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Eugene McNutt

Name: Eugen McNutt Born: Height: Weight: Position: Left-Back Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: 1 Amateur Cap (1974) . Club Honours: (with Coleraine) Irish League Champion 1973/74 ; Irish Cup Winner 1974/75, 1976/77 , Runner-Up 1981/82 . Club Career: Teams ... --Seasons-- Signed --Fee-- League Europe Coleraine .................. Amateur ...... 9(0)/0 Biography: A regular in Coleraine's defence for a decade, Eugene McNutt picked-up most of the local-games major honours and holds the distinction of being the club's equal-record appearance maker in official UEFA competitions. Capped once at Amateur level, it was in Northern Ireland's last ever game, a 1-0 defeat by Wales at Denbigh. More to follow. Northern Ireland Amateur Cap Details: 06-04-1974 Wales... A L 0-1 Summary: 1/0. Won 0, Drew 0, Lost 1.

Bobby Brolly

Name: Robert G. Brolly Born: Belfast Height: Weight: Position: Right-Half Representative Honours: ( Northern) Ireland: 10 Amateur Caps / 1 Goal  (1953-1957) Club Honours: (with Coleraine) Irish Cup Runner-Up 1952/53 ; (with Derry) Irish Cup Winner 1953/54 , Runner-Up 1956/57. Club Career: Clubs Seasons Signed Fee League Europe Other Coleraine - - Amateur - - - Derry City - Nov-53 Amateur - - - TOTALS £- - - - Biography:  Right-half and some-time captain of Ireland Amateurs through much of the 1950s, Bobby Brolly played in three Irish Cup finals for Coleraine and Derry, winning just once, in 1954. He moved between the two near-neighbours in an exchange deal that saw Fay Coyle transfer in the other direction. More to follow. Northern Ireland Amateur Cap Details: 31-01-1953 England...... A L 1-4 14-02-1953 Scotland.....

Jim Watt

Name: William James Watt Born: Garvagh Died: 23 July 2006 Height: Weight: Position: Goalkeeper Representative Honours: Ireland: 2 Amateur Caps (1951). Club Honours: (with Coleraine) Irish Cup Runner-Up 1952/53 . Club Career: Coleraine Biography: Goalkeeper who lost both his place at Coleraine and Ireland Amateurs to Harry Gregg in the early-50s. He regained his place for the Bannsiders after Gregg moved on to greater things, and was in goal when they lost to Linfield in the 1953 Irish Cup final. He later lost his place to Wesley Ard . A "larger than life character" Watt later served on Coleraine Borough Council and was involved in the running of the Milk Cup as well as the in the rescue of Coleraine from their financial woes in 2005. Watt died in 2006 after a battle with cancer. A sports centre in his native Garvagh was named in his honour. Milk Cup More to follow. Ireland Amateur Cap Details: 03-02-1951 England A L 3-6 15-08-1951 Gold Coat H W 5-

Ross Glendinning

Born: Ross Glendinning Born: 18 May 1993 Height: Weight: Position: Goalkeeper Representative Honours: Northern Ireland: Under-21 (2012-date) , Youth, 7 Under-16 Schoolboy Caps (2009) . Club Honours: (with Ballymena) NIFL Cup Winner 2016/17. Club Career: Teams .........  --Seasons-- Signed -Fee- League FACup FLCup Europe Other Greenisland .......................... Youth  Linfield ...... 11/12- date Feb-12 Youth 69(-)/0 Ballyclare Com.  11/12 ..... Jul-11   . Loan 13(0)/0 .... 1(0)/0 Ballymena Utd .  16/17 - date Jul-16 . Loan Ballymena Utd . 17/18-20/21 Jun-17 Glentoran ..... 21/22- date   Jun-21 Biography: Son of Mark , Ross Glendinning won Schoolboy caps while at Glengormley High School. He came through the ranks at Linfield, adding Under-17 caps to his collection. Having spent the first half of the 2011/12 season on loan at Ballyclare Comrades, Glendinning made his Linfield  d├ębut  towards the end of the season with a couple of substitute appear