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Greg Cunningham

Full name: Gregory Richard Cunningham
Birthdate: 31.01.1991
Birthplace: Carnmore, County Galway
Position: Left-back
Joined from: Manchester City
Signed by: Sven-Göran Eriksson
Nationality: Ireland
First game: Swansea City, 23.10.2010
Last game: Hull City, 01.01.2011
Games: 13
Goals: 0
Player Profile

The Irish international played 13 games at Leicester while on-loan from Manchester City during the 2010-11 season. Sven-Goran Eriksson, who knew Cunningham from his time in Manchester as City manager, brought him to the club to bolster Leicester's defence. He could have spent longer at the Walkers Stadium after impressing in the games he played, but he was sidelined for four months through injury after fracturing his tibia in a game against Hull City, forcing him back to his parent club.

Cunningham was a left-back who could also play on the left side of the midfield, and he kept Bruno Berner out of the side during his stint with the Foxes, forcing the Swiss international to consider his future at the club. He started his career with Cregmore FC before moving on to Mervue United, where he caught the eye of Manchester City and joined their academy.

He was capped at U21 level for the Republic of Ireland and has also been called-up for the senior side, making three appearances. With City spending millions to bolster their squad, Cunningham has struggled for chances with them in the Premier League and he joined Nottingham Forest on a loan deal in October 2011.

Seasons League FA Cup League Cup Europe OtherTotal
Year Division Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls
2010-11Championship13---------13-
2010_31_
Total13---------13 -
_31_

Appearances

DateResultOppositionCompetitionStartSubGoals
1 23.10.2010 0 - 2 Swansea City (A) Championship
2 30.10.2010 1 - 0 Preston North End (H) Championship
3 06.11.2010 2 - 0 Barnsley (A) Championship
4 10.11.2010 2 - 2 Sheffield United (H) Championship
5 13.11.2010 2 - 0 Derby County (H) Championship
6 20.11.2010 0 - 2 Bristol City (A) Championship
7 29.11.2010 1 - 0 Nottingham Forest (H) Championship
8 04.12.2010 2 - 3 Watford (A) Championship
9 11.12.2010 5 - 1 Doncaster Rovers (H) Championship
10 18.12.2010 0 - 3 Ipswich Town (A) Championship
11 26.12.2010 2 - 2 Leeds United (H) Championship
12 28.12.2010 0 - 2 Millwall (A) Championship
13 01.01.2011 1 - 0 Hull City (A) Championship

Transfers

Club Fee Date
IN  Manchester City On loan 21.10.2010
Player 216 of 1150 ordered a-z
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