in the Dublin Women's Soccer League during the 2000–2005 period, culminating in victory in the 2005 Women's FAI Cup Final. Transfers: Overview of all signed and sold players of club Dundalk FC for the current season. Dundalk Football Club information, including address, telephone, fax, official website, stadium and manager. Summary; Matches; Squad; Statistics; Transfers; Trophies; Venue; Info Official website. The club's Lotto is managed in partnership with Clubforce. , Ireland's State-owned public service broadcaster, RTÉ, has broadcast rights for League of Ireland and FAI Cup matches as part of a package from the FAI that includes international matches, however, there is little or no income derived from these rights for clubs.  Dundalk fans have nicknamed the team "The Lilywhites" because of the team's white shirts and supporters also refer to "The Town".  The club has twice introduced away colours that pay homage to its G.N.R. 50K likes. London, United Kingdom. The Dundalk Great Northern Railway (G.N.R.) , The club's kit supplier is Umbro, who signed a three-year deal beginning with the 2020 season.  Despite falling 13-points behind early 2019 leaders Shamrock Rovers in April, which saw Rovers being called "title-winners in waiting", they overhauled the deficit within weeks, and subsequently won the club's 14th league title with four games to spare. Another Dundalk company, Eros Sportswear, supplied kits between 1985 and 1988. Dundalk Football Club April 2019 – Present 7 months. , There is a merchandise shop at Oriel Park and an online store on the official website. Dundalk FC is delighted to announce that Stephen McDonnell has returned to Oriel Park as the club’s new full-time academy manager. ', the club changed to a strip of white shirts with the coat of arms of the town (the old Dundalk Corporation seal) as its crest and navy-blue shorts.  This kit was worn in all rounds of the 2019 League Cup, and the early rounds of the FAI Cup. Your generosity directly supports the ongoing initiatives of Dundalk RFC to grow rugby – particularly youth rugby – in our community, while also supporting education, wellness and service to our neighbors and local community. In addition to the Louth Derby, Dundalk fans would see Shamrock Rovers as their biggest rivals, as Rovers hold the record for the most league titles and the record for the most FAI Cups, with Dundalk next in the honours list for both competitions. Welcome to the official Facebook page of Dundalk Football Club. Dundalk Football Club Nov 2014 - Present 6 years 3 months.  Matches requiring a ground to have Category 3 status have been played in Tallaght Stadium (owned by South Dublin County Council) and matches requiring a ground meeting Category 4 status have been played at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.  It appears as the 'Corporation Seal' in a town plan dated 1675. Casey (a former committee member), and named it 'Oriel Park'.  Umbro had previously been the supplier between 2007 and 2015. now maintains girls teams at U-17 and U-14 level. ", "Dundalk Had Great Win But Fail on Aggregate", "McLaughlin's Future At Oriel In Balance", "Cocky home side shock the pride of Scotland", "Border club do it in style with great win", "O'Connor And Walker To Seek New Pastures", "Keely is just the man to lead Dundalk back to top", "New backers save Dundalk from the threat of closure!  The 1995–96 UEFA Cup tie against Malmö was moved to United Park in Drogheda, due to the Oriel pitch being re-laid that summer, and the 2002–03 UEFA Cup tie against Varteks was moved to Tolka Park in Dublin because Oriel did not meet UEFA's upgraded standards for football stadiums at that time. Due to broadcasting rights restrictions this service is not available to stream in the Republic of Ireland. Having a Party in the Champions League Chant Dundalk Football Club (Irish: Cumann Peile Dhún Dealgan) is a professional Irish football club based in Dundalk, County Louth.The club currently play in the Premier Division of the League of Ireland.Founded in 1903, they are the second most successful team, in terms of trophies won, in … (I) company in 1958. in the summer of 1930. Email. After starting out as a rugby club in the mid-1880s, the GNR became a football team in 1903 and two years later it was one of the founding clubs of the Dundalk and District League. Dundalk has an extremely active Chamber of Commerce. Teams Players . UEFA.com is the official site of UEFA, the Union of European Football Associations, and the governing body of football in Europe.  McLaughlin's third and final league title at the club arrived in 1981–82, after an early season 10-point gap to Bohemians was overhauled.  They finished the league season in third place, which ensured European qualification for an eighth consecutive season. Dundalk spielt seit 1926 ununterbrochen in der League of Ireland. They have qualified for Europe a total of 25 times, with their best performance in the European Cup / UEFA Champions League coming in 1979–80 (when they reached the last 16).  They then won their first FAI Cup—in their fourth appearance in the final—with victory over Cork United in Dalymount Park in 1942. 1,768 talking about this.  The pay-off was immediate. Dundalk defeat KI Klaksvík 3-1 in Dublin to reach the Europa League group stage and secure a financial windfall in the region of £2.7m. The 24-year-old joined Albanian side…. , The following season Oriel Park hosted European football for the first time, under newly installed floodlights, with the visit of Vasas SC of Hungary. ", "Wild scenes of celebration at Oriel Park", "Shock Departure of Dundalk's Latest Manager", "Historic day as Co-Operative takes over Dundalk", "Carter saga ends with Cats getting the cream", "Devastated Dundalk in a league of its own undoing", "Dundalk seeking solution to €430k debt crisis", "Five managers in as many years – now stability at last for Dundalk?  Kenny's side reasserted itself in 2018, winning another League and Cup Double—the second under Kenny and fourth in the club's history—breaking points-total and goals scored-total records in the process.  From then until the end of the following season (when the Cork club changed its colours) Dundalk wore their old black and amber-striped shirts with their new navy blue shorts and black socks for away matches in Cork.  Looking to progress, they were elected to the Leinster Senior League for 1922–23 to replace sides that had been promoted to the nascent Free State League. They have qualified twice for the UEFA Europa League group stage, and in 2016–17 they became the first team from Ireland to both win points and win a match at that level of European competition. Il Dundalk Football Club (in irlandese: Cumann Peile Dhún Dealgan) è una società calcistica irlandese con sede nella città di Dundalk. , Players in the League of Ireland are typically signed on single season contracts, meaning they become free agents at the end of each season.  The investment paid off when the City Cup was won for a third time at the start of the new season by topping its new league format unbeaten; while the club's second FAI Cup was won with victory over Shelbourne in the 1949 final. played their first Free State League match away to Fordsons, the same club (as Cork F.C.)  An end of season collapse saw the club drop from the top-tier for the first time, with relegation confirmed 20-years to the day after they had won their first Double. 47K likes. , The financial issues that occurred in late 1994, which saw the club become effectively insolvent, forced the liquidation of the 1966 company, and it was taken over by "Dundalk AFC Interim Limited", made up of former and current directors under chairman Enda McGuill. All-white kits are still worn occasionally when required to avoid kit clashes. The piece was nominated by the FAI for a "Best Digital Initiative Award", as part of the association's "Communications Awards" in July 2019..  The subsequent drop in income obliged the club to focus on controlling costs, and they finished last in the two seasons after he left. Dundalk FC Shop Coming Soon. It was eventually taken over by the 'Dundalk F.C. Chamber members meet monthly with a view to promoting economic development throughout Dundalk. Proof that they could compete at a national level gave the management committee confidence to press ahead, and the club was converted to a membership-based company— "Dundalk A.F.C. Dundalk Fitness Instructor 4Fit Leisure Carlingford Aug 2019 - Jul 2020 1 year. Welcome to the official Facebook page of Dundalk Football Club. This ownership structure survived until the end of 1965, but by that stage, the club's liabilities had grown, while Oriel Park was in need of investment. Dundalk Football Club and BetRegal are excited to announce a partnership which will see the global online gaming brand become the main sponsor of the 14-time League of Ireland champions. “He is a really good player,…, Dundalk FC is delighted to announce that Stephen McDonnell has returned to Oriel Park as the club’s new full-time academy manager.  This coat of arms had been adopted by the town in 1673 when it was granted a charter under Charles II of England. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. The logo of the charity replaced that of official sponsor Fyffes on the chest of the shirt. It was designed by then kit supplier CX+ Sport, as part of a fundraising partnership between the club and Temple Street Children's University Hospital. , The record for the most appearances in all competitions is currently held by Tommy McConville, who appeared in 580 matches in two stints at the club between 1964 and 1986. , Dundalk had to sell or release a number of players to survive after Tuohy left, and they slid down the table—with a young, inexperienced team finishing second from bottom in 1972–73. League of Ireland soccer club who play at Oriel Park in Dundalk. The clubs played an annual friendly from 1966 to 1984—the Donegan Cup, presented by former Louth TD Paddy Donegan. Patrick McEleney, Chris Shields and Greg Sloggett pictured during a photoshoot at Dundalk Train Station. , For most of the next 60 years, away colours were not required. But Tuohy was obliged to thin the squad and cut the wage bill because of the scale of the debts still hanging over the club from the redevelopment of Oriel Park, and he could not build a side able to sustain a title challenge. , The man who purchased Hiney Park, Gerry Matthews, was subsequently invited to join the board as CEO in 2006. © Copyright 2020 Dundalk FC. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Under the ownership of Matthews, it was returned to a somewhat solid footing, but his decision to end his financial support in 2012 lead to another solvency issue. The third place belongs to Sporting Fingal, while Bohemian FC and Derry City complete the Top 5 from the national ranking. Limited" —on 25 January 1932.  They subsequently finished as runners-up in the League, qualifying for the 1968–69 Fairs Cup, where they won a European tie for the first time with victory over DOS Utrecht. Dundalk's dreams of becoming the first Irish club to qualify for the Champions League group stage ended following a 3-1 agg defeat to Legia Warsaw. , The current team shirt's chest logo is that of official sponsors Bet Regal. After making the switch from Celtic in January 2017, Duffy has … Spitzname. , This combination was worn until 1939 but came to be seen as unlucky due to the number of cup final defeats Dundalk had in the 1930s. Both nicknames have been in use since at least the 1950s. They won their most recent league title in 2019 and their most recent FAI Cup in 2020.  They also won that season's League Cup, the club's first League and League Cup Double. They are the second most successful club in the League's history (with 14 league titles and 12 FAI Cups), and the most successful in the Premier Division era. in junior football, and had been Secretary for 25 years. The biggest victory in a European match was a 4–0 home win against Fram Reykjavík in 1981.  In September 1903 it switched codes to association football, setting in motion its journey to become the modern-day Dundalk F.C. , Having saved the club, the new owners turned to Stephen Kenny—out of work since being sacked by Shamrock Rovers—to become the new manager.  But the new team fell short in both the Shield and the League, and, despite the cup double and improved gate receipts, the additional income was not enough to cover the increase in costs. His second league title followed in 1978–79, and they went on to defeat Waterford in the Cup final, thereby completing the club's first League and Cup Double. , Prior to 2019, ad hoc third colours had only been worn by the team when both home and away kits clashed with opponent's colours. , After exiting the Irish Junior Cup in January 1917, the club appears to have been inactive again for the following two seasons. , Oriel has since been upgraded to a Category 2 Stadium, able to accommodate 3,100 seated spectators for European matches. Founded in 1903, they've won the title nine times and the FAI Cup nine times. Ohne Ex-Weltmeister Mario Götze ist der niederländische Fußball-Erstligist PSV Eindhoven in der Europa League als Gruppensieger in die Zwischenrunde eingezogen.  After renegotiating the club's debts, they were able to provide Smith with funds to sign several players. T here is a football awakening in the Republic of Ireland and it has little to do with the national team and even less with the Football Association of Ireland.  The Dublin City Cup of 1967–68 was his final success at the club.  In 2018 a short documentary entitled "Chasing Doubles" was published on YouTube by Dundalk Sport and Lightstorm Media. Dundalk FC’s commercial partners play a major role in keeping the club competitive.  The club supported the "reorganisation" he demanded, however, and used funds from the sale of three players to Liverpool to invest in the squad and make ground improvements at Oriel.  In later years prior to the move to Oriel Park, matches would usually move to the Carroll's Recreation Ground on weekends when the Athletic Grounds were unavailable altogether.  The crest disappeared from the playing shirts in 1930, however, after the urban district council proposed to remove the "three black crows" from the seal of the town. The Lilywhites. Spread the word. Honours list, as Dundalk City L.F.C. are defunct as of 2019. Is club peile Éireannach é Dundalk Football Club as Dún Dealgan.Is é Stephen Kenny traenálaí na Lilywhites a bunaíodh i 1903.Imríonn an fhoireann i Sraith na hÉireann.. Imreoirí An scuaid faoi láthair (2016) Ó Meán Fómhar, 2016: But Dundalk became embroiled in a losing battle with the league's hierarchy and Kilkenny City, which reached the High Court, over the latter playing an improperly registered player. When the club was revived for the 1919–20 season, the colours adopted were black and amber-striped shirts with white shorts. In 2004, Former Arsenal and Man City goalkeeper David Seaman announced his retirement from football. The Wigan native arrived at Oriel Park ahead of the 2019 season and went on to play 41 times for the Lilywhites, winning a clean sweep of domestic honours. On a Free transfer after his contract expired at FK Liepaja said Lilywhites coach. 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