Club

MONAGHAN UNITED FACTFILE

Year founded: 1979
Year of entry to the League of Ireland: 1985
Home ground: Gortakeegan, Monaghan

General Information
Elected to the League of Ireland in 1985, Monaghan United was one of six new clubs to compete in the inaugural season of the First Division. Since its election to the league, the club has played most of its football in the First Division, although they have competed for three seasons in the top flight.

Playing Kit
1st choice:
Jersey: Blue and white stripes
Shorts: White
Socks: White
2nd choice:
Jersey: Yellow
Shorts: Black
Socks: Black

Honours
Premier League Champions: Best performance – 7th in 1993-94
First Division Champions: Best performance – Runners-up in 2000-01
FAI Cup Winners: Best performance – Quarter finalists in 1992, 1994 and 2010.
League Cup Winners: Best performance – Runners-up 2010
Record League Victory: 5-0 v Longford Town, Home, 4 October 1992; 6-1 V Kildare County, Home 16 October 2009; 6-1 v Salthill Devon, Away 10 April 2010.
Record League Defeat:
0-8 v Galway United, Away, 26 October 2001
Most Points in a Season: 65 in 2000-01
Most League Goals in a Season: 17, Andy Myler, 1999-00; Karl Bermingham 2009
Most League Goals: 28, Trevor Vaughan (2001-03)
First Senior goal:
League Cup v Derry City, Group E Sunday 15 September 1985 – Willie Crawley.
First League of Ireland Goal:
Seamie Finnegan v Cobh Ramblers, Sunday 20 October 1985 – first game In the League of Ireland
Youngest player to make his full League debut: Paul Whelan 16
(Made his debut v Finn Harps, Ballybofey, 30 October 2004)
Personnel
Chairman: Jim McGlone
Secretary: Padraig Cassidy
Media Officer: Tom Britton
First team Manager: Roddy Collins

Form Guide
2010: 3rd (First Division)
2009: 5th (First Division)
2008: 6th (First Division)
2007: 8th (First Division)
2006: 9th (First Division)
2005: 9th (First Division)
2004: 11th (First Division)
2003: 11th (First Division)
2002-03: 8th (First Division)

Contact Details
Website: www.monaghanunited.com
Email: webmaster@monaghanunited.ie
Telephone: (00 353) 47 84798
Fax: (00 353) 47 72599


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