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Saint Patrick’s Day – Top 10 Irish Players in Championship History

By NICHOLAS MURRAY -, 03/15/19, 12:15PM EDT


Which player from the Emerald Isle ranks as the best in the Championship’s history?

Bethlehem Steel FC's James Chambers, Louisville City FC's Niall McCabe and Indy Eleven's Paddy Barrett have been among the notable Irish players to feature in the Championship's history.

This Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day, and while the Guinness will no doubt be flowing across all 36 Championship cities this weekend, we too have decided to join the party, celebrating the best Irish players in Championship’s history.

When it comes to those from the Emerald Isle plying their trade in the Championship, it’s been more quality than quantity. There’s no doubt that the players who have been part of the league’s history over the past eight seasons have made a serious impact, including a few USL Cups along the way.

Here’s our list of the 10 Irish players who’ve made the biggest impact in the Championship since the league’s inception in 2011:

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