Ireland Match Schedule

Posted by chicopeesoccer June 25, 2014 Comments are off 2458 views

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Announcing

The 2014 Chicopee to Ireland

Match Schedule!

 

Geraldines AFC: Friday, July 11 – 7:30 p.m. at U.L.

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Shamrock Rovers FC: Saturday, July 12 – 12:30 p.m.

at Roadstone Social Club, Kingswood

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Corbally AFC: Tuesday, July 15 – 6:30 p.m. at Corbally AFC

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Our friendly match with a Shamrock Rovers FC youth team on Saturday, July 12, 2014 will complete a circle that began 53 years ago!

On July 22, 1961, Shamrock Rovers FC played in an international match against Czechoslovakia power, Dukla Prague at Szot Park in Chicopee, MA, igniting a youth soccer revolution in the City of Chicopee!!

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Thanks to Mr. Robert Goggins and the Shamrock Rovers FC Heritage Trust for all of their assistance and help!

ROVERS 1961

1961 Shamrock Rovers Football Club Team Photo (Chicopee, MA) – Shamrock Rovers Heritage Trust

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Eamonn Farrell, Father of famous Actor Colin Farrell, once played soccer in Chicopee!

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Josef Masopust, 1962 European Footballer of the year and World Cup Finalist once played in Chicopee too! Here shown with former Chicopee High School Soccer Coach Rick Nadeau!

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Shamrock Rovers FC are Ireland’s most successful football club!

Rovers have won a record number of league championships, FAI cup wins and league and cup doubles. 

Shamrock Rovers FC Honors:

League Champions (17)

1922/23, 1924/25, 1926/27, 1931/32, 1937/38, 1938/39, 1953/54, 1956/57, 1958/59, 1963/64, 1983/84, 1984/85, 1985/86, 1986/87, 1993/94, 2010, 2011.

First Division Winners (1)

2006.

FAI Cup Winners (24)

1924/25, 1928/29, 1929/30, 1930/31, 1931/32, 1932/33, 1935/36, 1939/40, 1943/44, 1944/45, 1947/48, 1954/55, 1955/56, 1961/62, 1963/64, 1964/65, 1965/66, 1966/67, 1967/68, 1968/69, 1977/78, 1984/85, 1985/86, 1986/87.

All Ireland Cup Winners (8)

Setanta Cup – 2011, 2013. Tyler All Ireland Cup – 1978. Blaxnit All Ireland Cup – 1967/68. All Ireland Inter City Cup – 1942/43, 1945/46, 1946/47, 1948/49.

League of Ireland Shield (18)

1924/25, 1926/27, 1931/32, 1932/33, 1934/35, 1937/38, 1941/42, 1949/50, 1951/52, 1954/55, 1955/56, 1956/57, 1957/58, 1962/63, 1963/64, 1964/65, 1965/66, 1967/68.

President’s Cup Winners (21)

1929/30, 1932/33, 1940/41, 1941/42, 1943/44, 1944/45, 1945/46, 1948/49, 1954/55, 1956/57, 1957/58, 1959/60, 1962/63, 1968/69, 1969/70, 1970/71, 1972/73, 1984/85, 1985/86, 1986/87, 1987/88.

Leinster Senior Cup (18)

1923, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1933, 1938, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1964, 1969, 1982, 1985, 1997, 2012, 2013.

Dublin City Cup (10)

1944/45, 1947/48, 1952/53, 1954/55, 1956/57, 1957/58, 1959/60, 1963/64, 1966/67, 1983/84.

Top Four Competition (3)

1955/56, 1957/58, 1965/66.

League Cup (2)

1976/77, 2013.

FAI Super Cup

1998.

FAI U21 Futsal League Champions

2007.

St. Vincent DePaul Cup

1931/32.

Leinster Senior League

1921/22, 1924/25, 1939/40.

LOI Reserve Division

1984/85, 1986/87, 1995/96.

A Championship Winners

2009.

Under-20s Championship Winners

2010.

IFA Junior Cup Winners

1915.

Co. Dublin League Winners

1904/05.

Leinster Junior League

1905/06, 1914/15.

Leinster Junior Cup

1905, 1906.

FAI Under 17 All Ireland Cup

2001/02.

Leinster Youths Cup

1959/60, 1979/80.

LFA Metropolitan Cup Winners

1924/25, 1927/28, 1934/35, 1939/40, 1946/47, 1947/48, 1949/50.

Record Win

11-0 v Bray Unknowns, League 28/10/1928

Record Defeat

0-7 v St James Gate, League 22/04/1937
0-7 v Cork City, Dublin City Cup, 31/08/1938

 

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