Cork City FC is a Republic of Ireland football club based in Cork. They currently feature in the FAI Premier Division and were one of the first clubs in Ireland to field professional footballers.

Cork City FC were established in 1984 by officials from several Cork clubs and were elected to the League of Ireland. In 1987 they won the League Cup.

In 1993 Cork City won the league title for the first time in their history in 1993. They won the League Cup in the 1994-1995 season and finished fourth in the league in the 1996-1997 season.

Cork City play their home matches at the Turners Cross that can accommodate 7,500 spectators. They bear the nicknames “City” and “Rebel Army”.

Country Ireland Ireland
City Cork
Founded 1984

In 2001 businessman Brian Lennox tookover the club. In 2005 Cork City won their second championship. In 2008, though, they suffered from financial crisis and were placed under examinership for some time.