David Forde


Player Profile

Place of Birth: Galway, Ireland

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Goalkeeper

Height: 6' 2"

Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Jul 2017 Present Cambridge United
Jul 2016 Jun 2017 Portsmouth  (Loan)
Jun 2008 Jun 2017 Millwall
Mar 2008 May 2008 Bournemouth  (Loan)
Aug 2007 Sep 2007 Luton Town  (Loan)
Jan 2007 Jun 2008 Cardiff City
Jan 2005 Dec 2005 Derry City
Jul 2004 Dec 2004 Galway United (defunct)
Sep 2003 Oct 2003 Barnet  (Loan)
Jun 2003 Jul 2003 West Ham United  (Loan)
Jan 2002 Jun 2004 West Ham United
Jul 2001 Jan 2002 Barry Town
Jul 1999 Jun 2001 Galway United (defunct)
Present Celtic/Ireland XI


Start DateEnd DateTeam
May 2011 May 2016 Republic of Ireland

David began his career with Galway United in the League of Ireland where he made 38 league appearances in his two years at the club. In 2001 he moved on to Welsh side Barry Town before signing for West Ham in February 2002. Loans spells at Derry City and Barnet followed but David returned to Galway United in 2004 without having played a league game for the Hammers.

In 2005 he returned to Derry City on a permanent deal and made 63 league appearances for the Candystripes over the following two seasons. In December 2006 he signed for Cardiff City where he again went out on loan, this time to Luton Town and Bournemouth, before joining Millwall in June 2008. He has been at the London club ever since.

David made his international debut for the Republic of Ireland against Northern Ireland on 24 May 2011. Ahead of the matches with Oman and Serbia, David has 24 caps to his name. He was not included in the Republic of Ireland's final squad for the 2016 European Championship.


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