Place Of Birth:
Date Of Birth:
Jul 6, 1992
Jul 1, 2015
Joe joined Saints in summer 2015, arriving from Aberdeen, after he agreed a pre-contract in May 2015 to join the club on a two-year deal.
Joe joined The Dons in June 2009, having previously played for Irish club Salthill Devon as a youngster, and he made his debut in a 3-1 win at Hibernian in May 2011.He then enjoyed an impressive loan spell at Forfar Athletic during season 2011/2012 scoring 3 goals. Shaughnessy started season 2013/2014 playing in the right back position and he scored his first goal of the season, in the third round of the Scottish League Cup, in a 5–0 win over Falkirk. In his final season with The Dons Joe struggle to make an impact on the first team at Pittodrie so he joined Championship side Falkirk on a short term loan deal before returning to Pittodrie.
Joe made his St Johnstone debut in a single goal reversal in a Europa League qualifying match in Armenia against Alashkert. In his first season with Saints Joe made a big impact which saw him pick up several player of the year awards at the end of the season.
Joe continued his good form during season 2016/17 and was the only Saints player to feature in every game. In February 2017 Joe put pen to paper to sign a two-year contract extension at McDiarmid Park, keeping the Irishman at Saints until the summer of 2019. In October 2017 Joe was appointed club captain by Tommy Wright.
Joe's home jersey is kindly sponsored by Martell Consultancy (Donald & Alan Martin) and his away jersey is kindly sponsored by Raymond Ellis.
Player Sponsorship is £315 (Inc. VAT) for the season - contact Roddy Grant on 01738 455000 for more information.
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