The Dublin Football clubs below mostly play in the Eircom Premier League. The clubs are made up mostly of Irish players although there have been a lot more foreign players in recent years, especially from cross-channel. The quality of the league is also on the increase, with the introduction of an under 21 league and of the number of young players coming back from the UK, who have gained great experience through international underage teams under Brian Kerr.
Soccer in Dublin
Shelbourne FC: Shelbourne play at Tolka Park and are one of the countries top teams.Bohemians FC: Bohs play at Dalymount Park and are probably the best team in the capital at the moment.St Patrick’s Athletic FC: Pats play at Richmond Park and were formerly managed by current Irish manager Brian Kerr.Shamrock Rovers FC: The Hoops currently have no home as they await the construction of their new Tallaght home. They are probably the most recognizable Irish club side.UCD: UCD play at Belfield, they are the team for the University College Dublin.Dublin City FC: They play at Whitehall, and were formerly famous Dublin club Home Farm.A good site for latest international and domestic football is soccercentral.ieYou can have news and fixtures visiting the Football Association of Ireland:
Football Association of Ireland
National Sports Campus, Abbotstown
Dublin 15 Ireland
Tel: +353 1 8999500
Fax: +353 1 8999501