Vinny Sullivan

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Vinny Sullivan
Personal information
Full name Vincent Sullivan
Date of birth (1981-04-19) 19 April 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Waterford, Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Waterford United
Youth career
Dungarvon United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2001 Celtic ? (?)
2001–2002 Livingston ? (?)
Cowdenbeath (loan) 4 (?)
2002-2005 Waterford United ? (?)
2006 Cork City ? (?)
2007–2010 Waterford United ? (?)
2011-2012 Cork City 64 (18)
2013– Waterford United 26 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Vinny Sullivan (born 19 April 1981 in Waterford) is an Irish footballer who plays for Waterford United in the League of Ireland. Vinny plays as a forward.

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Vinny left Dungarvan United for Celtic at the age of 17. He transferred to Livingston in 2002 in a season where they finished third in the SPL, and spent a brief period on loan at Cowdenbeath.

Waterford United[edit]

Vinny signed for Waterford United in 2002 and made an immediate impact as he helped the Blues to the League of Ireland First Division title, contributing thirteen goals in the process. He was a virtual ever-present for Waterford. He finished as runners up in the FAI Cup in 2004.

Cork City[edit]

Sullivan spent the 2006 season with Cork City F.C.. Cork were defending the title they won in 2005 when Sullivan was scoring for Waterford United but Vinny did not play much. He left the club in December after coach Damien Richardson agreed to cancel his contract.

Waterford United[edit]

Vinny found himself back in the Premier Division with Waterford United for the 2007 season after Shelbourne were relegated. He left the club for a brief period in 2009 to concentrate on Gaelic football with Dungarvan, but on 26 August 2009, he signed again with Waterford United.[1]

Cork City[edit]

Vinny returned to Cork City in 2011.[2][3] He scored a 35 yard curler on his return against Waterford in the quarter final of the Munster Senior Cup on 13 February.[4] On 4 March, he scored the winner on his home debut, in a 1-0 league win over Wexford Youths.

Honours[edit]

Cork City

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sullivan signs for Waterford again". RTÉ Sport. 2009-08-26. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  2. ^ "Sullivan and Holland join Dunne's crew". AirtricityLeague.ie. 2011-01-29. Retrieved 2011-01-30. 
  3. ^ "Cork sign Sullivan and Holland". Extratime.ie. 2011-01-29. Retrieved 2011-01-30. 
  4. ^ "Waterford United 1 – 2 Cork City". Extratime.ie. 2011-02-13. Retrieved 2011-02-16.