Corey Whelan

First Name:
Corey

Surname:
Whelan

Position:
Defender

Birthplace:
Chester, England

DOB:
12, December, 1997

Corey Whelan is a versatile defender who is equally comfortable playing at right-back or centre-half.

A Republic of Ireland U21 international, Corey has been at Liverpool since U10 level.

Born in Chester, he was previously with Crewe Alexandra's Academy.

Whelan made his U18s bow in the 2013-14 season and is now a regular member of the U23s squad.

Corey was made captain of the U23s ahead of 2017-18, and in January 2018 he sealed a loan move to League Two side Yeovil Town until the end of the season.

Click here to read more about Corey in our Meet the Academy feature.