Bennion and Caffrey sign for 2010

November 8, 2018

Bennion and Caffrey sign for 2010

Athlone Town are delighted to announce the signing of former Bohemians, St Patricks Athletic, Glenavon and Sprting Fingal defender / midfielder Stephen Caffrey along with former Dundalk net minder Chris Bennion both on one year deals.

Caffrey who at 34 years of age brings huge experience with him to Athlone having made close on 300 hundred appearances for his former clubs. This includes 12 at UEFA – Champions League level. During his career he has also scored 22 goals including 1 in a Champions League Qualifier. He holds a long list of honours with 2 League Championship winning medals and an FAI Cup winners medal with Bohemians along with 1 Irish Cup, 1 Coca Cola League Cup and 1 Gold Cup winning medal with Glentoran.

Goalkeeper Chris Bennions carrer in League of Ireland began in 2002 when he was signed by Shelbourne from Scunthorpe United on a free transfer and played 10 times as understudy to Steve Williams winning a league medal in the process. In 2004 he then signed for Dundalk and made over 150 appearances for the Lillywhites and was a key figure in the 2008 Division One winning side under John Gill.