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#Chris Shields

# chris-shields - Monday 9 May, 2022

Chris Shields crowned Player of the Year at NI Football Awards
# Star Man
From The42
# Star Man

Chris Shields crowned Player of the Year at NI Football Awards

May 9th 2022, 1:57 PM 4,342 Views 3 Comments

The midfielder is in his first season with Linfield after joining from Dundalk last summer.

# chris-shields - Monday 27 December, 2021

'It was strange. I thought I'd finish my career at Dundalk, now I was a new lad at 30'
# Chris Shields
From The42
# Chris Shields

'It was strange. I thought I'd finish my career at Dundalk, now I was a new lad at 30'

Dec 27th 2021, 12:03 PM 26,952 Views 2 Comments

Ahead of today’s derby with Glentoran, Chris Shields discusses his new life at Linfield, his exit from Dundalk and Brian Kerr’s criticism of his old team-mate, Stephen O’Donnell.

# chris-shields - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

'If I'm thinking I’m f*****g Busquets walking around, I’m no use'
# Stalwart
From The42
# Stalwart

'If I'm thinking I’m f*****g Busquets walking around, I’m no use'

Jun 29th 2021, 6:14 PM 12,764 Views 1 Comment

Shane Keegan sat down for a hilarious chat with League of Ireland legend Chris Shields in a special episode of The Football Family.

# chris-shields - Friday 25 June, 2021

Shields signs off in style as Dundalk see off Derry City for latest home win
# Talk Of The Town
From The42
# Talk Of The Town

Shields signs off in style as Dundalk see off Derry City for latest home win

Jun 25th 2021, 10:04 PM 3,454 Views 2 Comments

Vinny Perth saw his side take a first-half lead through Daniel Kelly’s close-range finish.

# chris-shields - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

End of an era at Dundalk as long-serving midfielder Chris Shields departs
# Shields Of Gold
From The42
# Shields Of Gold

End of an era at Dundalk as long-serving midfielder Chris Shields departs

Jun 22nd 2021, 4:28 PM 6,766 Views 7 Comments

The 30-year-old is expected to complete a move to Northern Ireland Premiership champions Linfield.

# chris-shields - Sunday 6 December, 2020

'I want to sleep with it' - Giovagnoli toasts Dundalk's Cup success
# Forza Dundalk
From The42
# Forza Dundalk

'I want to sleep with it' - Giovagnoli toasts Dundalk's Cup success

Dec 6th 2020, 11:20 PM 5,541 Views 1 Comment

Chris Shields also spoke of his Cup final redemption following a thrilling game at the Aviva Stadium.

# chris-shields - Thursday 5 November, 2020

As it happened: Rapid Vienna v Dundalk, Europa League From The42
Live Nov 5th 2020, 6:51 PM

As it happened: Rapid Vienna v Dundalk, Europa League

# chris-shields - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'One Niall Quinn please!' The website offering Irish sport star shout-outs
# Just Called To Say Hello
From The42
# Just Called To Say Hello

'One Niall Quinn please!' The website offering Irish sport star shout-outs

Oct 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 5,582 Views 3 Comments

Inspired by the limitations of the lockdown, the initiative has proved popular since launching just over eight weeks ago.

# chris-shields - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Chris Shields signs contract extension at Dundalk
# Dotted Line
From The42
# Dotted Line

Chris Shields signs contract extension at Dundalk

Feb 13th 2020, 5:05 PM 2,393 Views 1 Comment

Dundalk have been given a boost on the eve of the new season.

# chris-shields - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'Players like him deserve to play in games like this'
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'Players like him deserve to play in games like this'

Oct 30th 2019, 7:32 PM 5,908 Views 7 Comments

Vinny Perth and Stephen Bradley both have their say on the Chris Shields’ FAI Cup final suspension.

Dundalk will be without the LOI Player of the Year for this weekend's FAI Cup final
# Big Loss
From The42
# Big Loss

Dundalk will be without the LOI Player of the Year for this weekend's FAI Cup final

Oct 30th 2019, 1:12 PM 3,968 Views 2 Comments

Influential midfielder Chris Shields is suspended for Sunday’s meeting with Shamrock Rovers due to his eight yellow cards.

# chris-shields - Saturday 28 September, 2019

'He uses empty Pringles tubes as foam rollers. Smell his breath and it will be sour cream and onion'
# TEAM MATES
From The42
# TEAM MATES

'He uses empty Pringles tubes as foam rollers. Smell his breath and it will be sour cream and onion'

Sep 28th 2019, 9:30 PM 62,475 Views 6 Comments

After clinching their fifth league title in six years, Chris Shields opens up about his team-mates at Oriel Park.

# chris-shields - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Long-term Dundalk deal for SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year
# MIDDLE MAN
From The42
# MIDDLE MAN

Long-term Dundalk deal for SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year

Apr 25th 2019, 2:04 PM 4,461 Views 3 Comments

Chris Shields has extended his stay with the Lilywhites, who he first joined ahead of the 2012 campaign.

# chris-shields - Friday 19 October, 2018

'When I was a young fella growing up I never thought I’d even leave Clondalkin'
# At His Peak
From The42
# At His Peak

'When I was a young fella growing up I never thought I’d even leave Clondalkin'

Oct 19th 2018, 11:49 AM 5,217 Views 4 Comments

In his seventh year at Dundalk, Chris Shields is enjoying the best season of his career.

# chris-shields - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Third time's a charm for outstanding Dundalk midfielder Chris Shields
# Shields Of Gold
From The42
# Shields Of Gold

Third time's a charm for outstanding Dundalk midfielder Chris Shields

Oct 18th 2018, 2:46 PM 3,738 Views 2 Comments

Shields has won the SSE Airtricity League/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month award.

# chris-shields - Sunday 23 September, 2018

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week
# Review
From The42
# Review

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Sep 23rd 2018, 7:51 PM 5,811 Views 0 Comments

It’s been another busy few days of sporting action.

# chris-shields - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'It was a scuffed cross' - Dundalk midfielder admits first league goal in five years was far from pretty
# They All Count
From The42
# They All Count

'It was a scuffed cross' - Dundalk midfielder admits first league goal in five years was far from pretty

Apr 7th 2018, 11:43 AM 3,392 Views 0 Comments

Chris Shields had a bit of luck as he beat Shamrock Rovers goalkeeper Kevin Horgan in last night’s 2-1 win.

# chris-shields - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'To be honest, I never thought my career would go the way it has gone'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'To be honest, I never thought my career would go the way it has gone'

Feb 11th 2018, 8:15 AM 7,937 Views 4 Comments

Midfielder Chris Shields has become a Dundalk stalwart during one of the most successful periods in the club’s history.

# chris-shields - Saturday 13 January, 2018

‘The one thing I’ll always say is he was a great man’
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

‘The one thing I’ll always say is he was a great man’

Jan 13th 2018, 7:00 AM 31,952 Views 7 Comments

Some of the players who worked with him remember the late Dundalk and Ireland underage coach Seán McCaffrey.

# chris-shields - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Double Dundalk boost as experienced duo pen new 2-year deals
# Business Time
From The42
# Business Time

Double Dundalk boost as experienced duo pen new 2-year deals

Oct 24th 2017, 7:06 PM 4,683 Views 3 Comments

Chris Shields and Brian Gartland are staying at Oriel Park until the end of the 2019 season at least.

# chris-shields - Friday 16 September, 2016

After season of setbacks - and a broken back - Dundalk's hero chose his moment perfectly
# Killer Instinct
From The42
# Killer Instinct

After season of setbacks - and a broken back - Dundalk's hero chose his moment perfectly

Sep 16th 2016, 2:43 PM 2,406 Views 1 Comment

Kilduff was Dundalk’s hero with a late, late Europa League equaliser.

# chris-shields - Friday 8 May, 2015

'I don’t know if it’s a psychological thing, although I’d say they’re sick of the sight of us'
# Shields Of Gold
From The42
# Shields Of Gold

'I don’t know if it’s a psychological thing, although I’d say they’re sick of the sight of us'

May 8th 2015, 7:25 PM 4,974 Views 0 Comments

We spoke to Chris Shields about Dundalk’s start to the season.

# chris-shields - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

'The League of Ireland's biggest problem is sitting in our living rooms -- it's Sky Sports'
# Feature
From The42
# Feature

'The League of Ireland's biggest problem is sitting in our living rooms -- it's Sky Sports'

Mar 3rd 2015, 9:36 PM 20,471 Views 66 Comments

Ger O’Brien, Chris Shields and Evan McMillan chat to The42 about the challenges facing Irish football in 2015.

# chris-shields - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Kenny in sideline outburst as Drogheda beat 9-man Dundalk to reach FAI Cup Final
# Card Crazy
From The42
# Card Crazy

Kenny in sideline outburst as Drogheda beat 9-man Dundalk to reach FAI Cup Final

Oct 6th 2013, 3:40 PM 17,341 Views 49 Comments

Darren Meenan and Chris Shields had to share an early bath after they both saw red.

# chris-shields - Friday 16 March, 2012

Airtricity League: Fit-again skippers relishing Louth derby
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Airtricity League: Fit-again skippers relishing Louth derby

Mar 16th 2012, 11:00 AM 236 Views 0 Comments

Drogheda United host rivals Dundalk at Hunky Dory Park tonight and we spoke with two players who are well aware of how important winning is to both sets of fans.