John O'Shea

  • Date of birth : 30/04/1981
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland
 
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John O'Shea

John O'Shea

A highly versatile defender who is generally used by the Republic of Ireland at right-back, John O'Shea has appeared in five qualifying competitions and will be relishing his first major finals. He accumulated vast international experience at Manchester United FC, appearing in ten consecutive UEFA Champions League campaigns.

• Born in Waterford, Ireland, he was spotted by United's scouting network and signed professional forms aged 17, making his debut in 1999.

• Often used as a stand-in or a substitute, he nevertheless featured in over two thirds of United's Premier League matches in every season from 2002/03-2010/11, winning the title in five of those campaigns.

• Appeared for only 398 minutes of United's 2007/08 UEFA Champions League triumph and was an unused substitute in the final against Chelsea FC.

• Clocked up 1,080 minutes of action the following season – more than any of his team-mates − as United again reached the final, in which he was a starter at right-back versus FC Barcelona; also scored the only goal of the semi-final first leg at home to Arsenal FC.

• A full international since 2001, he reached his half-century of caps for the Republic of Ireland during 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying, in which he was an ever-present, starting 11 games and appearing as a first-half substitute in the other.

• Ended a 13-year association with United by joining Sunderland in July 2011 with team-mate Wes Brown.

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League:
winner 2008, runner-up 2009
UEFA European Under-16 Championship: winner 1998

Last updated: 23/05/12 19.09CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 24/05/2014 02:00 CET
07.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundKazakhstanKazakhstan1-2Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-6GermanyGermany9000
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundFaroe IslandsFaroe Islands1-4Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden0-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland2-2AustriaAustria9000
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland3-0Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands9000
14.08.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundWalesWales0-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland6000
17.08.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland0-1FulhamFulham9000
24.08.2013English Premier LeagueSouthamptonSouthampton1-1SunderlandSunderland9000
27.08.2013English League CupSecond roundSunderlandSunderland4-2MK DonsMK Dons9000
31.08.2013English Premier LeagueCrystal PalaceCrystal Palace3-1SunderlandSunderland7800
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-2SwedenSweden9000
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAustriaAustria1-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland4900
21.09.2013English Premier LeagueWest BromWest Brom3-0SunderlandSunderland9000
24.09.2013English League CupThird roundSunderlandSunderland2-0PeterboroughPeterborough6100
29.09.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-3LiverpoolLiverpool9000
05.10.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-2Man. UnitedMan. United9000
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland3-1KazakhstanKazakhstan9010
19.10.2013English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea4-0SunderlandSunderland9000
27.10.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland2-1NewcastleNewcastle9000
02.11.2013English Premier LeagueHullHull1-0SunderlandSunderland9000
06.11.2013English League CupFourth roundSunderlandSunderland2-1SouthamptonSouthampton9000
10.11.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-0Man. CityMan. City9000
19.11.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundPolandPoland0-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1300
23.11.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke2-0SunderlandSunderland9000
30.11.2013English Premier LeagueAston VillaAston Villa0-0SunderlandSunderland9000
04.12.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland3-4ChelseaChelsea9010
07.12.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-2TottenhamTottenham9000
14.12.2013English Premier LeagueWest HamWest Ham0-0SunderlandSunderland9000
17.12.2013English League CupQuarter-finalsSunderlandSunderland2-1ChelseaChelsea12000
21.12.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland0-0NorwichNorwich9000
07.01.2014English League CupSemi-finalsSunderlandSunderland2-1Man. UnitedMan. United9000
11.01.2014English Premier LeagueFulhamFulham1-4SunderlandSunderland9000
18.01.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland2-2SouthamptonSouthampton9000
22.01.2014English League CupSemi-finalsMan. UnitedMan. United2-1
(1-2(p))
SunderlandSunderland12000
29.01.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-0StokeStoke9000
01.02.2014English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle0-3SunderlandSunderland9000
08.02.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland0-2HullHull9000
15.02.2014English FA CupFifth roundSunderlandSunderland1-0SouthamptonSouthampton9000
22.02.2014English Premier LeagueArsenalArsenal4-1SunderlandSunderland9000
02.03.2014English League CupFinalMan. CityMan. City3-1SunderlandSunderland9000
09.03.2014English FA CupQuarter-finalsHullHull3-0SunderlandSunderland9000
15.03.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland0-0Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace9000
22.03.2014English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich2-0SunderlandSunderland9000
26.03.2014English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool2-1SunderlandSunderland9000
31.03.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-2West HamWest Ham6000
12.04.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland0-1EvertonEverton9000
16.04.2014English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City2-2SunderlandSunderland9000
19.04.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea1-2SunderlandSunderland9000
27.04.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland4-0CardiffCardiff9000
03.05.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-1SunderlandSunderland9000
07.05.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland2-0West BromWest Brom9000
11.05.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-3SwanseaSwansea8400

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General info

  • Name: John O'Shea
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 30/04/1981 (33)
  • Country: Republic of Ireland
  • Squad number: 16
  • Club: Sunderland ( ENG)

  • Height: 190cm
  • Weight: 84kg

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    31/10/01: LOSC 1-1 Man. United
  • National team: UEFA European Under-16 Championship (Qualifying round)
    25/02/98: Belgium 1-2 Republic of Ireland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Republic of Ireland290
Republic of Ireland U-2170
Republic of Ireland U-1840
Republic of Ireland MERI30
Republic of Ireland U-1680
Total510

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Man. United762
Total762
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Man. United10
Total10
Last updated: 09/01/2014 02:01 CET
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