When Alan Mathews took over as First Team Manager at Shelbourne, he brought Shay Kelly to Tolka Park as his goalkeeping coach. Kelly had joined Drogheda as goalkeeping coach at the start of the 2009 season.
Seamus signed for UCD in the summer of 1993 from hometown club Tullamore, establishing himself as one of the country's top keepers during his 150 League appearances with UCD (where he now lectures on occasion).
Having joined Cardiff City in the summer of 1998, Kelly returned to Dublin in 2000 and joined St.Patricks Athletic. After three successful years with the Inchicore club, he joined Bohemians for the 2003 campaign.
Kelly joined Longford Town on loan from Bohemians in the mid-season transfer window of 2005. Being released by Bohemians at the end of that season, he signed a contract to play with Longford. Kelly signed a new contract with Longford Town in January 2008..
Honoured by Ireland at 'B' level during the 96/97 season, Shay has also played in goal for Offaly in senior Gaelic football.
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