Bohemian F.C.

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Bohemian Football Club
(Irish: Cumann Peile Bóithéamaigh)
Full nameBohemian Football Club
Nickname(s)Bohs, The Gypsies, The Big Club,Shels
Founded6 September 1890
GroundDalymount Park, Dublin
Ground Capacity12 000
ChairmanChris Brien
ManagerCathal Duignan
LeagueLeague of Ireland, Premier Division
2010/11League of Ireland, 5th

Bohemian F.C. is a football club in Dublin, Ireland. They play in the League of Ireland. The club is owned by the club members.

History[change | change source]

The club was founded in 1890. They were member of the Irish Football League from 1902 to 1911 and 1912 to 1920. During this time the greatest success was the Irish Cup in 1908 and were five times runner-up. It was a founding member of the League of Ireland in 1921. The club is one of only two clubs to have been members of the League of Ireland since it was founded (the other being Shelbourne). Bohemians is the only club who always played in the top division. Till 1969 they were an amateur team. Today they are a professional club.

Ground and supporters[change | change source]

Supporters during a away match 2009 in Salzburg

Bohemians play their home matches at Dalymount Park in the Northside neighbourhood of Phibsborough. Their club colours are red and black. Bohemians supporters often refer to their club by a number of nicknames including 'Bohs', 'The Gypsies' and 'The Big Club'. The big rival is Shamrock Rovers a club from Dublins south side.

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 19 June 2011 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Republic of Ireland GK Barry Murphy
Australia GK Chris O'Connor
Republic of Ireland GK Craig Sexton
Northern Ireland DF Liam Burns
Republic of Ireland DF Anto Corcoran
Republic of Ireland DF Jason Dwayne
Republic of Ireland DF Kevin Feely
Republic of Ireland DF Owen Heary (club captain)
Republic of Ireland DF Roberto Lopes
Republic of Ireland DF Ger O'Brien
Republic of Ireland DF Mark O'Reilly
Republic of Ireland DF Aidan Price
Republic of Ireland DF Mark Rossiter
Republic of Ireland MF Robert Bayly
Republic of Ireland MF Killian Brennan
No. Position Player
Republic of Ireland MF Keith Buckley
Republic of Ireland MF Gary Burke
Republic of Ireland MF Ollie Cahill
Republic of Ireland MF Glenn Cronin
Republic of Ireland MF Lee Dixon
Republic of Ireland MF Aidan Downes
Republic of Ireland MF Christopher Forrester
Republic of Ireland MF Stephen Hurley
Republic of Ireland MF Shane Keely
Republic of Ireland MF Ryan McEvoy
Republic of Ireland MF Stephen Traynor
Republic of Ireland FW Chris Fagan
Republic of Ireland FW Anto Flood
Republic of Ireland FW Eoin Fowler
Republic of Ireland FW David Lodola
Republic of Ireland FW Karl Somers

Bohemians F.C. International matches[change | change source]

Overall[change | change source]

Appearances Played Won Drawn Lost For Against
23 59 13 12 34 47 104

Past opponents[change | change source]

Season Competition Country Team Score
1970–71 Cup Winners' Cup Preliminary Round Czechoslovakia TJ Gottwaldov 1–2, 2–2 (3–4 agg.)
1972–73 UEFA Cup Round 1 Germany 1. FC Köln 1–2, 0–3 (1–5 agg.)
1974–75 UEFA Cup Final Germany Hamburger SV 0–3, 0–1 (0–4 agg.)
1975–76 European Cup Round 1 Scotland Rangers 1–4, 1–1 (2–5 agg.)
1976–77 Cup Winners' Cup Round 1 Denmark Esbjerg fB 2–1, 1–0 (3–1 agg.)
Cup Winners' Cup Round 2 Poland Śląsk Wrocław 0–3, 0–1 (0–4 agg.)
1977–78 UEFA Cup Round 1 England Newcastle United 0–0, 0–4 (0–4 agg.)
1978–79 European Cup Round 1 Cyprus AC Omonia 1–2, 1–0 (2–2 agg.)
European Cup Round 2 East Germany Dynamo Dresden 0–0, 0–6 (0–6 agg.)
1979–80 UEFA Cup Round 1 Portugal Sporting CP 10–2, 0–0 (10–2 agg.)
1984–85 UEFA Cup Round 1 Scotland Rangers 3–2, 0–2 (3–4 agg.)
1985–86 UEFA Cup Round 1 Scotland Dundee United 2–5, 2–2 (4–7 agg.)
1987–88 UEFA Cup Round 1 Scotland Aberdeen 0–0, 0–1 (0–1 agg.)
1992–93 Cup Winners' Cup Qual. Round Romania Steaua Bucureşti 0–4, 0–0 (0–4 agg.)
1993–94 UEFA Cup Round 1 France Girondins de Bordeaux 0–1, 0–5 (0–6 agg.)
1995 Intertoto Cup Round 1 Denmark Odense BK 0–2
Intertoto Cup Round 1 Finland HJK Helsinki 2–3
Intertoto Cup Round 1 France Girondins de Bordeaux 0–2
Intertoto Cup Round 1 Sweden IFK Norrköping 0–5
1996–97 UEFA Cup Qual. Round 1 Belarus Dinamo Minsk 1–1, 0–0 (1–1 agg.)
1997–98 UEFA Cup Preliminary Round Hungary Ferencvárosi TC 0–1, 0–5 (0–6 agg.)
2000–01 UEFA Cup Qualifying Round Scotland Aberdeen 2–1, 0–1 (2–2 agg.)
UEFA Cup Round 1 Germany 1. FC Kaiserslautern 1–3, 1–0 (2–3 agg.)
2001–02 Champions League Qual. Round 1 Estonia FC Levadia Maardu 3–0, 0–0 (3–0 agg.)
Champions League Qual. Round 2 Sweden Halmstads BK 1–2, 0–2 (1–4 agg.)
2003–04 Champions League Qual. Round 1 Belarus FC BATE 0–1, 3–0 (3–1 agg.)
Champions League Qual. Round 2 Norway Rosenborg BK 0–1, 0–4 (0–5 agg.)
2004–05 UEFA Cup Round 1 Estonia FC Levadia Tallinn 0–0, 1–3 (1–3 agg.)
2005 Intertoto Cup Round 1 Belgium K.A.A. Gent 1–0, 1–3 (2–3 agg.)
2008 Intertoto Cup Round 1 Wales Rhyl 5–1, 4–2 (9–3 agg.)
Intertoto Cup Round 2 Latvia FK Rīga 0–1, 2–1 (2–2 agg.)
2009–10 Champions League Qual. Round 2 Austria Red Bull Salzburg 1–1, 0–1 (1–2 agg.)
2010–11 Champions League Qual. Round 2 Wales The New Saints 1–0, 0–4 (1–4 agg.)
2011–12 Europa League Qual. Round 2 Slovenia Olimpija Ljubljana 0–2, 1–1 (1–3 agg.)

Honours[change | change source]

  • League of Ireland (11)
    • 1923/24, 1927/28, 1929/30, 1933/34, 1935/36, 1974/75, 1977/78, 2000/01, 2002/03, 2008, 2009
  • Irish Cup (7)
    • 1928, 1935, 1970, 1976, 1992, 2001, 2008
  • League Cup (3)
    • 1975, 1979, 2009
  • Setanta Sports Cup (1)
    • 2009/10
  • Irish Cup-whole Ireland (1) played 1880 -1920
    • 1908
  • Inter-City Cup (1)
    • 1945