Padraig O'Connor

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Pádraig O'Connor
Personal information
Full name Pádraig O'Connor
Place of birth Athlone, Republic of Ireland
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970—1972 St Patrick's Athletic 24 (3)
1972 Athlone Town 9 (1)
1972—1979 Bohemians 147 (11)
1979—1985 Athlone Town 166 (14)
1985—1986 St Patrick's Athletic 13 (0)
1986—1989 Athlone Town
1989—1990 Bohemians
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Padraig O'Connor was an Irish soccer player in the League of Ireland during the 1970s and 1980s.

He played for Bohemians from 1973 to 1978 winning 2 league titles and making 147 league appearances (8 as sub), scoring 11 goals.[1] He also made 14 appearances in European competition for the club scoring 1 goal in the European Cup. He is the brother of Bohemian legend Turlough O'Connor and Michael O'Connor.

He had a spell as player/manager of Bohemians for the 1989-90 League of Ireland season after the departure of Billy Young. He also managed Athlone Town previous to his spell in charge at Bohs.

O'Connor shared a testimonial with Tom Conway in May 1985 [1].

In 2009, he was a Gaelic football coach, co-managing the Na Fianna under 15 team.


  1. ^ Bohemian FC match programme, Vol. 42, no. 8