Terry Palmer (footballer)

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Terry Palmer
Personal information
Full name Terence Palmer
Date of birth (1972-11-26) 26 November 1972 (age 45)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Stella Maris
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1998 UCD AFC 155 (8)
1998–2004 Shamrock Rovers 204 (17)
2005 Bohemian F.C. 14 (0)
Total 373 (25)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Terry Palmer (born 26 November 1972 in Dublin) is a retired Irish soccer player who played in the League of Ireland during the 1990s and 2000s.

He made his League of Ireland debut for University College Dublin A.F.C. on 27 January 1991and played for the club for seven seasons. He scored a dream goal in the final of the Leinster Senior Cup (association football) in February 1995.

He then transferred to Shamrock Rovers in 1998.[1] He was the clubs Player of the Year in the 1999–2000 season. He made a total of 4 appearances in Europe for the Hoops in the 2003 UEFA Intertoto Cup, before being released in 2004.[2] For the 2000-01 League of Ireland and 2001-02 League of Ireland seasons Palmer was ever present.

He spent his final season in League of Ireland football at Bohemians [3] making his debut at the Waterford Regional Sports Centre on the 8th of April.[4] He retired at the end of the 2005 League of Ireland season.

Always a Rovers fan Palmer can be seen these days at most games.



  1. ^ "Lynch mob are ready to claim Saints' scalp". Independent.ie. 24 December 1998. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Available players on PFAI list". RTÉ Sport. 3 December 2004. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-10-13. Retrieved 2013-01-13. 
  4. ^ The Irish Times http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/archive/2005/0409/Pg038.html#Ar03804:25745A29446828C4D42CB4E228B4FC2C850A2EB51732A5252645F72976012554342AC44C.  Missing or empty |title= (help)