25 December 2006

Willie Irvine

Name: William John Irvine
Born: 18 June 1943, Carrickfergus
Height: 5.10 ft
Weight: 11.04 st
Position: Centre-Forward
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Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 23 Full Caps/8 Goals (1963-1972), 3 Under-23 Caps/3 Goals (1963-1965); 1 Schoolboy Cap (1958).
Club Honours: (with Brighton) Football League Division Three Runner-Up 1971/72 (promoted).
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Club Career:
Clubs
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
FL Cup
Europe
Other
Linfield
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1958
Youth
0 (0)/  0
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Barn United
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-
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(Irish Amateur League)
Burnley
62/63-67/68
Jun-60
Youth
124 (2)/ 78
9(1)/ 9
11(1)/ 8
3(0)/2
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Preston North End
67/68-70/71
Mar-68
£45,000
77 (4)/ 27
2(0)/ 2
7(0)/ 4
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Brighton & Hove A.
70/71-72/73
Mar-71
£7,000
66 (3)/ 27
3(0)/ 1
4(0)/ 1
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Halifax Town
72/73
Dec-72
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9 (1)/  1
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Great Harwood
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Free
(Northern League)
TOTALS
£52,000
276(10)/133
14(1)/12
22(1)/13
3(0)/2
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Biography:
To follow.
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Northern Ireland Cap Details:
03-04-1963 Wales...... H L 1-4 BC
30-05-1963 Spain...... A D 1-1 ENC 1 Goal
14-11-1964 Switzerland A L 1-2 WCQ
25-11-1964 Scotland... A L 2-3 BC. 1 Goal
17-03-1965 Netherlands H W 2-1 WCQ
31-03-1965 Wales...... H L 0-5 BC
07-04-1965 Netherlands A D 0-0 WCQ
07-05-1965 Albania.... H W 4-1 WCQ
02-10-1965 Scotland... H W 3-2 BC. 1 Goal
10-11-1965 England.... A L 1-2 BC. 1 Goal
24-11-1965 Albania.... A D 1-1 WCQ 1 Goal
30-03-1966 Wales...... A W 4-1 BC. 1 Goal
22-06-1966 Mexico..... H W 4-1 FR
22-10-1966 England.... H L 0-2 ECQ
16-11-1966 Scotland... A L 1-2 ECQ
22-11-1967 England.... A L 0-2 ECQ
28-02-1968 Wales...... A L 0-2 ECQ
10-09-1968 Israel..... A W 3-2 FR. 2 Goals
23-10-1968 Turkey..... H W 4-1 WCQ
03-05-1969 England.... H L 1-3 BC
20-05-1972 Scotland... H L 0-2 BC
23-05-1972 England.... A W 1-0 BC
27-05-1972 Wales...... A D 0-0 BC
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Summary: 23/8. Won 8, Drew 4, Lost 11.



Northern Ireland Under-23 Cap Details:
27-02-1963 Wales...... A L 1-5 FR
05-02-1964 Wales...... H D 3-3 FR 2 Goals

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


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