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November 7, 2018

Airtricity League Preview of Limerick FC V Cork City

Limerick FC play their biggest home game of the year to date in Jackman Park (Beside the Train Station) on Good Friday April 2nd against Munster rivals Cork City there is an early kick off @ 4.30pm for this game so all supporters can also take in the Munster V Leinster rugby game live in Thomond Park later that night if they wish or watch the rugby game in any bar as they open at 6pm after the Munster Derby. This massive Munster Derby is a game that neither side will want to lose and if current form is anything to go by then there should be plenty of goals. Pat Scully said ' We are really looking forward to the test against our local rivals and it will be a massive night for our young side after two wins in a row we are hoping the local support comes out in force for what will be a very exciting game and one which we hope to take all three points' Gates open at 3.30pm and Limerick FC are strongly urging people to buy their tickets on Ticketmaster or from the club direct on (061) 324563 as they could sell out. All supporters need to come to Jackman Park early as a large traveling support is expected for the Munster Derby against Cork City with both teams looking for promotion this season. The game kicks off at 4.30pm. Many Thanks to our game night sponsors Keatings Pharmacy Dooradoyle & Corbally, Pro Golf - Raheen and Limerick Tyre Centre - Raheen & Ballysimon rd.

Limerick FC are running Free return buses from all over the Midwest to the game. Details on www.limerickfc.ie or email info@limerickfc.ie and Tel: 061 324563  Buses are traveling from the following locations: 

  • Ennis (West County Hotel 2.45pm)
  • Newmarket (Hunters Lodge 3pm)
  • Shannon (Shannon Nights Bus Stop 3.10pm)
  • Bunratty (Durty Nellies 3.20pm)
  • Newcastlewest (The Courtney Lodge 2.45pm)
  • Rathkeale (The Square 3pm)
  • Croagh (Bus Stop 3.05pm)
  • Adare (Church Bus Stop 3.15pm)
  • Patrickswell (The Grove Bus Stop 3.25pm)
  • Foynes (Shannon House 2.45pm)
  • Shanagolden (The Old Stand 2.55pm)
  • Askeaton (Arena Supermarket 3.05pm)
  • Kilcornan (The Coach Inn 3.10pm)
  • Kildimo (Petrol Station 3.20pm)
  • Clarina (Petrol Station 3.25pm)

Tickets for the match purchased at the ground or online prior to match with Ticketmaster. Under 16 Must be accompanied.

Munster Senior Cup Quarter Final

Limerick FC take on Pike Rovers in the Munster Senior Cup Quarter Final on Sunday April 4th. The Venue is Pike Rovers Sports Ground and the Kick-off is at 2:30pm.


Limerick FC Commercial Opportunities

Limerick FC are currently looking for sponsors for the new season. Limerick FC have a range of sponsorship opportunities ranging from Matchday, Programs, Pitchside Signs, Player Sponsorship up to Team sponsorships including Senior, A Team, U19’s, Ladies and our Academy. There are many more ways to get involved in supporting your club for details please contact the club or the commercial manager on 0857694324.

Limerick FC Fundraisers

Limerick FC are running a Teen Disco for secondary school students only on Wednesday March 31st in the Woodlands Hotel in Adare. Details available from event organisers Fever Pitch Promotions on the biggest underage disco to hit Adare in years. Contact Ciara McMahon on (087)2635298 or check out www.feverpitchpromotions.com or www.bebo.com/feverpitchpromotions. €15 admission and massive prize giveaways on the night.

 
To play the Limerick FC Lotto, log onto www.limerickfc.ie, follow the link to the clubs www.locallotto.ie pages and select 4 numbers from 1 to 36.  The cost is just €2 per week and you can sign up from as little as 10 weeks or up to the full year. Anybody who matches the four numbers drawn each week wins or shares in the Jackpot which will have a minimum of €1,700 guaranteed this week. The next draw will take place @ 8pm on Thursday night in McLysaghts Bar. If there is no Jackpot winner on the night, there will be 4 tickets drawn at random for €25 each. Tickets cost €2·00 each.

Jobs at Limerick FC

Limerick FC are currently looking for Lotto sellers on a commission basis.  Full details of the following are available on www.limerickfc.ie or by contacting Limerick FC office on 061 324563 or email info@limerickfc.ie

For full details on all club fundraisers, sponsorship opportunities, club shop, upcoming fixtures and season ticket prices log onto www.limerickfc.ie


Limerick FC News

On Monday, March 29th, and Tuesday, March 30th, Limerick's Live 95fm will be airing 'Friday Night Blues', a two-part documentary (22 minutes each day). The documentary, recorded and produced by Ciarán Ryan, focuses on some of the supporters of Limerick Football Club as they traverse the 2009 season.

The programmes document the highs and lows encountered by supporters of the 'Super Blues' in a season seen as very much a transitional one, both on and off the field - 'Friday Night Blues' captures the mixed emotions that come with following a First Division League Of Ireland team. Nights at Jackman Park, such as  the narrow defeat to St Patrick's Athletic in the Cup where rumours circulated that the club was about to go under, feature in the programme, while Friday Night Blues also takes in away trips including Limerick's dramatic 3-3 thriller at Shelbourne.

The programmes will air at approximately 10.10am(GMT) each day on Limerick's Live 95fm (www.live95fm.ie) Special thanks must go to the committee members of Limerick FC, Liam Aherne at Live 95fm, and of course, the supporters of the club who took part in the production. This programme was funded by the Broadcasting Authority Of Ireland's Sound & Vision Fund.


League of Ireland Division 1

Airtricity League First Division   Finn Harps 0 - 3 Limerick FC  Friday 26th March 2010
Scorers:
  1. John Tierney (29)
  2. Stephen Hickey (58) & (69)

Pat Scully's Limerick turned on the style as they chalked up a convincing win over a surprisingly uninventive Finn Harps in Ballybofey on Friday night. Limerick, who notched up their first win of the season last week, began positively forcing two early corners and striker John Tierney appeared to be the danger man.

Thomas Lyons had their first chance of note but fired over after Finn Harps failed to clear, but Harps then really came into the game with a Matthew Crossan free - that was deflected for a corner - marking the start of decent spell of pressure.

In what was developing into a lively competitive encounter, Limerick then went close on 23 minutes on a counter-attack with Ciaran Gallagher being forced into making a decent block to deny Shane Tracey.  At the other end Johnny Lafferty then fired over following a corner and one sensed that a no-score draw was highly unlikely.

And it was Limerick who went ahead on 29 minutes with a real humdinger of a goal as Tierney picked up a ball just inside the box and let fly with a thundering shot that struck the underside of the crossbar before bouncing down over the line.  Kevin McHugh twice just failed to connect with crosses from close range for Harps in a game that swung from end to end.  Limerick doubled their advantage on 59 minutes as they pounced on the counter-attack with Stephen Hickey bursting through to score.

The visitors then took control and Hickey then got his second and Limerick's third ten minutes later as he got onto the end of a Shane Tracey free.  This was Limerick's second win on the trot and on the evidence of this display they can certainly push for promotion this season.  Harps, having won their previous two games, were very disappointing and never really threatened to get back into the game once they fell behind.

Finn Harps: Gallagher, Doherty, Crossan, Minnock, Mailey, Funston, McLaughlin, McGowan, Walsh, McHugh, Lafferty.
Subs: Brolly for McLaughlin (61 mins), Whoriskey for Minnock and Forker for Funston (both 79 mins).

Limerick: Ryan, Hughes, Boyle, Kelly, White, Judge, Lyons, Hickey, Clarke, Tierney, Tracy.
Subs: Roche for Lyons (51 mins), Kelleher for Hickey (76 mins), Clinton for Tierney (87 mins).

Referee: Derek Tomney (Dublin).

Season Ticket/Match Ticket Prices 2010

Limerick FC have reduced their General Admission/Season Ticket Prices for the season.

  • Tickets Adult Stand €12
  • Student Stand €10
  • OAP/U16 €6
  • Tickets Adult Terrace €10
  • Student Terrace €7
  • OAP/U16 €5
  • U12 Free with Adult
  • Adult Season Ticket Terrace €120
  • Student Season Ticket Terrace €85
  • U16/OAP €60
  • Adult Season Ticket Stand €150

(All Season tickets include Club Membership worth €20)  Tickets available online on www.limerickfc.ie or contact 061324563.

LFC Academy 

Limerick FC Academy are available to bring coaches out to any club for Weekday or Weekend sessions. Limerick FC Academy Coaches are also available for Functions or Birthday Parties as Required. For information on all Limerick FC training camps which will take place in a number of venues across the Midwest or if you'd like to book a place for your child then you can contact the Academy on 061-324563 or by emailing academy@limerickfc.ie  Keep up to date with all the news from the club by logging on to www.limerickfc.ie.

For any further Press details please contact - Joe Sweeney Media Officer Limerick FC on 0857694324 or joes@limerickfc.ie
 

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