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Transfers - Summer 2009

Transfers Completed:
Neil Teggart (U21) (Ballymena United to Portadown)
Darren Kelly (U21) (York City to Portadown)
Gavin Melaugh (U21) (Ballymena United to Lisburn Distillery)
Glenn Ferguson (Linfield to Lisburn Distillery)
Alan Blayney (Ballymena United to Linfield)
Richard Clarke (U21) (Newry City to Glentoran)
Chris Casement (Ipswich Town to Dundee)
Curtis Allen (U21) (Lisburn Distillery to Linfield)
Dean Holden (Falkirk to Shrewsbury)
Michael McGovern (U21) (Dundee United to Ross County)
Brian McLean (Motherwell to Falkirk)
Tony Kane (U21) (Blackburn Rovers to Carlisle United)
Robin Shroot (U21) (Birmingham City to Burton Albion) - season loan
Aaron Callaghan (U21) (Dungannon Swifts to Lisburn Distillery)
Michael O'Connor (Crewe Alexandra to Scunthorpe United)
Steve Jones (Burnley to Walsall)
Paul Morgan (U21) (Bury to Macclesfield)
Andy Smith (Portadown to Ballymena United)
Mark Clyde (free agent (ex-Wolves) to Worcester City)
Paul McVeigh (Luton Town to Norwich City)
Sammy Clingan (Norwich City to Coventry City)
Alan Mannus (Linfield to Shamrock Rovers)
Peter Kennedy (ex-Ballymena United to Donegal Celtic)
Rory Hamill (Cliftonville to Lisburn Distillery) - loan until January
Lee McEvilly (Rochdale to Grays Athletic)
Keith Gillespie (Bradford City to Glentoran)
Roy Carroll (Derby County to Odense BK)
Shaun Holmes (Sligo Rovers to Institute)
Ryan McGivern (Manchester City to Leicester City) - loan until January
Players released:
Colin Murdock (Accrington Stanley) - retired to practice law

Rumours in Brief:
Roy Carroll to leave Derby County in cost cutting move. Sammy Clingan to leave relegated Norwich for Fulham, Cardiff, Coventry or Sheffield Wednesday. Steve Jones to rejoin Bradford (where he had been on loan) from Burnley. Tony Kane to join Carlisle United, where he had been on loan, permanently after being released by Blackburn. Michael O'Connor from Crewe to Hibernian, Lincoln or Scunthorpe. Steven Davis from Rangers to Sunderland for £2.5 million. Alan Mannus to leave Linfield and move to England, Scotland or the Republic of Ireland (Shamrock Rovers). Andy Smith to re-appear at Ballymena United or Lisburn Distillery after a year estranged from Portadown. Warren Feeney to rejoin Leeds (where he started his career) or Hearts from Cardiff. Keith Gillespie is to join Ferencvaros. Ryan McGivern to leave Man City on loan for firstteam experience - Leicester a possibility. Stephen Carson on trial with Newcastle United Jets in Australia.

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See also:
Transfers January 2009
Transfers Summer 2008
Transfers January 2008
Transfers Summer 2007
Million Pound Men


Neil Coleman said…
Keith Gillespie has been on trial in Hungary with Fernenvacos.