Harps confirm signing of Omagh-born midfielder McAleer

first_imgOmagh-born midfielder Caolan McAleer is the latest player to sign for Finn Harps ahead of the new League of Ireland Premier Division season.Harps manager Ollie Horgan agreed terms with the 23-year-old last evening and is pleased to add a player who spent four seasons in Scotland with clubs including Partick Thistle, Airdrieonians, East Fife and most recently Greenock Morton.Horgan says the addition of McAleer is important as replacements are needed in the wide midfield areas following the departure of the likes of Tony McNamee. “Caolan plays mostly in a wide right midfield role so we’re glad to get him in as it’s a position that needed to be filled,” the Harps boss says.“I would be very hopeful that his experience in Scotland will make him a key signing for us in the coming season.”McAleer moved from Irish League Premiership side Linfield to Partick Thistle in January 2012.After making his debut for them in May of that year he signed a new two-year contract in July. The Omagh man subsequently went on loan to Arthurlie. In November 2013, McAleer joined Airdrieonians on loan.At the beginning of June 2014, he signed for East Fife. But after one season with The Fifers, he returned to Airdrieonians, signing a contract with the club in June 2015.In January 2016, McAleer moved on loan to Kilbirnie Ladeside until the end of the season. In July McAleer signed for Greenock Morton.He played for Northern Ireland at Schools Under-18 level in the Centenary Shield.Harps confirm signing of Omagh-born midfielder McAleer was last modified: January 16th, 2017 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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