He is the son of former stoke city and republic of ireland star rory delap. During the 2019 2020 season he was one of the leaders of manchester city u 18 team that lifted both the under 18 premier league national title and under 18 premier league cup.
Liam delap joined manchester city youth academy from derby county in 2019.
Liam delap ireland. Liam delap scored on his man city debut on thursday night. Liam delap has the option to go the opposite way of jack grealish and declan rice by switching to the republic of ireland at international level. Rory delap the former republic of ireland and stoke city midfielder is the player s father.
The 17 year old son of former stoke city and republic of ireland midfielder rory put the holders ahead in thursday s third round tie with a fine 18th minute strike from just inside the box at the etihad. Following a strong start to his man city senior career pep guardiola confirmed that liam delap will continue to train with the rest of the first team squad for the remainder of the campaign. Liam delap son of ex ireland international rory buzzing after debut manchester city goal the england u17 international beat ireland goalkeeper mark travers in a 2 1 win over bournemouth.
Liam delap admitted he was buzzing after scoring a superb debut goal in manchester city s 2 1 carabao cup victory over bournemouth. Up to now a player was tied to a country once they played a single minute of a competitive game. Despite his father representing the ireland national team during his professional career liam delap has been part of the england u 15 u 16 and u 17 squads.