Ciaran Kelly

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Ciarán Kelly
Personal information
Full name Ciarán Kelly
Date of birth (1980-03-14) 14 March 1980 (age 37)
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)
Teams managed
2015– Castlebar Celtic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ciarán Kelly (born 14 March 1980), was 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.[needs update] 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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