Seamus Coleman Biography

Seamus Coleman

Quick Facts About Seamus Coleman

Celebrated Name Seamus Coleman
Age 32 Years
Nick Name Cole
Birth Name Seamus Coleman
Birth Date 1988-10-11
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Irish
Birth Nation Ireland
Place Of Birth Killybegs, Ireland
Horoscope Libra
Ethnicity White
Primary School Niall Mor National School
School St Catherine's Vocational School
Career Start 2006
Awards 2009 Donegal Sports Star Professional Sport Achievement Award, 2009, 2010 FAI U21 International Player of the Year, 2013-14 Everton Player’s Player of the Year, etc.
Father Henry Coleman
Mother Maire Coleman
Brothers Stevie Coleman and Francis Coleman
Marital Status Married
Wife Rachel Cunningham
Daughter Ellie Coleman and Lilly Coleman
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 67kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €21.9 Million
Salary £3.5 Million
Current Club Everton
Position Right-back
Jersey Number 23
Links Twitter

Seamus Coleman is an Irish professional football player who plays for Premier League club Everton and the Republic of Ireland national team as a right-back. He started playing football for the youth team of St Catherine’s in Killybegs. Later on, he joined League of Ireland side Sligo Rovers in 2006 after impressing in a friendly against them. On 1 January 2009, he signed for Everton for a fee of £60,000. In 2010, he spent half a season on loan with Blackpool, helping them win promotion via the Championship play-offs. He has spent his entire professional career with Everton, making over 300 appearances and scoring over 20 goals for the club.

On the international level, he has represented Ireland at various age levels. He has represented Ireland at U21 and the senior level. He made his international debut for Ireland on 8 February 2011. He was part of the team that won the 2011 Nations Cup and played in Euro 2016. In September 2016, he was named the permanent Ireland captain following the international retirement of Robbie Keane. Since making his debut, he has obtained over 50 caps for his country and has won 2009, 2010 FAI U21 International Player of the Year Award.

What is Seamus Coleman Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.
  • Regarded as one of the Premier League's best full-backs.

Honors

  • Won the 2009-10 Football League Championship play-offs with Blackpool.
  • Won the 2011 Nations Cup with the Republic of Ireland.

Individual

  • Won the 2009 Donegal Sports Star Professional Sport Achievement Award.
  • Won 2009, 2010 FAI U21 International Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2013-14 Everton Player’s Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2013-14 Everton Supporter’s Player of the Year.

Where is Seamus Coleman From?

Seamus Coleman was born on 11 October 1988. His birthplace is Killybegs, Ireland. He was born to his father, Henry Coleman, and his mother, Maire Coleman where he grew up with his two brothers, Stevie Coleman and Francis Coleman. He attended Niall Mor National School for his primary education. He attended St Catherine's Vocational School in Killybegs for his secondary education. He did his Leaving Certificate in 2006. He holds Irish nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Libra.

Seamus Coleman Sligo Rovers

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Seamus Coleman Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of St Catherine’s in Killybegs. 
  • Later on, he joined League of Ireland side Sligo Rovers in 2006 after impressing in a friendly against them. He made his debut for the club on 17 October 2009 in a 4-0 loss against Derry City. 
  • During his 2006-07 season, he made 26 appearances for the club where he failed to score a goal in all the competitions.
  • On 17 May 2007, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-0 win against Bray Wanderers. During his 2007-08 season, he made 26 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions.
  • On 1 January 2009, he signed for Everton for a fee of £60,000. He made his debut for the club on 22 October 2009 in the Europa League group stage in a 5-0 loss to Benfica at the Estadio da Luz. On 25 October 2009, he made his Premier League debut in a 3-2 loss against Bolton Wanderers. He made his FA Cup debut on 2 January 2010 in a 3-1 win against Carlisle United. 
  • On 19 March 2010, he joined Championship club Blackpool on loan, initially for one month as a replacement for the injured Neal Eardley. He made his debut for the club on 20 March 2010 in a 2-2 draw to Crystal Palace. On 2 April 2010, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-2 away win against Scunthorpe United. Later that month, his loan was extended until the end of the 2009-10 season while on 19 May 2010, he agreed to a new four-year contract with Everton. During his loan spell at Blackpool, he made 12 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as he helped Blackpool win promotion via the Championship play-offs. 
  • On 21 September 2010, he scored his first goal for Everton against Brentford in the League Cup third round. On 6 November 2010, he scored his first Premier League goal for the club in a 2-2 draw against his former team Blackpool at Bloomfield Road. During his 2010-11 season, he made 41 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions as he was nominated for the 2011 PFA Young Player of the Year Award.  

Seamus Coleman Blackpool

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  • During his 2011-12 season, he made 28 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 31 December 2012, he signed a new five-and-a-half-year contract with Everton. During his 2012-13 season, he made 31 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2013-14 season, he made 41 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as he was named Everton Player’s Player of the Year and Supporter’s Player of the Year for his performances that season.
  • On 26 June 2014, he signed a new five-year contract with Everton. On 18 September 2014, he scored his first-ever goal in European Football in a 4-1 win over Wolfsburg in the first match of their Europa League campaign. During his 2014-15 season, he made 42 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2015-16 season, he made 34 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2016-17 season, he made 28 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions. 
  • During his 2017-18 season, he suffered a fractured tibia and fibula in his right leg following a dangerous challenge from Neil Taylor whilst on international duty with Ireland in March 2017 and was unlikely to return to action until 2018. During his recovery, he signed a new five-year contract that would keep him at the club until the summer of 2022. Due to his injury, he managed to make 12 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions. 
  • In August 2019, he became Everton club captain following Phil Jagielka’s departure after a 12-year tenure. On 15 December 2019, he made his 300th Everton appearance in a 1-1 draw at Manchester United. During his 2019-20 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 
  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 31 appearances for the club, providing 3 assists in all the competitions.

Seamus Coleman Everton

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Seamus Coleman International Career

  • He has represented Ireland at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Ireland at U21 and the senior level. 
  • He made his international debut for Ireland on 8 February 2011 in a 3-0 friendly win against Wales.
  • He was part of the team that won the 2011 Nations Cup.
  • On 29 May 2013, he was named Man of the Match for his performance in a 1-1 draw against England at Wembley Stadium. 
  • On 11 October 2013, he captained Ireland for the first time in a 2014 World Cup qualifier in a 3-0 loss against Germany. 
  • He was part of the team that played in Euro 2016. At the tournament, he captained Ireland in their final group game victory over Italy and helped the team advanced past the group stages at a UEFA European Championship for the first time. He was also captain for Ireland's Round of 16 matches against France in Lyon where the hosts prevailed 2-1 winners.
  • In September 2016, he was named the permanent Ireland captain following the international retirement of Robbie Keane. 
  • On 6 October 2016, he scored his first senior international goal for Ireland in a 1-0 win over Georgia at the Aviva Stadium in a 2018 World Cup qualifier.
  • On 24 March 2017, he suffered a fractured tibia and fibula in his right leg following a dangerous challenge from Neil Taylor in the 69th minute of a goalless draw in a World Cup qualifier against Wales due to which he was unlikely to return to action until 2018.
  • His first call-up since the injury came for the squad to face Turkey on 23 March 2018.
  • Since making his debut, he has obtained over 50 caps for his country and has won the 2009, 2010 FAI U21 International Player of the Year Award.

Seamus Coleman Ireland

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Seamus Coleman Wife

Looking at his personal life, Seamus Coleman is a married guy. In June 2015, he got married to his childhood sweetheart Rachel Cunningham in St. Mary of the Visitation Church in Killybegs. The couple is blessed with two daughters, Ellie Coleman and Lilly Coleman. He has an intimate relationship with his love and daughters where they are living their life happily together. 

Seamus Coleman family

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Seamus Coleman Height and Weight

Seamus Coleman stands at a height of 1.77m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 67kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Seamus Coleman Net Worth and Salary

Seamus Coleman earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In 2006, he joined League of Ireland side Sligo Rovers. In January 2009, he signed for Everton for a fee of £60,000. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €21.9 million and his salary is £3.5 million. His market value is around €5 million.  

Did You Know?

  • He wears shirt number 23 for Everton.
  • He is regarded as one of the Premier League's best full-backs.
  • In August 2019, he became Everton club captain following Phil Jagielka’s departure after a 12-year tenure.
  • 2009 Donegal Sports Star Professional Sport Achievement Award.
  • 2009, 2010 FAI U21 International Player of the Year.
  • 2013-14 Everton Player’s Player of the Year.
  • 2013-14 Everton Supporter’s Player of the Year.