Wayne Cooney

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Wayne Cooney
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-03-23) 23 March 1968 (age 49)
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Playing position Full back
Youth career
000?–1988 Norwich City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1992 Shamrock Rovers ? (?)
1992–1994 Dundalk ? (?)
1994–1995 Bohemian ? (?)
National team
1984–1986 Republic of Ireland U19 ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Wayne Cooney (born 23 March 1968) is a former association football player who played in the League of Ireland during the 1990s.

Career[edit]

Born in Birmingham, Cooney started his career at Norwich City before returning to Dublin to sign for Noel King's Shamrock Rovers side in 1988. He made his debut on 4 September [1] and became a popular figure with the fans in his 4 years at Rovers. He made a total of 127 appearances scoring 6 times for the Hoops.

He then moved to Dundalk. After a couple of seasons at Oriel Park, he became Turlough O'Connor's first signing for Bohemians where he scored his debut for Bohs on 3 January 1994 in a 2-0 league win over Cobh Ramblers.[2] He made 4 appearances in European competition for Bohs, all of them in the 1995 Intertoto Cup.

Cooney earned caps for the Republic of Ireland national under-19 team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Bohemian FC match programme, Vol. 46, no. 5