St Patricks Athletic FC Clubs League of Ireland Premier Division Republic of Ireland 

St Patrick’s Athletic F.C.

Overview: Name: St Patrick’s Athletic Football Club Nickname: The Super Saints Founded: 1929 Grounds: Richmond Park  Capacity: 5,340 (2,800 seated) Based in: Richmond Park, Inchicore, Dublin 8, Ireland Manager: Liam Buckley League:  League of Ireland Premier Division 2016 Finish: 7th place of 12; 13 wins, 6 draws, 14 losses Continental competitions: 2016/2017  UEFA Europa League 2Q (1-2 aggregate loss to Dinamo Minsk) 2017/2018 DNQ Key players: Ian Berminghan, Chris Fagan History: St Patrick’s Athletic Football Club was founded in 1929 in Dublin, Ireland.  The Saints were admitted to the League…

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Cups England 

Morpeth Town AFC’s Joe Walton golazo

What a shot from some Northern League action.  Morpeth Town AFC (2015/16 FA Vase champions) were taking on Marske United F.C. last night when this happened. Speaking of the FA Vase, check this out.  During a fourth round draw of the 2016 edition facing South Shields F.C., Morpeth Town scored in the 81st minute & the lights went out.  The FA eventually ruled the match had to replayed & even switched the location to South Shield’s pitch for said replay.  South Shields went on to win the match & the…

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Clubs League of Ireland Premier Division Republic of Ireland 

Shamrock Rovers F.C.

Overview: Name: Shamrock Rovers Football Club Nickname: Hoops; Rovers Founded: 1899 Grounds: Tallaght Stadium  Capacity: 6,000 all seated Based in: Tallaght, South Dublin, Ireland Manager: Stephen Bradley League:  League of Ireland Premier Division 2016 Finish: 4th place of 12; 16 wins, 7 draws, 10 losses Continental competitions: 2016/2017 UEFA Europa League 1Q (1-3 aggregate loss to Rovaniemen Palloseura) 2017/2018 UEFA Europa League 2Q (2-5 aggregate loss to FK Mladá Boleslav) Key players: Brandon Miele, Ronan Finn, Simon Madden History: Shamrock Rovers F.C. was founded in 1899 in Ringsend, Dublin, Ireland. …

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Clubs Leagues Nations 

Non-league update – 9/22/17

Non-league Football Update – 9/22/17 Leagues: League of Ireland Premier Division: League table: Club Matches Wins Draws Losses Goals for Goals against Goals difference Points Cork City F.C. 27 23 1 3 62 16 46 70 Dundalk F.C. 27 18 2 7 61 19 42 56 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 27 14 2 11 40 35 5 44 Derry City F.C. 27 12 7 8 43 30 13 43 Bray Wanderers F.C. 28 11 6 11 46 47 -1 39 Bohemian F.C. 28 11 4 13 29 36 -7 37 Limerick…

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fa_vase Cups England 

FA Vase

The Football Association Challenge Vase Sponsorship: The Buildbase FA Vase Founded: 1974 Nation: England Eligibility: English football pyramid levels 9 & below: Combined Counties League, Eastern Counties League, Essex Senior League, Hellenic League, Midland Football League, North West Counties League, Northern Counties East League, Northern League, Southern Combination Football League, Southern Counties East League, Spartan South Midlands League, United Counties League, Wessex League, Western League. Most trophies:  Whitley Bay F.C.; 4 trophies History: The FA Vase is a football knockout cup administrated by the English Football Association for clubs in the…

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fa_challenge_trophy Cups England 

FA Trophy

The Football Association Challenge Trophy Sponsorship: The Buildbase FA Trophy Founded: 1969 Nation: England Eligibility: English football pyramid levels 5-8: The National League, The Southern League, Isthmian League, Northern Premier League. Most trophies: Scarborough F.C., Woking F.C., Telford United F.C.; 3 trophies each History: The FA Trophy is a football knockout cup administrated by the English Football Association for clubs in the fifth thru eighth levels of the English football pyramid.  It is primarily competed for by semi-professional clubs, however, amateur and full-time professional clubs are not prohibited from participating….

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northern_irish_football_league_premier_division Leagues NIFL Premiership Northern Ireland 

NIFL Premiership

Northern Irish Football League Premiership Sponsorship: Danske Bank Premiership Founded: 2008 Nation: Northern Ireland Position on pyramid: 1 Number of participants: 12 Season structure: 38 matches; league splits in half after 33 matches. History The Northern Irish football pyramid was reorganized in 2008.  In an attempt to increase the overall quality of the semi-professional league, the total number of participants decreased from 16 to 12.  The four clubs cut were not determined by the previous season’s league table, but a tiered system using the previous three season’s league, cup, &…

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League_of_Ireland_logo League of Ireland Premier Division Leagues Republic of Ireland 

League of Ireland Premier Division

League of Ireland Premier Division Sponsorship: SSE Airtricity League Premier Division Founded: 1985 Nation: Republic of Ireland Position on pyramid: 1 Number of participants: 12 Season structure: 33 matches History The League of Ireland reorganized its divisions in 1985, adopting its current structure.  The founding members of the Premier Division were Athlone Town F.C., Bohemian F.C., Cork City F.C., Dundalk F.C., Galway United F.C., Home Farm F.C., Limerick F.C., Shamrock Rovers F.C., Shelbourne F.C., St Patrick’s Athletic F.C., Waterford United F.C., & University College Dublin A.F.C.. St Patrick’s Athletic &…

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welsh_premier_league_logo Leagues Wales Welsh Premier League 

Welsh Premier League

Welsh Premier League Sponsorship: The JD Welsh Premier League Founded: 1992 Nation: Wales Position on pyramid: 1 Number of participants: 12 Season structure: 32 matches; league splits in half after 22 matches. History Due to pressure from nations that questioned Wales fielding a national team in UEFA competitions, the Welsh Premier League was formed in 1992 to provide a true top-level league. Swansea City, Cardiff City, & Wrexham were the only Welsh members of the Football League at the time, and so the Welsh FA decided to allow them to…

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tns_logo Clubs Wales Welsh Premier League 

The New Saints F.C. TNS

Overview: Name: The New Saints F.C. Nickname: The Saints Founded: 2003 (merger of Llansantffraid F.C. est. 1959 & Oswetry Town F.C. est. 2000) Grounds: Park Hall Capacity: 2,034 (1,034 seated) Based in: Oswestry, Shropshire, England Manager: Scott Ruscoe League: Welsh Premier League 2016/2017 Finish: 1st place of 12; 28 wins, 1 draw, 3 losses Continental competitions: 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League 2Q (0-3 aggregate loss to APOEL) 2017/2018 UEFA Champions League 2Q (1-7 aggregate loss to HNK Rijeka) Key players: Simon Spender, Jon Routledge, Greg Draper History: TNS was founded in…

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