Alan McLoughlin

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Alan McLoughlin
Personal information
Full name Alan Francis McLoughlin
Date of birth (1967-04-20)20 April 1967
Place of birth Manchester, England
Date of death 4 May 2021(2021-05-04) (aged 54)
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1986 Manchester United 0 (0)
1986–1990 Swindon Town 106 (19)
1987–1988Torquay United (loan) 24 (4)
1990–1992 Southampton 24 (1)
1991Aston Villa (loan) 0 (0)
1992–1999 Portsmouth 309 (54)
1999–2001 Wigan Athletic 22 (1)
2001–2002 Rochdale 18 (1)
2002–2003 Forest Green Rovers 12 (0)
Total 515 (80)
National team
1990–1999 Republic of Ireland 42 (2)
Teams managed
2016–2021 Swindon Town Academy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alan Francis McLoughlin (20 April 1967 – 4 May 2021) was an Irish professional footballer and coach. He played as a midfielder for the Republic of Ireland and English club sides. He played for Swindon Town and Portsmouth.

McLoughlin died on 4 May 2021 from kidney cancer at the age of 54.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alan McLoughlin: Former Republic and Portsmouth midfielder dies aged 54". BBC Sport. 4 May 2021. Retrieved 4 May 2021. "The Football Association of Ireland extends our deepest sympathies to Debbie, Abby and Megan McLoughlin following the death today of our former international midfielder Alan McLoughlin at the age of 54," the FAI said on Tuesday.
  2. "Alan McLoughlin: A proud Irishman who instantaneously etched his name into the history books". The 42. 4 May 2021. Retrieved 6 May 2021.