LFS Corinthians

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LFS Corinthians (281433)
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HT-User: kelenehan
Country: Ireland Template:Flag/IRL
Region: Offaly
Prize shelf: Division V.PNGDivision V.PNG
Arena: The LFS Canal Bank Coliseum
Fan club: Hawks of the Faithful
Club Site: LFS Corinthians Official site


LFS Corinthians is an Irish club based in the Offaly region. The club was founded on the 30th of August 2006 by kelenehan.

The club was relegated to Division V in its first season, Irish Season 18. They instantly bounced back to IV in Irish Season 19 by capturing the Division V.211 title with 14 victories from 14 games.

In Irish Season 20 LFS Corinthians were again relegated after an heroic effort to stay in Division IV.21. They lost out by 1 point to Consternation, a club from the Cork region. In the first game of the season LFS Corinthians had a very disappointing 2-2 draw with Dublin based side, Kilcock. The failure to win this game, which looked like a definate 3 points, cost LFS Corinthians their Division IV status.



Club History

Global Season Irish Season League Irish Cup
38 26 ? in IV.12 3rd Round
37 25 3rd in IV.12 2nd Round
36 24 5th in IV.12 2nd Round
35 23 5th in IV.12 3rd Round
34 22 6th in IV.12 1st Round
33 21 1st in V.154 3rd Round
32 20 7th in IV.21 2nd Round
31 19 1st in V.211 2nd Round
30 18 7th in IV.27 Did Not Compete

The club was relegated to Division V in its first season, Irish Season 18. They instantly bounced back to IV in Irish Season 19 by capturing the Division V.211 title with 14 victories from 14 games.

In Irish Season 20 LFS Corinthians were again relegated after an heroic effort to stay in Division IV.21. They lost out by 1 point to Consternation, a club from the Cork region. In the first game of the season LFS Corinthians had a very disappointing 2-2 draw with Dublin based side, Kilcock. The failure to win this game, which looked like a definate 3 points, cost LFS Corinthians their Division IV status.

In Irish Season 21 LFS Corinthians had the best Irish Cup campaign in their history. They were defeated by Longford side LTFC Heros in the 3rd round. The league campaign was again successful with Corinthians promoted back to Division IV. One loss and a draw were the only dropped points during the season.

Irish Season 22 had the worse of starts for LFS Corinthians when they lost in Round 1 of their Irish Cup campaign. They were defeated by Donegal side Donegal County FC in a Penalty Shoot-out. The league campaign also had a dreadful start with Corinthians defeated in the first 8 games of the campaign. However, most players in the squad were sold or sacked and a new group of players won 3 games and drew 1 in their last six fixtures. Corinthians then played a Relegation Playoff against Dublin side Firhouse Carmel and ensured their Division IV status with a fine 5 - 0 home win.

Irish Season 23 & 24 both saw Corinthians finish 5th in the table.

Club Colours

Season 20 Home Kit
Season 21 Home Kit
Season 20 Away Kit
Season 21 Away Kit

LFS Corinthians originally wore a green kit with gold trim as their home kit and a white kit with gold trim as their away kit, as most teams without supporter wear.

The kit was first changed for Season 20.

The Season 20 Home Kit had a jersey which was primarily white. It had blue shoulders with an orange trim and a blue navel with an orange trim. The togs were primarily blue with a white trim. The socks were blue with an orange and white trim. The Season 20 Away Kit had a jersey which was primarily black. It had blue shoulders with an orange trim. The togs were primarily black with a blue trim. The socks were blue with an orange and black trim.

LFS Corinthians launched a new kit for the first game of Season 21. The White Home Jersey has an Orange and Blue diagonal sash. The Black Away Jersey also has an Orange and Blue diagonal sash.

Club Crest

The original LFS Corinthians Crest
The 2nd LFS Corinthians Crest

LFS Corinthians first showed their club crest to the world in Season 21. The crest was designed by the Club Owner kelenehan. It was a very basic design which lacked artistic flair. However, the club was described very well in the crest. The main colours were orange and blue to match the club owners', Lenehan Financial Services, corporate identity. The words Lenehan Financial Services were placed on the crest as was the LFS logo. Underneath this was two Corinthian facemasks and a figure of a footballer.

For season 21 a new Club Crest was unveiled. The logo was designed by plugger, an esteemed logomaker from The Netherlands. Kelenehan requested that the artist design a more contemporary crest which still portrayed an image of the meaning of the club name as well as keeping the club colours. The crest was accompanied by the club motto,"Nil Satis Nisi Optimum" which is a latin phrase meaning "Nothing but the best is good enough". The motto is also used by FA Premier League side Everton F.C.. Kelenehan is a lifelong Everton supporter and so it is no surprise that the motto is used by LFS Corinthians.

At the start of season 26 a new logo was adopted by Corinthians. This logo was designed by Polish designer -ZiomaL-. The logo kept the club motto and club colours, but is seen by the board of directors as more contemporary than the last logo.

To see more of plugger's work see the link at the bottom of this page.

Arena

The LFS Canal Bank Coliseum

LFS Corinthians play their home games at The LFS Canal Bank Coliseum. When first built, the stadium had a capacity of 12,000.

At the end of Season 18 expansion work boosted the capacity to 17,500.

The stadium was again expanded at the end of Season 21 due to the demand for extra tickets for home games by the rapidly growing fan-club, The Hawks of the Faithful. The capacity at this time was 31,320.

The stadium was again expanded for the start of Season 25.

The stadium now has a capacity of 50,475 made up of

  • 30,285 Terraces
  • 11,862 Basic Seats
  • 7,066 Seats under roof
  • 1,262 Seats in VIP boxes

The highest attendance was 31,320 Vs firhouse carmel on 17/02/2008. LFS Corinthians won 5 - 0 in a Relegation Play-Off on that occasion.

Current Squad

Squad Number Position Nationality Name Date Joined Previous Club Transfer Fee LFS Corinthians Academy
1 GK Template:Flag/IRL Stephen O'Dwyer 22/06/2008 - € - Star.gif
2 DEF Template:Flag/IRL Jonathan Cooney 22/10/2008 Elkin Chengers € 1 225 001
3 DEF Template:Flag/IRL Darren Rice 22/07/2008 Real Mente FC € 569 001
4 MID Template:Flag/IRL Clive Colgan 12/08/2007 FC Russian Galwegians € 1 190 001
5 DEF Template:Flag/ESP Pedro Cassillas 19/06/2008 caminos c.f. € 2 000 001
6 MID Template:Flag/IRL Bertie Scully 16/06/2007 SC Feldmühle € 1 609 001
7 WING Template:Flag/IRL Sean Connery 26/07/2007 FC Caledonia € 15 001
8 FOR Template:Flag/IRL James Friel 28/09/2008 - € - Star.gif
9 FOR Template:Flag/IRL Alex Campbell 15/06/2008 - € - Star.gif
10 FOR Template:Flag/POL Józef Piskuła 20/06/2007 ABEL69 € 850 001
11 WING Template:Flag/ECU Juan Viera 13/01/2008 Ronaldiño FC € 801 001
16 MID Template:Flag/GER Jörn Meidericher 30/04/2007 Italian Runners € 188 001
21 FOR Template:Flag/IRL Phil Rogers 15/09/2008 - € - Star.gif
22 FOR Template:Flag/CAN Fenyang Chitsvatsva 30/10/2007 East Enders € 30 001
41 COACH Template:Flag/ARG Pablo Taboada 04/04/2007 dynamo dresden 1 € 3 001
42 DEF Template:Flag/IRL Kurt Grogan 25/08/2007 - € - Star.gif
43 DEF Template:Flag/USA Herb Phan 07/09/2007 Ajaxamstr4ever € 1 001
44 MID Template:Flag/IRL Timothy Dalton 20/10/2007 Dooneen Utd € 17 001
45 FOR Template:Flag/ENG Daniel Craig 11/10/2007 deepflight aces € 23 001
46 WING Template:Flag/IDN Boy Panda 17/11/2007 Alan Moore's Beard € 28 001
78 WING Template:Flag/IRL Lar Tambling 09/09/2008 - € - Star.gif
79 WING Template:Flag/IRL Leonard Casey 24/03/2008 - € - Star.gif

Academy

LFS Corinthians U-20 are the Youth Academy team of LFS Corinthians. The Academy was formed on the 26th of March 2007.

Stephen McMullen was the first Coach at the Academy and is currently working his sixth season as coach.

The team play their Home Matches at LFS Stadium which is located within a mile of The LFS Canal Bank Coliseum, home of LFS Corinthians. The stadium is also used as the senior team training ground.

In their first full season the LFS Corinthians U-20 team played in the www.propertymillions.com Youth League. They finished in 3rd position that season. The team had a bad start to the campaign, but after the signing of 3 new players the team went on a 10 game unbeaten run which also included 8 clean sheets. The team are now competing in the fifth season of the AFFF Youth League, the youth league of the Achievement & Flagchasers Friendly Federation.

The academy has promoted several players from the academy to the senior team. Corinthians Physio Kurt Grogan was the first member of the Youth Academy to get a full time contract.

Honours

Global Season Irish Season Competition Result Trophy
33 21 1st in V.154 Division V.PNG
31 19 1st in V.211 Division V.PNG

The club won their first title in Irish Season 19 when they won Division V.211 with great ease. They had a 100% record winning all 14 league games.

Two seasons later Corinthians added a second Division V winners trophy to their collection when the won Division V.154 with 12 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. Norwegian striker Frederick Stokeland claimed the league Top Goalscorer award with 14 goals,

Records and Statistics

Most Appearances

Below is a list of the 20 players with the most appearances for LFS Corinthians, as of November 05, 2008: Current players are marked *

Place Nation Player Appearances
1 Template:Flag/GER Jörn Meidericher * 121
2 Template:Flag/IRL Sean Connery * 111
3 Template:Flag/ECU Juan Viera * 67
4 Template:Flag/NOR Fredrik Stokkeland 45
5 Template:Flag/IRL Bertie Scully * 39
6 Template:Flag/ESP Pedro Cassillas * 37
6 Template:Flag/IRL Kurt Grogan * 37
6 Template:Flag/ISR Mahmood Mustafa 37
9 Template:Flag/IRL Adam Baker 32
9 Template:Flag/BRA Cleovilson Rebello * 32
9 Template:Flag/ESP Ginés Navarro * 32
12 Template:Flag/IRL Boy Panda * 31
12 Template:Flag/ENG Daniel Craig * 31
14 Template:Flag/IRL Simon Ó Faodhagáin * 30
14 Template:Flag/IRL Dan Carew 30
16 Template:Flag/IRL Stephen O'Dwyer * 29
16 Template:Flag/ROU Mãdãlin Ioan 29
16 Template:Flag/OCE Carl McCauley 29
19 Template:Flag/IRL HLeonard Casey * 28
19 Template:Flag/IRL Mossy Thornton 28

Most Goals

Below is a list of the 20 players with the most Goals for LFS Corinthians, as of March 06, 2008: Current players are marked *

Place Nation Player Goals
1 Template:Flag/NOR Fredrik Stokkeland 23
2 Template:Flag/GER Jörn Meidericher * 17
3 Template:Flag/ESP Joan Pallarès * 14
3 Template:Flag/IRL Sean Connery * 14
5 Template:Flag/ESP Ginés Navarro * 11
6 Template:Flag/ROU Mãdãlin Ioan 10
7 Template:Flag/OCE Nat Hannay * 9
7 Template:Flag/BEL Eddy Geleyn 9
9 Template:Flag/IRL Jordan Magauran 8
10 Template:Flag/ISR Mahmood Mustafa * 7
10 Template:Flag/IDN Boy Panda * 7
12 Template:Flag/ISR Liav Kabilio * 6
12 Template:Flag/DEN Hans-Erik Nielsen 6
12 Template:Flag/NOR Rene Pedersen 6
12 Template:Flag/SWE Johan Johansson 6
16 Template:Flag/IRL Adam Baker 5
16 Template:Flag/IRL Dan Carew 5
16 Template:Flag/MEX David Almazán 5
19 Template:Flag/USA Herb Phan * 4
19 Template:Flag/IRL Kurt Grogan * 4

Transfer Records

Flag Collection

LFS Corinthians have been seriously chasing flags since Irish Season 20.


  • Below is a chart of their International Friendlies.


Global Season Irish Season Countries Visited Flag Collection New Flags Visited Countries Hosted Flag Collection New Flags Hosted
35 23 Template:Flag/FRO Template:Flag/LUX 2 Template:Flag/ECU 1
34 22 Template:Flag/ISL Template:Flag/LIE Template:Flag/BRU Template:Flag/GEO Template:Flag/AZE Template:Flag/AND Template:Flag/SUR Template:Flag/IND Template:Flag/KSA Template:Flag/KUW 10 Template:Flag/LUX Template:Flag/GEO Template:Flag/PAN Template:Flag/DOM Template:Flag/KSA 5
33 21 Template:Flag/NCA Template:Flag/PAK Template:Flag/BAN Template:Flag/KOR Template:Flag/TPE Template:Flag/MON Template:Flag/BEL Template:Flag/DOM Template:Flag/PAN Template:Flag/THA Template:Flag/TUN Template:Flag/EGY 12 Template:Flag/RSA 1
32 20 Template:Flag/CZE Template:Flag/OCE Template:Flag/PER Template:Flag/SVN Template:Flag/CRO Template:Flag/PAR Template:Flag/JOR Template:Flag/NIR Template:Flag/RSA Template:Flag/VIE Template:Flag/ECU 11 Template:Flag/BRA Template:Flag/BEL 2
31 19 Template:Flag/USA Template:Flag/ESP Template:Flag/FRA Template:Flag/ITA 4 Template:Flag/FIN Template:Flag/SUI Template:Flag/GER Template:Flag/SWE Template:Flag/USA 5
30 18 Template:Flag/IRL Template:Flag/GER Template:Flag/POR 3 Template:Flag/IRL Template:Flag/POR Template:Flag/POL Template:Flag/GRE Template:Flag/NED 5


Total number of flags attained in away matches: 42 of 120.

Total number of flags attained in home matches: 19 of 120.

Achievements

Team Achievements

Date Achievement Points How common
Star.gif 04/12/2006 Pulled a youth player 10 1231756
Star.gif 09/12/2006 Sold player 10 950909
Star.gif 14/12/2006 Bought player 10 1146885
Star.gif 29/12/2006 Player's skill increased 10 1231178
Star.gif 22/03/2007 Fan club size reached 1016 members 5 440180
Star.gif 02/04/2007 Team was ranked 401 40 50792
Star.gif 16/06/2007 Cash is king 5 400712
Star.gif 14/07/2007 Rebought a youth player 10 16400
Star.gif 17/07/2007 Sold a youth player 10 22774
Star.gif 16/02/2008 Squad total TSI reached 36140 5 252622

Match Achievements

Date Achievement Points How common
Star.gif 03/01/2007 Played international friendly match 10 844394
Star.gif 10/01/2007 Youthful lineup 35 2819
Star.gif 21/02/2007 Veteran lineup 35 1153
Star.gif 20/05/2007 Team reached an average match rating of weak 4 381157
Star.gif 24/06/2007 Academy lineup 35 228
Star.gif 04/07/2007 Home-grown lineup 25 749452
Star.gif 17/01/2008 Team reached 33,5 stars in a match 10 373314

Manager Achievements

Date Achievement Points How common
Star.gif 25/02/2007 Wrote a press announcement 10 181918
Star.gif 25/02/2007 Wrote a conference post 10 511446
Star.gif 15/06/2007 Founded federation, received 145 members 20 66

Special Awards

Date Achievement Points How common
Star.gif 04/08/2007 Dishonest Squad 15 11
Star.gif 11/08/2007 Honest Squad 15 7
Star.gif 01/09/2007 Nasty Squad 15 13
Star.gif 15/09/2007 Nice Squad 15 27

Total 369 of 1260 possible points

Federations

Kelenehan and LFS Corinthians are proud members of the following HT Federations.


Kelenehan is the founder and President of the Achievement & Flagchasers Friendly Federation (AFFF) AllianceID: 61597. This Federation was founded on the 10th of May 2007 and has over 330 members from 84 nations. The Federation aims to help all flag fans to find friendlies with teams from other nations and to help members find achievements. The federation is limited to 6 members from each HT nation.

Following the ideas the initial founder had for this federation; a long-term effort to improve the irish national squads by insuring that all irishmen get their training, and on home ground! PSBI is also a federation where you can discuss tactics, post requests, locate irish players via scout reports, participate in the annual youth pull challenge or just talk shite. If your federation thinks that they got what it takes, challenge us! Contact Philler or our PFCO KieranQ.


  • Friends around the World (FATW)

Friends around the World is a federation that represents managers who plan to play Hattrick for a long time and who strive to play in the Top Divisions and Hattrick Masters. Each manager represents their country and only a maximum of 3 managers per country will be accepted.


  • Small_Countries_Federation (SMACOFED)

All teams from countries of under 1500 active users are welcome with no limit on the number of teams per small country and no exceptions made for teams from larger countries. Join us to arrange friendlies, share tips and experiences from the perspective of playing in a small country and don't forget to join in with the conference!

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