Paul David McShane (born 6 January 1986) is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a defender for Championship club Reading and the Republic of Ireland national team.
McShane won the 2003 FA Youth Cup with Manchester United. He had stints with Brighton & Hove Albion, West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland before his transfer to Hull City. He worked his way into the Republic of Ireland national team, making his debut in 2006. He was then called in from the international wilderness to the Irish squad for UEFA Euro 2012.Close