Athlone Town FC News

November 8, 2018

Athlone Town FC Notes


Athlone Town vs Sunderland Tickets

Athlone Town vs Sunderland tickets are available to be pre ordered by members, season ticket holder, sponsors and yearly direct debit lotto subscribers by contacting Chris (087) 9918956, Club Office Mon – Fri 10am – 1pm, email  Tickets must be booked and paid for before they go on general sale.  All members, sponsors and season ticket holders will receive a letter during the coming week as a reminder to take up this offer.  The official ticket launch will take place at the Athlone Town vs Wexford Youths game in Lissywollen on the 28th June.  All details of outlets selling tickets will be available in the local press before the launch.


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.  More details will be available in the coming week with regards to ticket pricing and availability.  It is expected that over 1000 fans will travel from the UK to support their team


Next Home Game

Our next home game takes place on Saturday 28th June when we play host to Wexford Youths.  Kick Off 7.30pm


Athlone Town TV

During the league break Athlone Town TV followed the fortunes of the ADSL Kennedy Cup team during their week of competitive action in UL Limerick all the highlights are available by logging on to 


Athlone Town FC Weekly Lotto

Monday 16th June. Venue –  Potters Bar
Numbers drawn were: 7, 10, 22, 27
Match 4 Winners [€2.700] – No winner
Match 3 Winners [€150 X 1] – Teresa Reynolds

Next Draw will take place on Monday 23rd  June in the Olive Bar for a jackpot of €2850

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




Our new website is getting close to launch and we now have a planned launch date of June 27th.



Congratulations to St Francis Under 14 team who last weekend under the guidance of Athlone Town goalkeeping coach Anthony Jinks won the Lions Club tournament defeating their opponents by 4 goals to 1 in the final held in Portlaoise. 

We would also like to congratulate Willow Park Under 11s who under the guidance of Joe McEvoy reached the final of the Danone Cup in Dublin recently and only failed to reach the world stage of the tournament when defeated by Shelbourne 1-0.

These are All Ireland tournaments and full credit must go to all the players along with coaches and managers on their wonderful achievements.



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.


Best of Luck

Best of Luck to all our players and supporters who are sitting their exams this week from everyone involved with Athlone Town FC.


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.


Man of the Match

Do you agree with the experts’ choice?  Nomination Forms available in the Town Bar. 

Nomination forms must be left in the entry box situated in the bar / shop immediately after the match.  Votes will be counted 10 minutes after the final whistle.  A draw will take place among the entries received agreeing with the experts choice and they will get to present the winning player with the prize.  The supporter will also receive a gift from the club.  Winner must be present at the presentation to receive prize


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 .