Paul McShane

Born: January 6, 1986 (age 32)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Kilpedder, Ireland
Nationality: Ireland Irish

Position: Defender
Team: Reading
Paul McShane for Hull on November 1, 2014
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Career History
Youth2002-2004Manchester United
Senior2004-2006Manchester United
→ 2004-2005Walsall (loan)
→ 2005-2006Brighton & Hove Albion (loan)
2006-2007West Bromwich Albion
2007-2008Sunderland
→ 2008-2009Hull City (loan)
2009-2015Hull City
→ 2011Barnsley (loan)
→ 2012Crystal Palace (loan)
2015-Reading
International2006-Republic of Ireland
Sports Mole has 159 articles about Paul McShane. Articles 1 to 40:
A general shot of Wembley Stadium before the EFL Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United on February 26, 2017
Team News: Huddersfield Town, Reading unchanged for Championship playoff final
Huddersfield Town and Reading both name unchanged starting lineups for this afternoon's Championship playoff final at Wembley.
May 29, 14:02
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner watches on during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Manchester City at the John Smith's Stadium on February 18, 2017
Preview: Huddersfield Town vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews Monday's Championship playoff final between Huddersfield Town and Reading at Wembley Stadium.
May 28, 16:21
Reading manager Jaap Stam on August 9, 2016
Jaap Stam defends use of 'negative' tactics in playoff semi-final
Reading manager Jaap Stam hits back at comments made by opposite number Slavisa Jokanovic, claiming that his side's physical approach against Fulham was justified.
May 13, 21:25
Reading manager Jaap Stam on July 29, 2016
Result: Nothing to separate Fulham, Reading in semi-final first leg
Tom Cairney's close-range header to cancel out Jordan Obita's opener leaves Fulham and Reading locked at 1-1 heading into their playoff semi-final second leg.
May 13, 19:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Floyd Ayite, Stefan Johansen in for Fulham
Floyd Ayite and Stefan Johansen come into the Fulham XI as they welcome Reading in the first leg of their Championship playoff.
May 13, 16:38
Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic pictured on August 5, 2016
Preview: Fulham vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the first leg of the Championship playoff semi-final between Fulham and Reading at Craven Cottage.
May 11, 19:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Brighton & Hove Albion unchanged for Reading clash
Chris Hughton names an unchanged Brighton & Hove Albion side for the visit of promotion rivals Reading.
Feb 25, 16:33
Reading manager Jaap Stam on August 9, 2016
Result: Reading beat Fulham to move third
Reading move up to third in the Championship table courtesy of a 1-0 victory over Fulham at the Madejski Stadium.
Jan 24, 21:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Nine changes for Manchester United ahead of FA Cup tie against Reading
Manchester United make nine changes to their starting XI as they prepare to host Reading in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday.
Jan 7, 11:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Paul McShane: 'No pressure for Reading against Arsenal'
Reading defender Paul McShane describes his side's EFL Cup clash with Arsenal as a "bonus game" in which his side have nothing to lose.
Oct 24, 19:21
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Reading teammates Paul McShane, Danny Williams charged for on-field incident
Reading duo Paul McShane and Danny Williams are charged with violent conduct by the Football Association following their on-field altercation on Tuesday night.
Apr 14, 17:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Republic of Ireland held at home by Slovakia
Slovakia hold Martin O'Neill's Republic of Ireland to a 2-2 draw in Dublin.
Mar 29, 21:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Emmanuel Adebayor leads Crystal Palace line
Emmanuel Adebayor leads the Crystal Palace line for their FA Cup quarter-final away to Reading, while Yannick Bolasie and Wilfried Zaha also start for the visitors.
Mar 11, 19:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Reading vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole looks ahead to the first FA Cup quarter-final of the weekend between Championship side Reading and Crystal Palace of the Premier League.
Mar 10, 14:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
FA to investigate Chris Brunt incident
The FA confirms they it investigate claims that Chris Brunt was hit by an object thrown from the stands during the FA Cup clash between West Brom and Reading.
Feb 20, 19:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
West Bromwich Albion's Chris Brunt "disgusted" after getting struck by coin
West Bromwich Albion midfielder Chris Brunt says that he is "disgusted" after one of the club's own fans threw a coin at him following their FA Cup exit.
Feb 20, 17:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Reading come from behind to beat West Bromwich Albion in FA Cup fifth round
Reading stun West Bromwich Albion by sealing a 3-1 win at the Madejski Stadium and book themselves a spot in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
Feb 20, 16:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Reading 3-1 West Bromwich Albion - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's text commentary of Reading's 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Feb 20, 14:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Paul McShane: 'Reading can turn things around'
Reading captain Paul McShane insists that his side can haul themselves back into playoff contention following a spell of just one win in nine games.
Dec 15, 16:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Joe Garner penalty wins it for Preston North End
Joe Garner's goal gives Preston North End a 1-0 win over Reading at Deepdale in the Championship.
Dec 12, 17:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Will Keane retains Preston North End place
Will Keane continues up top for Preston North End alongside Joe Garner as they host Reading in the Championship.
Dec 12, 14:07
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Preston North End vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash at Deepdale between Preston North End and Reading.
Dec 10, 18:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On this day: Roy Keane resigns as Sunderland boss
On this day in 2008, Roy Keane resigned as Sunderland manager after 100 games in charge at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 4, 06:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Charlie Austin named on Queens Park Rangers bench
Charlie Austin is once again named on the Queens Park Rangers bench for their meeting with Reading.
Dec 3, 19:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Reading vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole peers ahead to Thursday night's Championship contest as Reading host Queens Park Rangers at the Madejski Stadium.
Dec 2, 01:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Reading ring the changes for Bolton Wanderers test
Garath McCleary and Lucas Piazon return to the Reading midfield to face Bolton Wanderers.
Nov 21, 14:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Shane Long, John O'Shea remain with Ireland despite injury worries
John O'Shea and Shane Long stay with the Republic of Ireland squad for the Euro 2016 playoff with Bosnia-Herzegovina despite both players struggling with injuries.
Nov 8, 22:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Matej Vydra goal earns Reading draw against Brighton & Hove Albion
Reading hold Championship leaders Brighton & Hove Albion to a 1-1 draw after a late equaliser from Matej Vydra.
Oct 31, 16:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects the top XI performers from the latest round of Championship action, as well as picking out the best goal and biggest numpty.
Oct 5, 12:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Reading outclass Middlesborugh
Reading beat Middlesbrough 2-0 thanks to goals from Danny Williams and Nick Blackman.
Oct 3, 16:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Danny Williams header gives Reading the lead
A goal from Danny Williams after less than a minute gives Reading a 1-0 half-time lead over Middlesbrough.
Oct 3, 15:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
On This Day: Hull City come from behind to beat Arsenal
Sports Mole looks back at Hull City's 2-1 win over Arsenal at the Emirates during the 2008-09 season.
Sep 27, 08:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Reading vs. Leeds United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Sunday afternoon's Championship encounter as Reading take on Leeds United at the Madejski Stadium.
Aug 14, 16:23
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Birmingham City survive late Reading surge to claim three points
Orlando Sa misses a last-minute penalty as Reading fall to defeat at Birmingham City.
Aug 8, 17:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: David Cotterill gives Birmingham City half-time lead
David Cotterill's free kick puts Birmingham City ahead against Reading at half time.
Aug 8, 15:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Orlando Sa, Paul McShane among Reading debutantes at Birmingham City
Reading hand debuts to Jonathan Bond, Paul McShane, Stephen Quinn and Orlando Sa at Birmingham City.
Aug 8, 14:32
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Birmingham City vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the Championship fixture at St Andrew's between Birmingham City and Reading.
Aug 6, 19:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Championship 2015-16 season preview: Reading
Sports Mole previews the upcoming 2015-16 Championship season from a Reading perspective.
Aug 6, 18:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Hull City vs. Huddersfield Town
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Hull City and Huddersfield Town.
Aug 6, 17:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Paul McShane joins Reading for free from Hull City
Paul McShane agrees a three-year contract with Reading after being released by Hull City.
Jul 2, 12:48

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