Niamh Fahey

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Niamh Fahey

Defender
67Caps
Date of Birth: 1987-10-13
Current Club: Chelsea Ladies FC
Seasons / Competitions Played: 2004 - Womens Under 19, 2005 - Womens Under 19, 2006 - Womens Under 19, 2009 - UEFA Womens Euro, 2011 - FIFA Womens World Cup, 2013 - UEFA Womens Euro, 2015 - FIFA Womens World Cup

From Galway, Niamh is a versatile player who can play across the back four and in midfield. Previously played for Salthill Devon. Although only 27, she has been named Senior International Player of the Year on three occasions in the past. Missed over a year after sustaining a cruciate ligament injury in April 2013 but returned in style when she won an English FA Cup winners medal with Arsenal in what was only her second 90 minutes of the season. After winning every honour in the English game with the Gunners she transfered to Chelsea for the 2015 English League season and won the English League and Cup double. Captained Ireland for the first time against Slovakia at the 2015 Istria Cup.

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