Willie Hooper

Football, Football player

– 1946

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Who was Willie Hooper?

William Hooper was an Irish doctor, and soccer player.

He played for the amateur Bohemians during his career in Ireland. Hooper was a top player in his era and won international caps for the Irish Amateur team. He played in Bohs FAI Cup winning side of 1908, their first ever national trophy. Willie netted the final goal in the 3-1 win over Shelbourne in the replay. Hooper also scored in the final of that competition the following year but could only earn as runners-up medal as Cliftonville beat Bohs 2-1 in a replay at Dalymount Park.

Willie died in 1946 while President of the FAI.

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1946

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on July 23, 2013

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