Past Belvo Players

Wesley Hoolahan (Norwich City)

Wes Hoolahan











Wesley Hoolahan was a member of the Norwich City side that won promotion to the Premier League in 2010/11. The Canaries, managed by Paul Lambert, finished in a comfortable mid table position in their first season back in the Premier League in 2011/12. Wes has had an excellent season so far in the 2012/13 season under new manager Chris Houghton resulting in a call up to the Republic of Ireland squad where he received his second cap against Greece at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Norwish were releagted to the Championship at the end of the 2013/14 season, but have made a good start to life after relegation.


Stephen Kelly (Reading)








Defender Stephen Kelly joined Spurs from Belvedere before transferring to Fulham. He then signed for Reading in January 2013. Stephen has been capped 38 times at full senior level for the Republic of Ireland and he became the first Belvo player to captain Ireland when he wore the arm-band against Uruguay in 2012. Stephen is from the Finglas area in Dublin.

Richie Foran (Inverness Caledonian Thistle)

Richie Fora 











Richie Foran the lionhearted won the FAI Youths Cup winners’ medal with Belvedere before going on to play for Shelbourne in the League of Ireland. He was transferred to Carlisle in 2001 and then played for a number of clubs in England and Scotland before joining Inverness in the SPL, where he is the club captain. A regular goal-scoring striker, he played a number of times for Ireland’s U21 team. Richie is from the North Wall area of Dublin’s Inner City. 


David Forde (Millwall) 











David is now Ireland's first choice senior international 'keeper, and has been capped 20 times.

He played for Belvedere as a 17 year old before playing for clubs in Ireland, and then the UK. Millwall are in the English Championship.



 Belvedere Players with Foreign Professional Clubs in the 2013/14 season

Stephen Elliott : Carlisle                                                                                                                     

Richie Foran : Inverness C T

Wesley Hoolahan: Norwich City

Kevin Dawson: Yeovil Town

Conor Powell: Vard Haugesund

Stephen Kelly : Reading

David Forde : Millwall

Stephen Henderson : Charlton Athletic                                                                                                   

Alan Sheahan : Notts County                                                                                                                

Cillian Sheridan : Apoel

Keith Treacy : Barnsley

Brendan Maloney : Yeovil Town

Graham Burke : Aston Villa

Jake Carroll: Huddersfield Town 

Matt Doherty : Wolves

Jimmy Keohane : Exeter City

John O'Sullivan : Blackburn Rovers

Sean Kavanagh : Fulham

Darragh Lenihan : Blackburn Rovers

Paul Corry: Sheffield Wednesday

Kevin Feely: Charlton Athletic

Danny Rogers: Aberdeen on loan at Airdrie

Richie Ryan: Ottawa Fury

Pierce Sweeney: Reading




Belvedere Players with League of Ireland Clubs in the 2014 season 


Sean Byrne

Barry Clancy

Kealan Dillon

Craig Sexton



Keith Buckley

Daniel Byrne

Dinny Corcoran

Jake Hyland

Roberto Lopes

Anto Murphy

Derek Pender



Darren Meenan

Nathan Murphy

Keith Ward



Mick Leahy



David O’Connor

Chris Lyons



William McDonagh



Ross Gaynor



Chris Forrester

Mark Quigley



Gary Burke

Hugh Douglas

James Kavanagh

Tom O’Halloran



Michael Barker



Four ex Belvo players are current LOI managers, with two more taking their place in the dugout as coaches.


Stephen Kenny(Dundalk manager)

Johnny McDonnell (Shelbourne manager)

Martin Russell (Limerick FC manager)

Tony Cousins (Longford Town manager)

Graham O’Hanlon (Bohemians First Team Coach)

Jamie Moore (Shamrock Rovers 1st Division coach)

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