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Eamonn Deacy

Eamonn Deacy

Clubs played for: West United, Sligo Rovers, Galway Rovers, Limerick, Galway Rovers, Aston Villa, Derby County (loan), Galway United (1975-1991)

Born: 1958

Birthplace: Galway, Ireland

Position: Left-back

Biography: Republic of Ireland international (4 caps) had a four year stay in England before returning to his home town of Galway where he now works in the family's fruit and veg business. (Wrote 20 letters to get a trial with Villa).

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Deacy, Eamonn Sadly, Eamonn passed away due to a heart attack on 13/02/12 in his home town of Galway.

Deacy, Eamonn A raw kid when he started but Acey could play. One if the 14 in 1981, proof that you can come from obscurity to become a champion. I remember Eamonn scoring the winner at villa park out of nothing. He was the proudest player to have scored a goal I ever saw. A scawny kid he was mobbed by his teammates. Such a shame he was playing for Ireland in May 1982 and missed the European Cup success. RIP Eamonn Deacy

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