Sunderland Association Football Club Current Players

James Talbot

Young Irish goalkeeper James Talbot began the first year of a two-year scholarship on Wearside in July 2013.

Hailing from Dublin, Talbot is the current FAI Schoolboy of the Year after a string of impressive performances for his local team Home Farm and also the Republic of Ireland U16’s.

In the 2014/15 season the Irishman was called up to the U21 squad four times while remaining a key figure in the U18 squad.