31 August 2014

Walter McFarland

Name: Walter McFarland
Born: 1945
Died: 15 August 2014
Height:
Weight:

Position: Half-Back / Defender

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 2 Amateur Caps (1968).
Club Honours: (with Crusaders) Irish League Champion 1972/73, 1975/76; Irish Cup Winner 1966/67, 1967/68; Ulster Cup Winner 1963/64, Carlsberg Cup Winner 1973/74; Co. Antrim Shield Winner 1964/65, 1968/69, 1973/74.

Club Career:
Teams
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA.Cup
Europe
Other
Crusaders
62/63-75/76
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Amateur
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Ballyclare.Comrades
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TOTALS
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£-
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Biography:
Walter McFarland will be best remembered as a Crusaders player from 1962-1976, skippering them to the Irish League title in 1973 and featuring in a host of other successes.

He later joined the Seaview coaching staff and was also manager of Ballyclare Comrades.

After leaving football behind, McFarland earned successes on the judo mat, becoming World Masters Champion in 2001.

More details to follow.

Newtownabbey Hall of Fame
BBC report on death
Crusaders Tribute

Northern Ireland Amateur Cap Details:
16-03-1968 Scotland A W 2-0 
11-05-1968 Wales... H L 0-1

Summary: 2/0. Won 1, Drew 0, Lost 1

28 August 2014

595: 7 September 2014

594 vs Chile595 - 596 vs 
Sunday, 7 September 2014. KO 18:00 local / 17:00 BST
HUNGARY (HUN) - NORTHERN IRELAND (NIR)

Venue: FTC Groupama Arena, Budapest

Attendance:
Referee:

NORTHERN IRELAND:

Manager: Michael O'Neill

HUNGARY:
Manager: Attila Pinter

Pre-Match:

IrishFA
BBC

Northern Ireland Squad:
Name
Club
DOB
Pos
Caps
Goals
Roy Carroll
Notts County
30.09.77
GK
35

Alan Mannus
St. Johnstone
19.05.82
GK
7

Michael McGovern
Hamilton Ac.
12.07.84
GK
1







Aaron Hughes
Brighton & HA
08.11.79
DF
90
1
Chris Baird
West Brom
25.02.82
DF
65

Gareth McAuley
West Brom
05.12.79
DF
47
4
Craig Cathcart
Watford
06.02.89
DF
18

Daniel Lafferty
Burnley
18.05.89
DF
10

Ryan McLaughlin
Liverpool
30.09.94
DF
2

Luke McCullough
Doncaster R.
15.02.94
DF
2

Conor McLaughlin
Fleetwood T.
26.07.91
DF
2

Alex Bruce
Hull City
28.09.84
DF
2







Steven Davis
Southampton
01.01.85
MF
68
5
Chris Brunt
West Brom
14.12.84
MF
46
1
Sammy Clingan
Kilmarnock
13.01.84
MF
38

Corry Evans
Blackburn R.
30.07.90
MF
23
1
Oliver Norwood
Reading
12.04.91
MF
17

Shane Ferguson
Newcastle U.
12.07.91
MF
16
1
Paul Paton
Dundee United
18.04.87
MF
2

Ben Reeves
MK Dons
19.11.91
MF
-







Kyle Lafferty
Norwich City
16.09.87
FW
37
9
Niall McGinn
Aberdeen
20.07.87
FW
31
1
Jamie Ward
Derby County
12.05.86
FW
10
1
Billy McKay
Inverness CT
22.10.88
FW
7

Josh Magennis
Kilmarnock
15.08.90
FW
7

Will Grigg
MK Dons
03.07.91
FW
5


Hungary Squad:
Goalkeepers: Bogdán Ádám (Bolton Wanderers), Dibusz Dénes (Ferencváros), Gulácsi Péter (Red Bull Salzburg), Rózsa Dániel (Haladás)
Defenders: Vanczák Vilmos (FC Sion), Heffler Tibor (MVM Paks), Lang Ádám (Győri ETO), Lipták Zoltán (Győri ETO), Korcsmár Zsolt (Greuther Fürth), Juhász Roland (Videoton FC), Litauszki Róbert (Újpest FC), Korhut Mihály (DVSC-Teva)
Midfielders: Balogh Balázs (Újpest FC), Varga József (DVSC-Teva), Kalmár Zsolt (RB Leipzig), Tőzsér Dániel (Watford), Zsidai László (DVSC-Teva), Kovács István (Videoton FC), Nagy Gábor (Újpest FC)
Forwards:
Dzsudzsák Balázs (Dinamo Moszkva), Varga Roland (Győri ETO), Rudolf Gergely (Győri ETO), Gyurcsó Ádám (Videoton FC), Gera Zoltán (Ferencváros), Lovrencsics Gergő (Lech Poznan), Nikolics Nemanja (Videoton FC), Futács Márkó (Mersin Idmanyurdu), Priskin Tamás (Győri ETO)

8 August 2014

Club Appearances 2014/15

- 2013/14 - 2014/15 - 2015/16
- Club Appearances - Transfers (summer 2014 - January 2015) - Cups, Ups & Downs -

Club appearances by Northern Ireland players through the 2014/15 season...

(players with only dashes in the appearances columns have only been an unused substitute or have spent time on loan with another league club)

This article will take a few weeks to settle down.

ENGLAND
Premier League (end of play 30 August 2014)
Player
Club
League
FA Cup
FL Cup
Europe
West Bromwich Albion
Hull City
West Bromwich Albion
Southampton
Swansea City
Hull City
Burnley
Burnley
Manchester United
Newcastle United
Burnley
West Bromwich Albion
Manchester United
Liverpool
Q.P.R.
0(1)/0
1(0)/0
3(0)/0
3(0)/0
-
-
3(0)/0
-
1(0)/0
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1(0)/0
-
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
-
-
-
-
1(0)/0
-
-
1(0)/0
-
-
-
-
2(0)/0
Managers: Brendan Rodgers (Liverpool)

Championship (end of play 26 August 2014)
Player
Club
League
FA Cup
FL Cup
Play-Off
Middlesbrough
AFC Bournemouth
Watford
Brentford
Watford
Blackburn Rovers
Brentford
Brighton & Hove Albion
Norwich City
Sheffield Wednesday
Bolton Wanderers
Brighton & Hove Albion
Norwich City
AFC Bournemouth
Huddersfield Town
Reading
Huddersfield Town
Derby County
-
4(0)/0
-
2(2)/1
-
4(0)/0
-
2(1)/0
3(1)/0
-
-
-
-
-
1(0)/0
0(1)/0
-
3(1)/3
-
-
1(0)/0
-
2(0)/2
-
-
-
1(0)/0
-
-
1(0)/0
0(1)/0
-
-
1(0)/0
-
-
1(0)/0
-

League One (end of play 26 August 2014)
Player
Club
League
FA Cup
FL Cup
Other*
Preston North End
Rochdale
Notts County
Barnsley
MK Dons
MK Dons
MK Dons
Walsall
Fleetwood Town
Scunthorpe United
Preston North End
Rochdale
Bradford City
Peterborough United
Doncaster Rovers
Port Vale
Fleetwood Town
Coventry City
Crewe Alexandra
Port Vale
MK Dons
Peterborough United
Notts County
Oldham Athletic
-
0(1)/0
4(0)/0
4(0)/0
-
3(1)/1
3(0)/0
2(1)/0
-
0(2)/0
2(1)/0
2(0)/0
4(0)/0
0(1)/0
4(0)/0
4(0)/0
4(0)/0
4(0)/1
1(0)/0
4(0)/0
4(0)/0
2(1)/0
-
4(0)/0
-
-
-
1(0)/0
-
-
1(0)/2
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
-
-
1(1)/1
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
0(1)/0
2(0)/0
2(0)/0
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
2(0)/0
2(0)/1
2(0)/0
1(0)/0
-
0(1)/0
-
* Football League Trophy / Play-Off
Managers: Danny Wilson (Barnsley)

League Two (end of play 26 August 2014)
Player
Club
League
FA Cup
FL Cup
Other*
Hartlepool United
York City
Cheltenham Town
Newport County
Accrington Stanley
York City
Burton Albion
Accrington Stanley
Wycombe Wanderers
Burton Albion
York City
Exeter City
Dagenham & Redbridge
Southend United
Burton Albion
2(2)/0
-
4(0)/0
3(1)/1
4(0)/1
1(1)/0
0(2)/2
0(1)/0
3(1)/1
1(1)/0
3(0)/0
-
-
-
4(0)/0
-
1(0)/0
-
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
1(0)/1
-
0(1)/0
-
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
-
-
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
-
* Football League Trophy / Play-Off
Managers: Nigel Worthington (York City)

SCOTLAND
Premiership (end of play 30 August 2014)
Player
Club
League
SFA Cup
SFL Cup
Other
Ross County
Kilmarnock
Kilmarnock
Kilmarnock
St Johnstone
Aberdeen
Hamilton Academical
Inverness Caledonian T.
Ross County
Dundee
Dundee United
1(3)/1
-
2(2)/1
5(0)/1
5(0)/0
4(0)/1
4(0)/0
5(0)/1
-
4(0)/0
5(0)/0
-
0(1)/1
-
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
-
-
2(0)/0
-
-
1(0)/0
-
-
-
-
-
4(0)/0
6(0)/2
-
-
-
-
-
* Europe; # Relegation Play-offs
Managers: Tommy Wright (St Johnstone)

Championship (end of play 30 August 2014)
Player
Club
League
SFA Cup
SFL Cup
Other*
Raith Rovers
Rangers
Cowdenbeath
Dumbarton
4(0)/0
0(2)/0
-
4(0)/0
-
2(0)/0
-
1(0)/0
2(0)/0
1(0)/0
0(1)/0
1(0)/0
-
* Scottish League Challenge Cup / Play-Off
Managers: Jimmy Nicholl (Cowdenbeath)

League One (end of play 26 August 2014)
Player
Club
League
SFA Cup
SFL Cup
Other*
Peterhead United
1(2)/0
-
.....0(1)/0
0(1)/0
* Scottish League Challenge Cup / Play-Off

NORTHERN IRELAND
Premiership (30 August 2014 - partial)
Player
Club
League
Irish Cup
Charity Shield
Europe
Glentoran
Dungannon Swifts
Warrenpoint Town
Glenavon
Glenavon
Coleraine
Linfield
Portadown
Cliftonville
Crusaders
Linfield
Crusaders
Cliftonville
Cliftonville
Ballymena United
Linfield
Cliftonville
Portadown
Portadown
Portadown
Linfield
Glenavon
Crusaders
Dungannon Swifts
Linfield
Glentoran
Ards
Glentoran
Ballymena United
Cliftonville
Glenavon
Glentoran
Portadown
Dungannon Swifts
Glenavon
Dungannon Swifts
Linfield
Ballinamallard United
Cliftonville
Ballymena United
Linfield
Portadown
Glentoran
Linfield
Linfield
Glentoran
Portadown
Crusaders
Crusaders
Portadown
Crusaders
Glentoran
Linfield
Ballymena United
Linfield
Linfield
Linfield
Linfield
Cliftonville
3(0)/3
3(0)/0
4(0)/0
1(0)/0
4(0)/0
4(0)/1
-
3(0)/0
4(0)/0
4(0)/0
0(1)/0
2(0)/0
4(0)/0
4(0)/0
-
1(2)/0
4(0)/0
-
4(0)/1
-
-
0(3)/0
-
0(2)/0
4(0)/0
3(2)/0
-
3(1)/0
-
0(2)/0
3(0)/1
3(0)/1
4(0)/1
4(0)/1
0(1)/0
1(0)/0
-
4(0)/1
3(0)/0
3(0)/1
1(3)/0
4(0)/0
2(0)/0
-
3(0)/0
1(1)/0
3(0)/0
4(0)/0
2(2)/3
1(0)/0
4(0)/2
5(0)/2
4(0)/1
4(0)/1
3(1)/1
4(0)/0
2(0)/0
2(0)/0
1(1)/0
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1(0)/0
-
-
-
1(0)/0
1(0)/0
-
-
1(0)/0
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0(1)/0
0(1)/0
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1(0)/0
0(1)/0
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1(0)/0
-
-
-
1(0)/0
2(0)/1
-
4(0)/2
-
2(0)/0
4(0)/0
-
3(0)/2
2(0)/0
2(0)/0
-
-
2(0)/0
-
-
-
-
1(1)/0
-
-
4(0)/0
-
-
-
-
-
2(0)/0
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
0(1)/0
-
-
-
-
0(1)/0
3(1)/1
-
-
4(0)/0
4(0)/1
-
3(0)/0
-
4(0)/0
-
1(3)/0
4(0)/0
1(1)/0
3(1)/1
0(1)/0
Managers: Glenn Ferguson (Ballymena United), Gary Hamilton (Glenavon), Warren Feeney (Linfield)

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
(operates to a "summer" season, i.e. 2014 rather than 2014/15)
2014 Premier Division (1 August 2014)
Player
Club
League
FAI Cup
LoI Cup
Europe
Derry City
Dundalk
Derry City
St Patrick's Athletic
Derry City
Derry City
Derry City
Dundalk
Derry City
20 (0)/0
5(11)/0
10 (4)/0
-
2 (2)/0
14 (4)/4
7 (3)/0
16 (6)/2
15 (1)/9
-
-
4(0)/0
2(2)/0
2(0)/0
-
0(3)/0
4(0)/1
1(1)/0
2(1)/0
4(0)/4
-
Key
(l) Player currently signed on loan
(l) Player formerly signed on loan
(o) Player currently out on loan
(t) Player transferred from club
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Competition winner
Competition runner-up
Team promoted via play-offs

Sources:

Who was Northern Ireland's Greatest World Cup Player & Team? (select up to eleven players)

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