Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from October, 2008

The Crewe Connection

Players to earn Northern reland caps while with Crewe Alexandra: Steve Jones .... 22 Neil Lennon ..... 5 Colin Murdock ... 3 Michael O'Connor (current player) Other Northern Ireland internationals who have played with Crewe: Jack Doran Ray Ferris Terry Harkin Pat Kelly Eddie McMorran Other links: Jim Harvey (1 Under-21 cap and Northern Ireland assistant-manager under Sammy McIlroy) was player-coach at Crewe late in his career and had a brief spell as coach in 2006. Sam Chapman (1 B Cap) coached a Crewe. Mark Williams began his career at Crewe but never made a firstteam appearance. Pat McCourt had a trial with Crewe in 2004. Billy Cook coached at Crewe in the 1950s.

Robert Stewart

Name: Robert Kennedy Stewart Born: 15 August 1868 Died: 1 September 1940 Position: Full-Back Representative Honours: Ireland: 11 Full Cap (1890-1894) ; Irish League: 1 Full Cap (1893) . Club Honours: (with Cliftonville) Irish Cup Runner-Up 1892/93 ; Co. Antrim Shield Winner. Club Career: St Columb's Court Cliftonville Biography: A full-back with St. Columb's Court and then Cliftonville, Robert Stewart played in the 1893 5-1 Irish Cup Final with the Reds and also tasted success in the Co. Antrim Shield. In April 1893 he played for the Irish League in their first representative fixture, a 3-0 win over the Scottish League. Stewart was capped eleven times by Ireland, the first three while with St. Columb's Court and the remainder when a Cliftonville player. He played at both left and right-back at international level and captained his country against Scotland in 1890. Ireland Cap Details: 08-02-1890 Wales... A L 2-5 BC 15-03-1890 England. H L 1-9 BC 29-03-1890 Scotl

Ned Spiller

Name: Edward Ashley Spiller Born: 22 November 1861, Belfast Died: 23 March 1896, Portsmouth (England) Position: Forward Representative Honours: Ireland: 5 Full Cap (1883-1884). Club Honours: (with Cliftonville) Irish Cup Winner 1882/ 83, Runner-Up 1881/82 ; Charity Cup Winner 1883/84. Club Career: Cliftonville 1881/82-1883/84 Biography: Ned Spiller played in consecutive Irish Cup Finals with Cliftonville. In 1882 he was part of the side defeated 1-0 by Ulster in the season's showpiece. The following year was quite different however as a re-shaped Reds forward-line free-scored their way to the trophy. In the semi-final Cliftonville crushed Alexander 7-0, with Spiller scoring twice, and in the Final they gained revenge against Ulster, winning by five goals to nil. He played his final game for the Reds on the 3rd May 1884 in a 2-0 win over Distillery in the Charity Cup Final. Capped five times by Ireland, he featured at both outside and inside-left. In March 1883 he was part

Willie Sherrard

Name: William Sherrard Born: 22 June 1872, Limavady Died: 9 October 1895, Belfast (age 23) Height: Weight: Position: Inside-Forward Representative Honours: Ireland: 3 Full Caps (1895) . Club Honours: (with Limavady) North West Cup Winner 1889/90, 1890/91, 1892/93 , Runner-Up 1891/92, 1893/94 ; (with Cliftonville) Charity Cup Finalist 1894/95 . Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup Other Limavady 89/90-93/94 - - - - - Derry Olympic 92/93 - Guest 6/ 0 - - Glentoran 94/95 Sep-1894 - * / 5 - - Cliftonville 94/95-95/96 Nov-1894 Amateur  * /11 - - TOTALS - £- /16 - - * all games. Biography: The youngest of a family of

Joe Sherrard

Name: Joseph Sherrard Born: 13 June 1863, Limavady Died: 17 February 1926, Limavady Height: Weight: Position: Forward Representative Honours: Ireland: 3 Full Caps (1885-1888) ; County Londonderry: 2 appearances (1888, 1889) . Club Honours: (with Limavady) Irish Cup Runner-Up 1884/85, 1885/86 ; ; North West Cup Winner 1886/87, 1887/88*, 1888/89, 1889/90, 1890/91 , Runner-Up 1891/92 . * also Cricket Cup winner. Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup Other Limavady Wanderers/Limavady* 82/83-91/92 - - 0/0 /18 /9 Linfield 88/89 Feb-1889 Guest 0/0 #1/ 1 - TOTALS - £- 0/0 /19 /9 * Limavady Alexander and Limavady Wanderers merged in 1884 to form Limavady (United); # appearance in the "English" FA Cup. Biography: Joe Sherrard an

Frederick Moorhead

Name: Frederick William Moorhead Position: Left-Back Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Full Cap (1885) . Club Career: Dublin University Biography: To follow. Ireland Cap Details: 28-02-1885 England A L 0-4 BC Summary: 1/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 1.

Bob Moore

Name: Dr. Robert Lee Moore Position: Half-Back Representative Honours: Ireland: 2 Full Caps (1887) . Club Honours: (with Ulster) Irish Cup Winner 1886/87. Club Career: Ulster Biography: Bob Moore won two caps in 1887, the same year that he played in Ulster's 3-1 Irish Cup Final win over Cliftonville. More to follow. Ireland Cap Details: 19-02-1887 Scotland A L 1-4 BC 12-03-1887 Wales... H L 1-4 BC Summary: 2/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 2. Picture and details supplied by George Glass.

A Family Affair

List of brothers to appear for (Northern) Ireland: Players Clubs Career Caps Same Match Hamilton William Drummond Dublin Association 1885 (1) 85 Wal Willoughby James Dublin Association 1885 (1) Baxter Robert Anderson Distillery 1887 (1) Samuel Nathaniel Cliftonville 1887 (1) Crone William Distillery 1882-90 (12) 89 Sco 90 Wal Robert Distillery 1889-90 (4) Gillespie Shaw Hertford 1886-87 (6) John West Down 1889 (1) Torrans Sam Linfield 1889-01 (26) 93 Sco Robert Linfield 1893 (1) Gordon Willie Linfield 1891-93 (7) Tom Linfield 1894-95 (2) } 95 Eng Hugh Linfield 1895-96 (3) McClatchey John
Player Index A - B - C - D - F - G - H - I - L - Mc - M - N - O - Q - R - S - T - Z