14 August 2008

Jimmy Watson

Name: James Watson
Position: Full-Back
..
Representative Honours: Ireland: 9 Full Caps (1883-1889).
Club Honours: (with Ulster) Irish Cup Winner 1886/87, Runner-Up 1882/83.
..
Club Career:
Ulster
..
Biography:
Jimmy Watson was a stalwart full-back in some of Ireland's earliest forays into international football. He captained the Irish in their 5-0 defeat by Wales in Wrexham in 1886 and was part of the team that claimed its first ever international victory against the same opposition a year later.
..
At club level, with Ulster, Watson played in two Irish Cup Finals, both against Cliftonville, a 5-0 defeat in 1883 and a 3-1 win in 1887.
..
Ireland Cap Details:
24-02-1883 England. A L 0-7 FR
17-03-1883 Wales... H D 1-1 FR
27-02-1886 Wales... A L 0-5 BC
13-03-1886 England. H L 1-6 BC
20-03-1886 Scotland H L 2-7 BC
18-02-1887 Scotland A L 1-4 BC
12-03-1887 Wales... H W 4-1 BC
02-03-1889 England. A L 1-6 BC
27-04-1889 Wales... H L 1-3 BC

Summary: 9/0. Won 1, Drew 1, Lost 7.

No comments:

Who was Northern Ireland's Greatest World Cup Player & Team? (select up to eleven players)

© NIFG 2006-2015