Category: Announcments

RIP Mikey

It is with great sadness our own Mikey Leddy has passed away this afternoon, the tragic event that has happened in the last 48 hours has shocked us all. 

We would ask that everyone remembers Mikey for the champion he was and his fighting spirit. He will be with us in our minds and spirit forever.


Congratulations Dylan from all at Johnstown FC

Everyone at Johnstown FC would like to congratulate former player Dylan Connolly on his move to  AFC Wimbledon.

We wish him all the success in the future and that he achieves everything we know he is capable of.

Dylan Connolly, FAI Cup Final 2018

Dylan is capped at Ireland Under-21 level and was a part of the Dundalk squad that won the SSE Airtricity League title and the FAI Cup last year.

Christy Kavanagh 1st Team Manager and Dylan Connolly

Dylan Ireland

Dylan playing with Ireland

Christy and Dylan Presenting awards

See the official piece on Dylans signing at the AFC Wimbledon site and their Twitter page below:

Johnstown FC Senior Presentation

Player of the year ;
Shane Conroy
Topscorer ;
Ryan Farnham,
Young Player of the year ;
James Finnegan,
Thanks to Christy Kavanagh (Manager) for presenting the trophies, also thanks to Christy and Fergal Beirne and Adrian for the time and energy they put into this team, two good runs in the Cups ,and a 3rd place in the league wasn’t a bad return, also thanks to O’Briens for the food provided and Apache Pizza Navan for sponsoring our Man of the match award every week.

Johnstown FC’s big day out for FAI Cup Finals day

Johnstown FC had a great day today for FAI Cup finals day at the Aviva Stadium.

Johnstown FC was well represented on the day with a great contingent traveling up by bus to the games. We were also represented in an official capacity with players from the girl’s u13 team selected as ball girls for the Women’s final and players from the boy’s u13s and u11s team as ball boys for the Men’s final.

Up first was the women’s final contested by Wexford Youths vs Peamount Utd. Wexford Youths were 1 – 0 victors on the day completing the double.

Johnstown FC Girls with their coach Ger Horan.

Next up was the men’s final where Dundalk FC took on Cork City FC.  Dundalk were victorious at the final whistle and completed the league cup double with a 2-1 win over Cork City.

The U11 boys with John O’Brien and Jonathan Quirke

Former Johnstown FC player Dylan Connolly was part of the Dundalk FC winning team. Congratulations Dylan.

The boys and there coach John O Brien celebrating with Dylan after the final whistle.

We had a helping hand from the wider Johnstown community providing some sustenance for the group, thanks to Smiths Supervalu and for providing snacks for the group and Dublin bus for the transport.

Days out like this are of huge benefit to the football club and help grow the sense of pride and community within the club. A huge thanks must go out to all parents and coaches that helped out on the day and made it so enjoyable. In particular, a huge debt of gratitude must be paid to John O’Brien who organised the day out from its inception.

Everyone had a very enjoyable day out and here’s to more in the future.

Selection of pictures and videos below:

End of Season 17-18 Party

This year our end of Season Party for Seniors will be held in O Briens of Johnstown.  This event is open to all Senior players, All Volunteers with the Club and of course all our Mammies and Daddies.

The event will Kick off at 2000 on the 23rd of June and we would love to see you all there.  Players of the years and golden boots will be awarded to the Seniors.

New players for 2018

All our teams are now back training in preparation for the new season!

Underage training times in MDL:
Academy on Sundays @ 12
U9s Thursday @ 6-7
U10s Thursday @ 6-7
U11s Monday & Thursday @ 7-8
U12s Monday @ 6-7 Thursday @ 8-9
U13s Tuesday @ 7-8
U13s girls Monday @ 6.30 – 8
U15s girls Monday @ 6.30 – 8
U15s Monday & Thursday @ 7-8
U16s Wednesday @ 7-8
U17s Wednesday @ 7.30-8.30
We are currently looking for new players for all age groups. If you have a child interested in joining one of our teams please get in touch.

Volunteers Needed

Every week over 300 children train and play for our club.  But we can not continue to serve our community with our your help.

We currently need some new coaches and if you a few hours a week to spare then drop us a line and we can get the ball rolling.  Volunteering has its rewards and it is great to see our children be happy thanks to a few volunteers.  So if you are willing to help sustain our club and help your children get in touch

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