23 July 2010

The Dublin University Connection

The Republic of Ireland's oldest club still in existence today, eight students from Trinity College rose to the international football stage...

Full Name: Dublin University Association Football Club
Founded: 1883 (suspended 1914); Reformed 1939
Ground: College Park (Trinity College)

Club Honours:
Irish Cup best season 1885/86 semi-finals
Leinster Senior Cup Runners-Up 1892/93, 1893/94, 1894/95.
Collingwood Cup Winners 1968, 1979.

League History:
Leinster Senior League, League of Ireland 'B' Division, Under-21 League of Ireland, Leinster Senior League 2007/08-date.

Players capped by the Irish FA while Playing for DUAFC:
Bennett L.V. ... 1 (1889)
Eames W.L.E. ... 3 (1885)
Goodbody M.F. .. 2 (1889-1891)
Moorhead F.W. .. 1 (1885)
Roper E.O. ..... 1 (1885)
Scott L.J. ..... 2 (1895)
Smyth R.H. ..... 1 (1886)
Whitfield E.R. . 1 (1886)

Links:
Dublin University Association Football Club

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