Gino Lawless

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Gino Lawless
Personal information
Full name Eugene Lawless
Date of birth (1959-01-14) 14 January 1959 (age 58)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Cambridge Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1986 Bohemians 210 (19)
1986–1994 Dundalk 227 (10)
1994 Athlone Town 11 (0)
1994–1996 Bohemians 17 (0)
1996–1997 Home Farm Everton 20 (0)
National team
1982–1984 League of Ireland XI ? (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Gino Lawless (born 14 January 1959 in Dublin) was an Irish soccer player during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.

He represented Bohemians and Dundalk with great success during his career. Gino made his debut for Bohs on 10 September 1978 after signing from Cambridge Boys. After trialling with Manchester United in the summer of 1979 Lawless was offered terms [2]

He is most famous for scoring the winner during the 3-2 win over Rangers in the UEFA Cup in September 1984.[1] Was awarded the Player of the Month for his European exploits [3].

After 310 appearances in all competitions for Bohs,[2] Gino signed for Dundalk in 1986. [4] He won 2 League of Ireland titles and an FAI Cup winners medal while at Oriel Park and played his last game for them during the 1993/94 season.

Earned two caps for the Republic of Ireland U21 side.



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  2. ^ Bohemian F.C. Programme, Vol. 43 No. 7