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Blessington FC


Blessington FC is a Wicklow soccer football club founded in 1968. The club recently opened its' own dedicated footballing facilities in Crosschapel, about two miles from Blessington on the Dublin side. The Clubs' first ever league match was played against Court Laundry at home. It took a number of years before Blessington had any meaningful success in playing terms. The club's first significant football success was in the 1979/80 season when the club won division 3 of the Sunday league. During the 2002/2003 season the Sunday senior team were second in their league and they also won two cup finals at the Athletic Union League headquarters.

Since 1981 the schoolboys' section of the soccer club has registered a number of successes on the field of play. The underage teams play their matches at the Community College in Blessington Town. It is intended to eventually move all of the eleven-a-side underage teams to the Crosschapel complex.

Blessington FC also runs a soccer nursery on Sunday mornings at the Community College. This is for five to eight year olds.


Directions to the
Blessington FC
Soccer Pitch & Map

Crosschapel, Blessington, County Wicklow
Senior teams, ladies football team and some Under 15s and Under 16s matches

Coming from Dublin on the N81 proceeding towards Blessington at 2 miles approx. before reaching Blessington town turn right at the Grotto or Religious Statue. Head up the hill past the church for about 600 metres. The entrance to the pitches is on the left.


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Community College
Under 7s to Under 14s matches and also some Under 15s and Under 16s teams

Coming from Dublin on the N81 to Blessington drive through the town and follow the R410 - signposted for Naas & Punchestown. The Community College is about 500 metres situated on the right-hand side.


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Blessington Football Club Committee

President : Paddy Nolan Ph: 087 2189770
Chairman: Vincent Balfe Ph: 087 6309172
Vice-Chairman: John Price Ph: 086 2572505
Honorary Secretary: Eoin O'Donovan Ph: 086 6010304
Underage Secretary: Lillie Balfe Ph: 087 9255334
Treasurer: Petriece O'Connor Ph: 087 2888954
Assistant Treasurer: Mark Sheehy Ph: 087 9671454
Registrar: Dave Donovan Ph: 085 1744635
P.R.O.: Richard Dempsey Ph: 087 2890929
Underage Team Representatives : Niall Fallon Ph: 086 0848395 / Martin Gilligan Ph: 087 8124599 / Alan Sharratt Ph: 087 6775892
Senior Teams Representative: Shane O'Brien Ph: 087 2768441

Blessington FC
Soccer Team Managers

UNDER 7: John Carey Ph: 087 1364470 / Ivan Murphy Ph: 087 2332122 / Clem Walsh Ph: 087 9099808
UNDER 8: Alan Sharratt Ph: 087 6775892 / Gerry Heyden Ph: 086 2633653
UNDER 9: Dominic Cronin Ph: 086 2569368
UNDER 9: Tommy Mulvey Ph: 087 9130016 / Stephen Coughlan Ph: 087 2075341
UNDER 10: John Price Ph: 086 2572505 / Stephen Bray
Ph: 087 9208492 / Ian McDonnell Ph: 087 2478445 / Agron Bytyqi Ph: 087 7987509 / Paul Farrell Ph: 086 8768239 /
UNDER 11: Marie Callaghan Ph: 087 6655053 / Linda Nolan Ph: 087 2394944
UNDER 12: Peter McGorman Ph: 087 9616882 / Richard Phelan Ph: 087 2446970 / Richie Dempsey Ph: 087 2890929 / Alan Lowe Ph: 087 8527386
UNDER 13: Dave Donovan Ph: 085 1744635 / Derrick Dunne Ph: 087 9054168 / Mark Sheehy Ph: 087 9671454
UNDER 14: Niall Fallon Ph: 086 0848395 / Mick Keogh Ph: 087 2528211
UNDER 15: Paul Larkin Ph: 087 9196901 / John Byrne Ph: 086 1589269
UNDER 16: Martin Gilligan Ph: 087 8124599

Senior Saturday: Mick Tyrrell Ph: 087 6366992
Senior Sunday: Vinny Balfe Ph: 087 6309172 / Eoin O'Donovan Ph: 086 6010304

Ladies: Eoin O'Donovan Ph: 086 6010304


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