6 March 2012

Blair Vincent

Name: Blair C. Vincent
Born: 30 November 1913, Castlerock
Died: 25 April 1998
Height: 5.10 ft
Weight: 11.12 st
Position: Right-Back

Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1939).
Club Honours: (with Coleraine Crusaders) Irish Junior Cup Winner 1936/37; (with Ballymena) Irish Cup Winner 1939/40, Runner-Up 1938/39.

Club Career:
Clubs
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
Other
Coleraine
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Amateur
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Derry City
37/38
1937
Amateur
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Coleraine
38/39
Sep-38
Amateur
-
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Ballymena United
38/39-39/40
Nov-38
Amateur
*32/1
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TOTALS
£-
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-

Biography:
Younger brother of Jamie, also an amateur international.

To follow.

Ireland Amateur Cap Details:
19-04-1939 Scotland A D 1-1

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

With thanks to Medusa for the additional details.

6 comments:

medusa said...

Blair was 5'10 and 11 stone 12 when at his peak in '39 - he said in his seventies that he was at the same weight as his playing days.s

jcd said...

Much appreciated!

medusa said...

Elder brother, uncle Jamie, capped in 1928 while a Coleraine player.The best of them all, Jack, died young - burst appendix - after turning out for Castlerock even tho he had severe stomach pain.

jcd said...

I'd really appreciate any further details you have, particularly on Jamie. Birth/death details, football clubs etc. You can leave them here or email them to jcd.nifg@gmail.com.

Medusa said...

Jamie born 29 Dec 1898, died 28 Nov 1976. Irish Junior Cup winner, Coleraine Olympic, 1927. May have played for Derry City at some point.

Blair born 30 Nov 1913, died 25 April 1998. Junior medal with Coleraine Crusaders, 1937: 1-0 win over Hollywood Rangers at the Brandywell.

jcd said...

Many thanks Medusa!

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