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11. Jake Hyland

Sponsor: Flogas

Factfile

  • Date of Birth: August 10, 1995
  • Former Clubs: St Patrick's Athletic, Bohemians
  • Joined Club: December 2015
  • Appearances: 115
  • Goals: 7
  • Sponsored By: Flogas

Biography

Drogheda United captain Jake Hyland is now in his fifth season with the club after first signing ahead of the 2016 season from Bohemians.

Hyland played for Bohemians between 2013 and 2015 after previously playing at underage level for St. Patrick’s Athletic.

While at Bohemians, Jake played at U-19 level and was part of the first team squad in 2014 and 2015.

Jake made 31 appearances in his first season with the club as the Drogheda beat Wexford in the play-offs to gain promotion to the Premier Division.

Hyland re-signed again in 2017 and in 2018 when he was made club captain by new manager Tim Clancy.

Jake suffered a broken leg against Shelbourne in the play-offs in 2018, seeing his season cut short, and his 2019 season delayed.

After scoring 3 goals in 22 appearances in 2019, Jake re-signed for his fifth season with the club in December 2019.

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