Sean Dillon (footballer)


Sean Dillon (footballer)

Football player infobox
playername = Sean Dillon
fullname = Sean Dillon
height = height|ft=6|in=0


dateofbirth = birth date and age|1983|7|30|df=y
cityofbirth = Dublin
countryofbirth = Republic of Ireland
currentclub = Dundee United
clubnumber = 2
position = Right-back
youthyears = 1999–2002
youthclubs = Aston Villa
years = 2002–2006
2006–2007
2007–
clubs = Longford Town
Shelbourne
Dundee United
caps(goals) =
29 (0)
50 (2)
nationalyears = 2004 2007
nationalteam = Republic of Ireland under-21 Republic of Ireland B
nationalcaps(goals) = 01 (0) 01 (0)
pcupdate = 16:46, 30 August 2008 (UTC)
ntupdate = 2007-11-20

Sean Dillon (born July 30, 1983 in Dublin) is an Irish professional footballer who currently plays as a right-back for Dundee United in the Scottish Premier League.

Career

Dillon was a youth player with Aston Villa but moved back to Ireland in 2002 with Longford Town, where he won two FAI Cups and a Football League of Ireland Cup during his four years at Flancare Park. In 2006, he moved to Shelbourne and helped them to their thirteenth league championship win, also scoring the only goal of the game in Shel's Intertoto Cup win in Lithuania over FK Vėtra. In January 2007, Dillon moved to Scottish side Dundee United for an undisclosed fee.cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/d/dundee_utd/6231073.stm|title=Dillon completes Dundee Utd move|publisher=BBC Sport website|date=2007-01-11]

Dillon is a former Republic of Ireland under-21 international who represented his country at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship, appearing as a substitute in the second round exit. Dillon also represented the Republic of Ireland under-21 team on one occasioncite news|url=http://www.thecourier.co.uk/output/2007/10/26/sportstory10469137t0.asp|title=Dillon realistic on cap chances|author=Dey, Graeme|publisher=The Courier|date=2007-10-26] and played alongside United teammate Noel Hunt for the Ireland B team in October 2007 in a match against Scotland who included team mate Darren Dods.cite news|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/internationals/7100835.stm|title=Scotland B 1-1 Rep of Ireland B|author=Lindsay, Clive|date=2007-11-20|publisher=BBC Sport website]

Honours

Longford Town

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helbourne

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Dundee United

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References

External links

* [http://www.dundeeunitedfc.co.uk/index.asp?tm=124&ID=301 Official website profile]
*

ee also

* Dundee United F.C. season 2006-07
* Dundee United F.C. season 2007-08
* Dundee United F.C. season 2008-09

Persondata
NAME = Dillon, Sean
ALTERNATIVE NAMES =
SHORT DESCRIPTION = Footballer
DATE OF BIRTH = 30 July, 1983
PLACE OF BIRTH = Dublin, Ireland
DATE OF DEATH =
PLACE OF DEATH =


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