Ciaran Kelly

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Ciarán Kelly
Personal information
Full name Ciarán Kelly
Date of birth (1980-03-14) 14 March 1980 (age 35)
Place of birth Castlebar, Ireland
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
-2005 Sligo Rovers
2005 Galway United
2006 Castlebar Celtic
2007-2009 Athlone Town
2009-2013 Sligo Rovers 25 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Ciarán Kelly (born 14 March 1980), born and went to primary school in Roundfort, a small parish near Ballinrobe in South Mayo. He is an Irish footballer goalkeeper currently playing for Sligo Rovers in the League of Ireland Premier Division. Kelly started his career with Ballinrobe Town before first moving to Sligo Rovers. He then had spells with Derry City, Athlone Town and Galway United before re-joining Sligo Rovers in 2009.

On the 14 November 2010 in the FAI Ford Cup final, Kelly saved four out of four penalties in a penalty shoot-out as Sligo beat Shamrock Rovers 2-0.[1][2] On the 6 November 2011 in the FAI Ford Cup final, Kelly saved two penalties in a penalty shoot-out as Sligo beat Shelbourne 4-1 after being sprung from the bench at the end of extra time.


Sligo Rovers


  1. ^ "Kelly spot on as Sligo take cup". Irish Times. 2010-11-15. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 
  2. ^ "Kelly’s heroics ensure Sligo win battle of Rovers". Irish Examiner. 2010-11-15. Retrieved 2010-11-15. 

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