Shelbourne Auction for Places on the 2004 Euro Team

Would you have liked to have been playing with the great Shelbourne side which did so well in European Competition ten years ago

– against the likes of Reykjavik FC, Hajduk Split, Deportivo La Coruna and Lille OSC? Well you can play with those great Men in Red – more of that later.

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of that great European Odyssey in the summer of 2004, a game will be held in Tolka Park on Wednesday night, the 13th August (ko 8pm)between the squad of 2004 and the Republic of Ireland over 40s, managed by our own first team coach Mick Byrne.

This game will be in aid of the “Care for Cian” fund and tickets priced at €10 for adults, and €5 for students, children and OAPs are now on sale from and will be on sale from Tolka Park from the start of August. Most of you will have heard of the fund for young Cian Byrne and you can get more information about this very brave and courageous young man on his Facebook page “Care for Cian”. We are hoping that the little man will be well enough to be mascot at the game.

Among those already confirmed to play for the Shels ‘O4 team are Dave Rogers, Owen Heary, Glen Fitzpatrick, Jim Crawford, Ollie Cahill, Stuart Byrne, Jason Byrne, Dean Delany and Jamie Harris and our own Assistant Manager Kevin Doherty. The team will be managed by Pat Fenlon. Wes Hoolihan has promised to be present if at all possible.

Getting back to wishing to have played with those guys – well there are two positions available on the ’04 team on the night, sharing a dressing room with those legends, being managed by ‘Nutsy’ Fenlon and play with in part of the game. These positions will go to the two highest bidders in an auction that is being run to raise money for Cian’s fund – Latest bids below.

You can bid by emailing of by texting your bid to 086 8594839 – news on the bidding will be updated on the club website, facebook page and twitter.

Also, if you would like to be Match Sponsor or a MatchBall Sponsor for the game, please ring Niall Fitzmaurice on 087 6379121 or email Joe Casey at

If you are not interested in playing, well come along anyway – it should be a great night – and a night full of great memories.!!

Auction for two positions on Shelbourne 2004 Team
to play Rep of Ireland Over 40s on August 13th
Position OnePosition Two
Anon€100Jack Leahy€250
David Murphy€200
John McGouran€230
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