Cronin, Glenn

Birth Date

14th September 1981


Ballyfermot, Dublin



Biographical Text

Joining Exeter City from junior football in Dublin in 2001, Glenn represented the Republic of Ireland at youth and under-21 levels before returning to Dublin to have a successful League of Ireland career as both player and coach.

A belated product of Exeter's youth system, after being spotted playing for Cherry Orchard in his native Ballyfermot on Dublin's outskirts, Glenn came to City after leaving school and made his debut in 2001. Following the Grecians' relegation from the Football League in 2003 he was made club captain but suffered injury problems that kept him out for much of the 2004/05 season.

Leaving Exeter in July 2006 Glenn signed a contract with Chester City but missed much of his first season with a foot injury. After working his way to recovery, a further injury in pre-season led to Chester releasing him from his contract in November 2007.

Glenn then made the decision to return to Dublin and signed for Bohemians in February 2008 slotting easily into the side that was to win the League of Ireland two seasons in a row. He later moved to Shelbourne in December 2012.

Glenn was appointed as a coach at Shamrock Rovers in June 2014 and was still first-team assistant coach at the start of 2023 having been involved with league and cup-winning sides.


Exeter City

League 143; Cups 17 (160)


League 5



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