Stephen Ireland

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Birthday
22, 1986
Birthplace
Cork, Ireland
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1986 (age 33)
Birthplace
Cork, Ireland

About

Attacking midfielder who began his senior career in 2005 with Manchester City, then played for Aston Villa from 2010 to 2014 before joining Stoke City; played for Ireland's national team from 2006 to 2007.

Before Fame

He began his youth career as a seven-year old with the Cobh Ramblers, before joining Manchester City's youth system in 2001.

Trivia

On October 2, 2005, he made his first Premier League start, in a game against Everton, and he was given the Man of the Match award.

Family Life

He was born in Cork, Ireland.

Associated With

He left Ireland's national team in 2007 after a conflict with manager Steve Staunton.