Tommy Casey

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Tommy Casey
Tommy Casey, Newcastle United.jpg
Casey as a Newcastle United player
Personal information
Full name Thomas Casey
Date of birth (1930-03-11)11 March 1930
Place of birth Comber, County Down, Northern Ireland
Date of death 13 January 2009(2009-01-13) (aged 78)
Place of death Somerset, England
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
Belfast YMCA
East Belfast
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1949 Bangor
1949–1950 Leeds United 4 (0)
1950–1952 Bournemouth 66 (1)
1952–1958 Newcastle United 116 (8)
1958–1959 Portsmouth 24 (1)
1959–1963 Bristol City 122 (9)
1965 Toronto Inter-Roma
1967 Ammanford Town
National team
1955–1958 Northern Ireland 12 (2)
Teams managed
1963–1965 Gloucester City (player-manager)
1967–1969 Lisburn Distillery (player-manager)
1972 Everton (caretaker-manager)
1974–1975 Northern Ireland Youth Team
1975–1976 Grimsby Town
1977 K.R. Reykjavik
1977–1978 Harstad I.L.
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Casey (11 March 1930 – 13 January 2009) was a Northern Ireland international footballer, coach and football manager, whose career in professional football spanned 30 years.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ponting, Ivan (14 March 2009). "Tommy Casey: Wing-half who won the FA Cup with Newcastle and played in the 1958 World Cup for Northern Ireland". The Independent. Retrieved 15 March 2009.
  2. ^ Northern Ireland's Footballing Greats: Tommy Casey