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Tim McCann

Name: Timothy McCann Born: 25 September 1971, Belfast Height: 5.10 ft Weight: 11.02 st Position: Winger Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 1 B Cap (1997). Club Honours: (with Cliftonville) Irish League Champion 1997/98 ; (with Glentoran) Irish League Champion; Irish Cup Winner ... Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup FL Cup Europe Other Newington Rangers - - Youth - - - - - Cliftonville 90/91-98/99 -90 - 181(29)/30 - - - - Glentoran 98/99-03/04 Dec-98 £5k - - - - - Ballymena United 04/05-05/06 - - 7 (1)/ 1 - - - 8(-)/0 Glentoran 06/07-07/08 - - - - - - - TOTALS - £- - - - - - Biography: A much-decorated player, Tim McCann's career yielded sixteen major honours in a career spanning 661 games. He was one of two Tim McCanns on the books of Glentoran during the early 2000s. McCann retired in December 2007 after seve

Andrew Little

Name: Andrew Little Born: 12 May 1989, Enniskillen Height: 6.00 ft Weight: 11.09 st Position: Forward / Midfielder / Defender Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Full (2009-date) , 6 Under-21 Caps / 3 Goals  (2008-2010) , 11 Under-19 Caps / 4 Goals, 6 Under-17 Caps / 2 Goals. Club Honours: (with Rangers) Scottish League One Champion 2013/14 ; Scottish Third Division Champion 2012/13. Club Career: Teams ......... --Seasons-- Signed -Fee- --League-- FA Cup FL Cup Others Ballinamallard United ........... Youth Rangers ....... 08/09-13/14 Jul-06 Youth . 48(18)/34 4(7)/0 6(1)/2 3(0)/2 Port Vale .... 11/12 ..... Aug-11 . Loan  . . 2 (5)/ 0  Preston N.E. . 14/15-15/16 Jun-14 . Free .. 5 (7)/ 1 1(0)/0 1(1)/1 1(0)/0 Blackpool .... 15/16 ..... Nov-15 . Loan .. 3 (2)/ 1  Accrington St. 15/16 ..... Mar-16 . Loan .. 0 (0)/ 0 Stirling Alb.. 16/17- date Feb-17 . Free  Dumbarton Biography: Andrew Little is a versatile youngster called up for the first time for the

Bob Thompson

Name: Robert Thompson (Thomson) Born: 6 October 1909, Lisburn Died: Height: Weight: Position: Right-Back Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Full Cap (1928) ; Amateur. Club Honours: (with Distillery) Irish Cup Winner 1924/25 ; Gold Cup Winner 1924/25 . Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup FL Cup Other Lisburn United - - - - - - - Sprucefield - - - - - - - Distillery 24/25-25/26 c/s-24 Amateur - - - - Cliftonville (tbc) 26/27 c/s-26 Amateur - - - - Dundalk GNR 26/27 Sep-26 Amateur 12/5 - - - Queen's Island 27/28 c/s-27 Amat

Ralph Lynas

Name: Ralph John Langtrey Lynas Born: 29 February 1904, Belfast Position: Inside-Left Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Full Cap (1924) , Amateur; Irish League: 1 Cap (1927). Club Career: Teams ............ --Seasons-- Signed League FACup Cliftonville ................... 1921 Nottingham Forest 25/26-26/27 Jul-25 . 20/ 2 . 2/ 0 Ards ............ 27/28-28/29 May-27 Biography: In September 1924, while an amateur with Cliftonville, Ralph Lynas was selected for the "experimental" Ireland that took part in their first home international against non-British opposition. The visiting South Africa side, in their first ever international match, ran out 2-1 victors. Lynas was further honoured with selection for the Ireland Amateur side that hosted England at Solitude two months later. At the end of that season he played in a third representative match, lining out with the Amateur international team against the Irish League in a match played under the newly introduced off

Pepys International Whist 1947/48

Collectors Corner Pepys "International Whist" Game from 1947/48 featured eleven players from each of the Home Nations... More details here The hooped socks in this collection have been queried. True, it was only the Eire (FAI) side that regularly wore hooped socks, but this is definitely an IFA side as although Tommy Breen , Bill Gorman , Con Martin , Jackie Vernon , Johnny Carey , Alex Stevenson and Dave Walsh were all " Dual Internationals ", Jim Feeney , Davy Cochrane , Peter Doherty and Norman Lockhart only ever played for the Northern team.

The Sun Soccercards 1978/79

A range of 1000 cards released by The Sun newspaper mid-way through the 1978/79 season featuring some very dodgy drawings of footballers, flags and trophies. Flag ( reverse ); T. Anderson (reverse); G. Armstrong (reverse); J. Bambrick ( reverse ); B. Bingham ( reverse ) T. Cassidy (reverse); D. Craig (reverse); P. Doherty ( reverse ); B. Hamilton (reverse); B. Hamilton (reverse) A. Hunter ( reverse ); T. Jackson (reverse); P. Jennings (reverse); C. McGrath (reverse); J. McIlroy ( reverse ) S. McIlroy (reverse); P. McParland ( reverse ); T. Neill (reverse); S. Nelson (reverse); C. Nicholl (reverse) J. Nicholl (reverse); J. Platt ( reverse ); E. Scott ( reverse ); P. Scott ( reverse ); D. Spence (reverse) Details of this collection can be found here .

Northern Ireland Caps

An illustrated history of Northern Ireland caps, from Schools and Youth level to Full international... 1890/91 Full 1892/93 Full (James Wilton) 1907/08 Full; 1908/09 Amateur (Harry Mercer) 1908 & 1909 Junior Repres entative Caps (Jimmy McKnight) 1909 Junior Representative 1911 Junior Representative 1910 Unknown (possibly Junior); 1912/13 Full; 1906/07 Amateur (Frank Thompson) 1911/12 & 1912/13 Full (Jimmy McKnight) 1917 Junior 1919 Full (Elisha Scott, on display at Liverpool FC Museum, Anfield) 1920s Full; Amateur; Junior 1922/23 Junior 1926/27 Amateur 1927/28 Full 1932/33 Amateur (Ernie McKnight) 1946/47/48 Full (note that caps covering two seasons were awarded due to post-War shortages) 1957/58 Full (Danny Blanchflower) 1956 and 1957 Schoolboy; 1957/58 Youth (Terry Neill) 1960/61 Full (Derek Dougan) 1971/72 Full (Derek Dougan) 1979 Pat Jennings 80th Appearance 1983 Pat Jennings 100th Appearance 1983/8
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