Cobh4Football – Old Church Park – Stephen Ireland Astro Development Fundraising Launch

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Cobh4Football in partnership with the 4 soccer clubs in the town are delighted to announce further details on the proposed new development at Old Church Park, home of Cobh Wanderer’s AFC.

Old Church Park

The proposed design for the facility, as can been seen in the accompanying photograph, is now completed. Comprising of a brand new floodlit artificial surface and new natural grass surface the new facility has the potential to be a much-needed addition to the footballing facilities in the town.
We would like to sincerely thank Caltech ( for sponsoring the commissioning of the 3D CGI photograph.

Given the current pandemic, the need for additional adequate facilities in the town has never been greater. Adequate time spacing between training groups has meant further reduced available hours for teams. This has meant all clubs have had to look at alternative training locations.

The new facility will cost €650,000, which all will agree is a huge sum of money. €550,000 of this money will come from the Stephen Ireland Fund, Sports Capital Grant, Local Council Grant, and fantastic club support.

To achieve the total funds required to finish the biggest phase of this project
Our fundraising goal is set @ €50,000

We know the incredible difficulties that people are currently experiencing as a result of the pandemic, so any support given, no matter how much, is greatly appreciated.

You can donate now here –

In the coming weeks we will have details of other sponsorship & support opportunities and we will be calling to local businesses to gather their support for the project.

We would like to thank all the clubs in the town for their commitment to this project to date.

We look forward to updating you all with further progress and events soon.

Thanks again,

The Cobh4Football Group

Old Church Park

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