Saturday 15 December 2018

Pat Fenlon Factfile

1969 -- Born in Dublin.

1986 -- Joins Chelsea as a trainee.

1987 -- Signs for St Patrick's Athletic.

1990 -- Wins first League Championship as a player for St Pat's, managed by Brian Kerr], who later becomes the Irish International manager.

1991 -- Joins Bohemians FC, where he goes on to score 29 goals in 88 games.

1992 -- Wins FAI Cup with Bohemians and is voted the PFAI Player of the Year.

1994 -- Joins Linfield, with whom he wins two IFA Cups and one Irish Premier League Championship.

1996 -- Signs for Shamrock Rovers, where he scores four goals in 31 games.

1997 -- Snapped up by Shelbourne, where he enjoys his most successful period as a player, scoring 27 goals in 153 games.

2000 -- Fenlon and Shelbourne claim a historic FAI Cup and League double, the first in the club's history. Fenlon scores the winner against Bohemians in the FAI Cup final replay and is also voted the PFAI Player of the Year again for his part in their success.

2002 -- Fenlon takes over as player/manager of Shelbourne from Dermot Keely. After one season, he hangs up his boots to direct his attention towards managing the club.

2003 -- Wins his first ever League title as a manager with Shelbourne.

2004 -- Successfully defends Shels' League title and becomes first manager to lead the club to back-to-back titles. Also becomes first manager to lead an Irish club to the UEFA Cup Third Qualifying Round.

November 2006 -- Leads Shelbourne to their third league title in four years, beating Bohemians 2-1 on the final day of the season. Linked to Bohemians job soon after, until Sean Conner is appointed.

December 2006 -- Resigns as Shels manager and joins Derry City.

May 2007 -- Resigns as Derry City boss.

October 2007 -- Named as Ireland U23 manager, which is made up only of eircom League players.

December 2007 -- Named as new manager of Bohemians.

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