Former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Shane Supple joins Bohemians

The 29-year-old has previously played inter-county football for Dublin

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Shane Supple, playing for Ipswich Town in 2008. Picture by: Daniel Hambury / EMPICS Sport

Former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Shane Supple is to return to football after joining Bohemians.

The 29-year-old former Ireland Under-21 international last played football in 2009. He cited falling "out of love with the game" as the reason for retiring so young.

Supple began his career at Ipswich as a youth player, before being promoted to the senior team. He also had loan spells at Falkirk and Oldham Athletic.

When returning to Dublin, Supple turned his focus to Gaelic football, where he has had a successful career with St. Brigid's. In 2011, he helped the team with the Dublin Senior Championship.

Supple joined Crumlin United last year, and impressed enough to earn a contract with Bohemians. He will fight it out with Dean Delany for the starting spot in the team.