Declan McManus

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Declan McManus
Personal information
Full name Declan McManus
Date of birth (1994-08-03) 3 August 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Greenock Morton
(on loan from Aberdeen)
Youth career
Aberdeen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Aberdeen 12 (0)
2013 Alloa Athletic (loan) 18 (1)
2014– Greenock Morton (loan) 16 (7)
National team
2012 Scotland U18 2 (0)
2012–2013 Scotland U19 8 (2)
2014- Scotland U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:48, 13 December 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:19, 18 November 2014 (UTC)

Declan McManus (born 3 August 1994) is a Scottish professional football forward who plays for Greenock Morton on loan from Scottish Premiership club Aberdeen. He has also played for Alloa Athletic on loan.

Career[edit]

McManus made his debut for Aberdeen's first team on 28 April 2012, coming on as a substitute in a 3–0 defeat to Dunfermline Athletic.[1] In the new season, McManus goalscoring form in the U20 league catches the eye of Dundee and Partick Thistle, who were keen to sign him on loan.[2] In November 2012, McManus signed a new contract with the club that will keep him until 2015.[3]

On July 31, 2013, McManus joined Alloa Athletic on a 6 month loan deal.[4] McManus made his first ever senior start in Alloa Athletic's 2–0 win in the League Cup First Round fixture against Peterhead.[5] On 14 December 2013, McManus scored his first senior goal in Alloa's 2–0 win against Greenock Morton.[6]

McManus moved on loan to Scottish League One club Greenock Morton on 8 August 2014.[7][8]

International Career[edit]

Having represented Scotland in U18 and U19 Levels, McManus was called up for the U21 squad.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andy Campbell (28 April 2012). "Dunfermline 3–0 Aberdeen". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 1 May 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Aberdeen hitkid Declan McManus set for loan spell with Dundee or Partick Thistle". Daily Record. 8 January 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Declan McManus has signed a new contract to keep him at Aberdeen until 2015". Sky Sports. 29 November 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Hartley signs striker". Alloa Athletic. 31 July 2013. Archived from the original on 10 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Peterhead 0–2 Alloa Athletic". Alloa Athletic. 4 August 2013. Archived from the original on 10 October 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Alloa 2–0 Morton". BBC Sport. 14 December 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Loan Signing". Greenock Morton F.C. 8 August 2014. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Mitchell, Jonathan (8 August 2014). "Morton land Dons striker on loan". Greenock Telegraph. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "King, McKenzie and McManus added to under-21 squad". Scottish Football Association. 31 August 2014. Archived from the original on 1 September 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  10. ^ Mitchell, Jonathan (6 September 2014). "Morton striker's pride at international call-up". Greenock Telegraph. Retrieved 6 September 2014. 

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