Eamonn Darcy

Football, Football player

1933 –

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Who is Eamonn Darcy?

Eamonn Darcy is a former Irish football player who played as a goalkeeper.

Nicknamed "Sheila" he began at junior club Johnville before joining Shelbourne F.C. and then Dundalk F.C.. After 2 years at Oldham Athletic F.C. he came home to join Shamrock Rovers in 1956, making his debut on the 7th of October, and played in the clubs first four European Champion Clubs' Cup games.

He earned one B cap for the Republic of Ireland national football team in 1960.

Darcy played in Rovers' trip to the United States and Canada in the summer of 1961.

He left for Drumcondra F.C. in 1963. Darcy saved a penalty in the League of Ireland's win over the English League XI in October 1963.

He had his testimonial in August 1967.

Darcy signed for Shels again in May 1968.

He managed the Republic of Ireland women's national football team in the 1980s and Newbridge Town F.C. in the 1990s.

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Born
Mar 8, 1933
Dublin
Nationality
  • Republic of Ireland
Lived in
  • Dublin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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