Tim O'Keefe

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Tim O'Keefe
Personal information
Full name Timothy James O'Keefe
Date of birth 1910
Place of birth Cork, Ireland
Date of death(1943-09-11)11 September 1943
Place of death Cork, Ireland
Position(s) Outside forward
Senior career*
1930–1936 Cork
1936–1938 Waterford United
1938–1939 Hibernian [1] 4 (0)
1938–1939Raith Rovers (loan)
1939–1941 Waterford United
1942 Limerick
1942–43 Cork United
International career
1934–1938 Republic of Ireland 3 [2] (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Timothy James O'Keefe (or O'Keeffe) (1910 – 1943) was a Republic of Ireland international footballer. Born in Cork O'Keefe began his career with Cork F.C. in 1930 before moving to Waterford in 1936. During his time with Waterford he became an integral part of the team that won the FAI Cup in 1937, scoring in every round, including the winning goal in the final against St James's Gate.

O'Keefe was capped three times for the Republic of Ireland at senior level. His debut was in a 4–4 home draw with Belgium in 1934. [2] He also won caps against Czechoslovakia and Poland in 1938.

O'Keefe died at age 33 in the Bon Secours hospital in Cork; his death was caused by cancer. [3]

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  2. 1 2 "Ireland's International Players". fai.ie.
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