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Malachy McKinney

Name: Malachy McKinney Born: Belfast Died: Height: Weight: Position: Outside-Right Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1923). Club Honours: (with Fordsons) FAI Cup Winner 1925/26. Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA . Cup Other St James' 19/20 - Amateur - - - St . Peter's . Swifts - - Amateur - - - Trojans - - Amateur - - - Bangor - - Amateur - - - Larne - - Amateur - - - Fordsons - - - - - - TOTALS - £- - - - Biography: Larne's first amateur international player, Malachy McKi

Nat Adams

Name: Nathaniel Adams Born: 29 November 1891, Belfast Died: Height: Weight: Position: Goalkeeper Representative Honours: Ireland: 5 Amateur Caps (1921-1925) , Junior; Irish League: 2 Caps (1923-1925). Club Honours: (with Linfield Swifts) Steel & Sons Cup Winner 1915/16 (with Belfast Celtic) Steel & Sons Cup Winner 1916/17. Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA . Cup Other Barn - - Amateur - - - Linfield - - Amateur - - - Belfast . Celtic - - Amateur - - - Cliftonville 15/16 - 24/25 - Amateur - - - Motherwell 18/19 - - 1/0 - - Portadown - - Amateur - -

Dan Peck

Name: Daniel Peck Born: Height: Weight: Position: Goalkeeper Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1919). Club Honours: (with Crusaders) Steel & Sons Cup Winner 1922/23. Club Career: Teams ........ --Seasons-- Signed Wandsworth ... 13/14 Mountpottinger Woodburn Cliftonville Crusaders Biography: When Ireland's annual Amateur international series with England resumed after the First World War, the man honoured as their first goalkeeper was Cliftonville's Dan Peck. It proved a difficult day for the Irish and Peck had to pick the ball out of his net five times in front of a 5,000 crowd at Derby County's Baseball Ground. A product of the 5th Company of the Boys' Brigade, Peck signed with Wandsworth for a season. He then played with Mountpottinger where his rival for a place between the posts was Lidell, later of Glentoran. It was while playing with Woodburn that Peck drew the attentions of Cliftonville, where he established himself as regular

Rory Patterson

Name: Rory Christopher Patterson Born: 16 July 1984, Londonderry Height: 5.11 ft / 1.80 m Weight: 10.10 st / 68 kg Position: Forward Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 5 Full Caps / 1 Goal  (2010-2011) . Club Honours: (with Coleraine) Irish League Cup Runner-Up 2009/10 ; North West Senior Cup Winner 2009/10; (with Linfield) IFA Premiership Champion 2011/12 ; (with Derry) FAI Cup Winner 2012, Runner-Up 2014 ; Setanta Sports Cup Runner-Up 2012 ... (with Crusaders) Irish Cup Winner 2018/19 . Awards: Ulster Footballer of the Year 2010 ; NI FWA Player of the Year 2010; PFAI Team of the Year 2013 . Club Career: Teams ......... --Seasons-- Signed -Fee- -League-- FA Cup FL Cup Europe Other Moorfield Celtic ................ Youth Peterborough United ............. Trial Everton ......................... Trial Newcastle United ................ Trial Celtic .......................... Trial Charlton Athletic ............... Trial Rochdale ..... 02/03-03/04 .. 200

Robert Mills

Name: Robert Mills Born: 13 December 1887, Belfast Died: 1963, Belfast Height: Weight: Position: Right-Back Representative Honours: Ireland: 3 Amateur Caps (1919-1921). Club Honours: (with Dromore United) Beattie Cup Winner. Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup Other Chlorine - - - (Combination Second Division) Belfast Celtic 09/10 - - - - - Dromore United - - - (Combination First Division) Cliftonville - - Amateur - - - TOTALS - £- - - - Biography: A "celebrity" of Belfast football, Robert Mills was a "sturdy and redoubtable defender". He was "wooed" to Belfast Celtic from Chlorine. With Mills playing alongsid

Robert Chambers

Name: Robert Chambers Born: Height: Weight: Position: Left-Half Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1921). Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA Cup Other Woodvale - - - - - - Cliftonville 19/20-21/22 1919 Amateur - - - Brantwood 22/23 1922 - - - - Dunmurry 23/24 1923 - - - - Portadown - 1924 - - - - TOTALS - £- - - - Biography: Robert Chambers played for Woodvale in the Alliance and Combination before joining Cliftonville Strollers. He progressed from the Strollers to Cliftonville Olympic and finally the firstteam. While at Solitude he became very

Sam Andrews

Name: Smauel Andrews Born: Died: Height: Weight: Position: Inside/Centre-Forward Representative Honours: Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1922) ; Irish League: 1 Cap (1923). Club Career: Teams Seasons Signed Fee League FA . Cup Other Ulster Amateurs 21/22 - Amateur - - - Brookfield Strollers - - Amateur - - - Cliftonville 22/23 - Amateur - - - Larne - c/s-23 - - - - TOTALS - £- - - - Biography: With Ulster Amateurs during the 1921/22 Sam Andrews could be found as often at full-back as at centre-forward, though it was in the latter role that he excelled. He then played briefly for Brookfield Strollers before signing with Cliftonville. H
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