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Tranfers - January 2008 Window

All the transfers involving Northern Ireland players during the transfer window will be tracked here... 31-Jan Steven Davis Fulham to Rangers, Loan STORY 31-Jan Stuart Elliott Hull City to Doncaster Rovers, Loan STORY 31-Jan Roy Carroll Rangers to Derby County, Loan STORY 18-Jan Jeff Whitley Free Agent (previously Cardiff City) to Wrexham, non-contract STORY 18-Jan Lee McEvilly Accrington Stanley to Cambridge United, Loan STORY 17-Jan Andy Kirk Northampton to Yeovil STORY 15-Jan Grant McCann Barnsley to Scunthorpe United, fee undisclosed STORY 14-Jan Danny Griffin Dundee to Ross County, Free STORY 11-Jan Danny Sonner Walsall to Wrexham, month-to-month contract STORY 08-Jan Kevin Horlock Doncaster Rovers to Scunthorpe United, Free STORY 04-Jan Jonny Evans Manchester United to Sunderland, Loan STORY 03-Jan Tommy Doherty QPR to Wycombe Wanderers, Free (had been on loan since December) STORY Players available 01-Jan Phil Mulryne released by King's Lynn STO

Jack Wattie

Name: John Wattie Born: Died: Height: Weight: Position: Inside-Forward Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Full Cap (1899) ; Irish League: 3 Caps (1901-1902) . Club Honours: (with Distillery) Irish League Champion 1898/99 ; (with Glentoran) Co. Antrim Shield Winner 1900/01, 1901/02 ; Charity Cup Winner 1901/02 . Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup Other Glentoran 96/97-97/98 - - *5/ 3 - - Distillery 98/99 - -1898 *36/14 - - Glentoran 00/01-03/04 - - *95/16 - - TOTALS - £- 136/33 - - * all games Biography: Highly-rated as a young forward at Glentoran, Jack Wattie scored on his debut, in a 3-0 win over Distillery on 9 January 1897, though that proved his only appearance of that campaign. The following season he played just four times, including in a 4-0 Charity Cup Final

Dave Walsh

Name: David John Walsh Born: 28 April 1923, Waterford Died: 14   March 2016, Devon, England (age 92) Height: 5.11 ft Weight: 12.07 st Position: Centre-Forward Representative Honours: Ireland: 9 Full Caps / 5 Goals (1946-1950) , 2 Victory Caps (1946) ; Eire: 20 Full Caps / 5 Goals (1946-1953) ; Northern Regional League: 3 Caps. Club Honours: (with Linfield) Irish Cup Winner 1944/45, 1945/46 , Runner-Up 1943/44 ; Northern Regional League Champion 1944/45, 1945/46 ; (with West Brom) Football League Division Two Runner-Up 1948/49 . Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup Other St. Joseph's - - - (Waterford) The Corinthians of Ireland - - - - - Shelbourne of Waterford - - - - - Glen Rovers - - - - - - Limerick 42/43 - - / 13 / 2 - Shelbourn

Irish FA Presidents & Major Office Bearers

Lord Spencer Chichester 1880-1889 Marquis of Londonderry KG 1889-1909 Alex Thompson 1909-1912 Hugh Hegan 1912-1914 Sir James Wilton 1914-1945 Austin Donnelly 1945-1948 Fred Cochrane OBE 1948-1957 Joseph MacBride 1957-1958 Harry Cavan CBE 1958-1994 Sammy Walker 1994-1995 Jim Boyce OBE 1995-2007 Raymond Kennedy 2007-2010 Jim Shaw 2010-2016 - David Martin 2016-date Presidents 1880-1889 Lord Spencer Chichester 1889-1909 Marquis of Londonderry, K.G. 1909-1912 Alexander H. Thompson* 1912-1914 Hugh Hegan* 1914-1945 Sir James McIlmunn Wilton * 1945-1948 Austin Donnelly 1948-1957 Frederick J. Cochrane, OBE 1957-1958 Joseph MacBride 1958-1994 Harold Hartrick Cavan, CBE (also FIFA Vice-President 1960-1990) 1994-1995 Samuel Walker 1995-2007 Jim Boyce, OBE  (Honorary Life President from 2007, also FIFA Vice-Preside

James Thompson

Name: James Neill Thompson Born: Died: Height: Weight: Position: Goalkeeper Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Full Cap (1897) ; Irish League: 1 Cap (1895) . Club Honours: (with Distillery) Irish League Champion 1895/96, 1898/99 ; Irish Cup Winner 1893/94, 1895/96 ; Charity Cup Winner 1899/00 ; Co. Antrim Shield Winner 1892/93, 1895/96, 1896/97, 1899/00. Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup Other Distillery 92/93-99/00 - - *146/0 - - TOTALS - £- 146/0 - - * all games Biography: Distillery’s multi-trophy winning goalkeeper throughout the 1890s, Jimmy Thompson made his debut on 17 December 1892 and proved a remarkably consistent custodian. He was an ever-present for the Whites in 1895/96, 1896/97 and 1897/98 and as well as winning nine major honours, he finished a runner-up in the City Cup once, the Charity Cup three times and the Co. Antrim Sh

James Sherry

Sherry during the 1907 Amateur international against England at White Hart Lane Name: James John Sherry Born: 1876* Died: 26 January 1914 Height: Weight: Position: Goalkeeper Representative Honours: Ireland: 2 Full Caps (1906-1907) , 2 Amateur Caps (1906-07) . Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup Other Bohemians - - Amateur - - - TOTALS - £- - - - Biography: The goalkeeper for Amateur Ireland's first match. Please get in touch if you can add to this article. Ireland Cap Details: 17-02-1906 England H L 0-5 BC 23-02-1907 Wales.. H L 2-3 BC Summary: 2/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 2. Ireland Amateur Cap Details: 15-12-1906 England H L 1-2 07-12-1907 England A L 1-6 Summary: 2/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 2. * The IFFHS notes that Sherry died in 1914 at the age of 27 whi

Tom Shanks

Name: Thomas Shanks Born: 30 March 1882, New Ross, Co. Wexford Height: Weight: Position: Inside-Forward Representative Honours: Ireland: 3 Full Caps (1903-1905). Club Honours: (with Arsenal) Football League Division Two Runner-Up 1903/04; (with Leicester) Football League Division Two Runner-Up 1907/08. Club Career: Clubs Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup Other Derby West End - - - - - Derby Fosse - - - - - - Derby County 98/99-00/01 Apr-98 - 27/9 1/0 - Brentford 01/02-02/03 Oct-01 - 36/10 (Southern League) Woolwich Arsenal 02/03-03/04 Jan-03 £200 44/28 4/1 - Brentford 04/05-06/07 May-04 - 67/17 (Southern League) Leicester Fosse 06/07-08/09 Oct-06 £275 57/16 2/0 - L
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