Bray Wanderers is a professional football club based in Bray, Ireland. The club currently competes in the League of Ireland Premier Division. The Carlisle Grounds, the club’s home stadium, has a capacity of 3,185 seats. The team plays in green and white.
Bray Wanderers was established in 1942. In 1985 the club joined the First Division, when the League of Ireland split into two tiers. On 8 September 1985 the team debuted in the FAI League Cup match against Dundalk. The Seagulls entitled the league and gained promotion to the Premier Division in the same year. The team won the 1990 FAI Cup and earned their first ever opportunity to participate in a European competition.
The club experienced several promotions and relegations from 1990 to 2005. After the 1998/1999 season Bray Wanderers was relegated to the First Division, but managed to lift its second FAI Cup, thus winning a ticket to the 1999/2000 UEFA Cup qualifiers. In the 1999/2000 season the club earned promotion the top league. In the next season Bray Wanderers finished in the fourth place, which is the club’s best result up to date.
Bray Wanderers won 3 First Division titles and 2 FAI Cups.
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