Philip Byrne

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Phil Byrne
Personal information
Full name Philip Byrne
Date of birth (1982-04-06) 6 April 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Carrick Rangers
Number 32
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 Shelbourne 2 (0)
2004–2007 Kildare County 124 (1)
2008–2009 Sporting Fingal 41 (3)
2010 Longford Town 12 (0)
2011 Monaghan United 11 (1)
2012– Carrick Rangers 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Philip Byrne (born 6 April 1982 in Dublin) is an Irish football player. He plays for Carrick Rangers.[1]

In 2004, Byrne was signed by then Kildare County manager Eric Hannigan from Shelbourne. He has been a dependable fixture at the centre of the Kildare County defence for both Hannigan and current manager Ryan. Philip was awarded the Supporters Club Player of the Year in his debut season for the club in 2004. He was selected as Kildare County's captain for the 2007 season. He picked up a special award for his 100th appearance in April 2007 before Kildare's League Match versus Finn Harps. He left the club after four years at the end of the 2007 season signing for newly formed Sporting Fingal. In January 2010, Byrne joined Longford Town where he was club captain for the 2010 season before being released at the season's end.

In January 2012 he signed for Carrick Rangers .

Personal life[edit]

His father Damien Byrne was also a League of Ireland player.


  1. ^ "P. Byrne". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 8 April 2016.