Club Secretary: Seamus Mc Carron 086 8874598
e-mail: carndonaghfc@yahoo.com

First Team Manager:  Kevin McLaughlin, Cottman’s Rock, Eleven ballyboes, Greencastle, Co. Donegal 086 074 2746
Other Contacts:Shane Doherty: 086 0760509
Conor Doherty(O) 086 0621654
Michael O’Donnell 086 0977229
 
Reserve Team Manager: Lee Farren, No.6 Cherry Avenue, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal 086 2294212
Other Contacts:  Conor Doherty (S) 086 7373990,  Michael McDermott 086 1256197

First Team Colours: Red Tops, Red Shorts, Red Socks,
Second Strip: White Tops, Blue Shorts, Blue Socks
Reserve Team Colours: White Tops, Blue Shorts, White Socks,
Second Strip: White Tops, Black Shorts, Black Socks
Email Address : carndonaghfc@yahoo.com
Club History
Founded – 1976 when Carn Utd and Carn Celtic decided to amalgamate

Nickname – None

Club Sponsors – Sportsmans Inn, The Arch Inn
Email – Carndonaghfc@yahoo.com

History – Founded in 1976, Carndonagh Football Club has a proud tradition of providing football for the community down through the years at both junior and juvenile level for both men and woman. Players have mostly been comprised from the Carndonagh and Malin Town areas, although while in the Ulster Senior League players were drawn from as far away as Muff, Derry and Buncrana. Most recently a French national has represented Carndonagh, Charles Fayet wearing the shirt in the 2008/09 season. Much success has been enjoyed especially at juvenile level, picking up honours on a regular basis, continuing a proud history of success. The club has also been represented at International level, the latest addition being Ryan McLaughlin(HB) who is captain of the U19 Republic of Ireland Victory Shield Squad. Previous representatives include Gerry Doherty (O.), Liam Monaghle, Dessie Doherty and Kieran Lynn. Zoe Doherty has also represented the Republic of Ireland gaining – caps.

At junior level the club has enjoyed success in the Inishowen League and The Ulster Senior League. The club won the Ulster Senior League Cup in its inaugural season and most recently in Inishowen won the Top Four Cup in 2010/11. The club has also on two occasions reached the semi final stage of the FAI Junior Cup.

2011/12 has been a busy season for the club. The pitch was re-opened at St Patricks Park following a one year renovation. The occasion was marked by a visit from Belfast club Cliftonville FC. Carn competed well on the day against the semi-professional outfit who fielded a strong team. The game finished 0-0. A link was forged with the Belfast club that day which it is hoped will continue into the future. In addition to this Carn FC also continued the clubs proud tradition of progression to the latter stages of the FAI Junior Cup. Epic away journeys and victories in Dingle and Tramore lead to a quarter final appearance versus Dublin outfit, Ballymun AFC, at St Patricks Park. A great crowd attended, with plenty of Carn FC’s red and white on show. Despite a 0-2 defeat the club enjoyed one of the biggest and proudest days in its recent history.

Carn FC’s ladies team have also been very successful, entering a team in the senior Inishowen League for the first time in 2007, they emerged as champions in their debut season and repeating the feat in 2008 before reaching the last 16 of the FAI Intermediate Cup in 2009. The ladies team continue to compete despite losing key personnel in the last few years.

Results

Postponement of Football

Due to Government restrictions All football in Inishowen will cease for a three week period 

Cessation of Grassroots and Underage
football matches in Donegal
Following the introduction of Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions in Donegal, the Football Association of Ireland announces the cessation from midnight tonight of all Adult Amateur and Underage football matches in Donegal with the exception of elite football – namely the SSE Airtricity League and all five underage National Leagues.
Furthermore, any coach or player resident in Donegal but involved with an Adult Amateur or non-elite Underage club outside of the county is not permitted to travel outside Donegal for any football activity. Likewise, coaches or players resident outside of Donegal are not permitted to travel to Donegal for any non-elite football activity.
Adult amateur and non-elite Underage clubs in Donegal can continue to train under non-contact conditions as per the Government Guidelines outlined in the ‘Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021 – Plan for Living with COVID-19’ programme and in conjunction with the updated FAI Safer Return to Training Protocol.
The FAI will continue to monitor Government guidelines for Donegal and will update this cessation order as required.

Match Reports Sunday 20th September

Jackie Crossan Premier Division   

Grant hat trick the highlight for the visitors

Moville Celtic                     1

Illies Celtic                          5

After a tight and quiet opening period the home side took the lead on 22 minutes after a long ball from Emmet McCauley found Michael McNaught wh advanced and squared for Marc Bell to blast home in off the underside of the bar.

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Results Sunday 20th Sept 2020

Jackie Crossan Premier Division    2pm

Illies Celtic 5-1 Moville Celtic Brendan Grant,Paul Doherty,Liam Grant (Illies)

Clonmany Shamrocks 2-0 Glengad United Mark Mc Laughlin, Jason Devlin

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Fixtures for New Season 2020/2021

Inishowen Football League Fixtures  2020-2021

Saturday   19th September

  Ulster Junior Shield Final

Maginn Park  3pm   ET  &  Pens

QPS V Oldtown Celtic / Glencar Celtic

Officials to be appointed by Ulster FA.

Sunday  Fixtures  20th September

Ulster  Junior Cup  Semi Final  ET & Pens    1.30pm

Kildrum Tigers V Aileach FC

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Fixtures for next week

Buncrana Credit Union Cup Final

Maginn Park  SATURDAY  12th September    2.30  pm

Aileach FC V Clonmany Shamrocks    2.30pm

T Moyne assisted by W Harvey & P McElhinney

 

Sunday  13th September

Ulster Junior Shield Semi Final   1.30pm

QPS  V Strand Rovers

D McLaughlin assisted by  M McGonigle & G McLaughlin

Match Reports

Wednesday 2nd September

Jackie Crossan Premier Division

Buncrana Hearts               2

Aileach FC                            3

Played on Wednesday evening in damp conditions at Castle Park league champions Aileach completed their programme with a come from behind victory.

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