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Date registered: May 26, 2011

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  1. Friendly: Bray Wanderers 0:0 UCD AFC — January 20, 2018
  2. The Herald Striker: Celts Find Their Way — January 20, 2018
  3. History: Singapore and Australia 1993 — November 26, 2017
  4. History: Florida 1992 — November 26, 2017
  5. History: World Collegiate Soccer Championship 1987 — November 25, 2017

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  1. EX-UCD in FA cup action — 6 comments
  2. UEFA Fair Play 2015 – What more has to happen….. — 4 comments
  3. UCD’s chance of European Place in 2015 — 1 comment
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  5. Planning the Away Trip to Dudelange — 1 comment

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Jan 20

Friendly: Bray Wanderers 0:0 UCD AFC

 Kevin Coffey with a first half throwUCD on the attack Friday 19th January, Carlisle Grounds ko 19:45 Pre-Season Friendly: Bray Wanderers 0:0 UCD AFC This match was a chance for a first look at Players for both sides before the start of the SSE Airtricity League season which begins in February. UCD starting lineup was …

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Jan 20

The Herald Striker: Celts Find Their Way

  [This Match Report appeared in The Herald Striker on Monday 08th January 2018 regarding the Leinster Senior League Senior Sunday Division 1 League game] UCD 1:1 Wayside Celtic CELTS FIND THEIR WAY   College and Celts split the points in university challenge By Neil Feery UCD and Wayside Celtic opened the door on the …

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Nov 26

History: Singapore and Australia 1993

Tour of Singapore and Australia 1993 Squad traveled in Summer of 1993 for what one Australian paper (Canberra Times) described as UCD’s third visit and this tour was to Eastern Australia. (The Supporters Club hope to build the specific details of this article, if you have any details of more fixtures, results, scorers and lineouts …

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Nov 26

History: Florida 1992

UCD AFC Tour of Florida 1992 UCD are well known for traveling on trips to far flung places.  Mostly self-organised trips but also invitations or even competitive games. UCD AFC’s toured Florida in 1992, UCD AFC Supporters Club have a few details of the trip.  We hope to build up a detailed statistical history.  If …

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Nov 25

History: World Collegiate Soccer Championship 1987

World Collegiate Soccer Championship 1987 In 1984 the World Collegiate Soccer Championship was founded by entrepreneur Bob Azar after watching a Mexico 0:1 USA Friendly International on the tv.  After annual single match tournaments, the fourth edition of the invitational tournament extended to four teams and UCD AFC (IRL) was on the invites.  The matches …

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Sep 09

UEFA Youth League: Molde FK v UCD AFC

Details of the Match Fixtures for the UEFA Youth League are confirmed. UEFA Youth League: 1st Round, 2nd leg Wednesday 18th October ko 18:30 Aker Stadion, Molde. Molde FK (NOR) (1) v  (2) UCD AFC (IRL) Molde FK, Aker Stadion, Julsundveien 14, 6412 Molde, Møre Romsdal, Norway Club Website: Aker Stadion 11,249 all-seated Aker Stadion has …

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Sep 09

UEFA Youth League: UCD AFC v Molde FK

The details of the Match Fixtures for the UEFA Youth League has been confirmed.   Date: Wednesday 27th September, UCD Bowl, ko 18:30 UCD AFC (IRL) v Molde FK (NOR) Ticket Prices: Adults: €10.00, Concession (Students with ID and Seniors) €5.00, Under 14s FREE. The Matchday Arrangements for Fans are expected to be the same for SSE Airtricity League …

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Jul 30

U19s: Cabinteely FC 0:4 UCD AFC

SSE Airtricity League U19s Southern Elite League Stradbrook, Sat 29th July ko 14:00 Cabinteely FC U19s 0:4 UCD AFC U19s UCD U19s came into the game on a good run of results including hitting Cork City U19s for 4 goals twice in in four days during the week. Once in a top-of -the-table 4-0 (Youcef …

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May 28

Halfway: Where We Stand

Halfway Point after Game 14. (This is second part of the stats blog following the first seven games After UCD’s defeat of Athlone Town away on Friday with second-half goals from Josh Collins and Georgie Kelly. Team P W D L F A GD Pts Waterford FC 14 8 5 1 17 6 11 …

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May 16


SSE Airtricity League Attendances Earlier this month the Airtricity League published figures of attendances for the first ten weeks of the 2017 season.  The figures don’t make happy reading for UCD Fans as the Official figures show the first five home league matches at the UCD Bowl. SSE Airtricity League Attendances (May 04th 2017)  First …

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Apr 11

1st Series: 7 Games in Where We Stand

      1st Series: Where We Stand UCD AFC lie second after the first series of seven games against each of our opponents in the SSE Airtricity League First Division. Team P W D L F A GD Pts Waterford FC 7 4 2 1 11 4 7 14 UCD AFC 7 4 1 …

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Apr 07

Cobh Ramblers v UCD AFC 01st April 2017

            Pic:(Andy Wilson UCD Fan) chalk notice outside Hostel    pic:UCD FANS. Andy Wilson and Gary O’Neill   With the diaspora of UCD Fans spread across the length and breath of the world it should be no surprise to learn of fans living in Cork. Singer/songwriter Andy Wilson is once such …

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Apr 07

Towards a Sustainable League – ISN workshop

Irish Supporters Network was founded by four Football Trusts who control their respective Airtricity League clubs, they promote the fan-owed model for operating Football Clubs and work closely with Supporters Direct Europe to further this goal.   Minutes of Irish Supporters Network workshop – Towards a Sustainable League Tallaght Stadium, Dublin Sunday 26th March 2017 …

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Mar 31

Students Outgun Forces

This Match Report by John Hudson appeared in The Herald Striker supplement on Tuesday 21st March 2017 Colleges and Universities strike top form to get their season off to a bright start Head coach Greg Yelverton got the perfect start to a programme of important fixtures in the coming months when the Colleges and Universities side …

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Mar 08

UCD Finish Top of The Class

  [This article by John Hudson appeared in The Herald Striker supplement on Tuesday 07th March 2017] UCD Finish Top of the Class Skipper Belhout bows out by leading Belfield side to a sixth Premier Division title UCD……………………………….4 UCC……………………………………3 by John Hudson FOR UCD skipper Samir Belhout this is what dreams are made of in …

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Dec 29

UCD reach 1/4 final of CUFL Premier League

Colleges and Universities Football League The CUFL Divisions have continued to grow and this year 2016/17 there are five different tiers.  UCD compete in Premier Division North and the team have had a great start to the campaign coming out on top of their group. Premier Division North Maynooth University 2:2 UCD Match Report: …

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Oct 14

UCD FAN looks forward to Drogs v. UCD

 Life long UCD Fan Andy Wilson gives an emotional view before the final league game of the regular season. So amidst all the high profile, euro glory boosted premier division title racing that’s been hogging the headlines and even getting on the telly begod, the race in the first division for 2 play off places has been …

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Sep 19



Aug 25

FAI Senior Cup: UCD’s recent history

(draft article) UCD AFC’s recent history at UCD Bowl and a little before. UCD FANS have a love hate relation with the FAI Senior Cup, lifting the trophy in 1984 against a Dublin rival Shamrock Rovers.  The year win won our first match after 6 previous attempts.  But hardly a sniff of a cup run …

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Jun 12

Summer Break: The season so far

 Summer Break: The Season so far after Round 13 A short article on UCD AFC’s season, mostly anecdotal. The blog will do a statistical analysis after next match v. Drogheda Utd away.  Which will be the half-way point of the League season. UCD have put the pedal to the medal in the last few games …

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Apr 09

Students Wing it Past Hoops!

(This article appeared in The Herald Striker Monday 21st March 2016) Farrugia, Perry to the fore as UCD take honours Shamrock Rovers 2 UCD 3 By Ciaran Brennan A SCINTILLATING opener to the Airtricity League U17 season. If this is the competition’s template we’re in for an exciting summer. A south Dublin derby played on …

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Mar 29

Old Slovak friends return to Dublin

March 29th, Senior Friendly International, Republic of Ireland v. Slovakia, Aviva Stadium, ko 19:45 The Rep of Irl take on Slovakia this evening at the Aviva and for UCD Fans there will be a number of familiar faces on the Slovak team. With UCD Fans watching their side against ŠK Slovan Bratislava last July, they’ll …

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Mar 13

Gary O’Neill – At The Head of the Class

(the article below written by Paul Buttner appeared in the newspaper Irish Daily Mirror, Mirror Soccer League of Ireland supplement Friday 11th March 2016) At The Head Of The Class Top scholarship has Gary back on track The disappointment of not making it as a professional footballer in England has become academic to Gary O’Neill …

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Dec 20

Winter 2015-16 Close Season Transfer

With UCD AFC preparing for the 2016 Airtricity League and our second season-in-a-row in the First Division for the first time since 1994-95 season we note some of the Players joining or leaving the UCD Bowl. Chris Mulhall (winger) to Limerick FC (hard working Chris Mulhall launches another attack at home against F91 Dudelange in …

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Nov 07

EX-UCD in FA cup action

Long time UCD Fans will remember Midfielders Gary Dicker (2004 -2007) and Paul Corry (2009 – 2012) who played at different periods with UCD but both were to an English league club directly from The College.  Striker Conor Sammon (2005 – 2007) went to Derry City before moving to Scotland then England and the Republic …

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Jul 23

Visas for Russian Federation

[This article follows from Krasnodar (Russia): Planning the Away Trip] We encourage all travelling fans to view the information on the Embassy websites. Consular Section of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ireland Address: 184-186 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 14, Ireland Phone: +3531-492-20-48 Fax: +3531-492-69-38 E-mail: 9.00 – 11.45 every day except …

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Jul 18

Krasnodar (Russia): Planning the away trip

  [Details of match TBC] Visas for Russia Federation FK Krasnodar v. Slovan Bratislava/ UCD AFC, Thursday 30th July Academy Stadium, Krasnodar, Russia  ko TBC Krasnodar is close to the Black Sea, south of Ukraine and north of the Caucasus countries of Georgia Armenia and Azerbaijin, we’ll also look at Turkey. Known Knowns: This article …

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Jul 11

Bratislava: Away trip Europa League 2nd round

UCD AFC continue their journey in Europe and UCD AFC Supporters want as many UCD Fans there as possible.  We’ve created this short guide based on convenient Airports for Bratislava city.  The routings are based on flying one OUT and one RET flight from Dublin (DUB) to selected Airports, with Fans who are on a budget …

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Jun 30

Dudelange: Accommodation and Social activities

Accommodation in Luxembourg This is just a short list of Accommodation options in Luxembourg City and Dudelange. Most UCD Fans have chosen Luxembourg City to overnight.  This guide is a follow on from Planning the Away Trip to Dudelange, which is caters for Transport options. Luxembourg City Studio Hotel Belappart, 69, rue du Fort Neippert, …

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Jun 23

Planning the Away Trip to Dudelange

Planning the away trip These small notes below may be a help to any UCD Fans hoping to travel to the Away game in Dudelange, Luxembourg. They are designed for Fans who are primarily using Dublin (DUB) airport, travelling out and back over a short of period of time, using one Outward and one Return …

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