Martin Oneill

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Date of Birth March 1, 1952
Place of Birth Kilrea, Northern Ireland
Age 68 years old
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Martin O'Neill

Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill, is a Northern Irish professional football manager and former player who played as a midfielder. He was most recently manager of Championship club Nottingham Forest. Starting his career in Northern Ireland, O'Neill moved to England where he spent most of his playing career with Nottingham Forest, with whom he won the European Cup twice, in 1979 and 1980. He was capped 64 times for the Northern Ireland national football team, also captaining the side at the 1982 World Cup. O'Neill has managed Grantham Town, Wycombe Wanderers, Norwich City, Leicester City, Celtic, Aston Villa and Sunderland. He guided Leicester City to the Football League Cup final three times, winning twice. As Celtic manager between 2000 and 2005, he led that club to three Scottish Premier League titles and the 2003 UEFA Cup Final. After joining Aston Villa he achieved three consecutive sixth-place finishes in the English Premier League and guided them to the 2010 Football League Cup Final.

About Martin Oneill

Soccer manager and former player who played for Northern Ireland as a midfielder from 1971-1984. He went on to manage Ireland from 2013 until 2018.

Before Fame

From 1969-1971, he played youth soccer for Derry City.


With Celtic, he won back-to-back Scottish Premier League titles in 2000-2001 and 2001-2002.

Family Life

He has two daughters with wife Geraldine O'Neill, whom he married in 1979.


He managed midfielder Craig Gardner on Aston Villa.

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  • Alumni of Queen's University Belfast
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