Ryan Casey

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Ryan Casey
Personal information
Full name Ryan Casey
Date of birth (1979-01-03) 3 January 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Coventry, England
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Left back
Youth career
1996–1997 Swansea City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2002 Swansea City 141 (2)
2002–2003 St Patrick's Athletic
2003 Cork City
2004–2005 Galway United
2006 Melbourne Knights
2007 Athlone Town
2008 Longford Town
National team
1998 Republic of Ireland U18
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ryan Casey (born 3 January 1979) is a retired Irish footballer and he played as left back. Ryan was appointed as the FAI Development Officer for Sligo in July 2007.[1]

Casey began his career with Swansea City having signed as a 17-year-old.

He has also played for St Patrick's Athletic, Cork City, Galway United, Athlone Town and Longford Town.

Casey was part of the so-called "golden generation" of Republic of Ireland youth football of the late 1990s. Under the guidance of Brian Kerr, the unfancied Republic won the UEFA U-16 and U-18 European championships in 1998, and Ryan was part of the victorious U-18 side in Cyprus.[2] In 1999, he played at the World Youth Cup in Nigeria, where the Republic reached the last 16 before going out on penalties to the hosts.


Republic of Ireland


  1. ^ "FAI appoint new Development Officer for Sligo". Irish Independent. 4 July 2007. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Irish U-18 European Champions of 1998". That's Ireland. 28 February 2008. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 

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