Friday 20 April 2018

Kenny factfile

- Born Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, May 17, 1978.

- Signed by Neil Warnock at Bury (1998), Sheffield United (2002) and QPR (2011).

- Made 600 league and cup appearances -- Bury (150), Sheffield United (410), QPR (40 to date).

- Sheffield United supporters' Player of the Season in 2002-03. Played every minute of 2005-06 Championship promotion season. Ever-present during club's single season in Premier League.

- Made debut for Republic of Ireland in 2004, has gone on to win seven caps.

- Tested positive for the prohibited substance ephedrine in May 2009.

- Banned in July 2009 for nine months for "negligence" after commission rules drug not taken deliberately and not performance-enhancing.

- Returned to Sheffield United first team in April 2010.

Irish Independent

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