Eddie McGoldrick

Where is Eddie McGoldrick now?

Eddie McGoldrick, a pacy winger who was renowned for his corner taking abilities retired from playing professionally in 2000 at the age of 35 after three seasons at Manchester City.

During his 17-year career he won the Division Four title with Northampton, the Full Members Cup with Crystal Palace and the UEFA Cup Winner’s Cup with Arsenal.

He also represented the Republic of Ireland on 15 occasions and was a member of the 1994 FIFA World Cup Finals squad.
 
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After taking a couple of years out of the game, McGoldrick started his career in coaching when he was appointed manager of his hometown side Corby Town.

He had a reasonably successful spell at Corby taking the team from bottom of the league to tenth position in his first season but he left after only a year because of financial constraints.

In 2007, McGoldrick was back in football with Northampton Town first as coach of their academy under 14’s side and then their under 16’s side.

After spending three years at Northampton, he left to further his coaching career and spent time at Leicester City coaching their elite players on a part time basis and also spent time working as head coach at an academy in Ghana.

McGoldrick returned to England in 2013 to take up a new post as an academy coach at Crystal Palace.

He was also the head coach of the football academy at Thomas Becket Catholic School in Northampton and now works at Northampton College where he heads up the Crystal Palace Foundation Academy.

Follow on Twitter @McgoldrickEddie

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Eddie McGoldrick: Premier League Statistics

NationalityIrish
PositionWinger
Appearances80
Goals8
Yellow Cards7
Red Cards0
Premier League Teams Played forArsenal, Crystal Palace

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com

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