|Full name||Alan Gough|
|Date of birth||10 March 1971|
|Place of birth||Watford, England|
|Playing position||Goalkeeper (retired)|
|1988–1991||Republic of Ireland U21||5||(0)|
|1988||Republic of Ireland U19||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Gough began his career initially as an apprentice with Portsmouth before moving to Ireland with Galway United. After eighteen months with Galway, he joined Shelbourne, with whom he spent five highly successful seasons. In the 1996 FAI Cup Final he was sent off at Lansdowne Road.
In July 1999, Gough made the switch to Glentoran and had an excellent first season, winning three winners medals in the process. He was in terrific form in the Irish Cup Final and played a large part in the victory. He finished his career as team-captain at Galway United at the end of the 2006 season but continued to play in 2007 as an emergency goalkeeper as well as his assistant manager role. On 31 March 2008, he was sacked from Galway United along with the rest of the management team.
He won numerous major honours both north and south of the Irish border. They include five under-21 international caps with the Republic of Ireland in the early 1990s, youth caps, FAI Cup medals and League Cup medals.
On 22 December 2008 he was announced as the new Manager of Longford Town. While managing Longford Gough was forced to don the goalkeeping gloves for a spell due to the lack of a regular custodian
- Derry City
- FAI Cup (1): 2002
- Bray Sign Gough, retrieved 28 April 2009
- Alan Gough appointed new Longford Town manager, retrieved 28 April 2009
- Longford Town 0 – 1 Athlone Town, retrieved 28 April 2009
- Alan Gough resigns as Longford Town manager – extratime.ie, retrieved 24 May 2009