Tim Coffey

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Tim Coffey
Personal information
Full name Timothy Alfred Coffey
Date of birth(1928-02-20)20 February 1928
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Date of death 8 November 1999(1999-11-08) (aged 71)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
International career
1949 Republic of Ireland 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Timothy Alfred Coffey (20 February 1928 – 8 November 1999) [1] was an Irish soccer player.

He played for Drumcondra at club level and was a great favourite with the Drumcondra fans in the 1940s and 1950s. A wing-half, he won a League of Ireland winners medal in 1948/49 and a FAI Cup winners medal in 1954.

On 9 October 1949, he won his only senior cap for the Republic of Ireland national football team when he lined out in defence in a 1–1 draw with Finland in a World Cup qualification tie played in Helsinki. Coffey laid on the opening goal for Irish skipper Peter Farrell. He also represented the League of Ireland.


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