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Who is Noel King?
Noel King is a former professional soccer player. Currently, he is the head coach of Women National League club Shelbourne. In 2000 he became the manager of the Ireland women’s national team, he served as a manager for 10 years until 2010. After that, he was appointed as a senior manager for the men’s national team, on 23rd September 2013.
Career as a Player
As a player, he has played for various teams including Dundalkm Shamrock Rovers, Home Farms, Valenciennes Derry City, and Limerick.
He started playing for Home Farm as a substitute in 1975 when he was still a teenager. During the 1975-76 European Cup Winner’s Cup he played for Home Farm for only two games. After that, he was signed to Dundalk in 1997, at Dundalk he also played two games in the 1977-78 European Cup Winners’ and also took part in that league campaign.
The next season he played he was signed by Shamrock Rovers where he held right-back position. His debut game was in the President’s Cup Final defeat to Bohemians at Milltown on 30 August 1978. At Shamrock he played 19 continuous games and four in the 1978-79 European Cup Winners’ Cup. He also earned his Football Association coaching badge.
Noel King’s Age
He was born 13 September 1956, currently, he is 64 years
Noel King’s Family
He was born in Dublin, Ireland, however, information about his family is still unknown
Noel King’s Education
The information about where Noel received his education is still unknown.
Noel King’s Spouse
King’s has managed to keep his love life more private
King’s Joining Bohemians
Noel went back to Home Farm before joining Bohemians for two seasons before returning to Dundalk for two games in the 1982–83 European Cup. His second time in Milltown he reached out to manager Jim McLaughlin, this time as Player/coach.
His coaching skills combined with his playing skill led him to win two leagues and one FAI Cup medal with the now resurgent Hoops. In his second time at Rovers, he made 76 appearances including two in the 1984-85 European Cup.
The new challenge led him to move to French second division side Valenciennes where he played for the first team and coached their youth team. However, in November 1985 he left France to become player-manager at Derry.
However, his contract was terminated in November 1987. After the termination, he moved to Waterford United for the entire 1987-88 season of the League of Ireland Premier Division. He played for the Republic of Ireland national football team and qualified for the 1978 UEFA Amateur Cup semi-finals. In January 1977 he played for the League of Ireland XI against Italian League B including Gaetano Scirea.
Career as a Manager
Kings were appointed as a manager of Shamrock Rovers in 1988, The club was not in good shape after losing to Glenmalure Park. In February 1990, he was awarded undisclosed damages in settlement of his libel action against the BBC. However in 1991, he was sacked after leading the club to the 1991 FAI CUP Final, he served for only three years.
The following he was hired by Limerick as the club manager. However, after finishing in the sixth position, he decide to leave the team in May 1993. In August he stepped down but he was rehired again in October of the same year. After he came back in 1994, he came as a director and a player at the same time. The next season he played and at the same time managed the club, after a while, he went back to being just a manager.
In 2001, he took over from Dermot Keely who was on medical leave as Shelbourne won the title. He also worked with Shelbourne’s management team in 2002, after coaching in the League of Ireland and Drogheda United. He has also coached Finn Harps during their fight with the violent Derry City players in 2003.
On 31 December 2020, King was appointed captain of the Shelbourne Women’s National League team for the 2021 season.
In 2000, Kings was hired to serve as the manager for the Ireland Women’s Senior team. In 2009 the team didn’t qualify for the European Championships after they lost to Iceland. After that he led the women’s under-17, to finish as runners up at the 2010 UEFA Championship and they managed to qualify for the 2010 World Cup
In July 2010, King was appointed head coach of the Republic of Ireland under-21 team, following his success with the Irish women’s squads. His first game in charge at Tallaght Stadium was a record-breaking victory. He was also a member of the Republic of Ireland coaching staff, serving as a squad assistant at the 1990 World Cup.
On 23 September 2013, King was appointed as interim general manager in Ireland following the resignation of Giovanni Trapattoni. In his first match on October 11, 2013, Ireland lost 3-0 to Germany in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the RheinEnergieStadion. In his second and final match in charge on October 15, Ireland beat Kazakhstan 3-1 at Aviva Stadium. On 7 November 2018, King retired as U21 captain of the Republic of Ireland, taking on the role of Football Association of Ireland’s Player Identification Manager.
Noel King’s Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $2million.