14 February 2011

Charles McCracken

Name: Charles McCracken
Born: Castlewellan
Position: Outside-Right

Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1926).

Club Career:
Teams
Castlewellan
Linfield

Biography:
Younger brother of Dick (Linfield), Bob (Cliftonville) and Harry (Charlton Athletic), Charles McCracken was a much sought after talent as a teenager. Linfield fought off the attentions of Glenavon to claim McCracken's signature during the 1925/26 season. A versatile forward, usually found at outside-right, indeed it was on the wing that he won his only Amateur cap, he was also capable across the forward line.

Ireland Amateur Cap Details:
06-11-1926 England H L 0-3

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

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