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Sammy Magee

Name: Samuel Magee
Born: 1941, Lurgan
Height: 5.07½ ft
Weight: 10.00 st
Position: Half-Back/Inside-Forward

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 11 Amateur Caps (1961-1965), Junior; Irish League: 1 Cap (1961).
Club Honours: (with Glenavon) Irish League Champion 1959/60; Cup Winner 1958/59, 1960/61, Runner-Up 1964/65.

Club Career:

A product of Boys' Brigade football, Sammy Magee represented the Belfast BB against Dublin BB as a teenager. He came to prominence in Glenavon's Irish Cup success in 1959, scoring in the semi-final against Distillery and in the 2-0 final replay win over Ballymena. In his early days he was a goalscoring inside-forward, but by the 1960s he had converted to a constructive wing-half, still offering a potent attacking threat. He was a regular capatin of the Ireland Amateur team through to the mid-1960s

Northern Ireland Amateur Cap Details:

Irish League Representative Appearances:
17-03-1961 League of Ireland A W 3-2

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

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