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Encyclopedia > John O'Shea
John O'Shea
Personal information
Full name John Francis O'Shea
Date of birth April 30, 1981 (1981-04-30) (age 27)
Place of birth    Waterford, Ireland
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Defender / Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current club Manchester United
Number 22
Youth clubs
Manchester United
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1999–
2000
2001
Manchester United
Bournemouth (loan)
Royal Antwerp (loan)
191 (9)
010 (1)
014 (0)   
National team2
2001– Republic of Ireland 044 (1)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of 20:41, 3 May 2008 (UTC).
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of 14:45, 13 May 2008 (UTC).
* Appearances (Goals) John OShea can refer to: John OShea (footballer) John OShea (director) John OShea (humanitarian) Category: ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AUGUST 25 1981 US Marine Sean Vance is Born on the 25th of August {ear nav|1981}} Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Irish Grid Reference S604123 Statistics Province: Munster County: Area: 41. ... The Bolton players in white are defending - the nearest player is trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... In football (soccer) a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders. ... MUFC redirects here. ... MUFC redirects here. ... MUFC redirects here. ... For the non League club, see Bournemouth F.C.. AFC Bournemouth are an English football team currently playing in Football League One. ... Royal Antwerp F.C. is a Belgian football club, from the city of Antwerp in Antwerp (province). ...

John Francis O'Shea (Irish: Seán Ó Sé) (born April 30, 1981 in Waterford, Ireland) is a professional footballer who currently plays for Manchester United. is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... AUGUST 25 1981 US Marine Sean Vance is Born on the 25th of August {ear nav|1981}} Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: , Irish Grid Reference S604123 Statistics Province: Munster County: Area: 41. ... “Soccer” redirects here. ... MUFC redirects here. ...

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Career

He signed his professional forms at 17 and had his professional debut in 1999 against Aston Villa at Villa Park. Following loan spells at Bournemouth and Royal Antwerp he returned to Manchester and began to feature in the United first team in the 2002-03 season, demonstrating versatility by playing at left-back, right-back, centre-back and central midfield during the successful 2002-03 Premiership campaign. Aston Villa redirects here. ... Villa Park is a football stadium in the district of Aston, in Birmingham, England. ... For the non League club, see Bournemouth F.C.. AFC Bournemouth are an English football team currently playing in Football League One. ... Royal Antwerp F.C. is a Belgian football club, from the city of Antwerp in Antwerp (province). ... The FA Premier League 2002-03 season (often referred to as the 2002-03 Barclaycard Premiership, due to sponsorship rights) was the eleventh season of the competition. ... The FA Premier League 2002-03 season (often referred to as the 2002-03 Barclaycard Premiership, due to sponsorship rights) was the eleventh season of the competition. ...


O'Shea earned his first senior cap for the Republic of Ireland on 15 August 2001, when he came on as an 84th minute substitute at home to Croatia. His debut ended in disappointment, however, when he gave away a penalty in injury time, which resulted in Ireland conceding their lead, and the game ending 2-2. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Cap (sport). ... This article is about the day of the year. ... This article is about the year. ...


He displayed indifferent form in the 2004-05 season and was linked with a move away from Manchester, with Newcastle and Liverpool being linked with the Irishman. One of the highlights of Manchester United's otherwise slightly disappointing season was the 4-2 away victory against Arsenal, in which O'Shea scored the fourth goal by chipping Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia from the edge of the 18 yard box. The 2004-05 season of the FA Premier League began in August 2004 and ended in May 2005. ... For the Australian club, see Newcastle United Jets. ... Liverpool Football Club are an English professional football club based in Liverpool, Merseyside, who play in the Premier League; they are historically the most successful club in the history of English football, having won more trophies than any other English club. ... Arsenal Football Club (also known as Arsenal, The Arsenal or The Gunners) are an English professional football club based in Holloway, north London. ... Manuel Rivero Almunia (born May 19, 1977 in Pamplona) is a Spanish football player who currently plays for English Premier League club Arsenal as a goalkeeper. ...


An injury to Gary Neville in the 2005-06 season also gave O'Shea more first-team opportunities. He was criticised for his lacklustre performances that season, and was reportedly one of the players lambasted by United veteran Roy Keane in a controversial interview on the club's MUTV channel. Gary Neville (born February 18, 1975 in Bury, Greater Manchester) is an English football player. ... Location of teams in the 2005-06 season The 2005-06 season of the FA Premier League began on August 13, 2005, and concluded on May 7, 2006. ... Roy Maurice Keane (born 10 August 1971 in Mayfield, Cork City, Ireland) is an Irish former professional footballer and the current manager of English Premier League club Sunderland. ... For MUTV at the University of Missouri, see University of Missouri TV. MUTV (Manchester United Television) is an English subscription based television channel, operated by Manchester United F.C.. The channel offers Manchester United fans exclusive interviews with players and staff, full matches, including all Premier League games (broadcast generally...


On 4 February 2007, during league game against Tottenham Hotspur, O'Shea deputised for Edwin van der Sar in goal after the van der Sar was taken off the pitch for a broken nose, while Manchester United had already used all three substitutes. During this time he denied his Republic of Ireland teammate Robbie Keane a goal with a save a few minutes before full time. Following this incident, United fans chanted "Ireland's number one" in O'Shea's honour. is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Current season Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English professional football club which currently plays in the Premier League. ... Edwin van der Sar (born 29 October 1970 in Voorhout) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. ... Robert David Robbie Keane (born 8 July 1980 in Tallaght, Dublin) is an Irish footballer, who currently plays as a striker for Tottenham Hotspur . ...


A month later he won over many United fans by scoring an injury time winner against Liverpool at Anfield for United in the league, having come on as a substitute for Wayne Rooney. This goal was important in United going on to regain the Premiership trophy for the 2006-07 season. He also rescued his team against Everton in one of the final games of the season, when he bundled the ball in the net after Everton goalkeeper Iain Turner fumbled a Ryan Giggs corner. United went on to win 4-2. This was perhaps an even more decisive goal, as Bolton were drawing with Chelsea at the same time and defeat would have let Chelsea back into the title race.[1][2] This article is about the football stadium. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Locations of the 20 Premiership clubs in the 2006–2007 season, as green dots. ... Iain Turner (born January 26, 1984 in Stirling, Scotland) is a Scottish football goalkeeper, who currently plays for Sheffield Wednesday ,he is loan from Everton, where he wears the number 19 shirt. ... Ryan Joseph Giggs OBE[1] (born Ryan Joseph Wilson on 29 November 1973 in Ely, Cardiff) is a Welsh footballer currently playing for Manchester United in the English Premiership, and formerly for the Welsh national team prior to his retirement from international football on 2 June 2007. ...


John O'Shea had a shooting accuracy of 100% and scored with 80% of his shots in the 2006-2007 season. He scored as many Premiership Goals as Chelsea's £30m record signing, former European Player of the Year, Andriy Shevchenko[3] Andriy Mykolayovych Shevchenko (Ukrainian: , born 29 September 1976, Dvirkivschyna, Kiev Oblast) is a Ukrainian football striker who plays for Chelsea in the Premier League. ...


During the 2007-08 season, Manchester United have used O'Shea as an emergency striker due to injury problems. His use as a striker gives him the distinction of having played in every position for Manchester United. The 2007–08 Premier League season (known as the Barclays Premier League for sponsorship reasons) is the sixteenth since its establishment. ...


On 23 November 2007, John O'Shea extended his contract at Manchester United, to keep him at the club until 2012. is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... 2012 (MMXII) will be a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Personal Life

O'Shea was born to Jim and Mary. After completing his schooling in Waterford, and developing his football skills at local clubs Ferrybank AFC and Bohemians, O'Shea travelled to Manchester and joined Manchester United after spending summers travelling to England to train with the academy. John O'Shea attended NUI Galway university, graduating in 1999. He studied Business Information Systems (BSc.) and was highlighted by lecturer Frank Conaty as an individual with particular talent for Accounting. O'Shea grew up outside his Waterford town in Corrib Village, Galway, where he was infamous amongst his peers as 'Teapot Champion', conquering the Teapot in a record time of 4 seconds. This was the first silverware O'Shea was to pick up in his illustrious career. This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ...


Honours

For the Scottish equivalent see Scottish Premier League The FA Premier League (often referred to as the Barclays Premiership in England and the Barclays English Premier League or just simply The EPL internationally) is a league competition for football clubs located at the top of the English football league system... This article is about the English FA Cup. ... The Carling Cup Trophy The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition. ... The FA Community Shield (formerly the Charity Shield) is an English association football trophy. ...

References

  1. ^ O'Shea proud of keeper stint
  2. ^ BBC Sport: Everton 2-4 Manchester United
  3. ^ SkySports: United's midfield options

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