Stephen Grant (footballer)
|Full name||Stephen Grant|
|Date of birth||14 April 1977|
|Place of birth||Birr, Ireland|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|1998–1999||Republic of Ireland U21||4||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
During his career he played for Athlone Town, Sunderland, Shamrock Rovers (two stints 154 competitive appearances), Stockport County, Burnley, Finn Harps, Waterford United, Boston Bulldogs, Galway United and Shelbourne.
After playing for Athlone and Sunderland reserves his first taste of senior football came when Pat Byrne signed him for Rovers in October 1996. He became an instant hero by scoring on his League of Ireland debut against fierce rivals Bohemians on the 18th. After 4 goals in 22 total appearances he signed for Stockport for £10,000 in 1997.
He signed back again for Rovers in the summer of 2001 and wrote himself into the history books by becoming the first Irish player to score against a Polish side in European competition when Rovers beat Odra Wodzisław in the UEFA Intertoto Cup in June 2003  In total he made 6 appearances in Europe for Rovers.
In his last season he was Rovers top goalscorer in the 2004 League of Ireland season.
Grant joined the Shamrock Rovers Member Club in 2012.
- Madeira Cup
Republic of Ireland U21 - 2006
- "Player profile". NGA Pro Golf Tour. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- "European Record 1957 to Date". Shamrock Rovers FC. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- "Ireland U21 defeat Portugal to claim Madeira title". 17 February 2006. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- "Follow Friday: It's Stephen Grant". 20 March 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- "Stephen takes nothing for granted". PGA European Tour. 15 May 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2013.