Pat Flynn (footballer)

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Pat Flynn
Personal information
Full name Patrick James Flynn
Date of birth (1985-01-13) 13 January 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 (0)
2005 Torquay United 1 (0)
2005–2006 Kidderminster Harriers 6 (0)
2006–2007 Waterford United 54 (0)
2008–2011 Shamrock Rovers 56 (0)
2012 St Patrick's Athletic 13 (1)
2013 Shelbourne 29 (0)
2014–2016 Longford Town 58 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Pat Flynn (born 13 January 1985 in Dublin) is a retired Irish footballer.[1]

Career[edit]

Flynn made his League of Ireland debut for Waterford United at St Patrick's Athletic on 10 March 2006. After 2 seasons at the Regional Sports Centre, he signed for Shamrock Rovers in December 2007.

Flynn made his Rovers debut on the opening day of the 2008 season.[2] He marked Cristiano Ronaldo on his debut for Real Madrid against Rovers in 2009. He has represented his country at U15 to U19 level and has won a youth Olympic Gold medal, with the Ireland U16 squad at the Youth Olympics in Murcia in 2001. He signed a one-year contract extension with Shamrock Rovers in January 2011.[3]

Flynn signed a one-year deal with St.Patrick's Athletic for the 2012 season.[4] Flynn scored his first goal of his career for Pats in July against his old club Shamrock Rovers at Tallaght Stadium, in a 1-1 draw.[5]

After spending the 2013 season at Shelbourne, Flynn signed for Longford Town in December 2013 ahead of the 2014 season. His debut season with the 'De Town' proved successful as he helped the Midland's side achieve promotion as champions of the First Division.

Flynn retired from League of Ireland football in October 2016. His final appearance was in Longford's 4-2 home defeat to his former club Shamrock Rovers.

Honours[edit]

Shamrock Rovers

Longford Town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Squad Details". Shamrock Rovers FC. 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-01. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 12, 2008. Retrieved March 12, 2008. 
  3. ^ http://www.shamrockrovers.ie/news/press-releases/1769-flynn-is-in
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ http://extratime.ie/fixtures/detail/100/2012/17949/2/

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