Colin O'Brien


Player Profile

Place of Birth: Not Available

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Midfield

Height: Not Available

Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Feb 2011 Nov 2011 Drogheda United
Jul 2009 Nov 2010 Shelbourne
Aug 2008 Jun 2009 Dundalk


Start DateEnd DateTeam

Colin joined Dundalk in 2008 where he played for the club's U20 side in their '08/09 season. In the summer of 2009 he signed for Dermot Keely at Shelbourne having impressed, while on trial, in a friendly against Leeds United on 14th of July.

Colin made his league debut three days later when he started for Shels in a 1-0 win over Sporting Fingal at Tolka Park. He made 14 appearances for the club over the remainder of the 2009 season. In 2010 he made 27 league appearances for the Reds, scoring once.

In 2011 Colin moved back up the M1, this time signing for Drogheda United. He made his Drogheda debut on 11 March, scoring his first goal for the club one week later in a 2-2 draw at home to Derry City. By the end of the season he had made 16 league appearances and scored twice.

Played for UCD in a friendly against Aberdeen in the summer of 2013 although he was not given a contract.


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