Guthrie & Byrne Join Mahon At Pat's

  • Wed, Jan 13, 2010 @ 20:57

St Patrick's Athletic manager Pete Mahon has completed the signing of Paul Byrne and Shane Guthrie.

Byrne, a striker with Bray Wanderers last season, played under Pete Mahon at UCD before he went on to join Sporting Fingal.

The 23-year-old will join fellow ex-Wanderers players Derek Pender and Gareth Coughlan in the new-look Pat's squad.

Byrne said: "My aim is to break into the first team and then to challenge for every competition that Pat's are in this season.'

Having played with Galway United in the Premier Division last season, Guthrie a 25-year-old central defender also had spells with Cobh Ramblers and Shamrock Rovers.

Guthrie said: 'I knew John Gill (St Pat's assistant manager) from my time at Cork and also when he was involved with the U-23 squad, so I was delighted to get a call from him and Pete about joining Pat's.'

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