|Full name||Séamus Coleman|
|Date of birth||11 October 1988|
|Place of birth||Killybegs, Republic of Ireland|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 91⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Right back / Right winger|
|2010||→ Blackpool (loan)||9||(1)|
|2007–2010||Republic of Ireland U-21||13||(1)|
|2011–||Republic of Ireland||7||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of match played 6 October 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
Biography[change | change source]
Seamus Coleman grew up in Killybegs, Donegal and played for Killybegs local team St Catherine's. Coleman is a right-back and can also play right midfield and has represented the Republic of Ireland both at Under-21 and Under-23 level, making his international debut for the Under-21s in a friendly against Sweden in 2008. He began as a central midfielder before switching to full-back. Coleman signed for Sligo Rovers in 2006 having begun his career at hometown side Killybegs. The Donegal-born full-back signed for the Blues at the end of the January transfer window in 2009 for 40,000 pounds, having had reported interest from Celtic, Birmingham City, and Ipswich Town. Coleman linked up with Andy Holden and Alan Stubbs in the Blues' reserve team squad.
International career[change | change source]
Seamus has represented Ireland at under 21 level and under 23 level. He won his first full Ireland cap against Wales on the 8th February 2011.He also was picked for the Macedonia game on the 26th of March, But pulled out with an ankle injury.
References[change | change source]
- "UEFA.com Seamus Coleman". UEFA. http://en.uefa.com/teamsandplayers/players/player=1909700/profile/index.html. Retrieved 12 April 2011.