Frank McCourt (footballer)

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Frank McCourt
Personal information
Full name Francis Joseph McCourt
Date of birth (1925-12-09)9 December 1925
Place of birth Portadown, Northern Ireland
Date of death 1 June 2006(2006-06-01) (aged 80)
Place of death Liberty Lake, Spokane, Washington, U.S.[1]
Playing position Wing half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1943–1944 Dundalk
1944–1946 Shamrock Rovers
1945–1950 Bristol Rovers 32 (1)
1947–1949Shamrock Rovers
1950–1954 Manchester City 61 (4)
1954–1955 Colchester United 12 (0)
1955– Poole Town
Total 105+ (5+)
National team
1951–1953 Northern Ireland 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Francis Joseph McCourt (9 December 1925 – 1 June 2006) was a Northern Irish footballer who played as a wing half for Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers, Bristol Rovers, Manchester City, Colchester United and Poole Town. He was born in Portadown.[2][3][4][5]

McCourt was capped six times by Northern Ireland.[2] He later moved to Washington, U.S.A. and died there in June 2006 at the age of 80.[2][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ancestry: Frank J. McCourt in the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  2. ^ a b c "Frank McCourt". Northern Ireland's Football Greats. 8 April 2007. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  3. ^ Brown, Neil (2 September 2012). "Bristol Rovers: 1946/47 – 2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  4. ^ Brown, Neil (2 September 2012). "Manchester City: 1946/47 – 2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  5. ^ Brown, Neil (2 September 2012). "Colchester United: 1946/47 – 2011/12". Post War English & Scottish Football League A – Z Player's Database. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  6. ^ Find A Grave: Frank Joseph McCourt
  7. ^ Ancestry: Frank Joseph McCourt in the U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007