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Athenry FC

Athenry FC is a Galway soccer football club that was formed in 1971. The first match played by the club was a 1-1 draw with West United in South Park. The first goal scored by an Athenry FC player was scored by David Sweeney. Currently the club supports 17 individual teams and various teams have won over 25 separate titles. A number of Athenry players have been capped at underage level for Ireland, played in the League of Ireland, and two have played in England for Oldham Athletic and Wolves.

Athenry is one of the most progressive football clubs in the country and has built up very impressive facilities over the years. These facilities include, three full sized grass pitches, one 3/4 length grass training pitch, and a 3/4 length floodlit all weather pitch. These football pitches are located in Moanbaun and Raheen. The club house has a modern fully equipped gym with a gym instructor, a sauna, four large dressing rooms, two small dressing rooms, and meeting rooms. The all weather pitch can be booked and the gym is open for membership.

Photos of the FAI Irish Junior Cup - Athenry FC v St. Paul's Artane - 13 February 2011

Photos of the Athenry FC V Carbery FC (Sligo) match in April 2010 in the Connacht Junior Cup semi-final
Photos of the Athenry FC V Galway Bohemians match in March 2010
Photos of the Athenry FC V Mervue match in February 2011
Photos of the Athenry FC V Pike Rovers match in March 2011
Photos of the Athenry FC V Oranmore match in April 2011 the Connacht Junior Cup semi-final
Photos of the Athenry FC V Salthill Devon match in April 2011
Photos of the Athenry FC V Galway NUIG match in April 2011

Directions to the
Athenry FC
Soccer Pitch & Map

Moanbaun & Raheen, Athenry, Co. Galway
Once you enter Athenry village travel down the main street, past the hurling pitch on the right. At the end of this main street take the right turn and travel out this road for about one mile over the railway track. The Raheen pitch is on the right beside the Raheen hurling pitch. Moonbaun pitches are a further 500 yards up the road on the left.

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Honorary Athenry
Football Club Secretary

Cormac McCarthy
C/o Cormac McCarthy Solicitors, Southgate, Athenry, Co Galway
Phone: 086-8510210 / Fax: 091 -875129

Football Club Chairman

Paul Mitchell

Match Fixtures Secretary

Cormac McCarthy - Ph: 086-8510210

Athenry FC
Soccer Team Managers

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Maroon & White  

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Football Notes

All Weather football pitches are available for hire. To book phone 091-875939

Galway Football Clubs

Athenry FC - Ballinasloe Town FC - Knocknacarra FC - Loughrea Celtic FC - Mervue United AFC
Salthill Devon FC

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