Player Profile

Kevin Devaney

14 Midfielder

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Name: Kevin Devaney

Date of birth: 26 September 1990

Position: Winger

Birth place: Sligo

2017 appearances: 36

2017 goals: 6

Galway United appearances: 62

Galway United goals: 13

Former clubs: Sligo Rovers, Finn Harps, Bohemians

Sponsor: David Creaven

Kevin Devaney started his League of Ireland career with his hometown club Sligo Rovers. In 2011, he graduated from the A Championship squad at the Showgrounds, coming on as a substitute against UCD to make his first team debut in the Premier Division.

Devaney then made a mid-season switch to Finn Harps, scoring on his debut for the club against Mervue United in the First Division. He went on to score 2 goals in 10 appearances for Harps.

The pacey wide-man then signed for Aaron Callaghan at Bohemians in August 2012. He spent three seasons at Dalymount Park, where he made 64 appearances for the Gypsies, scoring 6 goals.

At the end of the 2014 season, when Bohemians manager Owen Heary moved west to Sligo Rovers, he made Devaney one of his first signings at the Showgrounds. Devaney made 17 appearances for the Bit o’ Red in an injury-hit season, scoring 1 goal.

Devaney penned a deal with Galway United in January 2016, the former Sligo man had an excellent season first season with the club, scoring 7 goals in 27 appearances, which earned him the Player of the Year award. Devaney was one of the first players new Galway United manager Shane Keegan re-signed ahead of the 2017 season.