Ray Kenny

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Ray Kenny
Personal information
Full name Raymond Noel Kenny
Date of birth (1973-12-11) 11 December 1973 (age 44)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2000 Bray Wanderers 75 (6)
2000–2001 Kilkenny City 5 (0)
2001–2003 Finn Harps 74 (4)
2003–2005 Kildare County 86 (2)
2006 Shamrock Rovers 26 (1)
2007–2008 Bray Wanderers 38 (1)
2009 Longford Town 25 (2)
Total 329 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ray Kenny (born 11 December 1973 in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland) is an Irish football defender, currently playing for Arklow Town in the Leinster Senior League.


Ray signed for Bray Wanderers from TEK United in 1995 and won the Shield and First Division title in his first season with the Club. He picked up a First Division runners-up medal in 1997/98 and despite missing most of the 1998/99 season he returned to play in all three games of the 1999 FAI Cup Final against Finn Harps (wore shirt no 15 for the matches). He played in Bray's two UEFA Cup games in August 1999.

He joined Kilkenny City in 2000-01, however his stay was short as he moved to Finn Harps with Graham O'Hanlon moving the other way.

Ray joined Kildare County from Finn Harps in the 2003 season. He was appointed team captain for 2004 and was named in the Professional Footballers Association of Ireland Division One team of the year. He made 101 appearances for Kildare his 101st arriving against Limerick F.C. in 2005. Ray was Kildare County's Player of the Year in 2004 [1].

He moved to Shamrock Rovers in 2006 making a total of 31 appearances in all competitions. With Rovers he won the First Division in 2006 and also made an appearance on a Futbol Mundial piece about Rovers in July 2006 [2].

Ray moved back to Bray Wanderers for the 2007 season. In February 2009 he signed for Longford Town before leaving at the end of the 2009 season.



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Preceded by
Damien Brennan
Kildare County Senior Player
Succeeded by
Ger O’Brien
Preceded by
Colm Tresson
Bray Wanderers Player of the Year
Succeeded by
Andrew Myler