Andy Boyle


Player Profile

Age: 30 years, 2 months

Place of Birth: Dublin

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Defender

Height: 178 cm

Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Jun 2019 Present Dundalk
Aug 2018 Jun 2019 Dundee  (Loan)
Jan 2018 Jun 2018 Doncaster Rovers  (Loan)
Dec 2016 Jun 2019 Preston North End
Dec 2012 Dec 2016 Dundalk
Jan 2011 Oct 2012 Shelbourne
Jan 2008 Dec 2010 UCD


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Mar 2017 Republic of Ireland

(Photo by: Ed Scannell)

Andy came up through the ranks at Crumlin United and began his LoI career with UCD in 2008. He was a key member of the Students' A-Championship side of that year and on the opening day of the 2009 season Andy made his league debut against Limerick FC. He made 30 league appearances that year and won a First Division title winner's medal as the Students returned to the Premier Division. He continued at the heart of UCD's defence through 2010, making 25 league appearances and in January of 2011 Andy moved across town to join up with Alan Mathew's Shelbourne.

Andy made 29 league appearances in 2011 as Shelbourne won promotion from the First Division. He also played in the club's 2011 FAI Cup final defeat to Sligo Rovers following a penalty shootout at the Aviva Stadium. In 2012 Andy was again a regular at the heart of Shels' defence, making 22 league appearances, but in December he left the club to sign for Stephen Kenny at Dundalk.

Andy made his debut for Dundalk against Shamrock Rovers on the opening night of the 2013 season and missed just one league game as the club finished second in the Premier Division, three points behind champions St Patrick's Athletic.

Andy's second season at Oriel Park saw him make 32 league appearances as Dundalk beat Cork City to the 2014 league title on the last day of the season and he picked up two more League medals in 2015 and 2016, missing just one of the Lilywhites' 66 league games in this period. Andy also played in both of Dundalk's FAI Cup finals at this time, receiving a winners medal in 2015 when Dundalk beat Cork City in the final, and making do with a runners up medal in 2016 when they lost to the same team. 2016 also saw Dundalk qualify for the group stages of the Europa League and Andy played every minute of the club's twelve European games that year.

At the end of Dundalk's Euro adventure of 2016 Andy signed for English Championship side Preston North End.

In January 2018, Andy went on loan to Doncaster for the rest of the season.

In June 2019, Dundalk announced they had signed Andy on a long term contract.

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Andy Boyle 2020 Record - League of Ireland Premier Division

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
May 14, 2021 Finn Harps 1 - 1 Dundalk Finn Park
Yellow: 90'
May 7, 2021 Dundalk 0 - 1 Sligo Rovers Oriel Park
May 3, 2021 Longford Town 2 - 2 Dundalk Strokestown Road
April 30, 2021 Waterford 0 - 3 Dundalk Regional Sports Centre
Scored: 25'
April 24, 2021 Dundalk 2 - 1 Drogheda United Oriel Park
April 20, 2021 Derry City 1 - 1 Dundalk The Brandywell
Yellow: 26'
April 17, 2021 Dundalk 1 - 1 St. Patrick's Athletic Oriel Park
April 9, 2021 Dundalk 0 - 1 Bohemians Oriel Park
April 2, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 2 - 1 Dundalk Tallaght Stadium
March 26, 2021 Dundalk 1 - 2 Finn Harps Oriel Park
March 20, 2021 Sligo Rovers 1 - 1 Dundalk The Showgrounds

Andy Boyle 2020 Record - Presidents Cup

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
March 12, 2021 Shamrock Rovers 1 - 1 Dundalk Tallaght Stadium
Shootout Peno Missed: 99'

Andy Boyle 2020 Record - Friendly

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
March 6, 2021 Drogheda United 2 - 3 Dundalk United Park
Feb. 26, 2021 Dundalk 2 - 1 Bohemians Oriel Park