Jackie Hennessy

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Jackie Hennessy
Personal information
Full name John Hennessy
Playing position Utility
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957 Cork Hibernians ? (2)
1957–1966 Shelbourne ? (38)
1966 Derry City ? (?)
1966–1969 St. Patrick's Athletic 49 (4)
1969–1970 South Coast United ? (?)
1970–1972 Derry City ? (?)
National team
1964-1968 Republic of Ireland 5 (0)
1960 Republic of Ireland B 1 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jackie Hennessy was an Irish footballer who played with St. Patrick's Athletic, Shelbourne and Derry City during his career.[1] He also earned 5 international call-ups to the Republic of Ireland team,[2] debuting during the 1965-66 League of Ireland season against West Germany.[3] In 1960 he scored twice on his only Republic of Ireland B appearance. In 1962 Hennessy scored Shelbourne's first ever goal in European Competition in the 1962-63 European Cup against Sporting CP.