Amby Fogarty

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Amby Fogarty
Personal information
Full name Ambrose Gerald Fogarty
Date of birth (1933-09-11) 11 September 1933 (age 81)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1955 Bohemians ? (8)
1955–1957 Glentoran ? (10)
1957–1963 Sunderland 152 (37)
1963–1966 Hartlepool United 127 (22)
1966-1969 Cork Hibernians 40 (3)
1969–1971 Cork Celtic 29 (3)
1971–1972 Drumcondra 15 (4)
1972–1974 Bray Wanderers ? (?)
1974–1975 Athlone Town 1 (0)
National team
1960—1964 Republic of Ireland 11 (3)
Teams managed
1966-1969 Cork Hibernians
1969-1971 Cork Celtic
1971-1972 Drumcondra
1972-1974 Bray Wanderers
1974-1976 Athlone Town
1976-1978 Galway Rovers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ambrose "Amby" Gerald Fogarty (born 11 September 1933 in Dublin) is an Irish former professional football player.

He played at club level for Bohemians, Glentoran, Sunderland, Hartlepool United, Cork Celtic and Cork Hibernian.

At Roker Park he scored on his home debut against Chelsea F.C. and played alongside Charlie Hurley and Brian Clough.

In 1964 he became the first Hartlepool player to make an international appearance when he won the last of his 11 caps for the Republic of Ireland national football team against Spain.[1]

His full international debut for Ireland was on 11 May 1960 when he played in a 1-0 friendly win over West Germany in Düsseldorf.[2]

Fogarty signed as player/manager of Drumcondra F.C. in March 1971.[3]

After his football career ended, he was manager of Cork Hibernians, Cork Celtic, Drumcondra, Limerick, and Athlone Town who he managed in a famous 0-0 draw against A.C. Milan in the 1975–76 UEFA Cup.[4] He was the first manager of Galway Rovers in 1977.

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