Shane McEleney

Defender

Player Profile

Age: 31 years, 3 months

Place of Birth: Derry

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Defender

Height: 179 cm

Club History

CLUBS

Start DateEnd DateTeam
Dec 2021 Present Derry City
Jan 2020 Dec 2021 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 2022 Record - League of Ireland Premier Division

Comp Date Home Score Away Venue Actions
May 13, 2022 Shamrock Rovers 1 - 0 Derry City Tallaght Stadium
May 9, 2022 Derry City 0 - 0 St. Patrick's Athletic The Brandywell
May 6, 2022 Derry City 1 - 1 Bohemians The Brandywell
April 29, 2022 St. Patrick's Athletic 0 - 4 Derry City Richmond Park
April 22, 2022 Derry City 7 - 1 UCD The Brandywell
April 18, 2022 Drogheda United 1 - 1 Derry City United Park
Yellow: 44'
April 15, 2022 Derry City 1 - 2 Shelbourne The Brandywell
90Subbed Off: 90'
April 9, 2022 Finn Harps 1 - 2 Derry City Finn Park
April 4, 2022 UCD 0 - 2 Derry City The UCD Bowl
April 1, 2022 Bohemians 1 - 2 Derry City Dalymount Park
March 18, 2022 Derry City 2 - 1 St. Patrick's Athletic The Brandywell
Yellow: 20'
March 14, 2022 Derry City 2 - 0 Drogheda United The Brandywell
March 4, 2022 Shelbourne 0 - 1 Derry City Tolka Park
86Subbed On: 86'
Feb. 28, 2022 Derry City 0 - 0 Sligo Rovers The Brandywell
Feb. 25, 2022 Derry City 2 - 1 Shamrock Rovers The Brandywell
Feb. 18, 2022 Dundalk 2 - 2 Derry City Oriel Park