John Dunleavy

Defender

Player Profile

Age: 30 years, 4 months

Place of Birth: Stranorlar, Co Donegal

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Defender

Height: 6' 0"

Club History

CLUBS

Start DateEnd DateTeam
Apr 2021 Present Finn Harps
Dec 2018 Sligo Rovers
Jan 2012 Dec 2018 Cork City
Jan 2011 Apr 2011 Barnet  (Loan)
Oct 2006 May 2011 Wolverhampton Wanderers

INTERNATIONAL

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John began his career at Wolverhampton Wanderers, joining their youth academy in October 2006. In 2009 he signed his first professional contract but John had to go on loan to Barnet in January 2011 to make his league debut. He appeared 3 times for the London side before injury ended his season.

John left Wolves in the summer of 2011 when his contract expired and in August he went to MSL side Vancouver Whitecaps. John didn't secure a contract with the Canadian side and in January 2012 he returned to ireland and signed for Tommy Dunne at Cork City. He made his debut for the Leesiders away to UCD on the opening night of the 2012 season and made 22 league appearances, scoring his first goal for the club away to Shamrock Rovers in June. He added 25 more league appearances in 2013 and in 2014 he played in 31 of City's thirty-three league games when they were pipped into second place on the last night of the season by champions Dundalk.

John was named as captain for the 2015 season but injuries affected his season and he could only make 20 league appearances as Cork finished runners-up to Dundalk once more. He did play in the 2015 FAI Cup Final where Cork lost 1-0 to Dundalk after extratime. In 2016 John played in City's first 13 league games before injury ruled him out for the rest of the season. John re-signed with City for the 2018 campaign.

After six years with Cork, John departed for Sligo Rovers ahead of the 2019 season. In August 2019. Johnny signed an extension with Sligo until the end of the 2020 season.




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John Dunleavy 2020 Record - League of Ireland Premier Division

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
Oct. 15, 2021 Waterford 4 - 1 Finn Harps Regional Sports Centre
46Subbed On: 46'
Oct. 1, 2021 Finn Harps 2 - 2 Dundalk Finn Park
65Subbed Off: 65'
Sept. 24, 2021 Bohemians 1 - 2 Finn Harps Dalymount Park
Sept. 13, 2021 Finn Harps 1 - 2 Bohemians Finn Park
Sept. 10, 2021 Derry City 2 - 2 Finn Harps The Brandywell
Aug. 20, 2021 Finn Harps 3 - 1 St. Patrick's Athletic Finn Park
Aug. 14, 2021 Longford Town 0 - 3 Finn Harps Strokestown Road
70Subbed On: 70'
Aug. 7, 2021 Sligo Rovers 0 - 1 Finn Harps The Showgrounds
July 17, 2021 Dundalk 1 - 0 Finn Harps Oriel Park
July 9, 2021 Finn Harps 0 - 1 Waterford Finn Park
July 2, 2021 Drogheda United 3 - 1 Finn Harps United Park
June 25, 2021 Finn Harps 1 - 1 Longford Town Finn Park
June 21, 2021 St. Patrick's Athletic 4 - 1 Finn Harps Richmond Park
June 18, 2021 Finn Harps 1 - 2 Derry City Finn Park
June 11, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 Finn Harps Tallaght Stadium
May 28, 2021 Finn Harps 1 - 2 Sligo Rovers Finn Park
67Subbed On: 67'
May 24, 2021 Waterford 1 - 2 Finn Harps Regional Sports Centre
May 21, 2021 Finn Harps 0 - 1 Drogheda United Finn Park
67Subbed On: 67'
May 14, 2021 Finn Harps 1 - 1 Dundalk Finn Park
65Subbed Off: 65'
May 8, 2021 Bohemians 4 - 0 Finn Harps Dalymount Park
46Subbed On: 46'
April 30, 2021 Finn Harps 0 - 2 Shamrock Rovers Finn Park
April 23, 2021 Finn Harps 0 - 2 St. Patrick's Athletic Finn Park
67Subbed Off: 67'

John Dunleavy 2020 Record - FAI Cup

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
Sept. 21, 2021 Dundalk 3 - 1 Finn Harps Oriel Park
Sept. 17, 2021 Finn Harps 3 - 3 Dundalk Finn Park
Aug. 27, 2021 Finn Harps 1 - 0 Derry City Finn Park
July 24, 2021 Fairview Rangers 0 - 3 Finn Harps Fairview Rangers