James Costello - Player Profile


Full Name:James Costello
Born:June 9th, 1986 (Rathfriland)
Position:Forward
Signed:May 12th, 2011
First Manager:Roy Walker
Left Club:January 2nd, 2013
Career Stats: 45 appearances, 9 goals
Full Debut: August 6th, 2011 - (Lisburn) Distillery 1 - 4 Ballymena United (League - IFA Premiership)
First Goal: January 31st, 2012 - Ballymena United 1 - 2 Portadown (League - IFA Premiership)
Also Played For:Carrick Rangers, Dungannon Swifts, Glenavon, Loughgall, Newry Town (City), Rathfriland Rangers

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 2012-2013  IFA Premiership 7 (5) 1 0.08 0 0 33.3% 8.3% 58.3%
 2011-2012  IFA Premiership 23 (10) 8 0.24 1 0 45.5% 21.2% 33.3%
30 (15) 9 0.20

 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:
 Dec 1st, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Donegal Celtic 0 - 1
 Nov 27th, 2012 County Antrim Shield  (N)  vs. Linfield 1 - 1
 Nov 24th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Linfield 1 - 2
 Nov 17th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Cliftonville 0 - 8
 Nov 10th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Crusaders 2 - 1
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Nov 10th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Crusaders 2 - 1
 Apr 21st, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Glenavon 2 - 2
 Apr 14th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 0
 Apr 10th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Dungannon Swifts 4 - 2
 Apr 7th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Donegal Celtic 3 - 0

Costello started his football career with spells as a young rookie at Newry City, Portadown and his hometown club Rathfriland Rangers, it wasn't until the summer of 2007 that the 21-year-old striker really started to make headway in the Irish League when he signed by Carrick Rangers manager Stephen Small.

To be continued...


Honours
(with Carrick Rangers)
Steel and Sons Cup: (finalist) 2008/2009
(with Ballymena United)
County Antrim Shield: (winner) 2012/2013
(with Dungannon Swifts)
Mid Ulster Cup: (winner) 2012/2013

Last updated: 2 April 2017

 Goals Scored
Jan 31st, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Portadown 1 - 2 (40')
Apr 7th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Donegal Celtic 3 - 0 (1')
Apr 7th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Donegal Celtic 3 - 0 (14')
Apr 10th, 2012 League  (A)  vs. Dungannon Swifts 4 - 2 (65')
Apr 14th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 0 (85')
Apr 14th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 0 (52')
Apr 14th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 0 (29')
Apr 21st, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Glenavon 2 - 2 (47')
Nov 10th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Crusaders 2 - 1 (80')

 Hat-Tricks
Apr 14th, 2012 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 0 (3 goals)