Monday, 7 June 2010

McQUADE James (Jimmy)

Born: Scotland
Position: Inside-Forward
Int. Hons: IL: 2; LoI

Scottish-born forward who played for the League of Ireland against the Irish League in April 1954, giving a brilliant display. Transferred to Derry City from Waterford prior to the 1954-55 season.

Derry City (c/s-54)

IL Rep Apps: (Derry City) 1954 v SL, FL

MOORE Brian McGowan

Born: Belfast, 29-Dec-1933
Position: Inside-Right
Int. Hons: NI: Yth; IL: 1

A classy inside-forward who started out with Glentoran II. A former youth interntaional he attracted the attentions of Blackpool, Burnley and Chelsea while playing with Distillery before signing for West Ham.

Distillery 53/54-54/55 64/19
West Ham United (Feb-55) 54/55-55/56 9/1

IL Rep Apps: (Distillery) 1954 v FL

NELSON Samuel (Sammy) Edward

Born: Belfast, 26-May-1924
Position: Outside-Right
Int: Hons: NI: Jun; IL: 2
A clever ball player. Originally with Linfield, he played with Blackpool and Luton Town before joining Bangor.

Blackpool (Oct-46) 46/47-47/48 13/0
Luton Town (Jan-48) 47/48-48/49 4/1

IL Rep Apps: (Bangor) 1954 v FL, 1957 v WC


Position: Right-Half
Int. Hons: IL: 3

A strong defender who was with Crusaders when they were admitted to the Irish League in 1949. A 90 minute player.


IL Rep Apps: (Crusaders) 1951 v WL, 1954 v FL, 1955 v LoI (3)

McEVOY Jimmy "Slasher"

Born: Dundalk
Position: RB
Int. Hons: IL: 1 (1954)
A native of Dundalk, signed for Distillery in 1951. A fearless tackler and surefooted defender.

Wolverhampton Wanderers
Distillery (Oct-51) 51/52-57/58

IL Rep Apps: (Distillery) 1954 v FL (1)