Paddy O'Kane

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Paddy O'Kane was an Irish soccer player during the 1920s and 1930s.

O'Kane was a tough defender who played for Bohemians during his career in the League of Ireland. He was part of the Bohs team that won the FAI Cup in 1935, beating Dundalk 4-3 at Dalymount Park.[1] Paddy captained Bohemians in the 1936 season [2] following his brother Mick who was captain in 1931 to become the 2nd set of brothers to captain the club. The first were the Hooper brothers, Willie and Richard. .

He won full international caps for the Irish Free State while a Bohemian, making his debut against Hungary at Dalymount Park in December 1934.[3]

Honours[edit]

  • FAI Cup:
    • Bohemians - 1934/35
  • Full International Caps for the Irish Free State

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terry O'Rourke, Sean Ryan (1985). Gillette book of the FAI CUP. Irish Soccer Co-op. 
  2. ^ Bohemian FC match programme, 29 January 1989
  3. ^ [1]