Dublin City F.C.

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Dublin City Football Club was an Irish association football club that played in the League of Ireland. They were formed in 1999 after a split within Home Farm Everton and they originally played as Home Farm Fingal before changing their name for the 2001–02 season. They disbanded in 2006 due to financial difficulties.

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Home Farm is one of the biggest junior football clubs in Ireland and their senior team, from 1970 up to the late 1990s, played in the League of Ireland. However, the link between Home Farm and the senior team was severed in the late 1990s. The senior side was briefly known as Home Farm Fingal in an effort to identify it with the north Dublin area. In 1999 Home Farm Fingal CEO Ronan Seery took over the club and renamed it "Dublin City". The club was based in Dublin and in 2006, its final year of operation, played their home matches at Dalymount Park. The last manager was Dermot Keely.

Nicknamed "The Vikings", they adopted the same colours as the Dublin GAA team. They were able to capitalise on the sale of a large amount of merchandise and souvenirs through their main sponsor's stores in the city and airport.

The club were promoted twice to the Premier Division, winning the First Division in 2003 and on the second occason, in 2005, with a 3-2 aggregate play-off victory over Shamrock Rovers.

However they failed to cultivate a significant fan-base. Some very low attendances were reported at their games. In...
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