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Niamh Fahey

Published: Wednesday 1 February 2012, 13.27CET
Published: Wednesday 1 February 2012, 13.27CET

Niamh Fahey


Previous clubs: Salthill Devon LFC

Domestic honours: FA Women's Super League (2), FA Women's Super League Cup (2), FA Women's Premier League (2), FA Women's Cup (3)

UEFA honours: None

Which player most inspired you and why? Olivia O'Toole – an ex-Ireland international who was just a class act, had a huge desire to win and also had a great personality.

Which coach most inspired you? A good few, but most recently Stephen Lally, ex-manager for the Galway regional select team.

What was the best advice they gave you? He gave me a lot of positional and tactical awareness, but more importantly he gave me a lot of confidence.

Best player you've played with? Kelly Smith.

Toughest opponent? Marta.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? Playing with the boys in tournaments and having to get changed in horrible bathrooms!

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Enjoy football most importantly and just concentrate on doing your best. After that you can be satisfied you have done all you could to succeed.

Last updated: 10/10/12 23.38CET

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