Liam Hennessy (born 1932 in Dublin) is a former Irish football player who played as a left half..He signed for Shamrock Rovers F.C. in 1949 after a months trial with Wolverhampton Wanderers and became part of the side popularly known as Coad's Colts, enjoying many memorable days during the 1950s.Hennessy made a scoring debut on the 23rd of December 1951 at Limerick scoring the first goal from 40 yards out in a 3-0 win .When Rovers won the League in 1953/54 Liam scored 4 goals in a 10-2 win over Cork Athletic .Shared a benefit game with Liam Tuohy in May 1960 .

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  • Liam Hennessy (born 1932 in Dublin) is a former Irish football player who played as a left half.. He signed for Shamrock Rovers F.C. in 1949 after a months trial with Wolverhampton Wanderers and became part of the side popularly known as Coad's Colts, enjoying many memorable days during the 1950s. Hennessy made a scoring debut on the 23rd of December 1951 at Limerick scoring the first goal from 40 yards out in a 3-0 win . When Rovers won the League in 1953/54 Liam scored 4 goals in a 10-2 win over Cork Athletic . Played in 4 FAI Cup finals in a row from 1955 losing the latter two. Missed a penalty in the 1958 decider . Made 3 appearances while at Glenmalure Park in the European Champion Clubs' Cup scoring against OGC Nice. In the away leg at Nice in 1959-60, he was struck down with sunstroke during the game, but soldiered on. . In May 1948 he played for the Republic of Ireland national football team youth team at Griffin Park that won on English soil for the first time. In 1952 he played and scored for the Republic of Ireland national football team amateurs against England. Earned 5 Inter-League caps while at Milltown between 1954 and 1959. Scored 39 League and 9 FAI Cup goals for the Hoops. Shared a benefit game with Liam Tuohy in May 1960 . Spent part of the 1961/62 season in the United States and came home to sign for Waterford United F.C.. Was awarded the Shamrock Rovers Hall of Fame in 1990. In February 2008 Liam, along with Maxie McCann were invited to the Munich commemoration at Manchester United . (en)
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  • Liam Hennessy (born 1932 in Dublin) is a former Irish football player who played as a left half..He signed for Shamrock Rovers F.C. in 1949 after a months trial with Wolverhampton Wanderers and became part of the side popularly known as Coad's Colts, enjoying many memorable days during the 1950s.Hennessy made a scoring debut on the 23rd of December 1951 at Limerick scoring the first goal from 40 yards out in a 3-0 win .When Rovers won the League in 1953/54 Liam scored 4 goals in a 10-2 win over Cork Athletic .Shared a benefit game with Liam Tuohy in May 1960 . (en)
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