First Irish team to reach the UK Gay Football Supporters Network (GFSN) Network Cup

Dublin Devils Team Photo After Winning Semi Final

Dublin Devils F.C, Irelands largest LGBTQ+ inclusive football club won the semi-final of the UK Gay Football Supporters Network (GFSN) Cup, beating Yorkshire Terriers by 4 goals to 3 in a thrilling match at Whelan Park, Dublin. The Dublin Devils victory makes them the first Irish football team to reach the final of the prestigious UK GFSN Cup.

Speaking after the match, Club Secretary and Captain, Adam Kane said, “Dublin Devils are delighted to reach the final of the GFSN Cup. It’s a really competitive competition and the quality of the other teams we’ve faced has been very high. This is a historic moment for the Dublin Devils and for LGBTQ+ football in Ireland. We’re proud to be the first Irish club to reach the final. The club has worked extremely hard to build a team that’s capable of getting here and to provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ people to play football in Dublin. The victory today was hard fought against the experienced Yorkshire Terriers but now our focus is on winning the cup and bringing it back home to Dublin.”   

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

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