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Liam Donnelly

Defender

Profile

  • Age: 18 years old (7 March 1996)
  • Place of Birth: Dungannon, Northern Ireland
  • Nationality: Northern Irish
  • Height: 179.6cm
  • Weight: 71.1kg
  • Previous Club(s): Dungannon Swifts

Biography

Young defender Liam Donnelly joined Fulham from IFA Premiership side Dungannon Swifts.

Donnelly can play at right-back and in the centre of the defence; tenacious in the tackle and dogged in the pursuit of his opponent, the youngster provides defensive assurance.

His contributions as captain were crucial as Fulham's Under-18s reached the Final of the FA Youth Cup in 2013/14. He also made 19 appearances in the league, scoring twice.

His excellent season was concluded with full international recognition, as he represented Northern Ireland for the first time - coming on as a substitute against Chile.