Damien Duff has been announced as the new head coach of the Shamrock Rovers under-15 National League team.
The former Irish wing wizard will combine the new job with his role as coach with the first team at Tallaght Stadium.
The new under-15 National League will begin in August and in today's statement, were keen to emphasise its importance to the club.
"We have repeatedly spoken about the importance of developing our own home grown players and the new U15 National League programme is a very significant part of our young player’s development.
"Damien is one of Ireland’s greatest ever players and his vast experience and knowledge of the game will be of immense benefit to the players and coaches that work with him.
"His addition to our Academy set-up strengthens an already very talented underage coaching staff which includes a large number with professional playing experience."
Rovers have also put the call out to any budding Hoops who would be interested in playing for the club's academy teams.
Those interested should email firstname.lastname@example.org along with your name, date of birth, club and playing position.