Ollie Conmy

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Ollie Conmy
Personal information
Full name Oliver Martin Conmy
Date of birth (1939-11-13)13 November 1939
Place of birth Mulrany, County Mayo, Ireland
Date of death 26 January 2014(2014-01-26) (aged 74)
Place of death Southport, Merseyside, United Kingdom
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1963 Huddersfield Town 3 (0)
1964–1972 Peterborough United 263 (34)
1972–1974 Cambridge City ? (?)
National team
1967–1969 Republic of Ireland 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Oliver Martin "Ollie" Conmy (13 November 1939 – 26 January 2014)[1] was a former footballer who played as a winger in the 1960s and 1970s.

Although born in Ireland, he was just nine years old when his parents left County Mayo to live in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, where he was spotted by Huddersfield Town playing for St Paulinus Youth Club.

He played in The Football League for Huddersfield Town and Peterborough United, making over 250 league appearances with Peterborough, and he later played for Cambridge City.[2]

Conmy was capped five times in total for the Republic of Ireland national football team at senior level.[2]

He died aged 74 on 26 January 2014 at his Southport home, following a long illness.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chris Wilkinson. "Ollie Conmy". Up the Posh!. Retrieved 26 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Football League Career Stats at Neil Brown
  3. ^ Sad passing of Posh legend Ollie Conmy
  • The Complete Who's Who of Irish International Football, 1945-96 (1996):Stephen McGarrigle