DATE OF BIRTH: July 8th 1996
Simon can play on both flanks or up front. A product of UCD’s U19s, he joined Longford Town in 2014. MANAGER’S NOTES: “He’s very quick and powerful. Again he’s a very young player but he’s had two seasons of Premier Division football under his belt and I think we can help him to progress even further.”
DATE OF BIRTH: October 11th 1996
A central midfielder, Finglas man Gannon spent two years with West Brom’s academy before signing for Longford Town in August 2015.
MANAGER’S NOTES: “Phillip has good pedigree. He has very good technical ability and a wide range of passing. He’s had 18 months of Premier Division football under his belt and he’s only just turned 20. He’s another player we hope to educate and improve.”
DATE OF BIRTH: October 16th 1994
A graduate of the St Patrick’s Athletic U19s, Cornwall’s first taste of Premier Division football came with Shelbourne in 2013. He was signed by Trevor Croly for Shamrock Rovers in 2014. He went on loan to Derry City in 2015. But back in the first team in Tallaght in 2016, he made 22 starts.
MANAGER’S NOTES: “Rob can play at centre-back or at right-back. He’s someone we wanted to sign last year . He’s still only 22, so he’s young and someone we’re keen to develop here.”
1. SHANE SUPPLE
DATE OF BIRTH: May 4th 1987