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The Birmingham City Connection

England's second city club has had a strong Northern Ireland connection, particularly in recent years… Founded: 1875 Previous Names: Small Heath Alliance (1875-1888) ; Small Heath (1888-1895) ; Birmingham (1905-1945) . Grounds: 1875 , waste ground near Arthur Street; 1877 , Muntz Street, Small Heath; 1906 , St. Andrews. League History: Founder members of Football Alliance 1889/90-1891/92 ; Founder members of Football League Division Two (II) 1892/93-1893/94 ; Division One (I) 1894/95-1895/96 ; Division Two (II) 1896/97-1900/01 ; Division One (I) 1901/02 ; Division Two (II) 1902/03 ; Division One (I) 1903/04-1907/08 ; Division Two (II) 1908/09-1920/21 ; Division One (I) 1921/22-1938/39 ; Division Two (II) 1939/40-1947/48 ; Division One (I) 1948/49-1949/50 ; Division Two (II) 1950/51-1954/55 ; Division One (I) 1955/56-1964/65 ; Division Two (II) 1965/66-1971/72 ; Division One (I) 1972/73-1978/79 ; Division Two (II) 1979/80 ; Division One (I) 1980/81-1983/84 ; Division Two (II)

George McCartney

A star of the Under-21 set-up; a goal-scoring international debut; Premiership experience - George McCartney was marked as a star from the off. Then there followed injuries, an alleged fear of flying and a falling out with Lawrie Sanchez, a brief international return and a sudden premature retirement... Name: George McCartney Born: 29 April 1981, Belfast Height: 6.00 ft Weight: 12.07 st Position: Defender Representative Honours : Northern Ireland: 34 Full Caps / 1 Goal (2001-2010) , 5 Under-21 Caps (2000-2001) , Under-18, Under-16, Under-15. Club Honours: (with Sunderland) Football League Championship Winner 2004/05 ; (with West Ham) Football League Championship Play-Off Winner 2011/12 . Awards: PFA Championship Team of the Year 2004/05 . Club Career: Clubs .......... --Seasons-- Signed --League-- -FACup- FL Cup -Other- Sunderland ..... 00/01-05/06 Aug-98 117(17)/ 0 10(3)/0 6(2)/0 . 2(0)/0 West Ham United 06/07-08/09 Aug-06 . 54 (7)/ 1 . 4(0)/0 6(0)/0 Sunde

The Sunderland Connection

The impact made by (Northern) Irishmen on the team once termed the "Bank of England Club"... Founded: 1879 Previous Names: Sunderland & District Teacher's Association (1879-1880) Grounds: 1879 , Blue House Field, Hendon; 1882 , Groves Field, Ashbrooke; 1883 , Horatio Street; 1884 , Abbs Field, Fulwell; 1886 , Newcastle Road; 1898 , Roker Park; 1997 , Stadium of Light. League History: Elected to the Football League (I) 1890/91-1891/92 ; First Division (I) 1892/93-1957/58 ; Second Division 1958/59-1963/64 ; First Division (I) 1964/65-1969/70 ; Second Division (II) 1970/71-1975/76 ; First Division (I) 1976/77 ; Second Division (II) 1977/78-1979/80 ; First Division (I) 1980/81-1984/85 ; Second Division (II) 1985/86-1986/87 ; Third Division (III) 1987/88 ; Second Division (II) 1988/89-1989/90 ; First Division (I) 1990/91 ; Second Division (II) 1991/92 ; First Division (II) 1992/93-1995/96 ; FA Premier League (I) 1996/97 ; First Division (II) 1997/98-1998/99

Bernard McNally

Name: Bernard McNally Born: 17 February 1963, Shrewsbury (England) Height: 5.07 ft Weight: 10.12 st Position: Midfielder Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 5 Full Caps (1986-1988) . Club Honours: (with West Brom) Football League Division Two Play-Off Winner 1992/93 (promoted). Managerial Career: AFC Telford United 2004-2006 Pune FC 2008 Hednesford Town 2009-2010 Newtown 2011-2013 Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup FL Cup Other Shrewsbury . T. 80/81-88/89 Feb-81 Youth 278 (4)/23 13(0)/0 22(0)/3 5(0)/0 West Brom A. 89/90-94/95 Jul-89 £385,000 137(19)/10 11(0)/2 8(1)/1 12(1)/1 Hednesford . T. 96/97-97/98 Free 41 (1)/ 3 (Football Conference) Telford United 97/98 Free 0 (1)/ 0 (Football Conference) TOTALS £385.000 456(25)/36

Stephen McBride

Name: Stephen D. McBride Born: 2 May 1964, Lurgan Height: 6.00 ft Weight: 12.06 st Position: Forward / Winger Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 4 Full Caps (1990-1991) , 1 Under-23 Cap / 1 Goal (1990) ; Irish League: 2 Caps (1990) . Club Honours: (with Linfield Swifts) Steel & Sons Cup Winner 1983/84 ; (with Glenavon) Irish Cup Runner-Up 1987/88, 1990/91, 1995/96 ; Irish League Cup Winner 1989/90 ; Floodlit Cup Winner 1988/89 ; Gold Cup Winner 1990/91 ; Co. Antrim Shield Winner 1990/91, 1995/96 ; Mid-Ulster Cup Winner 1985/86, 1988/89, 1990/91 ; (with Linfield) Irish League Cup Winner 1996/97 ; Gold Cup Winner 1996/97 . Awards: Ulster Footballer of the Year 1991 ; NI Football Writers’ Player of the Year 1991 ; NI PFA Player of the Year 1991 ; Sunday Life Irish League Top Scorer 1991, 1992 . Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup Europe Other Linfield 82/83 - 83/84 1978 Youth
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