Lochee Harp F.C.

Lochee Harp
Full name Lochee Harp Junior Football Club
Nickname(s) The Harp
Founded 1904
Ground Beechwood Park, Kings Cross Road, Dundee
Ground Capacity 1,800
Chairman Jim Kelly
Manager Michael Gormley
League SJFA East Region North Division
2015–16 SJFA East Region North Division, 11th

Lochee Harp Football Club are a Scottish Junior football club based in the Lochee area of the city of Dundee. Formed in 1904 and nicknamed "the Harp", they play their home games at Beechwood Park, which has room for around 1,800 spectators. Their strip (uniform) colours are green and white.

Lochee Harp were formed among the Irish community in Lochee, and derive their history as an Irish Catholic football club. They were formed in much the same way as Celtic, by local priests and church members to alleviate the boredom of the workers and provide some recreation. Dundee United have much the same origins, having been formed as Dundee Hibernian, and there was another Irish based club in the Lochee area as well, Lochee Emmet, named after the Irish patriot Robert Emmet.

They were members of the Tayside Junior League, but are presently competing in the East region of Scottish junior football which they, along will all Tayside junior clubs became a part in 2002.

Lochee Harp were formerly a hugely successful junior team, winning the Dundee Junior League in their first season of existence, but have found such success more hard to come by in recent years. Indeed, they are not even the top club in the Lochee area at present, playing two divisions below rivals and neighbours Lochee United.

The club reached the final of the Scottish Junior Cup in 1954 but lost 21 to Sunnybank.[1]

The team are managed since August 2016 by former player Michael Gormley.[2]


Scottish Junior Cup

Other Honours

Notable former players


  1. McGlone, David; McLure, Bill (1987). The Juniors - 100 Years. A Centenary History of Scottish Junior Football. Mainstream. p. 101. ISBN 1-85158-060-3.
  2. Lochee Harp JFC [LocheeHarpJfc] (30 August 2016). "Michael Gormley has been appointed as Manager" (Tweet). Retrieved 31 August 2016 via Twitter.

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