Des Loughery - Player Profile


Full Name:Desmond Loughery
Born:April 22nd, 1967 (Limavady)
Position:Forward
Signed:November 4th, 1988
First Manager:Alec McKee
Left Club:June 5th, 1999
Career Stats: 376 appearances, 112 goals
Full Debut: November 5th, 1988 - Ballymena United 2 - 0 Coleraine (League - Irish League)
First Goal: November 19th, 1988 - Ballymena United 3 - 3 Cliftonville (League - Irish League)
Also Played For:Coleraine, Roe Valley

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1998-1999  Premier Division 40 (7) 13 0.28 - - 36.2% 21.3% 42.6%
 1997-1998  Premier Division 17 (13) 7 0.23 - - 40.0% 20.0% 40.0%
 1996-1997  First Division 39 (3) 16 0.38 - - 57.1% 11.9% 31.0%
 1995-1996  First Division 27 (7) 10 0.29 - - 35.3% 29.4% 35.3%
 1994-1995  Irish League 25 (8) 4 0.12 - - 27.3% 18.2% 54.5%
 1993-1994  Irish League 21 (3) 6 0.25 - - 29.2% 20.8% 50.0%
 1992-1993  Irish League 32 (4) 13 0.36 - - 41.7% 16.7% 41.7%
 1991-1992  Irish League 32 14 0.44 - - 40.6% 25.0% 34.4%
 1990-1991  Irish League 39 15 0.38 - - 41.0% 25.6% 33.3%
 1989-1990  Irish League 16 (9) 6 0.24 - - 32.0% 28.0% 40.0%
 1988-1989  Irish League 28 (6) 8 0.24 - - 32.4% 38.2% 29.4%
316 (60) 112 0.30

 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:
 Apr 24th, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Glentoran 3 - 6
 Apr 10th, 1999 Irish Cup  (N)  vs. Portadown 0 - 2
 Apr 3rd, 1999 League  (A)  vs. Portadown 1 - 2
 Mar 30th, 1999 League  (A)  vs. Omagh Town 5 - 0
 Mar 23rd, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Cliftonville 2 - 2
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 Apr 24th, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Glentoran 3 - 6
 Apr 3rd, 1999 League  (A)  vs. Portadown 1 - 2
 Mar 30th, 1999 League  (A)  vs. Omagh Town 5 - 0
 Feb 20th, 1999 Irish Cup  (H)  vs. Ballyclare Comrades 3 - 0
 Feb 13th, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Linfield 4 - 2

One of the most popular Ballymena United players in the history of the club, Loughery dazzled down the wing for eleven seasons at the Showgrounds.

Full profile to follow...

Career
Roe Valley; (Nov 1988) Ballymena United; (Jun 1999) Coleraine

Last updated: 2 March 2021

 Goals Scored
Nov 19th, 1988 League  (H)  vs. Cliftonville 3 - 3 (-)
Nov 26th, 1988 League  (A)  vs. Distillery 2 - 2 (-)
Dec 10th, 1988 League  (A)  vs. Glentoran 2 - 3 (-)
Jan 7th, 1989 League  (H)  vs. Portadown 3 - 1 (-)
Feb 1st, 1989 Floodlit Cup  (A)  vs. Bangor 2 - 1 (-)
Feb 4th, 1989 League  (H)  vs. Distillery 3 - 0 (-)
Mar 18th, 1989 League  (A)  vs. Larne 1 - 1 (-)
Apr 24th, 1989 League  (H)  vs. Bangor 2 - 1 (-)
Sep 16th, 1989 Gold Cup  (H)  vs. Linfield 1 - 2 (55')
Nov 8th, 1989 League  (H)  vs. Glenavon 3 - 1 (45')
Nov 18th, 1989 League  (A)  vs. Linfield 2 - 1 (64')
Dec 9th, 1989 League  (H)  vs. Distillery 2 - 1 (-)
Jan 13th, 1990 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 1 (77')
Jan 20th, 1990 Irish Cup  (H)  vs. Dungannon Swifts 1 - 1 (4')
Aug 24th, 1990 Ulster Cup  (H)  vs. Larne 5 - 0 (84')
Aug 24th, 1990 Ulster Cup  (H)  vs. Larne 5 - 0 (16')
Sep 1st, 1990 Gold Cup  (A)  vs. Cliftonville 1 - 1 (65')
Sep 8th, 1990 Gold Cup  (H)  vs. Ards 3 - 2 (52')
Nov 17th, 1990 League  (H)  vs. Omagh Town 2 - 0 (80')
Nov 17th, 1990 League  (H)  vs. Omagh Town 2 - 0 (18')
Jan 12th, 1991 League  (A)  vs. Carrick Rangers 1 - 2 (41')
Jan 19th, 1991 Irish Cup  (A)  vs. Omagh Town 2 - 3 (5')
Jan 26th, 1991 League  (H)  vs. Larne 4 - 4 (25')
Jan 29th, 1991 League Cup  (H)  vs. Chimney Corner 2 - 1 (120')
Jan 29th, 1991 League Cup  (H)  vs. Chimney Corner 2 - 1 (24')
Feb 9th, 1991 League  (H)  vs. Glenavon 4 - 3 (90')
Mar 23rd, 1991 League  (H)  vs. Newry Town (City) 2 - 1 (47')
Mar 26th, 1991 League  (A)  vs. Ballyclare Com. 5 - 1 (63')
Apr 10th, 1991 League  (H)  vs. Coleraine 4 - 0 (46')
Aug 30th, 1991 Gold Cup  (H)  vs. Cliftonville 1 - 0 (60')
Sep 14th, 1991 Gold Cup  (A)  vs. Coleraine 4 - 0 (55')
Sep 21st, 1991 Floodlit Cup  (H)  vs. Crusaders 5 - 2 (33')
Sep 21st, 1991 Floodlit Cup  (H)  vs. Crusaders 5 - 2 (6')
Sep 25th, 1991 Gold Cup  (H)  vs. Distillery 5 - 0 (50')
Sep 25th, 1991 Gold Cup  (H)  vs. Distillery 5 - 0 (19')
Oct 26th, 1991 League  (H)  vs. Glenavon 1 - 2 (77')
Nov 9th, 1991 League  (H)  vs. Glentoran 2 - 1 (43')
Nov 16th, 1991 League  (A)  vs. Omagh Town 2 - 0 (79')
Nov 16th, 1991 League  (A)  vs. Omagh Town 2 - 0 (49')
Nov 30th, 1991 League  (A)  vs. Ballyclare Com. 5 - 2 (44')
Jan 4th, 1992 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 3 (71')
Jan 4th, 1992 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 3 (25')
Jan 18th, 1992 Irish Cup  (A)  vs. Dundela 5 - 2 (57')
Sep 5th, 1992 Gold Cup  (H)  vs. Larne 4 - 0 (73')
Sep 5th, 1992 Gold Cup  (H)  vs. Larne 4 - 0 (38')
Sep 12th, 1992 Gold Cup  (A)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 1 (78')
Sep 12th, 1992 Gold Cup  (A)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 1 (36')
Sep 19th, 1992 Floodlit Cup  (H)  vs. Omagh Town 2 - 0 (82')
Sep 26th, 1992 League  (A)  vs. Bangor 2 - 3 (25')
Oct 10th, 1992 League  (H)  vs. Distillery 4 - 1 (33')
Oct 17th, 1992 League  (A)  vs. Linfield 1 - 1 (79')
Oct 27th, 1992 Gold Cup  (N)  vs. Cliftonville 1 - 2 (55')
Nov 21st, 1992 League  (H)  vs. Ards 3 - 4 (83')
Feb 2nd, 1993 League Cup  (H)  vs. Chimney Corner 7 - 0 (80')
Feb 6th, 1993 League  (H)  vs. Newry Town (City) 3 - 2 (76')
Mar 27th, 1993 League  (A)  vs. Ballyclare Com. 3 - 2 (79')
Aug 14th, 1993 Ulster Cup  (H)  vs. Newry Town (City) 2 - 1 (84')
Sep 4th, 1993 Gold Cup  (H)  vs. Larne 2 - 0 (36')
Sep 25th, 1993 League  (H)  vs. Ballyclare Com. 2 - 3 (49')
Oct 30th, 1993 League  (A)  vs. Larne 1 - 5 (87')
Jan 11th, 1994 League  (A)  vs. Ballyclare Com. 1 - 1 (87')
Apr 8th, 1994 League  (A)  vs. Omagh Town 2 - 1 (90')
Sep 17th, 1994 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 2 - 2 (38')
Nov 5th, 1994 League  (A)  vs. Omagh Town 2 - 1 (12')
Dec 17th, 1994 League  (A)  vs. Newry Town (City) 8 - 0 (54')
Jan 14th, 1995 League  (H)  vs. Glentoran 3 - 3 (51')
Aug 19th, 1995 Ulster Cup  (A)  vs. Larne 1 - 0 (33')
Sep 30th, 1995 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 1 (11')
Sep 30th, 1995 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 3 - 1 (21')
Jan 20th, 1996 Irish Cup  (A)  vs. Chimney Corner 1 - 0 (23')
Feb 16th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Larne 2 - 2 (27')
Feb 16th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Larne 2 - 2 (59')
Feb 24th, 1996 Irish Cup  (H)  vs. Armagh City 4 - 0 (60')
Feb 24th, 1996 Irish Cup  (H)  vs. Armagh City 4 - 0 (11')
Apr 20th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Larne 1 - 0 (73')
Apr 27th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Coleraine 4 - 3 (59')
Sep 7th, 1996 Gold Cup  (A)  vs. Larne 2 - 1 (11')
Sep 14th, 1996 Gold Cup  (H)  vs. Ards 3 - 0 (82')
Oct 26th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 1 - 0 (3')
Nov 9th, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Omagh Town 1 - 0 (56')
Nov 16th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Ballyclare Com. 4 - 1 (82')
Nov 16th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Ballyclare Com. 4 - 1 (87')
Nov 26th, 1996 County Antrim Shield  (H)  vs. Carrick Rangers 2 - 0 (-)
Dec 3rd, 1996 County Antrim Shield  (H)  vs. Chimney Corner 2 - 0 (42')
Dec 7th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Newry Town (City) 2 - 0 (73')
Dec 17th, 1996 Irish News Cup  (H)  vs. Sligo Rovers 2 - 4 (79')
Dec 21st, 1996 League  (A)  vs. Larne 3 - 1 (36')
Dec 26th, 1996 League  (H)  vs. Omagh Town 3 - 1 (-)
Mar 1st, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Ballyclare Com. 3 - 0 (81')
Mar 25th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Newry Town (City) 3 - 1 (-)
Mar 25th, 1997 League  (H)  vs. Newry Town (City) 3 - 1 (-)
Mar 31st, 1997 League  (A)  vs. Carrick Rangers 2 - 0 (-)
Aug 9th, 1997 League Cup  (A)  vs. Dundela 4 - 1 (69')
Jan 13th, 1998 Irish News Cup  (A)  vs. Coleraine 5 - 2 (90')
Feb 10th, 1998 Irish News Cup  (H)  vs. Coleraine 6 - 0 (55')
Mar 12th, 1998 Irish News Cup  (A)  vs. Omagh Town 1 - 1 (54')
Mar 18th, 1998 Floodlit Cup  (N)  vs. Cliftonville 1 - 2 (47')
Apr 11th, 1998 League  (H)  vs. Omagh Town 2 - 1 (20')
Apr 25th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Ards 2 - 0 (90')
Sep 1st, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Cliftonville 1 - 0 (5')
Sep 12th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Glentoran 1 - 2 (13')
Sep 26th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Coleraine 1 - 2 (31')
Oct 27th, 1998 Gold Cup  (H)  vs. Cliftonville 3 - 2 (15')
Nov 14th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Portadown 3 - 1 (53')
Dec 8th, 1998 Irish News Cup  (A)  vs. Institute 2 - 1 (-)
Dec 26th, 1998 League  (A)  vs. Coleraine 1 - 0 (45')
Feb 13th, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Linfield 4 - 2 (90')
Feb 13th, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Linfield 4 - 2 (18')
Feb 20th, 1999 Irish Cup  (H)  vs. Ballyclare Com. 3 - 0 (-)
Mar 30th, 1999 League  (A)  vs. Omagh Town 5 - 0 (-)
Apr 3rd, 1999 League  (A)  vs. Portadown 1 - 2 (31')
Apr 24th, 1999 League  (H)  vs. Glentoran 3 - 6 (40')

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