Young Burnley forward Dara Costelloe signs new deal

Young forward Dara Costelloe has signed a new contract with Burnley.

By Chris Boden
Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 11:00 am

The Limerick-born teenager joined the Clarets prior to the 2020/21 season after leaving League of Ireland side Galway,where he made his first team debut aged 15.

And after two successful campaigns in the Under 23s set-up, Costelloe has extended his time in East Lancashire.

The 19-year-old, who finished top scorer with 12 goals in total for the Under 23s last season, was also on the bench for the last seven games of the Premier League season.

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Costelloe can operate as a winger or a striker, and said: "I'm buzzing, I can't wait to get started and see what the season holds.

"Last season went well for me so I want to kick on, see what this season has to offer and hopefully make a name for myself.

"There's exciting times ahead here, it's a club with ambition so I'm pleased to sign a new contract. I just can't wait to get started again."