Jimmy Dunne (footballer, born 1947)

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For the footballer of the 1920s and 1930s, see Jimmy Dunne. For his son, James Patrick Dunne, who played in the 1950s and 1960s, see Jimmy Dunne (footballer born 1935).
For other people with the same name, see Jimmy Dunne (disambiguation).
Jimmy Dunne
Personal information
Full name James Christopher Dunne
Date of birth (1947-12-01) 1 December 1947 (age 69)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Playing position Centre back, midfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1966 Shelbourne 9 (0)
1966–1967 Millwall 0 (0)
1967–1970 Torquay United 126 (13)
1970–1974 Fulham 143 (2)
1974–1975 Durban City ? (?)
1975–1976 Fulham 0 (0)
1976–1979 Torquay United 122 (6)
1979 Green Gully ? (?)
1979–1980 Limerick United 1 (0)
1980–1983 Brisbane City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

James Christopher "Jimmy" Dunne (born 1 December 1947 in Dublin) is an Irish former professional footballer. He played as a central defender or midfielder.

He went from Shelbourne to Millwall in 1966 but didn't play first team for Millwall, before moving to Torquay United in 1967. After scoring 13 goals in 126 appearances for United, he then moved to Fulham in 1970. At Fulham he was a regular for four seasons and won his only international cap for the Republic of Ireland in 1971 against Austria.

He finished his career by returning to play with Torquay United from 1975 until 1979.

The highlight of his management career was taking the Morwell Falcons to being Victorian State League champions in 1984.

Jimmy currently resides in Perth, Western Australia.

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