Alan Gough


Player Profile

Place of Birth: Watford

Nationality: England

Position: Goalkeeper

Height: 181 cm

Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Dec 2008 May 2009 Longford Town  (Manager)
May 2008 Nov 2008 Bray Wanderers
Feb 2005 Nov 2006 Galway United (defunct)


Start DateEnd DateTeam

Alan was a goalkeeper who played with Portsmouth and Fulham before signing for Galway United in 1993. He spent 18 months at Terryland Park before signing for Shelbourne.

He spent five years at Shels between 1994 and 1999, where he won two FAI Cups and a League Cup.

In 1999 he moved to the Irish League where he signed for Glentoran and won two IFA Cups and an Irish League Cup.

In 2002 he moved back to the League of Ireland, spending three years at Derry City. In 2005 he returned to Galway United, hanging up his gloves at the end of the 2006 season. He stayed at the club as assistant manager to Tony Cousins, occasionally appearing in goal as emergency cover, until March 2008 when the management team were sacked.

In May 2008, Alan came out of retirement and joined Bray Wanderers for the 2008 season making a further 22 league appearances.

In December 2008 Alan became the manager at Longford Town and again appeared as the club's goalkeeper when the situation demanded. He resigned the post in May 2009.


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