Conor O'Malley

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Conor O'Malley
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-08-01) 1 August 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Westport, Ireland
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Peterborough United
Number 25
Youth career
2006–11 Westport United
2011–12 Mervue United
2012–13 Salthill Devon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Mervue United 2 (0)
2012–2013 Salthill Devon 0 (0)
2013 Mervue United 8 (0)
2014 Shamrock Rovers B 15 (0)
2014–2017 St Patrick's Athletic 41 (0)
2017– Peterborough United 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:44, 26 March 2019 (UTC)

Conor O'Malley (born 1 August 1994) is an Irish professional footballer who plays for Peterborough United as a goalkeeper.[1]

Career[edit]

O'Malley began his career with his local club Westport United in their youth team. He played for Mervue United's under 19 side for the 2011–12 season, making 2 appearances for the first team in the League of Ireland First Division. He played for Salthill Devon's under 19's for the 2012–13 season before returning to Mervue's first team, playing 8 games in the 2013 season.[2]

In January 2014 O'Malley joined Shamrock Rovers' B team, he played 15 times for them and also made the bench for the First Team 3 times. As a result, after another year he joined St Patrick's Athletic ahead of the 2015 season. He won the 2015 League of Ireland Cup for the club, by saving 2 penalties against Galway United in the final.[3] He played in the 2016 League of Ireland Cup Final also, as Pat's won 4–1 against Limerick to retain the title.[4] In his 48 games for them he gained a reputation attracting the likes of Leeds United, Peterborough United and Rangers.[5]

On 7 August 2017, O'Malley joined his old Pat's teammate Chris Forrester at League 1 side Peterborough United for an undisclosed fee expected to be in the region of €100,000. He made his debut in a 2-0 victory against Southampton Under-21s in the EFL Trophy.

He had a contract option exercised by Peterborough United at the end of the 2018–19 season.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 19 April 2017
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mervue United 2011[7] First Division 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Salthill Devon 2012[7] First Division 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mervue United 2013[7] First Division 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Mervue United total 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Shamrock Rovers B 2014[7] First Division 15 0 15 0
St Patrick's Athletic 2015[7] Premier Division 17 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 21 0
2016[7] 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 6 0
2017[7] 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0
St Patrick's Athletic total 41 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 48 0
Peterborough United 2017-18[8] League One 9 0 2 0 0 0 3[a] 0 14 0
Career total 75 0 2 0 5 0 5 0 87 0
  1. ^ Appearance in the EFL Trophy

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conor O'Malley - Goalkeeper - First Team - Peterborough United". www.theposh.com.
  2. ^ "Extratime.ie - Conor O'Malley - Peterborough United". www.extratime.ie.
  3. ^ "Extratime.ie - Live Updates - 2015 League Cup Final - Galway United FC -v- St. Patrick's Athletic". www.extratime.ie.
  4. ^ "Saints surge late on to lift EA Sports Cup". 17 September 2016.
  5. ^ Dawes, Olly. "Darragh MacAnthony suggests reason why Conor O'Malley may have chosen Peterborough United over Leeds United".
  6. ^ "Peterborough United: Aaron Chapman among five transfer-listed as four released". BBC Sport. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g "Republic of Ireland - C. O'Malley - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". ie.soccerway.com.
  8. ^ "Games played by Conor O'Malley in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 16 July 2017.