Ryan Casey

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Ryan Casey
Personal information
Full name Ryan Casey
Date of birth (1979-01-03) 3 January 1979 (age 37)
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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