4 May 2014

Billy McCullough

Name: William McCullough
Born: 13 May 1940, Belfast
Height: 5.10 ft
Weight: 12.00 st
Position: Right-Half

Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 11 Amateur Caps (1961-1969), Youth; Irish League representative.
Club Honours: ...

Club Career:
Teams
67th Boys' Brigade .......... Youth
Ards ...................... Amateur
Glentoran ..... 61/62-73/74 Amateur
Detroit Cougars 1967 ........ Guest

Biography:
A teacher by day, Billy "The Tank" McCullough's 555 appearances for Glentoran was a club record, only recently surpassed by Paul Leeman and Colin Nixon.

Born in Ballyhackamore, it was perhaps inevitable that McCullough would join Glentoran. It was however with Ards that he started his career.

More to follow.

Northern Ireland Amateur Cap Details:
18-02-1961 Scotland H D 3-3
30-09-1961 England. H L 0-3
13-01-1962 Wales... H W 3-1
08-02-1964 Scotland A D 2-2
26-09-1964 England. A L 1-2
15-01-1966 Wales... H D 0-0
12-03-1966 Scotland A W 3-2
24-09-1966 England. A L 0-2
29-09-1968 England. A L 0-5
11-01-1969 Wales... A L 0-1
22-03-1969 Scotland H L 1-2

Summary: 11/0. Won 2, Drew 3, Lost 6.

1 comment:

Andrew Kenny said...

Enjoy 'Tank' Mccullough Saturdays https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GZoUDkAarg

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