2016 Members of the Bray Wanderers squad:

Daniel Blackbyrne

DOB: 13/07/96, Kent, England

Squad number 13
Previously played for Enniskerry FC and St Josephs. WDSL League and Cup medals, DDSL League and Cup medals and was WDSL and DDSL Player of the Year. Made senior debut in the friendly against Queens Park Rangers in July 2014. Played for Under 19 team in 2014/15 season.

Ryan Brennan

DOB 11/11/1991.
Squad number 7
Ryan played all the way up through the underage system at Drogheda Boys and joined the Drogheda United Youth side in 2007. Made his first team debut in 2010. In 2011 he signed for Mick Cooke at Monaghan United. In 2012 Ryan was back at Drogheda United, again signing for Mick Cooke. In December 2013 Ryan moved to Shamrock Rovers. Ryan continued to play for the Hoops in 2015 and played in three of the club's Europa League matches as Rovers went out to Norwegian side Odds. In December 2015, Ryan moved to Bray Wanderers.

Kieran Butler

DOB 12/06/1999
Squad Number 30
Kieran started the 2016 season as captain of the under 17s. In August he moved up to the Under 19 squad,
He was named on the substitues bench for the first team in the Leinster Senior cup match against Collinstown in April 2016.

Peter Cherrie

(DOB: 01/10/1983, Belshill, Scotland), Goalkeeper

Squad number 1
Peter started his career as an 18 year old at Airdrie United in 2002. He made just one senior appearance in two years at the club before a short spell at Junior side Kilsyth Rangers brought him to the attention of Ayr United. Peter made six appearances at Ayr before leaving at the end of the 2004/05 season. Joined Clyde at the start of 2005/06 and spent three years there before being released in June of 2009. Signed for Dundalk in July 2008. In 2010 he was voted Dundalk's Player of the Year. In the 2014 season he started all thirty-three league games As Dundalk won the premier division title. In January 2015 he joined Cliftonville. Peter then moved back to the League of Ireland by signing with Bray Wanderers in July of 2015. Supporters club Plyer of the month for July 2015, April 2016 and July 2016.

Tim Clancy

DOB 08/04/1984, Defender. Squad number 21. After getting his early experience with Trim Celtic and then Belvedere, Tim moved to Millwall in the summer of 2003. He spent a season there before spending three seasons in English non-league football, paying for Walton & Hersham, Weymouth and Fisher Athletic. He got his break in 2007, signing for Kilmarnock in the SPL on amateur forms. He later went on to turn out for Motherwell, Hibernian and St Johnstone in Scotland. Tim signed for Shamrock Rovers in February 2015 and moved on loan in July 2015 to Sligo Rovers until the end of the season. In January 2016, he made his move to the Showgrounds permanent for the upcoming 2016 season. He made seven league appearances before leaving the club in June 2016. Joined Bray Wanderers in July 2016.

Dylan Connolly

DOB 22/5/1995. Midfielder.
Squad number 16
Dylan was a member of the Bohemians U19 squad for the 2012/2013. In February 2013 he made the short move to Tolka Park to join Shelbourne. He made 5 league appearances that year as Shels were relegated from the Premier Division. The following season he scored 12 league goals from 22 league appearances as the Reds narrowly missed out on promotion. In February 2015 Dylan signed for Mick McCarthy at Ipswich Town. He signed for Bray Wanderers in December 2015. Player of the month for June 2016 and August 2016

Hugh Douglas

DOB: 22/06/93, Wicklow
Squad number 2
Hugh Douglas joined UCD from Belvedere, where he had won the FAI Under-17 All Ireland. He has represented his country at U21 level, and was in the Ireland International Schools squad where he was named Player Of The Year in 2011.
He signed for Bray in December 2014. Supporters club Player of the month for May and August 2015. He was the Player of the year and Young player of the year in 2015. Supporters club Player of the month for March 2016.

Paul Finnegan

DOB 18/6/1996. Defender.

Squad number 20
Paul is a centre back who played for Dundalk's U19 side in 2012/13. He also played in the club's 2013 Leinster Senior Cup game against Shamrock Rovers. In 2014 he played in two of Dundalk's EA Cup games on their way to lifting that trophy and also made the bench for some league games. He signed his first professional contract with the club in January 2015 and was included in Stephen Kenny's first team squad ahead of the 2015 season. While he didn't make a league appearance, he did play in various cup competitions before leaving the club at the end of the season. Signed for Bray Wanderers in February 16.

Sean Harding

DOB 17/9/1988.
Squad number 24
Sean spent six years with Crumlin United before joining UCD. He was a member of the club's A Championship side that won the 2008. Sean soon established himself in the senior side at Belfield and was part of the team that won the 2009 First Division title. In January 2012 Sean announced that he was leaving UCD and emigrating to Australia. He joined Limerick FC for their 2015 Premier Division campaign. Joined Bray Wanderers in February 2015.

Alan Kehoe

DOB: 12.04.1996.
Squad number: 15
Alan is a left back who played underage football with St Joseph's Boys before signing for Shamrock Rovers' U19s in 2012/13. He was part of the Rovers A team for the 2014 season First Division campaign. He made 16 league appearances that year.
In January 2015 Alan signed for Shelbourne. He went on to make thirteen league appearances for Shels as the Dublin club finished fourth in the 2015 First Division.
Joined Bray Wanderers in July 2016.

Dean Kelly

DOB 18/09/1985. Striker.
Squad number 9
Dean began his career at Tolka Rovers and then Crumlin United (2010). He moved to Oldham Athletic on a six month contract. In his time at Boundary Park he made 15 competitive appearances and scored one goal. He returned to Ireland in 2011 when he joined Shamrock Rovers. He then had spells with St Patrick's Athletic (2012), Shelbourne (2013), Shamrock Rovers (2014), Bohemians (2015) and Longford Town (2015). In December 2015, Dean moved to Bray Wanderers.

Conor Kenna

21/08/1984, Dublin. Defender.
Squad number 4
Conor is a product of the Cherry Orchard under-age set up and also had a three year spell at Coventry City as a trainee before returning to Ireland to sign for Shelbourne in 2003. He had spells with UCD (2004-2008), Drogheda United (2009) and St Patrick's Athletic (2010-2014). He captained St. Pats to the League title in 2013. He then moved to Shamrock Rovers for the 2014 & 2015 seasons. He played in both of the club's Europa League matches against Odds as Rovers went to the Norwegian side. In December 2015, Conor moved to Bray Wanderers.

Andrew Lewis

DOB 09/4/1995.
Squad number 18

Drew played with Southport's academy before joining Finnish side FC KTP in the summer of 2015. He left the club in January 2016 and returned to England to play with Burscough FC, a club in the eigth tier of English football. In February 2016 he joined Bray Wanderers.

Kevin Lynch

DOB 21/3/1992 Defender
Squad number 19

Kevin played with Dublin Junior side Sheriff YC and was part of the team that played in the 2013 FAI Cup. He stayed with the AUL club for the next few seasons. In July 2016, Kevin signed for Bray Wanderers.

Chris Lyons

(DOB: 08/05/93, Dublin), Forward
Squad number 27
Chris was at Belvedere before joining UCD in 2011.
At the end of the 2012 season he left UCD to sign for Bohemians. In February 2014 he joined the Shamrock Rovers B team for their inaugural season in the First Division. He signed for Bray in December 2014.
Joined Sligo Rovers in January 2016 and returned to Bray Wanderers in August 2016.

Jason Marks

DOB 02/05/1989, Dublin. Midfielder.
Squad number 11
Jason is a former Killester United player who had spells with Sporting Fingal A team (2010-2011), Monaghan United (2012), Drogheda United (2012 -13). Jason was part of the matchday squads when the club lost out in both the EA and FAI Cup finals.
In November 2013 Jason followed manager Mick Cooke to newly promoted Athlone Town (2014), In 2015 h played with Drogheda United.
In December 2015 Jason moved to Bray Wanderers.

Gareth McDonagh

(DOB: 27/02/96)

Squad number 23
Gareth, who hails from Greystones, began his football career with St Anthonys in Wicklow before moving to St Josephs Boys in Sallynoggin. Midfielder Gareth won the RTE Football's Next Star competition in 2012 and moved to Glasgow Celtic's Youth Academy. He signed for Bray Wanderers in July 2014.

Alan McNally

(DOB: 15/9/82, Drimnagh), Defender

Squad number 5
Alan developed at Dublin schoolboy club Belvedere, where he was capped for Ireland at U16 and U17. Signed for UCD in 1999. In ten years at Belfield he made 243 league appearances. In February 2009 he joined Drogheda United. Alan played in three Cup Finals in 2013 as well as in both legs of Drogheda's Europa League tie against Malmo FF. He signed for Bray in January 2015.

Karl Moore

DOB 09/11/1988
Squad number 10

Karl signed for UCD in the summer of 2010 when he was released by Manchester City after four years at the club. Karl had previously spent time on loan at Millwall where he made six first-team appearances during the 2008/09 season. In February 2011 Karl moved to Galway United before leaving the club in July 2011 to sign for Shamrock Rovers. In January 2012 Karl signed for Bohemians. Joined Bray Wanderers in December 2015.

Paul Murphy

DOB: 29/08/97, Wexford
Squad number 14
Previously played for Gorey Rangers and St Josephs. Has five Wexford League medals and a Wexford Cup medal to his name. Made senior debut in the friendly against MK Dons in July 2014.
Played for under 19 team in 2014/15 season. Paul played for the Republic of Ireland Schools in March 2015 in their Centenary Shield victory 3-2 win over Northern Ireland.

Darragh Noone

Dob; 28/4/1997.
Squad number 22
Darragh joined the under 19 team from Lourdes Celtic in 2014. Previously played with St Josephs Boys.
He has played for Bray Wanderers u19 team for the 2014/15, 2015 and 2016 season's.
Joined first team squad in April 2016.

Ger Pender

(DOB: 22/05/1994), Forward.

Squad number 17
Signed from Belvedere in June 2011. Ger played for the U19s and made two first team appearances in the Leinster Senior Cup in 2012. Made his League début against Cork City in May 2013. Signed for Wayside Celtic in July 2013. Scored three times in 16 appearances for Cabinteely after having joined from Longford Town, and signed for Drogheda United in July 15. He returned to Bray Wanderers in December 2015.

Mark Salmon

DOB; 31/10/1988, Dublin. Midfielder
Squad number 8

Mark began his career at Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2007. In December 2008 he went on loan to Port Vale where he played in the first team until his return to Wolves in January 2009. In 2009 he returned to Ireland to play for Drogheda United. Moved on to Athlone Town (2009) and Longford Town (2009 - 2014) Won the First Division title with Longford in 2014. Mark signed for Bray Wanderers in November 2015.

Lee Steacy

DOB 18/01/1993. Goalkeeper
Squad Number 40
Lee played with Shamrock Rovers U19 side in 2011/12. He had a spell with Firhouse Clover before joining Bohemians in 2015. Lee only made one league appearance during the 2015 season, which came in the 0-0 draw with Bray Wanderers in May. Lee stayed as the no.2 goalkeeper for the 2016 season and didn't make a league appearance before leaving Bohemians in July 2016 to sign for Bray Wanderers.

John Sullivan

(DOB: 06/01/91, Dublin), Midfielder
Squad Number 3
John previously played with Dundalk, Shelbourne and Limerick FC. He played youths football in Dublin with Lourdes Celtic and Crumlin United before signing with Bohemians and playing with their U20 side. In February 2009 he moved to Scotland where he spent a season and a half at Hamilton Academical. At the end of 2009/10 he returned to Ireland and signed for Limerick FC in June. He spent the remainder of the 2010 season there. In February 2011 John signed for Shelbourne and played in the FAI Cup final. He left Shels in July 2012 and signed for Drogheda United. In January 2013 he signed for Dundalk and spent a season there before returning to Shelbourne in January 2014. In December 2014, John returned to Crumlin United. Signed for Bray Wanderers in June 2015. Moved on to Galway United for the 2016 season but returned to Bray in July 2016.

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