21 Facts About Andy Keogh


Andrew Declan Keogh was born on 16 May 1986 and is a former Irish professional footballer who last played as a striker for A-League club Perth Glory.

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Andy Keogh left the Glory for one year to play in the Thai Premier League for Ratchaburi before returning in early 2016, and again in 2020 after leaving in 2019 for Al-Qadsiah.

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Andy Keogh has won thirty caps for the Republic of Ireland national team, scoring two goals.

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Andy Keogh began his playing career at Cabinteely FC and Joeys FC in South Dublin.

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Andy Keogh scored two goals in 12 appearances before an injury crisis at Elland Road caused him to be recalled to his parent club.

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Andy Keogh only scored only one further goal, but was part of the team which won promotion to League One as runners-up behind Yeovil Town.

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Andy Keogh became part of the most potent strike-force in League One, scoring 38 goals between them, with Andy Keogh netting 15 of them.

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Andy Keogh scored Scunthorpe's goal in the FA Cup 3rd Round visit to Manchester City, beating the then England international goalkeeper, David James in the process to open the scoring.

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Andy Keogh's goals helped earn Scunthorpe promotion to the Championship as Champions, the number of points achieved and the number of goals scored by his strike partner Billy Sharp were greater than those achieved by any other team in the Premiership and the Football League that season.

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Andy Keogh signed a three and a half-year contract with the transfer set to cost Wolves an initial £600,000 potentially rising to £850,000 with add-ons.

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Andy Keogh went on to score 11 goals during a campaign which saw the club miss out on the play-offs on goal difference.

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However, Andy Keogh still played in 42 of the 46 League games during the promotion season, and scored against Derby County on Easter Monday.

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Andy Keogh fell behind strikers Jay Bothroyd and Michael Chopra and wingers Craig Bellamy and Chris Burke in the pecking order.

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Andy Keogh immediately moved to Championship side Bristol City on a 93-day loan deal.

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Andy Keogh revealed he felt he had "unfinished business" at Leeds after only playing one game in his previous spell at the club.

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Andy Keogh netted once more, during the 22 appearances of his loan stay.

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On 30 May 2014, Andy Keogh signed with Australian club Perth Glory in the A-League.

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In January 2020, Andy Keogh was officially signed by Indian Super League club NorthEast United FC.

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Andy Keogh received his first call-up to the Republic of Ireland squad from Steve Staunton in March 2007, after Caleb Folan was forced to withdraw through injury.

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Andy Keogh went on to make his debut for the senior team on 23 May 2007 in a friendly against Ecuador in Giants Stadium, New York, and later featured in their Euro 2008 qualifying campaign.

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Andy Keogh had scored the first goal of the Trapattoni era in a training camp game against a Portuguese football league team.

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