League of Ireland Clubs Former League of Ireland Clubs, League of Ireland First Division Clubs, League of Ireland Premier Division Clubs
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 226. Not illustrated. Chapters: Former League of Ireland Clubs, League of Ireland First Division Clubs, League of More...
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 226. Not illustrated. Chapters: Former League of Ireland Clubs, League of Ireland First Division Clubs, League of Ireland Premier Division Clubs, Shamrock Rovers F.c., Derry City F.c., Bohemian F.c., Shelbourne F.c., Dundalk F.c., St Patrick's Athletic F.c., University College Dublin A.f.c., Limerick F.c., Finn Harps F.c., Galway United F.c., Home Farm F.c., Waterford United F.c., Drogheda United F.c., Sligo Rovers F.c., Wexford Youths F.c., Bray Wanderers A.f.c., Longford Town F.c., Athlone Town F.c., Monaghan United F.c., Sporting Fingal F.c., St Francis F.c., Mervue United A.f.c., Salthill Devon F.c., Cork City Foras Co-Op, St James's Gate F.c., Albert Rovers F.c., Transport F.c.. Excerpt: Shamrock Rovers Football Club (Irish: ) are a football club from Dublin, Ireland. They compete in the Premier Division of the League of Ireland and are the most successful club in Irish football history. The club have won the League of Ireland title a record 15 times and the FAI Cup a record 24 times. Shamrock Rovers have supplied more players to the Republic of Ireland national football team (62) than any other club. In All-Ireland competitions, such as the Intercity Cup, they hold the record for winning the most titles, having won six cups overall. Shamrock Rovers were founded in Ringsend, Dublin. The official date of the club's foundation is 1901. They won the League title at the first attempt in 192223 and established themselves as Ireland's most successful club by 1949, winning 44 major trophies. During the 1950s, the club won three League titles and two FAI Cups and became the first Irish team to compete in European competition, playing in the European Cup in 1958. They followed this by winning a record six FAI Cups in succession in the 1960s, when they were also one of the European club teams that spent the summer of 1967 in the Unite...