Cabinteely F.C. is delighted to announce the signing of five players for the 2017 SSE Airtricity League season.
Daire Doyle joins the club from Shelbourne. Doyle joins Cabinteely in a player-coach role. The experienced midfielder has previously played with Coventry City, Longford Town, Bray Wanderers, Drogheda United and Shelbourne. The former Shelbourne captain who has his UEFA A Licence joins Pat Devlin’s backroom staff as well as playing. Doyle said “I have known Pat and Eddie for quite some time and they are not just here to take part, we are ambitious and want to bring the club on. We are not a club just to make up the numbers, there is huge ambition here.”
Eddie Gormley has been appointed to the management team as First Team Coach. Gormley oversaw the club’s first two seasons in the League of Ireland and has renewed his contract with the club and will work alongside Pat Devlin and Daire Doyle.
Evan Galvin has re-signed for the club having impressed for the club last season. The midfielder, previously of Burnley F.C. said “I am delighted to be back, I absolutely loved it here last season. Eddie was brilliant with me last year. A lot of work has been done behind the scenes and it should be a brilliant season for the club.”
Cabinteely has also signed Cory Galvin. The former Ipswich midfielder has League of Ireland experience having played for Waterford United and Cobh Ramblers. Cory said on the signing “It is great to have it all sorted, I can’t wait to get going now. Evan spoke very highly about Cabo and Pat is putting together a brilliant team, it should be a very exciting season.”
Cabo’ have also added European experience to their squad with the signings of Adam Harney and Jack Watson from UCD. Both players featured for UCD in their Europa League campaign in 2015.
Speaking on his ambitions for the upcoming season, Harney said “there is no reason why the team that Pat Devlin is assembling cannot compete at the top of the league. I’m excited for the year ahead and to be working with Pat”.
Watson echoed this saying “from talking to Pat and Eddie, the club has great ambition, I want to help the club get to where it wants to be. This year I think will be a big change for Cabo, theres no reason why we can’t be up there and in contention for the league.”
Pat Devlin said “I am delighted to have gotten these players in, hopefully we will add a few more now.”