Eric Lavine

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Eric Lavine
Personal information
Full name Eric Lavine
Date of birth (1971-01-21) 21 January 1971 (age 47)
Place of birth Bridgetown, Barbados
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1997 Pride of Gall Hill
1997–2001 Galway United 113 (27)
2001–2005 Longford Town 117 (29)
2005–2006 Galway United 22 (5)
2006–2008 Athlone Town 81 (10)
National team
1992–2003 Barbados 34 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Eric Lavine (born 21 January 1971) is a Barbadian football player who played in the League of Ireland for over a decade. He has represented the Barbados national football team in World Cup qualifying matches. His cousins Richard[1] and Donovan[2] also are Barbados internationals.

He was the first player to score four goals in the top division of the League of Ireland. He completed this milestone while playing for Galway United against Finn Harps on the opening day of the 2000/2001 season [1] [2]. Jason Byrne later matched this achievement.

Joined Athlone Town in May 2006 [3][permanent dead link].

He currently plays for Oranmore in the premier division of the Galway & District League.

Eric holds the FAI Youth Certificate & will be completing the UEFA 'B' Licence in 2009.


Longford Town

Galway United


  1. ^ Lennon plays down arrival of Maradona Lavine Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine., Westmeath Independent 2005-10-07. Retrieved on 2008-10-20
  2. ^ Donovan Lavine, Caribbean Football Database. Retrieved on 2008-10-20

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