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Niamh Fahey

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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UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Niamh Fahey
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 13/10/1987 (27)
  • Country: Republic of Ireland
  • Squad number: 6
  • Club: Chelsea ( ENG)


  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Women's EURO 2015/17
    • UEFA Women's Champions League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (Second qualifying round)
    09/10/08: Arsenal 7-2 Zürich
  • National team: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship (First qualifying round)
    23/09/03: Netherlands 2-0 Republic of Ireland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Republic of Ireland WOCO210
Republic of Ireland WU-19153
Total363

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
ClubPGS
Chelsea40
Arsenal321
Total361
Last updated: 13/04/2016 01:08 CET