Stephen Napier

Stephen Napier
Stephen Napier
League 57(1)2
FAI Cup 3(0)
League Cup 5(0)1
Leinster Cup 4(0)
Totals 69(1)3
95-96 35(0)2
96-97 34(1)1
Totals 69(1)3
Date Of Birth: 27-Dec-72
Place Of Birth: Clonmel
Total Appearances: 70
Total Goals: 3
Position: CD
Nationality: IRE


Stephen came to Dundalk in August 1995 from Cork City, where he had won a League Championship medal in 1992-93. He also had three Munster Senior Cup medals and had been a member of the Irish World Students games squad.

Selected Dundalk Player of the Year in 1995-96, he picked up 7 League of Ireland caps during his two years at Oriel Park.

He made his League of Ireland debut with Waterford, before moving to Middlesbrough, returning to Cork City in July 1991 and was a member of the Leesider’s team that lost in the FAI Cup final to Bohemians.

He sampled European Cup fare in both legs of Cork’s preliminary round defeat of Cwmbran Town and played in both games of the first round proper against Galatasaray.

After his two Oriel Park seasons he returned to Cork City. By the end of the 2000-01 season he had been credited with almost 300 National League appearances.

He had International appearances at U-15, U-16, Schoolboy, Youth and U-21 levels.


Dundalk Player of the Year 1995-96

7 League of Ireland caps