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Longford Town – First Division Champions

Congrats to 2014 First Division Champions – Longford Town!    

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90 Years of De Town

90 Years of De Town

In 2014, De Town celebrates 90 years of existence and 30 years in the League of Ireland. Stay tuned to LTFC.ie for the odd blast from the past!

Supporters Trust

Longford Town FC Supporters’ Trust

Read more about the Supporters Trust here. 

Last Man Standing Competition

The Supporters’ Club and Section O are running a Last Man Standing competition with Runlastman, who have organised similar competitions as fundraisers for other clubs all around the country!The competition is run online and entrants will receive an email each week reminding them to pick their team!

As usual the money will be split between money towards the club and prizes. Anyone who wants to join has until the matches at the weekend! Please share it with anyone you think may be interested.

http://www.runlastman.com/competitions/470-longford-town-football-club-longford-town-supporter-s-club-s-last-man-standing

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City Calling Stadium from above

Pictures by Tiernan Dolan

Some great aerial shots of the City Calling Stadium as taken by Tiernan recently. Not just De Town flying high!

The good news keeps rolling…

Talented midfielder Kevin O’Connor will be back in Town colours next season. Our young defender, Tom Morris is also returning to De Town.

Also many congrats from us all to our top scorer, David O’Sullivan on winning First Division player of the year at the PFAI awards last night! Well deserved!

Congrats to Jamie Mulhall’s call up to the U19 squad

Longford Town FC is delighted with the news that Jamie Mulhall has once again been called up for the Ireland Under 19 squad.

Jamie has been selected for the U19 Republic of Ireland Team to play in the upcoming U19 UEFA First Phase Qualification Tournament from the 8th – 18th of November 2014 in Waterford.

Congratulations and good luck Jamie!

 

Farewell and best wishes…

At this time of year there is always a feeling of regret as some players move on. This season is no different. All at Longford Town FC would like to express their gratitude to goalkeeper Chris Bennion, defender Glen O’Connor, winger Etanda Nkololo, and striker Peter Hynes who have left the club. All four played key roles for the Town during the season. (Some of them for a couple of years). They were a big part of the drive for promotion and were involved in many unforgettable moments during the year.

Who will forget Etanda’s wonder goal from the edge of the area in the RSC, which secured a 2-1 victory over Waterford? Or Glen’s crunching tackles in numerous games and his fantastic last minute free-kick against Finn Harps which secured 3 invaluable points.

Peter’s contribution regularly proved to be game changing most notably (in recent games) in the dramatic game against Wexford at the City Calling Stadium when his deft passes put Sully in the clear to score the crucial goal.

Benno ‘saved’ the best until last and proved he is still a top class keeper with his brilliant penalty save at Ballybofey in the final game of the season. Thanks for the wonderful memories lads, best wishes and good luck for the future. You will always be welcome in Longford!!

Noel Haverty, another player who has had tremendous performances for Longford Town for three seasons is also moving on due to work commitments. Noel is a fantastic player who was selected on the First Division team of the year for two years in a row. He has worked extremely hard to overcome serious injures in his time with Longford and no matter what position he was selected in, he always gave 110%. A true Town star! You will be missed Noel. Best of luck with your future career.

Stephen Rice is staying with De Town!

Longford Town FC are delighted to announce that experiences midfielder Stephen Rice has committed to the club for another season. Stephen played a major role in ensuring the Club succeeded in winning the SSE Airtricity First Division title in 2014. His energetic box to box performances in every game last season will linger long in the minds of all Town fans!
Meanwhile young midfielder, Conor O’Brien has also signed for the 2015 season. Just like Ger, in his brief appearances for the club, Conor has shown huge potential. Roll on 2015…
Stephen Rice v Finn Harps

Stephen Rice, on board for the 2015 season in the Premier…

Flying winger stays with De Town

Longford Town FC are delighted to announce that brilliant winger Don Cowan has decided to stay at the club for another season. Don tortured fullbacks this season with his pace and power, and we look forward to seeing him plying his trade in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division in Town colours in 2015.

Other good news is that experienced defenders Pat Sullivan and Willie Tyrrell are also signed for the 2015 season. Pat brought great stability to the back four in our league winning season. His experience is an invaluable help to the younger players around him. It is fantastic to see Willie Tyrell making such good progress in recovering from a very serious injury suffered in a home game mid-season. Willie’s whole-hearted, determined approach makes him very popular with teammates and fans alike.

Up and coming striker Ger Pender is also staying with LTFC for another season. From the glimpses we’ve seen of Ger in action, he has a bright future. Great to have all these lads back in the Red and Black!

LTFC 90th Anniversary Dinner Dance

Longford Town FC 90th Anniversary  Gala Awards Dinner

Our Red and Black Gala Ball will take place on Saturday December 6th 2014 at the Longford Arms Hotel.

Doors open at 8.00pm

Dinner at 8.30pm sharp.

Followed by live music and disco!

Managers and players will be present.

Awards include Players’ Player of the Year, Supporters Club Player of the Year, Section O Young Player of the Year and Goal of the Season will be presented.

Tickets go on sale this week and can be purchased from any LTFC committee member.

More details to follow soon…

LTFC Dinner Dance 2014

Blast from the Past

Thanks to Marty for the regular supply of pictures from our archives. #90yearsofdetown

Keeper Skinner signs

Following hot on the heels of a number of confirmed retentions from his promotion winning squad, Town boss Tony Cousins has completed the signing of former Athlone Town keeper Paul Skinner who will up with the panel for the upcoming assault on the Premier Division.

The former Celtic youth had been a stand out performer during his time with our midland rivals as they gained promotion to the Premier Division last season and fought to retain that this season. The 25 year old Dubliner has previously had spells with Shelbourne and Drogheda United and will compete with Paul Hunt for the number one jersey in the coming season.

Welcome to the club Paul.