Eddie Nolan (born 5 August 1988 in Waterford) is an Irish footballer playing for Preston North End. Having impressed in his first season at Blackburn Rovers's youth team, he became a regular member of the reserve squad in his second season. Nolan made his full debut in the UEFA Cup tie against AS Nancy on 13 December 2006, coming on as a substitute for Andy Todd.
On 19 March 2007 he signed a one month loan with Stockport County. Eddie then returned to Ewood Park following a two month loan spell with Hartlepool.
On the 6 October 2008 he joined Preston North End on a three month loan deal. Nolan signed a permanent three-and-a-half-year contract on the 2 January 2009. He has made 23 appearances in total (3 as a substitute) mainly filling in at left-back as cover for Callum Davidson.
He has been capped for his country at all levels, he also currently captains the under 21 team. He has also played in a 'B' team game against Nottingham Forest. On 7 February 2009 he received his first call up to the full senior team to play Georgia on 11 February 2009.