Derry City Football Club play in the league of Ireland premier division. Brandywell Stadium is their home ground. The Candy-stripes is their nickname which comes from the red and white striped shirts which is Derry City Football Club’s first colours.
Initially the club played in the Irish League when it was founded in 1928. However security issues and the troubles meant Derry City opted out of the Irish League in the early seventies and spent 13 years playing junior football. They returned to senior football in 1985 joining the League of Ireland and were promoted to the top tier in 1987.
Derry City remains the only League of Ireland team to win a domestic treble which they did in 1989. Since then Derry City have tasted success in the League, FAI cup and League Cup.
Since its inception Derry City has been a big part of community life in the city and it continues to be today.
Derry city supporters regularly travel the length and breadth of Ireland. They have been accepted as “Ireland’s best supporters” as they proudly cheer on their team.
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