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Amby Fogarty
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Full name Ambrose Gerald Fogarty
Date of birth (1933-09-11)11 September 1933
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Date of death 3 January 2016(2016-01-03) (aged 82)
Place of death Limerick, Ireland
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1955 Bohemians 29 (8)
1955–1957 Glentoran 40 (10)
1957–1963 Sunderland 152 (37)
1963–1966 Hartlepool United 127 (22)
1966–1969 Cork Hibernians 40 (3)
1969–1971 Cork Celtic 29 (3)
1971–1972 Drumcondra 15 (4)
1972–1973 Limerick 20 (0)
1973–1974 Bray Wanderers ? (?)
1974–1976 Athlone Town 1 (0)
1976–1978 Galway Rovers 6 (0)
National team
1960–1964 Republic of Ireland 11 (3)
Teams managed
1966–1969 Cork Hibernians
1969–1971 Cork Celtic
1971–1972 Drumcondra
1972–1974 Bray Wanderers
1974–1976 Athlone Town
1976–1978 Galway Rovers
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Eire 1960
The Republic of Ireland national football team had a match in Sweden against the Swedish national football team in May 1960 – players of the team from left to right, standing; Seamus Dunne, Noel Dwyer, Charlie Hurley. Michael McGrath, Pat Saward; crouched: Joe Haverty, George Cummins, Dermot Curtis, Ronnie Nolan, Ambrose "Amby" Fogarty and Fionan "Paddy" Fagan.

Ambrose "Amby" Gerald Fogarty (11 September 1933 – 4 January 2016) was an Irish professional football player.

He played at club level for Bohemians, Glentoran, Sunderland, Hartlepool United, Cork Celtic and Cork Hibernian.

At Roker Park he scored on his home debut against Chelsea and played alongside Charlie Hurley and Brian Clough.

In 1964 he became the first Hartlepool player to make an international appearance when he won the last of his 11 caps for the Republic of Ireland national football team against Spain.

His full international debut for Ireland was on 11 May 1960 when he played in a 1-0 friendly win over West Germany in Düsseldorf.

Fogarty signed as player/manager of Drumcondra F.C. in March 1971.

After his football career ended, he was manager of Cork Hibernians, Cork Celtic, Drumcondra, Limerick, and Athlone Town who he managed in a famous 0–0 draw against A.C. Milan in the 1975–76 UEFA Cup. He was the first manager of Galway Rovers in 1977.

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