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U18 GIRLS RETURN AFTER TIME AWAY

The Dundalk FC U18 girls team returned to training on Wednesday night after an extended period away from action due to COVID-19 restrictions. Manager Eddie Conroy, alongside players Katie Moran and Sarah McHugh, spoke to dundalkfc.com prior to the session and all three said they were happy to return after a difficult period which meant they were unable to train for the last number of months. The lockdown over the winter [...]

By |April 30, 2021|

O’KANE ON CLOUD NINE

Ryan O’Kane admits he is still trying to get his head around a whirlwind couple of weeks that have seen him become a central figure in Dundalk's pre-season campaign. Born and raised in town, the 17-year-old played for Bellurgan United in the Dundalk Schoolboys League and was named as the SuperCup NI's Junior Player of the Tournament in 2018. A move to Warrenpoint Town followed, where he made his Irish League [...]

By |March 12, 2021|

VAL DETERMINED TO MAKE AN IMPACT

After impressing in the Malone Cup win over Drogheda on Saturday afternoon, Lilywhites youngster Val Adedokun is fully focused on gaining more chances to shine over the coming months. The winger was a late inclusion in the Dundalk starting line-up after Sonni Nattestad pulled out with a knock, and he seized his opportunity with both hands. The 18-year-old played the ball to Ryan O’Kane in the [...]

By |March 7, 2021|

A NEW START. FOR NEW STARS!

https://youtu.be/RVketyDEKHQ   To coincide with the relaunch of our Academy ahead of the new 2021 season, Dundalk FC, in cooperation with The Unit has put together this promotional video to highlight the importance we place on developing players for our first team.  Forget FIFA, play with Dundalk for real!

By |February 11, 2021|

DUNDALK FC ACADEMY RELAUNCH

To coincide with the relaunch of our Academy ahead of the new 2021 season, Dundalk FC, in cooperation with The Unit, has put together this promotional video to highlight the importance we place on developing players for our first team. Over the winter, we have implemented structures that will create a pathway for all of the best players in Dundalk and the surrounding areas to progress and develop into first-team players. [...]

By |February 2, 2021|

2021 ACADEMY MANAGEMENT STAFF

New Dundalk FC academy manager Stephen McDonnell has unveiled the structure of the club’s underage coaching set-up for the 2021 FAI Underage National League season. The former Lilywhites midfielder, who recently returned to Oriel Park after an eight-year absence, will also assume the position of U19 head coach where he will be assisted by Colm Barron and two former teammates, Liam Burns and Patrick Hoban. Darren McGarry will fill the role [...]

By |January 27, 2021|