Andrew Myler

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Andy Myler
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Personal information
Full name Andrew Myler
Date of birth (1975-12-02) 2 December 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
St Kevin's Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1997 UCD 48 (13)
1997–1998 Newry Town 13 (2)
1998–2000 Monaghan United 48 (22)
2000–2002 Athlone Town 55 (38)
2001–2002 Waterford United 8 (4)
2002–2004 Drogheda United 91 (33)
2005–2006 Longford Town 30 (4)
2006–2007 Shamrock Rovers 45 (15)
2008 Bray Wanderers 15 (2)
Total 353 (133)
Teams managed
2009 Shamrock Rovers A
2010 Shamrock Rovers U20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Andrew "Andy" Myler (born 2 December 1975, Dublin) is a former League of Ireland footballer.

Playing Career[edit]

He began his professional career at UCD where he made his League debut at St. James's Gate F.C. on 9 January 1994. He scored his first league goal on his first start at Longford Town on 27 March 1994. His first league hat trick was against Finn Harps on 6 September 1996.[citation needed]

He also played for Newry Town, Monaghan United, Athlone Town, Waterford United and Drogheda United before Longford. He claims that his happiest days as a footballer came with Drogheda United where he has officially been accepted into the club's hall of fame. He is now known as a legend in Drogheda and his name is still sung week in week out by the Drogheda fans.[citation needed]

Andy was signed by Shamrock Rovers from Longford Town in July 2006 making his debut against Galway United on 4 August.[1]

Always a Rovers fan, Andy broke into the top 20 all time League of Ireland goal scorers in August 2007.[2]

His hat-trick on 14 September against Galway United brought his all-time league total to 129 goals[3]

In his career he has been top scorer in the League of Ireland First Division for two seasons in 1999–2000 and 2000–01. [4]

In his two seasons at Rovers Andy scored 20 goals in 48 total appearances.

He signed for Bray in December 2007[5]

Myler retired at the end of the 2008 season with a total of 131 career league goals and scored in his last game[6] As of 2012 Myler is sixteenth in the all-time League of Ireland goalscoring list with 131 league goals. [4]

Coach[edit]

Andy moved on to managing the Shamrock Rovers reserve and youth teams teams. [7] In his first season, he managed the Rovers team that won the 2009 A Championship.[8] In his second season, he managed the U20s as they won the League of Ireland U20 Division title .[9] He was promoted to the first team staff in 2011 where he was part of the Premier Division league winning and Europa League qualifying set up. Andy left Shamrock Rovers at the end of 2011.

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

UCD;
Shamrock Rovers

Manager[edit]

Shamrock Rovers

Individual[edit]

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