Alan O'Neill (footballer, born 1973)

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Alan O'Neill
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-08-27) 27 August 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth Cork, Republic of Ireland
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Cork City
1991–1992 Cobh Ramblers
1992–1993 Birmingham City 4 (0)
1993–19xx Cobh Ramblers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Alan O'Neill (born 27 August 1973) is an Irish retired professional footballer who played in the Football League for Birmingham City. He also played in Ireland.[1][2]

Career[edit]

O'Neill was born in Cork. A forward, he played in Ireland for Cork City and Cobh Ramblers before coming to England to sign for Birmingham City in February 1992 for a fee of £15,000.[1] He made his debut in the Third Division on 29 February 1992, coming on as a substitute in a home game against Stoke City which finished as a 1–1 draw. He played in three more league games during the 1991–92 season,[3] but dropped out of consideration when the club were promoted, and returned to Ireland in 1993.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 115. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  2. ^ "Birmingham City : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 19 May 2009. 
  3. ^ Matthews, p. 227.