City (England), Notts County (England), Birmingham City (England),
Notts County (England), Fulham FC (England), Liverpool FC
Champions League winner (Liverpool FC) 2005 League Cup Finals (Liverpool FC)
Steve Finnan (born 24 April 1976 in Limerick) is an Irish
football player, who currently plays for Liverpool. He can play
as a right back or a right winger.
Finnan, who currently holds the number 3 shirt at Liverpool,
used to play for Fulham. He played for Republic of Ireland at
the 2002 World Cup and has earned over 30 caps for his country.
He also played for Welling United, Birmingham City and Notts
County, before being brought by Fulham for £600,000 before
moving to Liverpool for the 2003/04 season.
During the 2004/05 season with Liverpool, he established himself
as the first choice right back and a firm fans' favourite. This
successful season saw him play in the Carling Cup final which
Liverpool lost 3-2 to Chelsea. Finnan also started in the UEFA
Champions League final against AC Milan, which the team went on
Finnan was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous
driving in April 2005. He was involved in a collision in his
black Range Rover which resulted in the death of a pensioner
three weeks after the accident. The incident happened in the
Tuebrook area of Liverpool on January 27th 2005. Finnan was
bailed pending further inquiries, but the case against him was
later dropped due to insufficient evidence.