Name: Hugh David Flack
Born: 26 April 1903, Belfast
Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Full Cap (1929).
Club Honours: (with Distillery) Belfast Charities Cup Winner 1930/31.
Crusaders (Irish Intermediate League); Burnley (Football League) 1928/29 (3/0 League); Swansea Town (Football League) 1929/30 (0/0 League); Distillery (Irish League) 1930/31-1931/32; Halifax Town (Football League) 1932/33-1933/34 (74/0 League).
Hugh Flack made the jump from Irish Intermediate football to the English First Division with little effect. He gained one cap while with Burnley, playing at left-back, rather than his usual club position on the right, in a 7-3 defeat by Scotland in February 1929.
Flack made just three League appearances for Burnley before a step down to the Second Division with Swansea Town. He never made the Swan's League eleven, and returned to Ireland with Distillery for the 1930/31 season. At Grosvenor Park Flack won his only senior honour, the Charities Cup, as Belfast Celtic were defeated 4-2 in May 1931.
Flack decided to have another go a the Football League, signing for Halifax in 1932. He enjoyed two season of settled football in Division Three (North), before bringing his senior career to a close in 1934.
Ireland Cap Details:
23-02-1929 Scotland H L 3-7 BC
Summary: 1/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 1.