Mick Clarke

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Mick Clarke
Personal information
Full name Michael Clarke
Date of birth (1989-06-19) June 19, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Drogheda, Ireland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Unattached
Youth career
Kentstown
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Drogheda United 3 (0)
2010 Shelbourne 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 2, 2010.

Mick Clarke (born 19 June 1989 in Drogheda, Ireland) is an Irish footballer who is currently unattached. Clarke is a defender and plays as a right-back.

Career[edit]

Mick Clarke is a tough defender. He used to play for Irish team Kentstown before moving on to Drogheda United's U17 Team. Clarke made his Drogheda United senior debut in May 2007 in a 3-0 League of Ireland Cup defeat to Shamrock Rovers. In May 2008, he signed a professional contract with Drogheda United. Clarke made a number of first team starts towards the end of the 2008 season. In 2009, Clarke started Drogheda's first league game of 2009 season against Derry City but following this he struggled to hold down a place in their first team. Clarke departed Drogheda United at the end of the 2009 season and he joined Shelbourne on 21 February 2010.[1] He made his Shelbourne debut in a League of Ireland Cup tie against Monaghan United on 23 March 2010.[2] Clarke briefly held down Shels' right back spot during the midpoint of their 2010 season before parting ways with the club on 17 August 2010.[3] During his spell at Shelbourne he made a total 11 league and cup appearances for Shelbourne and he won a Leinster Senior Cup winners medal as an unused substitute in the final against Bray Wanderers on 2 August 2010.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Correct as of July 30, 2010.

Club Season League League FAI Cup League Cup Setanta Cup Leinster SC Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Drogheda United 2007 Premier Division 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - - 1 0
2008 Premier Division 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 - - 5 0
2009 Premier Division 1 0 0 0 1 0 - - - - 2 0
Total 3 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 - - 8 0
Shelbourne 2010 First Division 9 0 0 0 1 0 - - 1 0 11 0
Total 9 0 0 0 1 0 - - 1 0 11 0
Career total 12 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 19 0

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dermot Signs Three www.shelbournefc.com
  2. ^ Monaghan United 1-0 Shelbourne extratime.ie
  3. ^ Stephen Paisley signs for the Reds www.shelbournefc.com
  4. ^ Shels win Leinster Senior Cup 2010 www.shelbournefc.com

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