Galway FC have been invited to submit a licence application by the FAI for the forthcoming 2014 League of Ireland season.
The Galway Football Association have given their support to the new venture and have confirmed that all home games will be played in Eamonn Deacy Park (Terryland Park).
Made up of of the Galway United Supporters Group (GUST), Mervue United, Salthill Devon and the Galway & District League, the brand new team is seeking to unite soccer in the county.
A statement released by Galway FC stated: “Supporters’ involvement is a key ingredient and critical to the success and integration of this new entity in the community and Galway United Supporters Trust (GUST) continue to work with the board and the co-op subcommittee on examining the development of a cooperative structure.
“Galway FC will continue to update supporters and all those with an interest in Galway football with further developments in the coming weeks.
“To support this new dawn in Galway soccer we are delighted to announce that the Comer Group have agreed to be primary sponsor of Galway FC for the next three seasons.
“The position of manager will be key element to the future success and sustainability of Galway FC and we now invite applicants for the position of First Team Manager of Galway FC.”