Shaun Holmes


Player Profile

Place of Birth: Derry

Nationality: Ireland

Position: Defender

Height: 5' 9"

Club History


Start DateEnd DateTeam
Aug 2009 May 2010 Institute
Feb 2009 Jul 2009 Sligo Rovers
Jan 2007 Dec 2008 Finn Harps
Jul 2006 Dec 2006 Derry City
Jul 2004 May 2006 Glentoran


Start DateEnd DateTeam

Shaun came through the youth academy at Manchester City and was with the club from 1999 to 2001. from there he moved to Wrexham before signing for Irish League club Glentoran in 2004. While at The Oval Shaun won a league title medal and League Cup winner's medal in 2005.

In 2006 Shaun signed for Derry city but he was released by new manager Pat Fenlon at the end of the '06 season. He then became manager Paul Hegarty's first signing for Finn Harps in January 2007, making his debut against Monaghan United in a First Division game on 30th March '07. In 2008 he made 29 league appearances for Harps but left the club at the end of the season.

In 2009 Shaun signed for Paul Cook at Sligo Rovers and made 19 appearances for the Bit O'Red. However, Shaun was released at the end of July and went on to sign for Irish League side Institute on 17 August '09.

Shaun has won caps for Northern Ireland at U21, U18 and U15 level as well as picking up a senior cap against Liechtenstein in 2002.


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