LISTEN BACK: Sligo Rovers’ Kyle Callan-McFadden

Ramelton native Kyle Callan-McFadden has linked up with Sligo Rovers for the new League of Ireland season.

Callan-McFadden is Ireland under-21 international defender and started his career with Norwich City. He comes to The Showgrounds from MLS club Orlando City.

He had a successful underage career with Norwich playing in the team that won the prestigious FA Youth Cup in 2012-13 over Chelsea and captaining the club’s under-21 team.

From there he made his way through to the first team with the Championship club and made his debut in a League Cup win over Crawley Town in August 2014.

Last summer saw a move to the United Stated where he has played with Orlando City up until now.

The 21 year-old has over 30 Irish underage caps playing every age level from under-16 to under-21 and captaining his country several times.

He spoke with Ocean FM’s Darragh Cox and Alan Finn of the Sligo Weekender about what attracted him to the Showgrounds.