George Poynton


Player Profile

Age: 23 years, 6 months

Place of Birth: Dublin, Ireland

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Midfield


Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Nov 2019 Present Shelbourne
Feb 2019 Nov 2019 Waterford
Dec 2018 Feb 2019 St. Patrick's Athletic
Jan 2017 Oct 2017 Bohemians  (Loan)
Aug 2013 Dec 2018 Dundalk


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Apr 2018 Present Irish Colleges & Universities

George played with Dundalk's U19 side in 2013/14 and was named in Stephen Kenny's first team squad ahead of the 2014 Premier Division season. He made his senior debut as a late substitute in an EA Cup game against Bray Wanderers at the Carlisle Grounds on 5 May 2014 and made his first start for the club against Derry City, also in the EA Cup, on 27 May.

In 2015 George made his league debut, coming on in added time for Ronan Finn in a 2-0 win away to St Patrick's Athletic on 22 May. He made 2 league appearances that year with Dundalk winning the 2015 league title, and in 2016 he played in 4 league games when the Lilywhites again claimed the Premier Division title. He then went on loan to Bohs for the 2017 season.

In January 2017 George went on loan at Bohemians. He re-signed for Dundalk for the 2018 campaign.

In November 2018, George signed with St Patrick's Athletic. Then in February 2019, his contract was terminated by mutual consent and instead George signed with Waterford for the 2019 season.

In December 2020, Georgie re-signed with Shels for the 2021 season.

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George Poynton 2020 Record - Friendly

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
Feb. 26, 2021 Shelbourne 0 - 3 Drogheda United Tolka Park
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