Thurles Town F.C.

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Full nameThurles Town Football Club
Nickname(s)The Town
Founded 1950
merged 1977
GroundThurles Greyhound Stadium
League League of Ireland
North Tipperary District League
Website Club website

Thurles Town Football Club is an Irish association football club based in Thurles, County Tipperary. Their senior team play in the North Tipperary District League. Thurles Town A.F.C. was formed in 1950. In 1977 they merged with Peake Villa to become Thurles Town F.C. and in order to enter a team in the League of Ireland. Thurles Town played in the League of Ireland from 1977–78 until 1981–82. Their best performance was a ninth-place finish in 1979–80. Throughout their time in the League of Ireland, Thurles Town also competed in the FAI Cup. However they never progressed beyond the first round they played in. When Thurles Town withdrew from the League of Ireland in 1982, Peake Villa returned to play in the Kilkenny League and the Tipperary Southern and District League. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]


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