# Wes Hoolahan

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# wessi
'A really special part of my life and career' - Wes Hoolahan departs Cambridge United
“He is without doubt the most talented player I have seen play for the club,” said head coach Mark Bonner.
# Green shoots
Ireland U21 international scores 3rd goal in 3 games, 39-year-old Wes Hoolahan on target
Joel Bagan helped Cardiff earn a draw against Blackpool.
# wessi
League One: Contested Hoolahan goal from a corner as Sunderland humiliated by Bolton
A round up of the day’s League One action.
# Magic of the Cup
Wes Hoolahan's Cambridge beat Newcastle to cause mighty FA Cup upset
The 39-year-old Dubliner came off the bench as the League One side won away to the richest club in the world.
All time
# old wesley
'I think it’s the first time I’ve seen one of our players applauded off by the opposition’s fans'
At 39, Wes Hoolahan is still going strong.
# old wesley
New Cambridge United contract to take 'exceptional' Hoolahan into his 40s
The veteran Irish playmaker has signed up for another season with the League One-bound club.
# On the up
From 20th in February to final-day promotion - the Irishman at the heart of a remarkable success story
Eoin Doyle on Bolton’s unlikely triumph and becoming the first player at the club since Michael Ricketts to score 19 goals in a season.
# class is permanent
Hoolahan 'would love to carry on' for another season as 39th birthday looms
His seven goals and eight assists helped Cambridge United achieve promotion from League Two.
# Happy Days
Joy for Wes Hoolahan as Cambridge promoted
It was a good day too for fellow Irish players Eoin Doyle and Sean Long.
# Star
Wes Hoolahan on target in 9-goal thriller
Despite the Irishman’s goal, Cambridge missed out on a chance to secure promotion.
# old wesley
'He's getting no-frills treatment there but he still manages to make it look effortless'
Twenty years since his professional debut, Wes Hoolahan is still going strong as he approaches 39.
# like a fine wine
Wes Hoolahan included in team of the season but misses out on Player of the Year gong
The former Ireland international has enjoyed a superb season with Cambridge.
# wessi
Wes Hoolahan nominated for League Two Player of the Season award
More recognition for the former Ireland playmaker, who’s three weeks out from his 39th birthday.
# up and down
Hoolahan's Cambridge made to wait for promotion, Irish international's goal relegates Barton's Bristol Rovers
Hull City, meanwhile, secured promotion to the Championship.
# Wessi Magic
Wes Hoolahan sets up the winner to send his Cambridge side top and boost promotion bid
The 38-year-old set up the only goal of the game in the League Two clash.
# weso
Delightful Wes Hoolahan goal keeps Cambridge United on track for promotion
Two months shy of his 39th birthday, the diminutive Dubliner continues to produce the goods.
# Looking Back
'You think back to all these wonderful players - Liam Brady, Damien Duff, Wes Hoolahan, are these types dying off now?'
Stuart Byrne on his new song reflecting on the nostalgia of playing football on the street as a child.
# like a fine wine
'The magic hasn't stopped' - Wes Hoolahan wins Player of the Month award
Recognition of the 38-year-old’s form for Cambridge United, who are currently setting the pace in League Two.
# class is permanent
38-year-old Wes Hoolahan up for League Two Player of the Month award
The form of the veteran playmaker helped Cambridge United climb to the top of the table in January.
# like a fine wine
At 38, Wes Hoolahan continues to star in League Two
The former Ireland international has helped propel Cambridge into the promotion places.
# like a fine wine
Ex-Ireland international Wes Hoolahan still pulling the strings in League Two
The Dubliner is currently playing for promotion-chasing Cambridge United.
# wessi
Round up: Goals for Wes Hoolahan and Derrick Williams in 5-0 thumpings
Big win for Blackburn over Wycombe while former Barcelona star Philip Cocu admits his Derby side are already under pressure after they lost again.
# Jet Magic
Wes Hoolahan returns to English football with move to League Two side
The former Republic of Ireland playmaker most recently lined out for Newcastle Jets in Australia.
# weso
Hoolahan leaves Newcastle Jets but his A-League stint may not be over
The former Republic of Ireland international won’t be returning to Australia for the season’s restart.
# graduate programme
20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 6: ‘Ireland – the country with no league’
Discredited by Giovanni Trapattoni and dubbed ‘the problem child’ by John Delaney, the League of Ireland has a passionate support-base who crave change.
# Down Under
Victory for Hoolahan and O'Donovan as football continues in Australia
Roy O’Donovan opened the scoring for Newcastle Jets in today’s win against Adelaide United.
# new south welshman
Welsh international Ledley joins Hoolahan and O'Donovan at Newcastle Jets
The 33-year-old will play under his former international colleague Carl Robinson, teaming up with the Jets’ two-man Irish contingent.
# the wessiah
Wes Hoolahan makes his long-awaited debut Down Under as Roy O'Donovan nets for the Jets
The 37-year-old has been out since September following ankle surgery, but finally made his Newcastle Jets bow today.
# Jets 2
Former League of Ireland rivals joining forces on the other side of the world
Roy O’Donovan and Wes Hoolahan have become team-mates at A-League outfit Newcastle Jets.
# Here's to you
New gaffer for Hoolahan and O'Donovan as former Wales international takes A-League gig
Carl Robinson has been appointed head coach at Newcastle Jets.
# Down Under
Wes Hoolahan out until New Year after 'major ligament and cartilage damage' in Australia
The 37-year-old joined A-League side Newcastle Jets on a one-year contract in August.
# Jet Blues
Fears of three-month lay-off for Hoolahan after injury in second Aussie outing
The veteran Irish playmaker was forced to hobble off during Newcastle Jets’ defeat to Adelaide United.
# Going Well
Ex-Ireland international Wes Hoolahan scores first goal for new club in Australia
The 37-year-old attacking midfielder started in Newcastle Jets’ win over Edgeworth.
# a great man
Wes Hoolahan donates €18,700 to Temple Street children's hospital following Norwich testimonial
The money will be put towards ‘vital lifesaving equipment’ for the hospital’s young patients.
# wessi
Newcastle Jets confirm signing of Wes Hoolahan
The former Irish international signed a one-year deal with the Australian club.
# wessi
Calderwood left disappointed as Hoolahan opts to pursue overseas opportunity
The former Republic of Ireland international has decided not to sign for League Two side Cambridge United.
# Wes craving
League Two club 'very hopeful' of completing a deal to sign Wes Hoolahan
The 37-year-old former Republic of Ireland playmaker has been training with Cambridge United recently.
# wessi
League Two club clarify that they're on trial to Wes Hoolahan
Cambridge United are hoping to play their way into the Irish playmaker’s plans for next season.
# twilight of his career
Wes Hoolahan to go on trial with League Two club
The ex-Ireland schemer is reportedly hoping to earn a contract at Cambridge United.
# Alternative
'It was such a positive thing for my mental health' - The ex-Irish footballer embarking on a music career
Ex-Shelbourne star Stuart Byrne has just released his debut EP.