The National League Executive Committee invites expressions of interest from clubs/entities who are not currently members of the League of Ireland who are interested in participating in the League of Ireland First Division season.
Potential new applicant clubs/entities will be assessed across the following criteria: Sporting, Infrastructure / Facilities, Administrative, Legal & Governance, Finance, Community Development and Marketing & Communications.
Clubs/entities joining the League of Ireland will be required to enter into a Participation Agreement with the FAI, which sets out the terms and conditions which each participant club/entity agree to adhere to including Commercial Rules, Club Licensing Process, Disciplinary Procedures and Anti-Doping Programme.
Potential new applicant Clubs/entities who intend to express an interest in competing in the League of Ireland First Division should do so by email by close of business on Tuesday 10th November 2020, stating name, contact and attach current or intended development structures.
Expressions of Interest to be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
New applicant Clubs/entities will be required to obtain a licence from the FAI Club Licensing Committee before being entitled to participate in the League of Ireland First Division.