24 October 2009

Sammy Ewing

Name: Samuel D. Ewing
Born: Belfast
Position: Inside-Forward

Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1947); Irish League.
Club Honours: (with Distillery) Co. Antrim Shield Winner 1945/46; Belfast/Dublin Inter-Cities Cup Runner-Up 1947/48; (with Glentoran) Irish League Champion 1950/51, 1952/53; Irish Cup Winner 1950/51, Runner-Up 1951/52; Gold Cup Winner 1951/52, Runner-Up 1950/51; City Cup Winner 1950/51, 1952/53; Ulster Cup Winner 1950/51, 1952/53; Co. Antrim Shield Winner 1949/50, 1951/52.

Club Career:
Teams
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
FL Cup
Other
Loopbridge
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Distillery
45/46-49/50
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Amateur
*104/ 29
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Glentoran
49/50-54/55
Sep-49
£500
*191/ 88
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Crusaders
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TOTALS
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£500
295/117
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*all domestic games.

Biography:
A goalscoring inside-forward, Sammy Ewing represented Ireland at Amateur international level and the Irish League. A product of East Belfast junior football, he made his senior debut for Distillery on Christmas Day 1945 and finished that season with a Co. Antrim Shield winner's medal. Ewing joined Glentoran in September 1949 and his regular goals fired them to two League titles, including the "Double" in 1951.

Ireland Amateur Cap Details:
08-02-1947 England. A L 1-3

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

Irish League Representative Appearance Details:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A great player in his time. He could have went much further in the game

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