5 May 2007

Alf McMichael

Preceded by
Succeeded by
1952 – 1953

Regarded as amongst the finest full-backs of his generation, Alf McMichael captained both club and country…


Name: Alfred McMichael
Born: 1 October 1927, Belfast
Died: 7 January 2006
Height: 5.10 ft
Weight: 11.02 st
Position: Left-Back

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 40 Full Caps (1949-1960), Junior; Irish FA Representative; Irish League: 7 Caps (1948-1950); "Rest of the UK" (1951).
Club Honours: (with Linfield) Irish League Champion 1948/49; Irish Cup Winner 1947/48; Gold Cup Winner; Ulster Cup Winner; (with Newcastle) FA Cup Winner 1951/52.

Club Career:
Clubs
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
FL Cup
Others
Cliftonville
-
1942
Amateur
-
-
Linfield
45/46-49/50
1945
-
-
-
Newcastle Utd
49/50-62/63
Sep-49
£11,500
402/1
25/0
4/0
2/0
South Shields
-
Jun-63
Free
-
(North Eastern League)
TOTALS
£11,500
402/1
25/0
4/0
2/0

Coaching Career:
South Shields manager Jun/63 - Feb/69
Bangor manager 1971-1972

Biography:
To follow.
News Letter, 18 March 1955
Wikipedia
BBC
NUFC: A Statistical Journey

(Northern) Ireland Cap Details:
01-10-1949 Scotland...... H L 2-8 WCQ
06-11-1949 England....... A L 2-9 WCQ
07-10-1950 England....... H L 1-4 BC
01-11-1950 Scotland...... A L 1-6 BC
12-05-1951 France........ H D 2-2 FR
06-10-1951 Scotland...... H L 0-3 BC
20-11-1951 England....... A L 0-2 BC
19-03-1952 Wales......... A L 0-3 BC
04-10-1952 England....... H D 2-2 BC
05-11-1952 Scotland...... A D 1-1 BC
11-11-1952 France........ A L 1-3 FR
15-04-1953 Wales......... H L 2-3 BC
03-10-1953 Scotland...... H L 1-3 WCQ
11-11-1953 England....... A L 1-3 WCQ
21-03-1954 Wales......... A W 2-1 WCQ
02-10-1954 England....... H L 0-2 BC
20-04-1955 Wales......... H L 2-3 BC
11-04-1956 Wales......... A D 1-1 BC
06-10-1956 England....... H D 1-1 BC
07-11-1956 Scotland...... A L 0-1 BC
16-01-1957 Portugal...... A D 1-1 WCQ
10-04-1957 Wales......... H D 0-0 BC
25-04-1957 Italy......... A L 0-1 WCQ
01-05-1957 Portugal...... H W 3-0 WCQ
05-10-1957 Scotland...... H D 1-1 BC
06-11-1957 England....... A W 3-2 BC
04-12-1957 Italy......... H D 2-2 FR
15-01-1958 Italy......... H W 2-1 WCQ
16-04-1958 Wales......... A D 1-1 BC
08-06-1958 Czechoslovakia N W 1-0 WCF
11-06-1958 Argentina..... N L 1-3 WCF
15-06-1958 West Germany.. N D 2-2 WCF
17-06-1958 Czechoslovakia N W 2-1 WCF
19-06-1958 France........ N L 0-4 WCF
15-10-1958 Spain......... A L 2-6 FR
05-11-1958 Scotland...... A D 2-2 BC
22-04-1959 Wales......... H W 4-1 BC
03-10-1959 Scotland...... H L 0-4 BC
18-11-1959 England....... A L 1-2 BC
06-04-1960 Wales......... A L 2-3 BC

Summary: 40/0. Won 7, Drew 12, Lost 21.


Ireland Representative Appearance Details:
11-08-1948 USA Olympic XI H W 5-0

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