Alan Moore (footballer)

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Alan Moore
Personal information
Full name Alan Moore
Date of birth (1974-11-25) 25 November 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Left Midfielder
Youth career
Rivermount FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–2001 Middlesbrough 118 (14)
1998 Barnsley (loan) 5 (0)
2001–2004 Burnley 69 (4)
2004–2007 Shelbourne 45 (4)
2007 Derry City 4 (0)
2008 Sligo Rovers 10 (0)
Total 251 (22)
National team
1991 Republic of Ireland U17 2 (0)
1996 Republic of Ireland 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alan Moore, born November 25, 1974 in Dublin, Ireland is a retired Irish footballer.

Club career[edit]

Moore moved to Derry City after a short spell without a club as he had left Shelbourne in January, 2007 when his contract was up.

His previous clubs included Burnley, Barnsley and Middlesbrough. During his time at Middlesbrough, he was once described as "the Ryan Giggs of the north-east".

Moore returned home to Ireland during the summer of 2004 and signed for Shelbourne where he had an immediate impact on the team. In the UEFA Champions League qualifiers he scored away to KR Reykjavik to help secure a 2–2 draw that would see the team progress on away goals and in the Second Round he scored a hat trick at home and scored away against Hajduk Split who Shelbourne knocked out 4–3 on aggregate. Shelbourne were eventually knocked out by Deportivo La Coruña in the last round before the group stages.

By the end of 2004, Moore had helped Shelbourne retain the League of Ireland Premier Division title for the first time. In 2006, Moore won another League of Ireland championship medal as the Dublin side pipped Derry City to the title on goal difference.

Despite this, however, on the 5 March 2007, Moore signed for Derry City to work with his former manager, Pat Fenlon once again.[1]

However, he failed to settle at Derry City and he signed for Sligo Rovers in February 2008 [1]

In July 2008 Moore, retired from the game after failing to recover from a back injury.

In October 2008 he joined Jim Crawford as assistant caretaker manager at Shamrock Rovers.

Moore is currently Youth Team manager at Carlisle United FC.

International career[edit]

Moore played at every age group for his national team and won 8 senior caps for the Republic of Ireland.


Football league winner- 1994-95 Football league runners up 1997-98 League cup runners up 1997


  1. ^ "Tidman and Moore sign Archived 2007-10-06 at the Wayback Machine.", CityWeb, 5 March 2007.

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