The President is going to Galway FCs first competitive fixture

first_imgPRESIDENT MICHAEL D HIGGINS will be in the crowd when Galway FC play their first competitive fixture next month.The Airtricity League’s newest club host Longford Town when the First Division season begins on 7 March.“The club is deeply honoured that the President is taking time out from his busy schedule to attend Galway FC’s first game in the Airtricity League,” chairman Bernie O’Connell said.“It serves as a huge boost in the club’s preparation for the forthcoming season when Airtricity League action returns to Eamonn Deacy Park.”Galway FC was formed last year as a new club bringing together the Galway United Supporters Trust (GUST), Mervue United and Salthill Devon.President Higgins, who has a longstanding connection with the League of Ireland, previously served as Galway United club president.Galway United dropped out of the league in 2012, prompting lengthy negotiations which saw the stakeholders unify behind one new club.Guess who Eric Djemba-Djemba has just signed for…last_img

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