Seamie Keogh signs professional contract with Southamption

Former Sligo Rovers midfielder Seamie Keogh has signed his first professional contract with Premier League club, Southampton.

The Grange native joined the Saints Academy in June of last year but now signs a two-year full-time professional contract.

Keogh has captained Ireland at U15 and U17 level and spent the early part of his career at the Bit O’Red before making the switch to England last June.

“I want to continue enjoying my football and see where it takes me.”

Keogh was one of the stars for Colin O’Brien’s side at this year’s U17 European Championships in Ireland.