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Paddy McCourt

Patrick McCourt
McCourt playing for Celtic
Personal information
Full namePatrick James McCourt
Date of birthDecember 16, 1988(age 27)
Place of birthDerry, Northern Ireland
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11.3 in)
Playing positionLeft winger
Club information
Current clubCeltic
Number20

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Patrick James "Paddy" McCourt (born 16 December 1983) is a Northern Irish footballer who plays as a left winger for Scottish Premier League club Celtic and the Northern Ireland national football team.

He started his career with English Football League side Rochdale in 2001, before moving to League of Ireland side Shamrock Rovers in 2005. A year later he moved to fellow League of Ireland team, Derry City where he won the FAI Cup in 2006 and also won the League of Ireland Cup twice in 2006 and 2007. In 2008 he signed for Scottish Premier League club Celtic and won the Scottish Cup in 2011.

He made his Northern Ireland debut in 2002 but didn't play again until 2009. He scored his first two goals against the Faroe Islands on 10 August 2011.


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