FAI Club of the Year 2019

FAI Club of the Year 2019

The FAI has launched the search for the 2019 Club of the Year.

The competition is open to all grassroots football clubs across the country. Six clubs will be shortlisted for the coveted award, which will be announced on July 26, during the Festival of Football in Meath.

Each of the six shortlisted clubs will receive €2,000 and the overall winner will be given an additional €5,000 and entry to UEFA’s Grassroots Awards in the "Best Grassroots Club' category.

The FAI Club of the Year 2019 aims to recognise, celebrate and promote the inspirational work done by clubs around Ireland.

The Club of the Year competition is now in its thirteenth year and is open to any club to enter free of charge. Overall, in excess of €190,000 has been awarded to club’s countrywide.

Clubs can enter through an online application form that allows them to highlight how their club excels in the areas of; Club Management, Coaching, Community, Participation, and Facilities.

Previous winners Ballymackey FC (2018) and Carrigaline United (2017) both won out by demonstrating a massive collective effort from people across their communities in promoting and developing their club.

The FAI Club of the Year competition is not just about the biggest club, or the club with the best facilities but it’s about clubs that inspire their communities to get involved in football.

For more information on how to complete the short online application form and for an insight into what the Judges are looking for, please see the form below 

If you have any questions please email vincent.foley@fai.ie

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Applications close on the 03/05/2019