Shamrock Rovers are currently managed by Stephen Kenny after succeeded Michael O'Neill following his appointed as the new manager of Northern Ireland. Kenny left League of Ireland rivals Derry City to join Rovers and at the moment is preparing for the new season which takes place in March 2012.
Rovers are the most success club in Ireland having won a plethora of domestic titles and cups. As of the end of the 2011 season they have won 17 league titles, 24 FAI Cups, 18 and League of Ireland Shields, all of which are records.
They head into the new season as the defending champions and looking to win their third Championship in a row.
Shamrock Rovers have a solitary win against Progres Niederkorn and 2 draws against Progres Niederkorn and FK Ekranas over the last 10 games to thank for earning a mediocre 5 points. Shamrock Rovers have surrendered 6 goals in the process while scoring 5 to give them a poor 5 goal difference.