Club Statement | Shelbourne FC secure new investment

Shelbourne Football Club is thrilled to announce a significant new investment, signalling a continued commitment to the club’s progress on and off the pitch. Led by the Doyle Family, brothers Neil and Cathal Doyle – this infusion of capital marks a pivotal moment in our journey toward sustained success.

The financial injection, guided by a comprehensive 5-year plan, will be instrumental in bolstering our long-term success both on and off the field. This investment is a testament to continuity, with a focus on the continued elevation of all aspects of the club.

Neil and Cathal, tech services entrepreneurs, currently lead pan-European tech consultancy Bedford Consulting and bring extensive business experience to support the club’s strategic objectives.

“We are proud to support Shelbourne FC’s long-term vision with this initial investment. Our aim is to elevate all facets of the club’s performance and deepen our engagement with the community. This investment marks our commitment to the club’s future success and sustainability. We are delighted to be in a position to support the club’s progress and continuation of the work led by the Board and our outstanding team of staff and volunteers”, shared Neil and Cathal.

Barry Mocke, CEO of Shelbourne FC, adds, “This investment represents another phase in Shelbourne’s upward trajectory. As a club, we remain steadfast in our commitment to delivering success both on and off the pitch.”

Echoing these sentiments, Luke Byrne, Technical Director, comments, “I am delighted to see this investment into the club to support our long-term on-field performance. I know Neil and Cathal are passionate about maximising the club’s position both this year and into the future. This marks an exciting new chapter for Shelbourne FC”.


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