Cork City FC are delighted to announce the appointment of Liam Buckley as the club’s Sporting Director.
Liam has had an extensive career in management, winning two League of Ireland Premier Division titles, along with numerous other trophies. He most recently managed Sligo Rovers until last year, and brings a wealth of experience to the role. Liam’s role will focus primarily on player recruitment, along with supporting management on all football-related matters.
Cork City owner Dermot Usher welcomed the appointment, saying: “I am delighted to welcome Liam to the club. He has had a long and very successful career in football, and brings a huge amount of knowledge and experience to the role. Liam will be focussed on assisting the club in terms of player recruitment, as well as supporting the good work already being done on the football side of things. His knowledge and experience will be a big asset to us as we look towards the summer and beyond, so I am very pleased to have him on board.”
City’s new Sporting Director, Liam Buckley, commented: “I am very pleased to be joining Cork City FC. I have had some very good conversations with Dermot and the staff at the club, and am really looking forward to working with everyone. Having been promoted back to the Premier Division last season, we are all keen to build on the good work that has already been done and work together to help this club achieve the potential it has.”