Ex-Ireland goalkeeper considering legal action over dismissal from Huddersfield - reports

Nick Colgan had worked as the newly-promoted Premier League club’s goalkeeping coach since 2014.

Colgan has 10 senior caps for Ireland.
Colgan has 10 senior caps for Ireland.
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IRELAND FANS WILL remember Nick Colgan from his time involved in the international set-up.

The Drogheda native, who began his career in England with Chelsea before lining out for a host of clubs in the Football League and Scotland, earned 10 caps for the Boys in Green between 2002 and 2007.

Colgan retired from playing in 2013 and took up a coaching role with the academy of Huddersfield Town — where he had most recently been on the books.

In 2014, he became the first-team goalkeeping coach and played his part as the Terriers won promotion to the Premier League for the first time last season under David Wagner.

Huddersfield Town v Derby County - Sky Bet Championship - The John Smith's Stadium Working as Hudderfield's goalkeeping coach. Source: EMPICS Sport

However, the 43-year-old has been sacked from his role and he is now considering legal action against the club, according to reports from RTÉ and a number of other outlets.

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It adds that he has sought assistance from the Professional Football Coaches Association about the possibility of filing for wrongful dismissal.

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