Shane McEleney

Defender

Player Profile

Age: 30 years, 5 months

Place of Birth: Derry

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Defender

Height: 179 cm

Club History

CLUBS

Start DateEnd DateTeam
Jan 2020 Present Finn Harps
Jan 2018 Jan 2020 Larne
Dec 2016 Jan 2018 Ottawa Fury
Jul 2015 Oct 2016 St. Patrick's Athletic
Jan 2009 Jul 2015 Derry City

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Shane made his debut for Derry City against Drogheda United on 18 September 2009. He made 3 league appearances for the Candystripes that season and stayed with the club after their expulsion from the league at the end of 2009. Readmitted to the First Division in 2010, Shane made 23 league appearances for Derry who went on to win the First Division title and he made a further 33 league appearances in 2011 when Derry returned to Premier Division competition.

In 2012 Shane won an FAI Cup winner's medal when Derry beat St Patrick's Ath 3-2 in the final. He remained a key part of the club's back four with another 26 league appearances as Derry finished fourth in the league. Shane remained with Derry for the 2013 and 2014 seasons and made forty-three appearances over the two seasons, as Derry finished fourth and eighth respectively.

Shane stayed with Derry City for the 2015 season, being ever-present and appearing in all twenty-one league games before leaving for St. Patrick's Athletic near the end of July 2015. He went on to play in eight games for them as they finished in fourth and secured European football for the next season.

Shane was then released from his St. Pats contract a month before the end of the 2016 season. Shane made 24 appearances during his time in Inchicore. Shane then joined Ottawa Fury in December 2016.

In January 2018, Shane joined Larne FC following his spell in America.




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Shane McEleney 2020 Record - League of Ireland Premier Division

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
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
Yellow: 85'
May 24, 2021 Waterford 1 - 2 Finn Harps Regional Sports Centre
Yellow: 7'
May 21, 2021 Finn Harps 0 - 1 Drogheda United Finn Park
May 14, 2021 Finn Harps 1 - 1 Dundalk Finn Park
Yellow: 89'
May 8, 2021 Bohemians 4 - 0 Finn Harps Dalymount Park
April 20, 2021 Longford Town 0 - 0 Finn Harps Strokestown Road
April 17, 2021 Sligo Rovers 1 - 0 Finn Harps The Showgrounds
April 10, 2021 Finn Harps 2 - 1 Waterford Finn Park
April 3, 2021 Drogheda United 1 - 1 Finn Harps United Park
March 26, 2021 Dundalk 1 - 2 Finn Harps Oriel Park
March 20, 2021 Finn Harps 1 - 0 Bohemians Finn Park

Shane McEleney 2020 Record - Friendly

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
Feb. 21, 2021 Galway United 1 - 0 Finn Harps Eamonn Deacy Park