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Official Affiliate Club of Shamrock Rovers Football Club


9 April 2020: We are delighted to announce that Baldoyle United FC is now an official affiliate club to League of Ireland champions Shamrock Rovers.

The club has been in discussions with the Hoops for a period of time and the link-up with the most successful side in League of Ireland history can now be officially revealed ahead of the return to training on 26 April.

It will mean a number of things for Baldoyle Untied including coaches from Shamrock Rovers working with Baldoyle coaches to further develop coaching techniques to a professional level for both the boys and girls sections, and from the small sided-games to the 11-a-side game levels. ​

Baldoyle United is the only club in north Dublin to be a Shamrock Rovers affiliate club and it is fitting that both United and Rovers share the famous green and white hooped shirts. Many thanks to Rovers’ Community Officer Tony O’Neill and Academy Director Shane Robinson for facilitating the link-up. ​

Chairman Dermot Penrose said:

“This is another part of the development of the club. Our aim is to provide high quality coaching to our young players to ensure they meet their potential.


We are impressed with the commitment from Rovers to youth development in both their Academy and underage structures. We look forward to our young players benefitting from the wealth of talent, knowledge and professionalism at Shamrock Rovers.”


Press release from Shamrock Rovers

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