SHAMROCK ROVERS

Website - http://www.shamrockrovers.ie


Team Profile

Nickname:Hoops

Ground: Tallaght Stadium

Capacity: 6000

Phone: +353 (0)1 460 5948

Address:
Shamrock Rovers,
Tallaght Stadium,
Whitestown Way,
Tallaght,
Dublin 24.


Shamrock Rovers Football Club (Irish: Cumann Peile Ruagairí na Seamróige) are a football club from Dublin, Republic of Ireland. They play in the Premier Division of the League of Ireland and are the most successful club in Irish footballing history. The club have won the league title a record 17 times, including four times a row in the 1980s, along with the FAI Cup a record 24 times, including six times in a row in the 1960s. They are also noted for being the first Irish team to take part in European competition.

Shamrock Rovers were founded in Ringsend, Dublin in 1901. Though the gates at their former ground, Glenmalure Park, indicated the club was founded in 1899. The club had been without a permanent home since 1987, when a former director sold their ground, Glenmalure Park in Milltown, Dublin until they moved into the Tallaght Stadium for the 2009 season.

League Champions: Seventeen times
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 Champions: Once
2006

FAI Cup Winners: Twenty-four times
1925, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1945, 1948, 1955, 1956, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1978, 1985, 1986, 1987

League Cup Winners: Twice
1976/77, 2013

Setanta Cup Winners: Twice
2011, 2013