13 April 2007

Joe Loyal

Name: Joseph Henry Loyal
Born:
Died:
Height:
Position: Goalkeeper

Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Full Cap (1891).

Club Career:
Teams
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
Other
Clarence
90/91
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-
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Glentoran
91/92-93/94
c/s-1891
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*5/0
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TOTALS
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£-
-
-
-
* all games

Biography:
Joe Loyal was a member of the Clarence side that finished second bottom in the first ever season of the Irish League in 1890/91, and reached the Irish Cup semi-final that same season. When the club was unable to fulfill their opening fixtures the following season they were replaced and the club later disbanded. Loyal joined Glentoran for whom he played a handful of games over the next few seasons, including the 1894 Charity Cup Final defeat by Linfield.

Ireland Cap Details:
28-03-1891 Scotland A L 1-2 BC

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

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