Athlone Town FC News 30/06/08

November 8, 2018

Athlone Town FC Notes

Brighton and Hove Albion to visit Lissywollen

Brighton and Hove Albion will play Athlone Town in a friendly on Wednesday 9th July with a 7.45pm kick off. Normal match entry prices apply. Adult €15, Students €10, Under 16 / OAP €5, Under 12s Accompanied – Free. Season Tickets are not valid for this fixture. A special souvenir edition of “All Tangled Up in Blue and Black” will be available on the night. Cost €3

Athlone Town vs Sunderland Tickets Latest News

The remaining tickets for the upcoming friendly against Sunderland AFC are available from the club office, Monday – Friday between 10am and 1pm. Tickets are also available at selected outlets throughout the town. These are printed elsewhere in this paper.

Main Stand – €35 (Very limited)
South Stand (Bucket Seat) – €30
East Stand (Bucket Seat) – €30 (limited availability)
North Terrace (Standing) – Sold Out

There is no limit on the number of tickets per transaction

Pre Match Lunch
A three course meal will be held in a local hotel on the afternoon of the match (approx 4pm). It will be attended by a high ranking Sunderland official who will give an after dinner speech.

Table of 10 – €800
Half Tables can also be catered for.
Price does not include tickets but these can be arranged when booking. There is a limited quantity of tables available for this event.

There will be draws for signed merchandise during the event and all people attending this will also get access to the post match paying bar in the ground. This will be a fully functional bar with draught / bottles etc available.
Free buses will be provided to bring people from hotel to game prior to kick off.
Everyone attending will receive a free souvenir match day programme.

Athlone Town vs Sunderland Mascot Package
A limited number of match day mascot places for the Sunderland friendly remain and can be purchased at €200 per child. For full details of what this package contains, please contact Chris on (087)9918956

Win one of the Athlone Town vs Sunderland Match Balls
Any person that takes out either a 6 monthly or yearly subscription to our weekly lotto draw available in the ground or on in association with between Monday 23rd June and Friday 22nd August will go into a draw for a signed match ball from the Athlone Town vs Sunderland game. Draw will take place at half time during the game against Limerick 37 being played on Saturday 23rd August.

Athlone Town vs Longford Town Friday 11th July Kick off 7.45pm

Athlone Town play host to Longford Town on Friday 11th July with a 7.45pm kick off

Athlone Town FC Weekly Lotto

Monday 23rd June. Venue – Nuts Corner
Numbers drawn were: 3, 7, 13, 21
Match 4 Winners [€3,000] – No winner
Match 3 Winners [€25 X 6] – Delores Malone, Noel Coyle, Tom Cassidy, Paul McGrath, Amy Redmond, Carmel Ryan

Next Draw will take place on Monday 7th July in Carey’s Bar for a jackpot of €3150

Lotto entries available in the club shop / bar or by logging onto

Our weekly lotto is a vital fundraising mechanism for the club and we would ask all people with relatives and friends outside the town to let them know that they can still support “The Town” as our lotto is now available online by logging onto either or

Athlone Town FC on the Radio

Hear the latest news twice weekly about Athlone Town FC by tuning into Midlands 103 (Athlone 95.4FM and Mullingar 96.5FM) Mondays and Fridays on the Ricey Scully show. We will also be providing live updates from all our Friday night games away and it is hoped that we can also find a slot on a Saturday night to do this as well

Listen into Athlone Community Radio on 101.6 FM from 4PM Sundays when Robbie Mulvey brings you all the latest news from the club including weekly player interviews.

It is planned to offer these interviews as podcasts on the soon to be available website.

It is now hoped that we will also begin twice weekly shows on Shannonside in the coming weeks along with live updates from all our games home and away. Stay tuned for more information

Player Sponsors

Season long player sponsorships are now available at €300 incl VAT. These will also be carried in the special souvenir edition Sunderland match day programme. Sponsors name will appear in our very popular match day programme “All Tangled Up in Blue and Black” under the player of their choice. Contact the Club Office on (090) 64 86427, Chris (087) 9918956 or email for further details.

Old Pictures

Do you have any old Athlone Town pictures that we could use for our match day programme on a regular basis. If so please contact Chris (087) 9918956 or email . Your photo will be scanned and returned to you immediately.

Match Mascots

If you would like your son(s)/daughter(s) to lead out the team at any of our home games, please contact the Club Office on (090) 6489427 / Chris on 0879918956 or by emailing .