John McKeown


Player Profile

Place of Birth:

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Midfield


Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Dec 2016 Apr 2017 Wexford
Jul 2016 Nov 2016 Drogheda United
Nov 2015 Jul 2016 Longford Town
Feb 2015 Nov 2015 Cabinteely
Jun 2013 Oct 2013 Dundalk


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Feb 2017 Present Irish Colleges & Universities

John played for Dundalk's U19 side in the 2011/2012 season. He then moved to UCD's U19 team for the 2012/2013 season but in June of 2013 John returned to Dundalk. He made the bench for the first team in two league games as Dundalk finished second to St Patrick's Athletic in the 2013 League season.

In January 2014 he turned out for Drogheda United during their pre-season preparations but he did not join Robbie Horgan's 2014 Premier Division squad. John joined Maynooth Town shortly afterwards but he was back in the hunt of League of Ireland football in 2015, playing with Cabinteely FC during their pre-season. He later joined the club for the team's first season as a League of Ireland club. He went on to make 24 appearances, scoring six goal on the way to Cabinteely finishing bottom of the First Division.

In November 2015, John moved to Longford Town in the Premier Division and went on to make 6 league appearances for the club, mainly from the substitutes bench, before playing in a friendly for Drogheda United against the MK Dons in July 2016. He joined the First Division club soon after where he made another 7 league appearances over the latter half of the season.

In December 2016 John signed for newly relegated Wexford Youths and he made his club debut away to Shelbourne in a Leinster Senior Cup tie on 17 February 2017. He made just 3 league appearances for Wexford as well as one appearance in the EA Cup before leaving Ferrycarrig Park at the end of April of that year.


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