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James McClean Biography & Latest News

James McClean Biography

James McClean, (born 22 April 1989) is an Irish professional footballer currently playing as a winger for Premier League club Sunderland and the Republic of Ireland national football team. McClean played with Trojans, Institute and his hometown club, Derry City, before moving across the sea to North East England in August 2011. McClean was born in Derry, Northern Ireland and played for the Northern Ireland national under-21 football team. However, McClean declined a call-up to the top level squad because he wanted to play for the Republic of Ireland. In February 2012, McClean received international clearance from FIFA which made him eligible to play for the Republic of Ireland. In May 2012, he was called into Giovanni Trapattoni's squad for UEFA Euro 2012, going on to appear as a substitute against Spain.
Basic Player Info
Full Name James McClean
Nationality Republic of Ireland
Position Midfielder
Current Club West Brom
Shirt Number 14
Career
Clubs
West Brom Jul 2015 - Present
Sunderland AFC Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
Wigan Athletic Aug 2013 - Jul 2015
Derry City Mar 2009 - Sep 2011
National
Republic of Ireland Jan 2012 - Present
Northern Ireland Under 21 Jun 2009 - Sep 2011
Stats
Clubs
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West Brom
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 14 0 0 3 0 452
League Cup 2 0 0 1 0 100
2016/2017 Premier League 34 1 2 9 0 1464
League Cup 1 1 0 1 0 62
FA Cup 1 0 1 0 0 90
2015/2016 Premier League 35 2 2 7 1 2414
FA Cup 5 0 0 1 0 438
League Cup 2 0 0 0 0 134
Total 94 4 5 22 1 5154
Sunderland AFC
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Wigan Athletic
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Derry City
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National
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Republic of Ireland
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 11 4 0 3 0 985
2016 France EC Qualification 9 2 0 3 0 468
European Championship 4 0 0 0 0 212
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 5 0 0 0 0 277
2012 Poland/Ukraine European Championship 1 0 0 0 0 14
Total 30 6 0 6 0 1956
Northern Ireland Under 21
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James McClean Latest News & Articles

Irish players discuss their FIFA 18 ratings on Twitter
Irish players discuss their FIFA 18 ratings on Twitter
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EPL 2016/17, West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Chelsea: 5 talking points
EPL 2016/17, West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Chelsea: 5 talking points
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EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 2-1 West Bromwich Albion - Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 2-1 West Bromwich Albion - Player Ratings
Liverpool overcame West Brom by two goals to one. Here are the player ratings.
Euro Cup: Belgium trounce Ireland, in contention for 2nd round
Euro Cup: Belgium trounce Ireland, in contention for 2nd round
Wigan coach Owen Coyle sacked
Wigan coach Owen Coyle sacked
Wales coach Coleman wants Gareth Bale to be settled
Wales coach Coleman wants Gareth Bale to be settled
Analysing the Transfer Gossip – 28th July Part Three
Analysing the Transfer Gossip – 28th July Part Three
As we move in to the off-season an unprecedented amount of managerial movement around Europe will surely see an already frantic transfer market go in to overdrive. This will give plenty of opportunities for transfer rumour and gossip. So how much of it is realistic? Part One is here Part Two is here Real Madrid […]
Match Preview: Sunderland vs Tottenham Hotspur
Match Preview: Sunderland vs Tottenham Hotspur
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Match Preview: Sunderland v Liverpool FC
After a 1 week hiatus that Premier League fans have been just going on and on about, Liverpool FC are back in Premier League action, with them heading to the...
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Top 10 youngsters to watch out for - EPL
Every season high hopes are placed on various youngsters to either break into their first teams or improve on their previous season’s performances and rise to another level. Some players like Chris Smalling are able to live up to these expectations and become regular members while others like Darren Gibson are unable to cope up … Continue reading »
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