30 September 2008

William Turner

Name: William Stewart Turner
Position: Foward

Representative Honours: Ireland: 3 Full Caps (1886-1888).
Club Honours: (with Cliftonville) Irish Cup Winner 1887/88, Runner-Up 1886/87; Charity Cup Winner.

Club Career:
Cliftonville

Biography:
An accomplished all-round sportsman, William Turner also played cricket for Ireland. He played in successive Irish Cup Finals for Cliftonville, scoring in the 3-1 1887 Final defeat by Ulster and claiming a winner's medal the following season as Distillery were defeated 2-1.

Capped three times by Ireland, all on the left-hand side of attack, Turner finished on the end of heavy defeats on each occasion.

Ireland Cap Details:
13-03-1886 England. H L 1- 6 BC
20-03-1886 Scotland H L 2- 7 BC
24-03-1888 Scotland H L 2-10 BC

Summary: 3/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 3.

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