Jim O Brien - Player Profile


Full Name:James John O Brien
Born:September 28th, 1987 (Alexandria)
Height:5ft 11in
Position:Winger
Signed:January 18th, 2017
First Manager:Jim McIntyre
Career Stats: 47 appearances, 2 goals
Debut (as sub): January 21st, 2017 - Ross County 6 - 2 Dundee United (Scottish Cup - 4th Round)
Full Debut: January 31st, 2017 - Ross County 1 - 2 Motherwell (League - Premiership)
First Goal: January 21st, 2017 - Ross County 6 - 2 Dundee United (Scottish Cup - 4th Round)
Also Played For:Celtic, Motherwell

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 2017/18  Premiership 24 (5) 0 - 8 0 13.8% 24.1% 62.1%
 2016/17  Premiership 9 (9) 2 0.11 7 1 33.3% 22.2% 44.4%
33 (14) 2 0.04

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 Mar 31st, 2018 League  (A)  vs. Celtic 0 - 3
 Mar 10th, 2018 League  (A)  vs. Kilmarnock 2 - 3
 Feb 24th, 2018 League  (A)  vs. St Johnstone 0 - 2
 Feb 17th, 2018 League  (H)  vs. Heart of Midlothian 1 - 1
 Feb 3rd, 2018 League  (A)  vs. Dundee 4 - 1
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 May 16th, 2017 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton Academical 3 - 2
 Jan 21st, 2017 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Dundee United 6 - 2

O'Brien made his debut for Celtic in a 21 victory over Gretna on 7 October 2007, he filled in as a right-back due to all of Celtic's recognised players in that position being injured.

O'Brien was loaned from Celtic to Dunfermline Athletic during the 200607 season. He made his debut in their 32 Scottish Cup victory over Rangers on 7 January 2007. He scored his first goal in Dunfermline's 41 victory over Motherwell on 7 May 2007.

O'Brien joined Dundee United on loan on 31 January until May 2008.

On 8 August 2008, O'Brien signed for Motherwell. O'Brien scored four goals in 64 league appearances for Motherwell, earning selection for the PFA Scotland team of the year in 200910.

On 7 May 2010, O'Brien signed a pre-contract agreement with English Championship side Barnsley, then under the stewardship of Mark Robins. He scored his first goal for the club during a 52 win against Leeds United at Oakwell in September 2010. As of 5 April 2013, O'Brien had scored 5 and assisted 8 goals for Barnsley. In May 2014, O'Brien rejected a new contract offer from Barnsley.

Jim O'Brien completed a move to Coventry City on 4 July 2014 on a two-year contract. He made his league debut on the opening day of the 2014/15 season in a 32 defeat to Bradford City.

On 15 February 2016, O'Brien was loaned out to Scunthorpe United on an emergency basis.

On 17 June 2016, O'Brien completed a move to League One side Shrewsbury Town . He signed a two-year deal arriving as a free agent following his release from Coventry. He left the club by mutual consent in July 2017, despite having a year left to run on his contract.

On 18 January 2017, O'Brien joined Scottish Premiership side Ross County on loan until the end of the 2016/17 season. He made his debut for the club as a substitute in a Scottish Cup fourth-round tie against Dundee United, scoring the final goal in a 62 victory. Having left Shrewsbury in July 2017, O'Brien then signed a two-year contract with Ross County.

 Goals Scored
Jan 21st, 2017 Scottish Cup  (H)  vs. Dundee Utd 6 - 2 (90')
May 16th, 2017 League  (H)  vs. Hamilton 3 - 2 (73')

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