Dundalk FC – The Captain’s Armband


In sport, the captain’s armband is more than a piece of fabric. Its real weight, and everything it symbolises, is immeasurable. A badge of honour, an unspoken commitment and fearless leadership. Dundalk sponsor Fyffe’s latest video tells the story of the Lilywhites as seen through the eyes of club captains, past and present.

As a club with a proud legacy of great leaders, ‘The Captain’s Armband’ places its focus on current Dundalk FC captain Stephen O’Donnell, who, along with previous captains John Murphy (1962/63) and Dermot Keely (1979/81), share their own experiences of the responsibilities, expectations and pride that comes with wearing the coveted armband and leading the team out on to the hallowed turf of Oriel Park.

Watch also: The Story of Dundalk and Dundalk FC – The Town 

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NEW DUNDALK FC VIDEO COMPLETES ‘TRILOGY’Dundalk Football Club continues to expand its global appeal thanks to a series of YouTube videos produced on the club's behalf by team sponsors Fyffes – the third of which has just been released.Appropriately entitled ‘the Captain’s Armband’ – it tells the story of Dundalk FC as seen through the eyes of club captains, past and present and follows the success of the first two productions which attracted 70,000 and 180,000 views respectively within weeks of being released. Its stars - current club captain Stephen O’Donnell and previous captains John Murphy (1962/63) (left) and Dermot Keely (1979/81) were on hand at Oriel Park to welcome the new production.

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