Dave McSweeney

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Dave McSweeney
Personal information
Full name David McSweeney
Date of birth (1981-12-28) 28 December 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Basildon, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
199?–2000 Southend United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2004 Southend United 70 (1)
2004 Welling United (loan) ? (?)
2004–2009 Billericay Town ? (?)
2009–201? Billericay Town ? (?)
201?–201? AFC Hornchurch ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:45, 12 November 2013 (UTC).

David "Dave" McSweeney (born 28 December 1981) is a semi-professional English footballer, who plays as a defender

He has also played for Southend United in the Football League from 2000 to 2004. He then dropped into non-League football and had a brief loan spell with Crawley Town in 2004, before joining Billericay Town on a permanent basis. He is also a builder whilst playing semi-professional football.

Football career[edit]

McSweeney joined Southend United as a youth, aged 15.[1] He made his debut in the Second Division for Southend United on 14 October 2000, at home to York City in the 1–0 victory, replacing Garry Cross in the 73rd minute.[2] He went on to make 70 appearances in The Football League for Southend,[3] scoring one goal, which came against Carlisle United on 20 September 2004.[3] He was loaned out to Welling United towards the end of his Southend career.[4]

McSweeney then dropped into non-League football joining Essex outfit Billericay Town in the summer of 2004, after training with Crawley Town and Dagenham & Redbridge.[1] He made over 200 appearances for the club.[5] After five years with Billericay, McSweeney left the club stating he signed for Grays Athletic in the Conference National in June 2009.[6] He rejoined Billericay making his second debut on 26 September in the 4–2 away loss against Chesham United.[7]

Personal life[edit]

McSweeney was born in Basildon, Essex.[3] He is also a builder whilst playing as a semi-professional footballer.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Player profile: David McSweeney". Non-League Daily. Retrieved 2009-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Results/Fixtures: Southend 1-0 York". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  3. ^ a b c "Players: Dave McSweeney". Soccerbase. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  4. ^ Robert Craven (2004-12-28). "TLG Review of 2004 – May". Southend United Mad. Retrieved 2009-04-08. 
  5. ^ a b "Player Profile: Dave McSweeney". Billericay Town F.C. Retrieved 2009-04-06. [dead link]
  6. ^ "McSweeney quits Town to join up with Grays". Echo. 2009-06-08. Retrieved 2009-06-08. 
  7. ^ "Chesham United 4, Billericay Town 2". Echo. 2009-09-28. Retrieved 2009-10-02. 

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