Cathal Muckian

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Cathal Muckian
Personal information
Full name Cathal Muckian
Date of birth (1951-11-30) 30 November 1951 (age 66)
Place of birth Dundalk, Republic of Ireland
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1978 Drogheda United 97 (40)
1978–1980 Dundalk 49 (14)
1980–1981 Shamrock Rovers 13 (2)
1981 Shelbourne 12 (2)
1981—1982 Athlone Town 15 (4)
Total 186 (62)
National team
1978 Republic of Ireland 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Cathal Muckian (born 30 November 1951 in Dundalk),[1] a native of Dundalk, County Louth; enjoyed a stellar career in League of Ireland football during the 1970s and early 80s. Muckian played with many of Ireland's top clubs, notably Drogheda United and Dundalk FC, with whom he played in European competitions against Glasgow Celtic, Hibernians FC of Malta, and Linfield. In 1978, he was called into the Republic of Ireland national team by John Giles for an international friendly against Poland and won his first and only full international cap.[2][3]

In 1980/81 season he played for Shamrock Rovers F.C. and Shelbourne F.C.. The following season, he turned out for Athlone Town F.C..



1977, 1979
1976/77, 1977/78
  • Flag of Ireland.svg President's Cup: 1


  1. ^ Murphy, Jim, The History of Dundalk FC, Dundalk: Dundalgan Press, 2003.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-06-01. 
  3. ^ Statistics: Senior [Powered by tplSoccerStats]

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