who are st. maelruans fC
Volunteer coaching staff give their own time to assist all players with skill improvement, game discipline & concentration. Coaching staff take care to 'assist' the young soccer players in their social skills development.
Volunteer Coaches attend official FAI coach training sessions to better themselves and insure good skills and knowledge are passed on to their players.
Our coaches teach young players ball skills that will benefit the team and raise self confidence. As players progress they learn to 'read' the game, how the ball moves and develop the skill of anticipation.
Previously known as Tallaght Town FC the club decided to officially change to St. Maelruan's FC.
The football club was founded in 1968 by Brendan Whealan, John McGrath and Derek Harper. When construction on The Square shopping centre began play on the home field was impossible the the club moved their home ground from Virginia Farm to Watergate.