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Coleman was raised in Killybegs, a fishing port in County Donegal in the west of Ulster, the northern province of Ireland. Two of his uncles played Gaelic football.
His maternal aunt Anne (née Carr) came from Crove, a townland between Glengesh and Meenaneary, and is the mother of Dessie Farrell.
Coleman has two brothers: Francis and Stephen (known as Stevie). His parents are Henry and Máire Coleman.
Henry is from Tinahely in County Wicklow, while Máire (née Carr) is from the townland of Crove (Irish: Cróibh) near Carrick, a village to the west of Killybegs.
He attended St Catherine’s Vocational School in Killybegs for his secondary education. He did his Leaving Certificate in 2006.
Seamus Coleman leg break
Seamus Coleman’s availability for the Republic of Ireland’s upcoming Euro 2024 qualifiers next month is in doubt after he suffered a leg injury in Everton’s Premier League draw with Leicester on Monday.
The Everton and Ireland captain collided with Leicester midfielder Boubakary Soumare just before the break at the King Power Stadium, resulting in a lengthy stoppage before he departed the field of play.
Coleman had missed the Toffees’ last three league encounters with a hamstring injury.
The extent of the injury will be a worry for Ireland as Stephen Kenny’s side prepare for their next Euro 2024 qualifier assignments against Greece away (16 June) and Gibraltar (19 June) at the Aviva Stadium.
Speaking to BBC after the game, Sean Dyche confirmed Coleman had incurred a knee injury, adding “it doesn’t look too good at the minute but we’ll wait and see.”
Alex Iwobi ultimately rescued a point for Everton against their drop rivals.
The forward capitalised on Jordan Pickford’s crucial penalty save when he stopped James Maddison making it 3-1 just before the break.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s spot-kick opened the scoring, his first goal since October, before it was cancelled out by Caglar Soyuncu.
Jamie Vardy’s goal sent Leicester ahead and Maddison missed the chance to put the hosts in control, with Iwobi levelling soon after the restart.
Realistically, a point did little to aid either side’s Premier League survival hopes in the short term, although it did lift Leicester out of the bottom three on goal difference. Everton remain second bottom, a point from safety, with four games left.
Seamus Coleman injury update
Sean Dyche has admitted Seamus Coleman may have suffered a “serious” knee injury during Everton’s draw with Leicester City.
The Everton captain looked to be in agony following a nasty collision with Leicester’s Boubakary Soumare in the 43rd minute of the 2-2 draw on Monday night.
Soumare went in for a tough tackle on Coleman, and upon impact, it appeared that the Donegal man had badly twisted his knee. Play was immediately called to a halt as the Republic of Ireland international received treatment from medics.
He was later taken off on a stretcher but was seen applauding the travelling Everton fans at the King Power Stadium as well as handing out instructions to team-mates as he left the field of play.
And asked for an update on the defender after the game, Dyche said: “It’s really unfortunate. We’re waiting on news, it could be serious, a knee injury. I thought he was terrific.”
Coleman was replaced by Nathan Patterson in the fifth minute of stoppage time at the end of the first half. And by that point, Everton were 2-1 down after Caglar Soyuncu and Jamie Vardy cancelled out Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s opener from the penalty spot.
However, Alex Iwobi restored parity nine minutes into the second half. The result leaves Everton inside the relegation zone with four games to go.