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Athlone Town’s Biography

Athlone Town F.C. was founded in 1887 and is the oldest Association football club in Ireland. They were first elected to the League of Ireland in 1922 when they finished sixth of twelve, and won their first major trophy when they won the 1924 FAI Cup, beating Cork side Fordsons in the final.

Athlone spent six seasons in the League before being replaced by Drumcondra at the end of the 1927/28 season, next entering League of Ireland competition in 1969. They won their first League title in !980/81, repeating the feat two years later.

Athlone played their home games at St Mel's Park up until the end of the 2006 season, and moved into their new home at Lissywoollen at the start of the 2007 season.

League Champions:Twice
1980-81, 1982/83

First Division Champions: Twice
1987/88, 2013.

FAI Cup Winners: Once
1923/24

League Cup Winners: Three times
1979/80, 1981/82, 1982/83

Team headshots are courtesy of Ashley Cahill of AC Sports Images

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Athlone Town 2022 Record

  Matches Wins Draws Losses
Home 14 3 2 9
Away 15 2 0 13
Total 29 5 2 22

Athlone Town 2022 Record - League of Ireland First Division

Comp Date Against Venue Score Att
Feb. 18, 2022 Waterford Waterford Athlone Town Stadium 2 - 5 397
March 4, 2022 Wexford Wexford Ferrycarrig Park 1 - 2 332
March 14, 2022 Cobh Ramblers Cobh Athlone Town Stadium 2 - 3 308
March 18, 2022 Galway United Galway Athlone Town Stadium 1 - 2 532
March 25, 2022 Cork City Cork Turners Cross 1 - 4 2,754
April 1, 2022 Bray Wanderers Bray Athlone Town Stadium 1 - 1 342
April 4, 2022 Treaty United Treaty United Markets Field 0 - 2 677
April 9, 2022 Longford Town Longford Strokestown Road 0 - 2 451
April 15, 2022 Treaty United Treaty United Athlone Town Stadium 1 - 1 424
April 18, 2022 Cobh Ramblers Cobh St. Colman's Park 2 - 3 350
April 29, 2022 Wexford Wexford Athlone Town Stadium 0 - 3 120
May 2, 2022 Waterford Waterford Regional Sports Centre 0 - 1 1072
May 6, 2022 Cork City Cork Athlone Town Stadium 1 - 2
May 13, 2022 Longford Town Longford Athlone Town Stadium 1 - 2
May 20, 2022 Galway United Galway Eamonn Deacy Park 0 - 3
May 27, 2022 Bray Wanderers Bray Carlisle Grounds 0 - 3
June 10, 2022 Cobh Ramblers Cobh Athlone Town Stadium 5 - 2
June 17, 2022 Treaty United Treaty United Markets Field 1 - 2
June 27, 2022 Waterford Waterford Athlone Town Stadium 2 - 5
July 1, 2022 Wexford Wexford Ferrycarrig Park 1 - 3 361
July 8, 2022 Bray Wanderers Bray Athlone Town Stadium 1 - 2
July 16, 2022 Longford Town Longford Strokestown Road 3 - 1
July 22, 2022 Galway United Galway Athlone Town Stadium 1 - 3
Aug. 5, 2022 Cork City Cork Turners Cross 1 - 6 2,669
Aug. 19, 2022 Treaty United Treaty United Athlone Town Stadium 2 - 0
Sept. 2, 2022 Bray Wanderers Bray Carlisle Grounds 0 - 2
Sept. 9, 2022 Wexford Wexford Athlone Town Stadium 2 - 0
Sept. 16, 2022 Cobh Ramblers Cobh St. Colman's Park 3 - 1
Sept. 30, 2022 Longford Town Longford Athlone Town Stadium -
Oct. 7, 2022 Galway United Galway Eamonn Deacy Park -
Oct. 14, 2022 Cork City Cork Athlone Town Stadium -
Oct. 21, 2022 Waterford Waterford Regional Sports Centre -

Athlone Town 2022 Record - FAI Cup

Comp Date Against Venue Score Att
July 29, 2022 Drogheda United Drogheda United Park 1 - 5 None