On This Day in the LOI – 13th April 13th April 1930: Seamus Dunne was born on this day in Wicklow. He was capped 15 times for the Republic of Ireland between 1953 and 1960 having made his debut against France. Dunne played for Wicklow Town and Shel
On This Day in the LOI – 13th April
13th April 1930: Seamus Dunne was born on this day in Wicklow. He was capped 15 times for the Republic of Ireland between 1953 and 1960 having made his debut against France. Dunne played for Wicklow Town and Shelbourne before he moved to Luton Town in July 1950. He made over 300 appearances in 11 years at Kenilworth Road including assisting them in winning promotion to the First Division in 1955. He missed their run to the 1959 FA Cup Final as he was unable to regain his place following an injury sustained on Boxing Day. He passed away on 28th September 2016 at the age of 86 years.
13th April 1940: Frank O'Neill was born on this day in Dublin. He started with Stella Maris and moved over to Arsenal from Home Farm in 1958. After three years with the Gunners (making two League appearances) he moved back home to sign for Shamrock Rovers. He was incredibly successful with Rovers where he won a League title and six FAI Cups in 13 years with the Hoops. He also went on to play for Waterford, Athlone Town, Dundalk and St. Patrick's Athletic. O'Neill also had a successful international career as he was capped 20 times scoring one goal between 1961 and 1971 making him the most capped player with a League of Ireland club. He also made 15 appearances for the League of Ireland XI. He also managed Shamrock Rovers and briefly Shelbourne.
On This Day in Irish Football - 13th April
13th April 1992: Scott Hogan was born in Salford, Greater Manchester on this day. The current Aston Villa striker has played for Rochdale, Brentford, Sheffield United, Stoke City and Birmingham City. Hogan has made eight appearances for the Republic of Ireland since making his debut in a 1-0 friendly match defeat against Turkey in Antalya on 23rd March 2018.