Centenary Year Legends Match

We are delighted to announce that as part of our Centenary Year celebrations we will be hosting a
Newry City Legends & Guests vs Evos Legends Match on Saturday 16th November KO 5pm at The Showgrounds. £5 / £3 concession.

Our centenary jersey (as modelled by Mark Hughes) will be available to pre-order from tomorrow night at the club shop v Portadown. Tickets for the Centenary evening in the Canal Court with special guest Stephen Kenny also on sale.

What a fantastic opportunity to see Newry lteam Managed by Robbie Casey and legends such as Ray Byrne & Mickey Keenan back in a Newry jersey once again!! 🔵⚪️

Photograph Courtesy of Brendan Monaghan Photography

Foley NIFWA Championship Player of the Month

Delighted to share the news that Adam Foley has been rewarded for some scintillating performances with the NI Football Writers Bluefin Sport Championship Player of the Month. Newry Manager Darren Mullen commented “This accolade is just reward for some excellent performances by Adam in October. He’s a player with undoubted ability who just needs to perform consistently and thankfully he has shown that recently. Our style of play suits him and he has been thriving in a new role so hopefully that continues for the remainder of the season. He’s a great lad who has fitted in well at the club and will be the first to acknowledge the work of his teammates in helping him receive this award.”

Centenary Event Update

We are delighted to announce that our guest speaker for our Centenary Night on Saturday November 23 will be…. Stephen Kenny.

The current Republic of Ireland Under-21 manager won four League of Ireland Premier Division titles, two FAI Cups and a League Cup with our good friends at Dundalk and has managed in the Scottish Premier League with Dunfermline.

Stephen was appointed as Republic of Ireland U21 manager just under a year ago and will take over as manager of the Senior team in 2020.

We’re delighted that he will be joining us on the night.

If you are a past player, manager, coach, member of staff or supporter you want to come along to the night, we would love you to get in touch. PM our Facebook page for more details.

For tickets to the centenary night, contact Laura on 07857 077 176 or Gareth on 07759 095 558.

Keep an eye out for more centenary-related content coming soon.

McGovern Goes Pro

Newry City are delighted to announce that they have secured the signature of rising star John McGovern on a professional contract.

Darren Mullen commented “This contract is well deserved for John’s performances this season. Since his first appearance in preseason he has been terrific not only in terms of his ability but also his attitude. It’s hard to believe at times that he has just turned 17 but he has a maturity well beyond his years and most importantly is still willing to learn. He comes from a very good family who keep him well grounded and who know he is being well looked after at the club. He knows he has plenty more to learn but is at a club who is well suited to bringing young lads on and developing that talent. I’m sure the fans will also be delighted as he has become a firm favourite with them and they can see what it means for John to play for his hometown club.”

John McGovern commented “I am delighted to sign my first professional contract with Newry City AFC. It’s been a fantastic few months adjusting to playing in the Irish league championship and thankfully getting a few goals. I would like to thank Darren and the coaching staff for helping me get to this point and to the lads on the team for their on-field encouragement. I just need to keep listening and learning to help our cup run and get back to the premiership.”

Johns parents Dermot & Pauline added, “As parents we are very proud and know that he is in good hands with Newry. It’s a great club and everyone has made him feel very welcome as a young local player who has progressed. He knows he has to keep learning all the time and hopefully he can do well in his first full season.”

Cover photo courtesy of Brendan Monaghan Photography 

Newry Town / City / AFC Centenary Celebrations

We are delighted to announce we are celebrating 100 years of football at Newry Town / City / AFC on Saturday 23rd November in the Canal Court Hotel where we will be joined by a football legend, Pat Jennings as our guest speaker & compére for the evening will be the great Jackie Fullerton!!

If you are a past player, manager, coach, member of staff or supporter and you want to come along to the night, we would love you to get in touch. Via the numbers below or email laura@newrycityafc.co.uk

Tickets – contact Laura 07857077176 or Gary 07745112320.