Our manager Andy Noonan travels to Scotland on Friday 6th April with his Leinster Senior League Squad. They face the Scottish Amateur FA in the Graham Harkness Memorial Trophy. The annual event between the two associations is taking place in Lesser Hampden Stadium, Glasgow.
Andy & his management team confirmed his strong 18 man squad this week consisting of 7 LSL top division clubs. Bluebell, St Mochtas, Firhouse Clover, Crumlin, Greystones, Killester and Newbridge Town all have representatives within the squad. The squad bolsters a mix of top quality, experience and lots of pace. Forward players such as Aji Sule, Gary Seery, Sean Byrne and Shane Stritch all hold blistering pace up top, players like Anto Murphy, Craig Walsh, Dean Kelly & Tony Griffiths all have League of Ireland experience whilst Lennie McMillan, Adam Hayden and Glen Shannon have all been outstanding in their league campaign this season for their respective clubs.
Andy McNulty- Steady goalkeeper with plenty of experience Adam Hayden- Greystones net minder with a bright future Karl Rusell- Hard hitting full back, comfortable switching to either side Anto Murphy- St Mochtas' central defender. Solid with fantastic aerial ability Glenn Walsh- Big and strong central defender, enjoying his time at Bluebell Jeff Flood- Arguably Bluebell's player of the year this term Glen Shannon- Right sided full back, comfortable slotting in midfield Adam McCormack- Killester's marauding full back. In great form for Gary Howlett's side Aaron Robinson- The man in the Bluebell engine room. Tough tackling ball player Tony Griffiths- Talisman within the middle of the park, comfortable in all situations Sean Gleeson- Defensive minded midfielder with one of the best deliveries in the league Craig Walsh- Crumlin's go to man in midfield, the energy for Martin Loughrans men Sean Byrne- Tricky winger with an eye for a goal Ajibola Sule- Pace and power, Uefa Regions Cup Winner. Lennie McMillan- Killesters target man in rich goalscoring form Gary Seery- Primarily used on the wing, blistering pace to terrorise full backs Dean Kelly- Fox in the box, natural goalscorer Shane Stritch- Powerful forward, having his best season to date
Andy Noonan- Bluebell United manager who delivered first league title in 28 years for the club Keith Foy- Current Kilnamanagh gaffer, enjoying his first spell at senior management James Pluck- Ex Francis player currently applying his coaching skills with Bluebell Brian McCarthy- Manager of current league champions, St Mochtas Graham Byas- Current Shamrock Rovers youth goalkeeper coach Anthony Murphy- Asst Manager at Bluebell Paul Murphy- Current Physio at LSL side St Mocthas FC