Who will be moving club this off-season?  (Credit: John-Paul McGinley)

2017 Close Season Transfer Tracker
Published: February 20, 2017

The off-season is just about to kick off and so it is time to launch our annual close season transfer list to help everyone keep track of all the clubs’ comings and goings. If you spot any errors in the below list or have any transfer related news then please e-mail us at ExtratimeLive@gmail.com

 

PREMIER DIVISION

BOHEMIANS

Ins

Jamie Doyle (Shelbourne)

Greg Murray (Shelbourne)

Fuad Sule (St Patrick's Athletic)

Philip Gannon (Longford Town)

Rob Cornwall (Shamrock Rovers)

Dinny Corcoran (St Patrick's Athletic)

Kaleem Simon (Longford Town)

Keith Ward (Derry City)

Oscar Brennan (Cabinteely FC)

 

Outs

Robert Lopes (Shamrock Rovers)

Jason Caffrey (Shelbourne)

Keith Buckey (Bray Wanderers)

Dean Delany (Shelbourne)

Jake Kelly (Longford Town)

Dean O'Halloran (Waterford FC)

Derek Prendergast (Shelbourne)

Kurtis Byrne (Bohemians)

Jamie Hollywood (Drogheda United)

 

Re-signed

Shane Supple (2017)

Ismahil Akinade (2017)

Dominic Peppard (2017)

Paddy Kavanagh (2017)

Daniel Byrne (2017)

Dean Casey (2017)

Ian Morris (2017)

Warren O'Hora (2017)

Stephen Best (2017)

 

BRAY WANDERERS

Ins

Keith Buckley (Bohemians)

Aaron Greene (Limerick FC)

Gary McCabe (Shamrock Rovers)

Derek Foran (Sacremento Republic FC)

Anthony Flood (Free Agent)

 

Outs

Andrew Lewis (mutual agreement)

Chris Lyons (Shelbourne)

Paul Finnegan (Cliftonville)

 

Re-signed

Peter Cherrie (2017)

Dylan Connolly (2018)

Conor Kenna (2017)

John Sullivan (2017)

Mark Salmon (2017)

Tim Clancy (2017)

Hugh Douglas (2017)

Darragh Noone (2017)

Ryan Brennan (2017)

Peter Cherrie (2017)

Karl Moore (2017)

Alan Kehoe (2017)

Ger Pender (2017)

Conor Earley (2017)

Kevin Lynch (2017)

Lee Stacey (2017)

 

CORK CITY

Ins

Jimmy Keohane (Sligo Rovers)

Achille Campion (Sligo Rovers)

Conor McCormack (Derry City)

Ryan Delaney - Loan until the summer (Burton Albrion)

Shane Griffin - two year contract (Reading)

 

Outs

Gavan Holohan (Galway United)

Danny Morrissey (Finn Harps)

Craig Donnellan (Cobh Ramblers)

Ian Turner (Limerick)

Dave Mulcahy (Waterford FC)

Matthew Connor (Waterford FC)

Mark O'Sullivan (Waterford FC)

Eric Grimes (Derry City)

Chiedozie Ogbene (Limerick FC)

Kenny Browne (Waterford FC)

 

Re-signed

Steven Beattie (2017)

Alan Bennett (2017)

Garry Buckley (2017)

John Dunleavy (2017)

Connor Ellis (2017)

Mark McNulty (2017)

Gearoid Morrissey (2017)

Karl Sheppard (2017)

Alan Smith (2017)

Sean Maguire (2017)

Kevin O'Connor (2017)

Stephen Dooley (2017)

John Kavanagh (2017)

Conor Ellis (2017)

 

DERRY CITY

Ins

Mark Timlin (St Patrick's Athletic)

Eric Grimes (Cork City)

Nicky Low - on loan (Dundee)

Ciaran O'Connor - on loan (Dundalk FC)

Mikhail Kennedy - on loan (Charlton Athletic)

 

Outs

Gareth McGlynn (retired)

Conor McCormack (Cork City)

Shaun Patton (Sligo Rovers)

Keith Ward (Bohemians)

Patrick McClean (Waterford FC)

Niclas Vemmelund (Dundalk FC)

 

Re-signed

Nathan Boyle (2017)

Ronan Curtis (2017)

Joshua Daniels (2017)

Ger Doherty (2017)

Dean Jarvis (2017)

Aaron McEneff (2018)

Barry McNamee (2017)

Ryan McBride (2018)

Rory Patterson (2018)

Rory Holden (2017)

Conor McDermott (2017)

Harry Monaghan (2017)

Scott Whiteside (2017)

Ben Doherty (2017)

Aaron Barry (2017)

Lukas Schubert (2017)

 

DROGHEDA UNITED

Ins

Gavin Brennan (Free Agent)

Conor Kane (St. Patrick's Athletic)

Killian Brennan (Free Agent)

Jamie Hollywood (Bohemians)

Ciaran McGuigan (Lansdowne Bohys FC, USA)

Stephen Elliot (Free Agent)

Thomas Byrne (Brighton and Hove Albion)

 

Outs

Aaron Ashe (Shelbourne)

 

Re-signed

Stephen McGuinness (2017)

Colm Deasy (2017)

Stephen Dunne (2017)

Luke Gallagher (2017)

Kevin Farragher (2017)

Lloyd Buckley (2017)

Eoghan Dempsey (2017)

Sean Brennan (2017)

Sean Thornton (2017)

Jake Hyland (2017)

Adam Wixted (2017)

Mark Doyle (2017)

Richie Purdy (2017)

Gareth McCaffery (2017)

Marc Griffin (2017)

 

DUNDALK

Ins

Sean Hoare (St Patrick's Athletic)

Jamie McGrath (St Patrick's Athletic)

Niclas Vemmelund (Derry City)

Conor Clifford (Boreham Wood)

Steven Kinsella - on loan (Everton FC)

Thomas Stewart(Ottawa Fury)

 

Outs

Darren Meenan (Shamrock Rovers)

Andy Boyle (Preston North End)

Daryl Horgan (Preson North End)

Ronan Finn (Shamrock Rovers)

Michael O'Connor (Shamrock Rovers)

Alan Keane (Crusaders)

Ciaran O'Connor - on loan (Derry City)

 

Re-signed

Patrick McEleney (2017)

Chris Shields (2017)

Brian Gartland (2017)

Georgie Poynton (2017)

Stephen O'Donnell (2018)

Gary Rogers (2017)

Paddy Barrett (2017)

Ciaran Kilduff (2017)

Robbie Benson (2017)

Gabriel Sava (2017)

Dane Massey (2017)

Sean Gannon (2017)

David McMillan (2017)

John Mountney (2017)

Shane Grimes (2017)

 

FINN HARPS

Ins

Danny Morrissey (Cork City)

Harry Doherty (Cockhill Celtic)

Jonny Bonner (Wexford Youths)

Killian Cantwell (Galway United)

Carolan McAleer (Greenock Morton)

Ryan McConnell (Ballinmallard United)

 

Outs

Kevin McHugh (retired)

Barry Molloy (retired)

Tony McNamee (Swilly Rovers)

Richard Brush (Ballinamallard United)

 

Re-signed

Ryan McConnell (2017)

Gareth Harkin (2017)

Ciaran Coll (2017)

Ethan Boyle (2017)

Ciaran Gallagher (2017)

Damien McNulty (2017)

Packie Mailey (2017)

Tony McMonagle (2017)

Michael Funston (2017)

Barry Molloy (2017)

 

GALWAY UNITED

Ins

Ronan Murray (Notts County)

David Cawley (St Patrick's Athletic)

Lee Grace (Wexford Youths)

Gavan Holohan (Cork City)

Ciaran Nugent (Sligo Rovers)

 

Outs

Ryan Connolly (ShamrocK Rovers)

Kevin Horgan (Shamrock Rovers)

Killian Cantwell (Finn Harps)

Enda Curran (Longford Town)

Stephen Walsh (Longford Town)

 

Re-signed

Vinny Faherty (2017)

Colm Horgan (2017)

Marc Ludden (2017)

Kevin Devaney (2017)

Stephen Folan (2017)

Alex Byrne (2017)

Paul Sinnott (2017)

Conor Melody (2017)

Padraic Cunningham (2017)

Gary Shanahan (2017)

Jesse Devers (2017)

Conor Winn (2017)

 

LIMERICK FC

Ins

Brendan Clarke (St Patrick's Athletic)

Ian Turner (Cork City)

David O'Connor (Shamrock Rovers)

Dean Clarke (Shamrock Rovers)

Chiedozie Ogbene (Cork City)

Rodrigo Tosi (Persija Jakarta)

Bastien Hery (Accrington Stanley)

 

Outs

Aaron Greene (Bray Wanderers)

Sean Russell (Louisville City)

Yousef Mahdy (UCD)

 

Re-signed

Shane Duggan (2017)

Chris Mulhall (2017)

Freddy Hall (2017)

Lee-J Lynch (2017)

Paul O'Conor (2017)

Shane Tracy (2017)

Stephen Kenny (2017)

John O'Flynn (2017)

 

SHAMROCK ROVERS

Ins

Paul Corry (Free Agent)

Roberto Lopes (Bohemians)

Danny Devine (LSL)

Ryan Connolly (Galway United)

Darren Meenan (Dundalk FC)

David McAllister (Free Agent)

Tomer Chencinski (Helsingsborg)

Kevin Horgan (Galway United)

Ronan Finn (Dundalk FC)

Michael O'Connor (Dundalk)

Sam Bone (Charlton Athletic)

Graham Burke (Notts County)

 

Outs

Stephen McPhail (retired)

Gareth McCaffrey (Drogheda United)

Richie Purdy (Drogheda United)

Pat Cregg (St Patrick's Athletic)

David O'Connor (Limerick FC)

Rob Cornwall (Bohemians)

Gary McCabe (Bray Wanderers)

Dean Clarke (Limerick FC)

Craig Hyland (released)

Barry Murphy (St. Patrick's Athletic)

Cian Kavanagh (UCD)

Evan Osam (UCD)

 

Re-signed

Brandon Miele (2017)

Sean Boyd (2017)

Trevor Clarke (2017)

Aaron Dobbs (2017)

James Doona (2017)

Shane Hanney (2017)

Gary Shaw (2017)

Simon Madden (2017)

Dave Webster (2017)

Luke Byrne (2017)

Aaron Bolger (2017)

Dean Dillon (2017)

Luke Kiely (2017)

Sean Boyd (2017)

Trevor Clarke (2017)

Shane Hanney (2017)

James Doona (2017)

 

SLIGO ROVERS

Ins

Shaun Patton (Derry City)

Kyle Callan-McFadden (Orlando City)

Chris Kenny (Wexford Youths)

Matthew Stevens (Peterborough United)

Jonah Ayunga - on loan (Brighton & Hove Albion)

 

Outs

Jimmy Keohane (Cork City)

Achille Campion (Cork City)

Gavin Peers (St. Patrick's Athletic)

Philip Roberts (Chelmsford City)

Ciaran Nugent (Galway United)

 

Re-signed

Tobi Adebayo-Rowling (2017)

Gary Armstrong (2017)

Gary Boylan (2017)

Raffaele Cretaro (2017)

Regan Donelon (2018)

Daniel Kearns (2017)

Mikey Place (2017)

Craig Roddan (2018)

Kieran Sadlier (2017)

Michael Schlingermann (2018)

Michael Leahy (2017)

John Russell (2017)

Liam Martin (2017)

 

ST PATRICK’S ATHLETIC

Ins

Gavin Peers (Sligo Rovers)

Pat Cregg (Shamrock Rovers)

Barry Murphy (Shamrock Rovers)

Alex O'Hanlon (Liverpool FC)

Kurtis Byrne (Bohemians)

 

Outs

Shane McEleney (released)

Mark Timlin (Derry City)

David Cawley (Galway United)

Dylan McGlade (Longford Town)

Brendan Clarke (Limerick)

Fuad Sule (Bohemians)

Dinny Corcoran (Bohemians)

Jamie McGrath (Dundalk FC)

 

Re-signed

Ian Birmingham (2017)

Conan Byrne (2017)

Michael Barker (2017)

Christy Fagan (2018)

Ger O'Brien (2017)

 

FIRST DIVISION

ATHLONE TOWN

Ins

 

Outs

James Quinn (Shelbourne)

 

Re-signed

 

CABINTEELY

Ins

Daire Doyle (Shelbourne)

Cory Galvin (Waterford United)

Adam Harney (UCD)

Jack Watson (UCD)

Conor Keeley (Shelbourne)

Jason Byrne (UCD)

Kieran 'Marty' Waters (UCD)

 

Outs

Oscar Brennan (Bohemians)

Ben Hanrahan (UCD)
 

Re-signed

Evan Galvin (2017)

Aaron Brilly (2017)

Joe Doyle (2017)

Ollie Hamzat (2017)

Michael Kelly (2017)

Paul Fox (2017)

Victro Ekanem (2017)

Andy McGovern (2017)

Adam Maher (2017)

Karl Byrne (2017)

Lee Mitchell (2017)

Jack Menton (2017)

Shane Boyle (2017)

Kevin Knight (2017)

 

COBH RAMBLERS

Ins

Craig Donnellan (Cork City)

Shane Lowth (Limerick FC)

Ryan Hogan (Trevecca University, USA)

Michael Sadys (Mayfield United)

 

Outs

Shane O'Connor (Waterford FC)

Gary Comerford (Waterford FC)

 

Re-signed

Ian Mylod (2017)

Chris McCarthy (2017)

Jason Abbott (2017)

Matthew Whelan (2017)

Stephen Christopher (2017)

Jonathan Creamer (2017)

Paul Hunt (2017)

Cian Kingston (2017)

Eoin McGreevy (2017)

Kyle McNamara (2017)

James McSweeney (2017)

Kevin Mulcahy (2017)

Darren Murphy (2017)

Scott McCarthy (2017)

 

LONGFORD TOWN

Ins

Gavin Boyne (Shelbourne)

Aidan Friel (Wexford Youths)

Jack Brady (Shelbourne)

Dylan McGlade (St Patrick's Athletic)

Jake Kelly (Bohemians)

Daniel O'Reilly (Eastbourne)

Enda Curran (Galway United)

Dean Zambra (Free Agent)

Stephen Walsh (Galway United)

 

Outs

Pat Flynn (retired)

Peter McGlynn (Sacramento Republic FC)

Philip Gannon (Bohemians)

Kaleem Simon (Bohemians)

John McKeown (Wexford Youths)

Lee Duffy (Wexford Youths)

 

Re-signed

David O'Sullivan

Kevin O'Connor

Don Cowan

Paul Skinner

Rhys Gorman

Noel Haverty

Kealan Dillon

Tristan Noack-Hofmann

 

SHELBOURNE

Ins

Chris Lyons (Bray Wanderers)

Jason Caffrey (Bohemians)

Dean Delany (Bohemians)

Derek Prendergast (Bohemians)

Aaron Ashe (Drogheda United)

James Quinn (Athlone Town)

Robert Bayly (Bluebell United)

James O'Brien (Bluebell United)

Niall Lanigan (Moyle Park FC)

 

Outs

Jamie Doyle (Bohemians)

Greg Murray (Bohemians)

Gavin Boyne (Longford Town)

Jack Brady (Longford Town)

Daire Doyle (Cabinteely FC)

Conor Keeley (Cabinteely FC)

Ryan Robinson (St Mochta's)

 

Re-signed

Reece McEnteer (2017)

Lorcan Shannon (2017)

Dylan Kavanagh (2017)

Dylan Grimes (2017)

Adam Evans (2017)

James Brown (2017)

Dayle Rooney (2017)

Jack Tuite (2017)

Mikey Murphy (2017)

Adam O'Connor (2017)

James English (2017)

Aidan Collins (2017)

 

UCD

Ins

Cian Kavanagh (Shamrock Rovers)

Evan Osam (Shamrock Rovers)

Ben Hanrahan (Cabinteely FC)

Yousef Mahdy (Limerick FC)
 

Outs

Tomás Boyle (retired)

Jack Watson (Cabinteely FC)

Adam Harney (Cabinteely FC)

Jason Byrne (Cabinteely FC)

Kieran 'Marty' Waters (Cabinteely FC)

 

Re-signed

 

WATERFORD FC

Ins

Paul Murphy (Wexford Youths)

Dave Mulcahy (Cork CIty)

Dean O'Halloran (Bohemians)

Patrick McClean (Derry City)

Gary Delaney (Wexford Youths)

Matthew Connor (Cork City)

Shane O'Connor (Cobh Ramblers)

Robin Dempsey (North End United)

Mark O'Sullivan (Cork City)

Conor Whittle (Wexford Youths)

Gary Comerford (Cobh Ramblers)

Kenny McEvoy (York City)

Sander Puri (Kalju Nomme)

David McDaid (Cliftonville FC)

Kenny Browne (Cork City)

 

Outs

Cory Galvin (Cabinteely FC)

Toyeeb Mustapha (Carrick Rangers)

Sean Noble (Carrick Rangers) 

Paul Murphy (North End United)

 

Re-signed

Anthony McAlavey (2017)

Owen Wall (2017)

Dean Walsh (2017)

 

WEXFORD YOUTHS

Ins

John McKeown (Longford Town)

Lee Duffy (Longford Town)

Thomas Croke (Free Agent)

 

Outs

Aidan Friel (Longford Town)

Lee Grace (Galway United)

Chris Kenny (Sligo Rovers)

Jonny Bonner (Finn Harps)

Paul Murphy (Waterford FC)

Gary Delaney (Waterford FC)

Conor Whittle (Waterford FC)

Peter Higgins (Firhouse Clover)

Danny Furlong (Southern United)

Andy Mulligan (Southern United)

Stephen Last (Southern United)

Danny Ledwith (Southern United)

Conor O'Keeffe (Southern United)

Eric Molloy (Southern United)

 

Re-signed

Craig McCabe (2017)

Andrew O'Connor (2017)

Graham Doyle (2017)

Shane Dunne (2017)

Craig Wall (2017)

Eoin Porter (2017)

 

Club Managers
Athlone Town Colin Fortune
Bohemians Keith Long
Bray Wanderers Harry Kenny
Cabinteely FC Pat Devlin
Cobh Ramblers Stephen Henderson
Cork City John Caulfield
Derry City Kenny Shiels
Drogheda United Pete Mahon
Dundalk FC Stephen Kenny
Finn Harps Ollie Horgan
Galway United Shane Keegan
Limerick FC Martin Russell
Longford Town Alan Mathews
Shamrock Rovers Stephen Bradley
Shelbourne Owen Heary
Sligo Rovers Dave Robertson
St. Patrick's Athletic Liam Buckley
UCD Collie O'Neill
Waterford FC Alan Reynolds
Wexford Youths Damian Locke

 

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