U19 Squad Profiles 2013-14

U19 Squad Profiles 2013-14

Here are the details of the Ireland U19 squad for the season 2013-14
14th Aug 2013
 

Eric Grimes

Goalkeeper - Leeds United
 

Born: 04/02/1995.

Played well in an U18 international in Switzerland in 2012 and made his U19 debut against Norway in August 2013. Cork native. Previously with Ringmahon Rangers. He won his second U19 cap against Slovenia.


U19 CAPS: 4 GOALS: 0



  

Liam Bossin

Goalkeeper - Anderlecht RSC
 

Born: 15/07/1996

LIAM was born in Belgium and has been in Anderlecht's squad for the UEFA Youth League. He made his Ireland debut in a U19 friendly against Romania in Blarney in March 2014 and then also impressed against Mexico in May. Tall and strong with good hands.

U19 CAPS: 2 GOALS: 0

  

Aaron Myles

Goalkeeper - Nottingham Forest
 

Born: 01/04/1996.

Called into the squad for the Norway friendlies in August 2013. He made his U19 debut in the second game at the UCD Bowl. He previously played for St Kevin's Boys, Peamount United and St Francis.

U19 CAPS: 1 GOALS: 0

Shane Fagan

Goalkeeper - Shamrock Rovers
 

Born: 23/02/1995.

SHANE previously played for Cherry Orchard and Coventry City and had a stint with Stoke City before signing for Shamrock Rovers this summer. A former member of the U17 and U18 international squads he made his U19 debut against Slovenia in September.

U19 CAPS: 2 GOALS: 0

Kyle McFadden

Defender - Norwich City
 

Born: 20/04/1995.

Talented centre-back who helped Norwich City win the FA Youth Cup in 2013. He won his first U19 cap against Norway in August 2013. Donegal native. He was previously with Swilly Rovers FC.

U19 CAPS: 7 GOALS: 0

Sean Long

Defender - Reading
 

Born: 02/05/1995

COMPOSED defender Sean joined Reading FC from Cherry Orchard in 2012 and was capped at U18 level against Switzerland before earning a promotion to the U19s. He has played for the Royals U21 side. Made five appearances in the UEFA U17 qualifiers in 2011-12. Made his U19 debut in the 2-2 draw with Slovakia in June 2013.

U19 CAPS: 8 GOALS: 0

Dan Cleary

Defender - Liverpool FC
 

Date of Birth: 09/03/1996

DAN captained Ireland at the Elite Phase of the UEFA U17 Championships in March 2013. A tall confident defender, the Dubliner joined Liverpool from Crumlin United. Has played for Ireland since U15 level. He won eight U17 caps last season and won his first U19 cap in the UEFA U19 Championships Qualifying Round against Bosnia.

U19 CAPS: 8 GOALS: 0

  

Noe Baba

Defender - Fulham
 

Born: 08/08/1996.

CAMEROON-born Noe captained the U17s in their UEFA Championships qualifying round matches in October then promptly stepped up to help the U19 side take the same step in their qualifying campaign. Noe emerged with Mayo side Castlebar Celtic and was linked with many clubs before opting to join Fulham in January 2013. Can also play in midfield.

U19 CAPS: 12 GOALS: 0

Eoghan O'Connell

Defender - Celtic
 

Born: 13/08/1995.

EOGHAN has made steady progress at Celtic recently and won his first U19 cap against Norway in August 2013. A tall centre-back who is in Celtic's UEFA Youth Champions League squad. From Douglas, Co Cork. He previously played for Avondale United.

U19 CAPS: 1 GOALS: 0

Evan Finnegan

Defender - Doncaster Rovers
 

Born: 05/08/1995.

EVAN won his first U19 cap in the August 2013 friendly against Norway. A solid and composed left-back. The Dubliner played schoolboy football with Cherry Orchard and Home Farm.

U19 CAPS: 2 GOALS: 0

  

Ryan McConnell

Defender - Manchester United
 

Born: 3/10/1995.

Letterkenny native McConnell has made good progress at Old Trafford after joining from Glencar Celtic. The full-back has been capped at U16 and U17 level for Ireland. After playing against the Czech Republic twice last season he won his third U19 cap against Norway in August 2013.

U19 CAPS: 4 GOALS: 0

Kevin Toner

Defender - Aston Villa
 

Born: 18/07/1996.

PREVIOUSLY with Home Farm, Kevin played in the U17 international squad last year after joining Aston Villa earlier that year. A native of Ashbourne, Co Meath. He normally plays centre-back but can also play left-back. Also capped at U15 and U16, he marked his U19 debut with a goal against Slovenia in September.

U19 CAPS: 2 GOALS: 1

Dylan Barnett

Defender - Brighton & Hove Albion
 

Born: 05/12/1996

DYLAN has made solid progression in the past year. The former St Joseph's Boys midfielder has proved to be a solid left-back and impressed in the U18 friendlies against the Czech Republic and once again at U19 level against Mexico earlier this month. Previously featured in the Ireland U17 squad for the UEFA Championships Elite Qualifying Round in March 2013.

U19 CAPS: 2 GOALS: 0

Bobby Moseley

Defender - Birmingham City
 

Born: 07/03/1996.

BOBBY was an integral part of the Irish U17 squad last season  and was capped eight times at that level. He made his U19 debut against Slovania in September 2013. The English-born defender can also play in midfield.

U19 CAPS: 5 GOALS: 0

Alan Browne

Midfielder  - Preston North End
 

Born: 15/04/1995.

MIDFIELDER Browne was voted Airtricity League U19 Player of the Year last year as he led the Rebels to a league and cup double. Won his first U19 international cap against Norway in August 2013. Industrious box to box midfielder with a good range of passing. Previously with Ringmahon Rangers. He has been capped twice in home-based U18 international games. Joined Preston in January 2014 and burst into the first team before the end of the campaign.

U19 CAPS: 5 GOALS: 0

  

Ryan Robinson

Midfielder - Shelbourne FC
 

Born: 02/04/1996

RYAN has attracted a lot of interest from UK clubs recently has been strongly linked with Everton. Can also play right-back and recently broke into the Shelbourne first team. The youngster is a product of St Kevin's Boys FC where he played all his schoolboy football.

U19 CAPS: 1 GOALS: 0
  

Dylan Connolly

Winger - Shelbourne
 

Born: 02/05/1995

DYLAN is waiting to make his Ireland debut after being drafted into the Ireland U19 squad for the UEFA Championships Elite Qualifying Round. Originally from Dublin, he emerged in the NECSL with Johnstown FC then played for Home Farm before his move to Tolka Park.

U19 CAPS: 0 GOALS: 0

Conor Whittle

Midfielder  - Waterford United
 

Born: 28/04/1995.

CONOR has established himself as an exciting addition to the Waterford United side this season after emerging with De La Salle in his native city. He can play in midfield or defence and helped De La Salle school to the FAIS All-Ireland tittle in 2011. Made his U19 debut against Slovenia at the RSC and scored against the same oppoents in his second game at that level. Played one UEFA U17 Championship qualifier in 2011.

U19 CAPS: 2 GOALS: 1

Thomas Mulroney

Midfielder  - St Patrick's Athletic
 

Born: 24/03/1995.

ST PATRICK'S Athletic midfielder Thomas won his first U19 international cap against Slovenia in September 2013 and produced a top class performance. He played in the U18 friendlies against Switzerland in November 2012 and has also played for Ireland in UEFA U17 Championship games in 2011 and 2012. Previously with Crumlin United.

U19 CAPS: 3 GOALS: 0

Jack Byrne

Midfielder - Manchester City
 

Born: 24/04/1996.

JACK has progressed to the U19 squad having impressed at U17 international level. He scored four goals in six appearances for Tom Mohan's side last season. He is a talented No 10 style midfielder with quick feet and a good range of passing. Previously with St Kevin's Boys.

U19 CAPS: 2 GOALS: 0

Jake Mulraney

Midfielder - Nottingham Forest
 

Born: 05/04/1996.

JAKE made his U19 international debut against Norway in August 2013. Played five games for the Ireland U17 side last season. A quick left-footed player with neat range of tricks. Previously with Lourdes Celtic and Crumlin United.

U19 CAPS: 1 GOALS: 0


Alex O'Hanlon

Midfielder - Liverpool FC
 

Born: 20/09/1996.

THE former St Kevin's Boys and Shelbourne winger made his U19 debut against Slovenia in September. He played in two U17 games in 2012 but then missed the rest of the UEFA qualifying campaign through injury.

U19 CAPS: 4 GOALS: 1


Liam Kelly

Midfielder - Reading FC
 

Born: 22/11/1995.

LIAM made his Ireland U19 debut against Slovenia in September. A tricky No 10 style player who has been with Reading since 2004 and has progressed from their academy up to their U21 side. Has produced some spectacular goals in his club career and hit a Youtube special winner against Sweden in the UEFA Championships qualifying round.

U19 CAPS: 5 GOALS: 1


Colm Crowe

Midfielder - UCD
 

Born: 12/04/1995.

COLM made his Ireland U19 debut against Slovenia in September. He had been previously capped at U16 level. The former Stella Maris midfielder has settled in well at UCD and made his first team debut earlier this season. Scored against Bosnia in the UEFA Championships qualifying round.

U19 CAPS: 3 GOALS: 1


Adam Wixted

Midfielder - Derby County FC
 

Born: 24/02/1995.

ADAM is an exciting attacking midfielder who can play out wide or behind the striker. Won his first U19 cap against Norway in August 2013. Previously with Stella Maris.

U19 CAPS: 6 GOALS: 0

Dean O'Halloran

Midfielder - Fulham FC
 

Born: 02/01/1996.

DEAN made a good impression on his Ireland U19 debut against Norway in August 2013. He scored twice in five competitive appearances for the Ireland U17 team last season. Direct wide player with a good work rate. Previously with Southend FC in his native Waterford.

U19 CAPS: 7 GOALS: 0

Cody Mulhall

Midfielder - Hibernian FC

Born: 25/08/1996.

RECENTLY signed for Scottish club Hibs from Stella Maris FC. A midfield general with an eye for goal. Cody is a Kildare native. Won his first U19 cap against Norway in August 2013. Scored once in six U17 competitive games last season.  

U19 CAPS: 1 GOALS: 0

Conor Wilkinson

Striker -Bolton Wanderers

Born: 23/01/1995.

TALL target man who moved to Millwall from Bolton Wanderers during the summer. Conor was capped three times by the Ireland U19s last season. 

U19 CAPS: 4 GOALS: 0

Connor Dimaio

Midfielder - Sheffield United
 

Born: 28/01/1996.

CONNOR played twice for the Ireland U17 team in UEFA qualifiers last season. Called up for the U19s for the August 2013 friendlies against Norway and won his first cap in the second game at UCD. He is a competitive midfielder.

U19 CAPS: 1 GOALS: 0

Sean Coyne

Midfielder - UCD
 

Born: 23/05/1995.

Clever winger playing for UCD in the Airtricity League. Sean was capped in six U17 competitive games in 2011-12 and won his first U19 cap against Norway in August 2013, Can also play in defence. Previously with Cherry Orchard.

U19 CAPS: 4 GOALS: 0

Craig Donnellan

Midfielder - Cork City FC
 

Born: 12/06/1996.

CRAIG made six appearances for the Irish U17 team in UEFA Championship games last season. The Cork native has also been capped at U15 & U16 level and won his first U19 cap against Slovenia in September. Previously with College Corinthians since he was six years old.

U19 CAPS: 1 GOALS: 0

Ryan Goldsmith

Midfielder - Cobh Ramblers FC
 

Born: 16/07/1996

RYAN has been in excellent form this year and made his mark with a brilliant free-kick for Ireland's U18 side in a friendly against the Czech Republic in April. Previously capped at U15 level and in the home-based U18 side, he was drafted into the U19 team for the UEFA Championships