Willie Hayes

Football, Football player

1928 –

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Who is Willie Hayes?

William John Hayes, also referred to as Willie Hayes or Billy Hayes, is a former Irish footballer who played as a goalkeeper for Limerick, Torquay United and Wrexham.

As an international, Hayes also played for Ireland. Hayes was 21 when he made his one and only appearance for Ireland on April 24, 1949 in a 2-0 defeat to Belgium at Dalymount Park. His team mates on the day included Johnny Carey, Con Martin, Billy Walsh, Jackie O'Driscoll and Paddy Coad. Although a goalkeeper he was only 5 ft 9 inches tall. Another William Hayes also played for Ireland during the 1940s.

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Born
Mar 30, 1928
Limerick
Nationality
  • Republic of Ireland
Lived in
  • County Limerick
  • Limerick

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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