22 January 2008

James Sherry

Sherry during the 1907 Amateur international
against England at White Hart Lane
Name: James John Sherry
Born: 1876*
Died: 26 January 1914
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Position: Goalkeeper

Representative Honours: Ireland: 2 Full Caps (1906-1907), 2 Amateur Caps (1906-07).


Club Career:
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League
FA Cup
Other
Bohemians
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Amateur
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Biography:

The goalkeeper for Amateur Ireland's first match.

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Ireland Cap Details:
17-02-1906 England H L 0-5 BC
23-02-1907 Wales.. H L 2-3 BC

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


Ireland Amateur Cap Details:
15-12-1906 England H L 1-2
07-12-1907 England A L 1-6

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


* The IFFHS notes that Sherry died in 1914 at the age of 27 which would suggest that he was born c.1886. Other research contradicts this, placing his birth date a decade earlier.

Photo kindly supplied by Roy Cathcart.

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