Liam Has Landed

January 7, 2016

Liam Lawrence arrives at Bristol Rovers from Shrewsbury Town.

Liam Lawrence

Liam Lawrence scored 2 goals in his 15 appearances for the Republic of Ireland.

Liam Lawrence has played at many levels during his 15 year career and has 15 Republic of Ireland caps.

He began his career at Mansfield Town and made his debut as a substitute alongside Darrell Clarke.

His debut was in a 1-0 home defeat on Tuesday 11th January 2000 against Blackpool.

Later in his career at Sunderland he played regularly with Marcus Stewart.

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - MAY 8: The Sunderland team celebrate with the Championship trophy after a 1-0 victory at the Coca Cola Championship match between Sunderland and Stoke City at the Stadium of Light on May 8, 2005 in Sunderland, England (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

The Sunderland team of 2005 celebrate with the Championship trophy. Can you identify Marcus Stewart and Liam Lawrence?

They were team-mates in the Championship winning Sunderland side in 2004/2005.

Liam scored 67 goals in 316 games for Mansfield Town, Sunderland and Stoke City between 2000 and 2011.

He has also played for Portsmouth, Cardiff City, PAOK Salonika, Barnsley and Shrewsbury Town.

Overall, he has scored just under 100 goals in 540 appearances in his career.

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Mansfield Town FC First Team Squad for the 2000/2001 Season. Can you identify Darrell Clarke and Liam Lawrence? You might spot several other ex-Rovers players also.

He has been captain of Shrewsbury Town but increasingly used as a substitute in recent matches.

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