Garry Buckley


Player Profile

Age: 28 years, 9 months

Place of Birth: Cork, Ireland

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Midfield


Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Nov 2019 Present Sligo Rovers
Aug 2011 Nov 2019 Cork City
Aug 2011 May 2013 Cork City U19


Start DateEnd DateTeam

Garry played underage football with Cork side Leeds FC before joining Cork City's U19 side for the 2011/2012 season. He was part of two double winning teams with the U19s and joined the senior side in their build up to the 2012 league season. Garry's first involvement with the senior team came during the club's 2011/12 Munster Senior Cup campaign and he made his senior debut against Athlone Town in the FAI Cup on 25 May 2012. He then scored on his league debut away to Derry City in September 2012 and made 3 league appearances as City finished sixth in the Premier Division.

In 2013, under manager Tommy Dunne, Garry established himself in City's first team, making 22 league appearances as the Rebels again finished sixth in the table. Under new manager John Caulfield, City took 2014 by storm and Garry again played a key role for the Rebels, scoring nine times in 29 league appearances as City were pipped to the league title by Dundalk on the final night of the season. In the following season, Garry made 27 league appearances for the Rebels that year, scoring twice in wins over Galway and Longford, as Cork finished runners-up to Dundalk once more. He also played in the 2015 FAI Cup Final in which City lost 1-0 to Dundalk after extratime.

In November 2015, Garry signed a new two-year deal with Cork and 2016 again saw City finish second to Dundalk in the league with Garry netting five times from 24 league appearances. Cork also met Dundalk, again, in the FAI Cup final, though this time Garry came away with a winners medal as City beat the Lilywhites 1-0 after extra-time at the Aviva. During the 2017 season Garry played 26 times and scored 6 times for the Rebels.

In November 2017, Garry signed a new two year deal with Cork City after they won the 2017 double of the Premier Division and FAI Cup.

In November 2019, Garry signed with Sligo Rovers. In December 2020, Garry Buckley re-signed for Sligo Rovers. In October 2021, Garry signed a new two year deal with Sligo Rovers.

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Garry Buckley 2022 Record - League of Ireland Premier Division

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
May 9, 2022 Shamrock Rovers 3 - 1 Sligo Rovers Tallaght Stadium
April 29, 2022 Sligo Rovers 1 - 1 Shamrock Rovers The Showgrounds
Yellow: 45'
Yellow: 85'
Red: 85'
April 23, 2022 Sligo Rovers 3 - 2 Drogheda United The Showgrounds
Scored: 90'
April 18, 2022 Finn Harps 0 - 1 Sligo Rovers Finn Park
April 15, 2022 Dundalk 2 - 1 Sligo Rovers Oriel Park
April 9, 2022 Sligo Rovers 2 - 2 UCD The Showgrounds
April 5, 2022 Sligo Rovers 0 - 1 Bohemians The Showgrounds
April 1, 2022 Sligo Rovers 0 - 1 Shelbourne The Showgrounds
March 18, 2022 Shamrock Rovers 2 - 2 Sligo Rovers Tallaght Stadium
March 14, 2022 Sligo Rovers 3 - 1 Finn Harps The Showgrounds
March 11, 2022 Drogheda United 0 - 3 Sligo Rovers United Park
59Subbed Off: 59'
March 5, 2022 Sligo Rovers 0 - 0 Dundalk The Showgrounds
Feb. 28, 2022 Derry City 0 - 0 Sligo Rovers The Brandywell
Feb. 25, 2022 St. Patrick's Athletic 1 - 2 Sligo Rovers Richmond Park