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Tommy Eglington

Tommy Eglington

Clubs played for: Munster Victoria, Distillery (Drumcondra), Shamrock, Rovers, Everton, Tranmere Rovers, Cork Hibernians (1942-1963)

Born: 1923

Birthplace: Donnycarney, Republic of Ireland

Position: Outside-left

Biography: Earned 24 caps for his native Eire, to where he returned after playing over 500 games for Everton and Tranmere. Returned to Dublin in 1961 to become a successful butcher, but was forced to retire due to a serious illness in 1992. Died on 18th February 2004 aged 81. (Promotion to the First Division with Everton in 1954)

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