2 November 2009

Tom Turkington

PSNI FC
Name: Thomas Turkington
Born: 9 February 1938
Height: 5.11 ft
Weight: 12.07 st
Position: Centre-Half

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 7 Amateur Caps (1963-1965).

Club Career:
Teams
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA.Cup
Europe
Other
R.U.C.
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-
-
-
-
-
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Glentoran
59/60
-58
Amateur
*8/0
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-
-
Cliftonville
-
-61
Amateur
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-
-
-
TOTALS
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* all domestic games.

Biography:
A stalwart of the Cliftonville'S "red wall" defence of the 1960s, Tom Turkington first came to prominence as a footballer with the RUC. He had a largely unproductive spell with Glentoran before joining Cliftonville who were then managed by Norman Kernaghan, also boss of the Northern Ireland Amateur team. Turkington captained Northern Ireland during their Amateur Championship success in 1964.

RUC FC Legends

Northern Ireland Amateur Cap Details:
12-01-1963 Wales... A W 2-0
10-05-1963 Scotland H W 5-2
28-09-1963 England. H W 2-1
11-01-1964 Wales... H D 2-2
08-02-1964 Scotland A D 2-2
26-09-1964 England. A L 1-2
16-01-1965 Wales... A D 1-1

Summary: 7/0. Won 3, Drew 3, Lost 1.

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