Last updated on June 23rd, 2021 at 01:10 pm
Facts About Shaun Rooney
|Celebrated Name||Shaun Rooney|
|Age||26 Years Old|
|Nick Name||Shaun Rooney|
|Birth Name||Shaun Antony Rooney|
|Nationality||British and Scottish|
|Place Of Birth||Bellshill, Scotland|
|Awards||2014-15 Queen’s Park Young Player of the Year.|
|Height||6 ft. 3 inches|
|Source of Wealth||Football Career|
|Current Team||St Johnstone|
Shaun Antony Rooney is a Scottish professional football player who plays for Scottish Premiership club St Johnstone as a defender. He started playing football for the youth team of Bellshill Boys Club. In 2010, he moved to the youth team of Dundee United and played until 2013. He has previously played for Queen’s Park, Dunfermline Athletic, York City, Queen of the South, and Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
On the international level, he hasn’t made any appearances for the national team.
What is Shaun Rooney Famous For?
- Being a professional football player.
- Won the 2015-16 Scottish League One with Dunfermline Athletic.
- Won the 2016-17 FA Trophy with York City.
- Won the 2020-21 Scottish Cup with St Johnstone.
- Won the 2020-21 Scottish League Cup with St Johnstone.
- Won the 2014-15 Queen’s Park Young Player of the Year.
Where is Shaun Rooney From?
Shaun Antony Rooney was born on 26 July 1996. His birthplace is Bellshill, Scotland. He was born to his mother Elizabeth who died from cancer on July 18 and his father Thomas. He holds both British and Scottish nationality. His horoscope sign is Leo.
Shaun Rooney Club Career
- He started playing football for the youth team of Bellshill Boys Club.
- In 2010, he moved to the youth team of Dundee United and played until 2013.
- On 1 July 2013, he moved to Scottish League Two club Queen’s Park and made his debut for the club on 27 July 2013 in a 1-2 home loss against Ayr United at Hampden Park. In his first season, he made 11 appearances in all the competitions.
- On 15 November 2014, he scored his first goal for Queen’s Park with a header in a 4-1 away win against Elgin City. During the 2014-15 season, he made 22 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. That season for his impressive performances for the club, he was awarded the club's Young Player of the Year and also being named in the PFA Scotland Scottish League Two Team of the Year.
- In August 2015, he appeared initially on trial with Dunfermline and was a named substitute against Peterhead and Stranraer, replacing Lewis Martin in a 3-1 win against Stranraer.
- On 12 September 2015, he made his debut after signing for the club in a 2-0 loss against Ayr United, replacing Callum Fordyce. On 19 December 2015, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-0 victory against East End Park. During the 2015-16 season, he made 14 appearances for the club, scoring 1 goal and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Ayr United won the Scottish League One title.
- On 23 May 2016, he joined the newly relegated National League club York City on a two-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 6 August 2016 in a 1-1 draw against Maidstone. On 7 January 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-2 draw against Dover Athletic. During the 2016-17 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 1 goal and providing 2 assists in all the competitions while York was relegated to the National League North with a 21st-place finish in the table. He was also part of the team that won the 2016-17 FA Trophy.
- On 9 June 2017, he signed for Scottish Championship club Queen of the South on a one-year contract. On 15 July 2017, he made his debut and scored his first goal for the club in a 3-1 win against Stenhousemuir. During the 2017-18 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
- On 1 June 2018, he joined Scottish Championship club Inverness Caledonian Thistle and made his debut for the club on 14 July 2018 in a 2-0 home win over Cove Rangers in the Scottish League Cup. On 1 September 2018, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-0 away win over Dunfermline in the league. In his first season, he made 46 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
- During the 2019-20 season, he made 31 appearances, recording 3 goals and 5 assists in all the competitions.
- In June 2020, he moved to St Johnstone on a two-year deal, having signed a pre-contract earlier in the year. On 12 August 2020, he made his debut for the club in a 3-0 away loss against Rangers. On 28 February 2021, he scored the winning goal as St Johnstone beat Livingston 1-0 in the 2021 Scottish League Final. On 22 May 2021, he scored the winning goal in a 1-0 win against Hibernian at Hampden Park in the Scottish Cup Final. During the 2020-21 season, he made 39 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions where he helped St Johnstone win the 2020-21 Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup.
Shaun Rooney International Career
- He hasn’t made any appearances for the national team.
Shaun Rooney Girlfriend
Looking at his personal life, he maintains his life private. The footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.
Shaun Rooney Height and Weight
Shaun Rooney stands at a height of 1.91m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 80kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is blonde. His sexual orientation is straight.
Shaun Rooney Net Worth and Salary
Shaun Rooney earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his salary is £42,640 where his net worth is not revealed yet. His market value is around €350 Th. Any updates on his net worth will be updated here soon.
Trivias About Shaun Rooney You Need To Know.
- He wears shirt number 19 for St Johnstone.
- He hasn’t made any appearances for the national team.
- His great-uncle Benny Rooney was also a footballer, mainly with St Johnstone, and his great-grandfather Bob also played but was better known as a physiotherapist at Celtic.
- 2014-15 Queen’s Park Young Player of the Year.