9 March 2011

Ken Gilliland

Name: Kenneth Gilliland
Born: c.1935
Height: 5.08 ft
Weight: 11.00 st
Position: Right-Back

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1957), 1 Junior Cap (1957); Irish FA representative; Co. Antrim FA representative; Irish League: 13 Caps (1957-1969).
Club Honours: (with Linfield) Irish League Champion; Irish Cup Winner 1959/60, 1961/62, 1969/70; Runner-Up 1957/58, 1960/61, 1965/66, 1967/68; City Cup Winner; Gold Cup Winner; Ulster Cup Winner; North-South Cup Winner; Co. Antrim Shield Winner 1958/59, 1960/61, 1961/62, 1965/66.

Club Career:
Clubs
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
Europe
Other
Boyland
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Youth
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Linfield
57/58-69/70
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Youth
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17(0)/0
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TOTALS
£-
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17(0)/0
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Biography:
Promoted from the Swifts to Linfield's senior side on the departure of Dick Keith to Newcastle, Ken Gilliland outlasted a number of pretenders to the number two shirt in twelve seasons at Windsor Park. As well as a host of domestic honours, he also represented the Irish League thirteen times, the Irish FA against the Army, the County Antrim FA against the Sheffield FA and collected both Amateur and Junior international caps. In addition he was considered for selection for Northern Ireland's senior side in 1961.

LinfieldFC.com Article

Northern Ireland Amateur Cap Details:
23-02-1957 Scotland H W 4-1

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

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