Shamrock Rovers F.C. is delighted to announce that Lee Steacy has joined the club.

Lee is an experienced goalkeeper, most recently with Cobh Ramblers where he had an impressive 2023 season.

“He had a really good season at Cobh. We spoke to Lee last year, we know him quite well. He’s really close with some of the group here, so we’ve been in contact for some time. I think that he’s the perfect fit for what we need and what we are looking for. It’s really important that he’s here to push Leon and also to help him. He has experience in the league, and has played a lot of games in the league, so I think he’s a good fit for Leon and will help Leon on and off the pitch.

With his age (30), when you see how long Alan Mannus played, I think that a goalkeeper is a different animal to outfield players. When we look at Leon, he’s a really young goalkeeper so I think it’s important to have a bit of experience around him, and Lee is someone who has been around the league and knows the highs and lows of it, so it’s a good fit for us all.”

Head coach Stephen Bradley

Lee Steacy Bio

Lee (30) played with Shamrock Rovers Under-19 side in the 2011/12 season. He made the bench for the first team during their 2012 Leinster Senior Cup run but left the club in July 2012.

In January 2015, Lee joined Bohemians from Firhouse Clover under new manager Keith Long. Lee only made one league appearance during the 2015 season, which came in the 0-0 draw with Bray Wanderers in May. He stayed as the Gypsies’ second choice goalkeeper for the 2016 season and didn’t make a league appearance before leaving in July 2016 to sign for fellow Premier Division side Bray Wanderers. After two seasons at the Carlisle Grounds, he spent one year at Shelbourne in 2018 before joining Longford Town.

Lee was named in the PFAI First Division Team of the Year in 2019 and was part of the Longford side that gained promotion through the First Division play-offs in 2020. After three and a half years as No.1 with the Midlands club, he moved on in July 2022 to join Drogheda United for the latter half of the season. Lee didn’t stay long with Drogheda and left for Cobh Ramblers. He started 38 league games for Shane Keegan’s side last season as they were beaten by Waterford in the play-offs.