Former St Brendans Park Fc player Jesse Stafford Lacey is heading to the USA this Summer to take up a prestigious football scholarship. Jesse is joining University of Evansville in Indiana in August to study and play for the “Purple Aces” in the NCAA Division one , the highest level of college football in America.
Jesse began his soccer career as an 8 year old with St Brendans Park Fc Academy and played here until sixteen where he captain the clubs U16 team to the National Cup Final in 2014 . He has also been capped for the Republic of Ireland at U15, U16, U17 and U18 .
Everyone at St Brendans Park Fc wishes Jesse the very best of luck when he heads to America in the coming weeks.