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Thomas Jerome Foy (28 October 1910 - 27 October 1985) was an Irish footballer. [1]

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He played for Shamrock Rovers in the 1930s and in his time at Glenmalure Park scored a total of 29 league goals.

He won three caps for Ireland making his debut on the November 7, 1937, in a 3–3 draw against Norway in a World Cup qualifier at Dalymount Park. His second cap came in a friendly against Hungary on the March 19, 1939, at the Mardyke.

Honours

Shamrock Rovers

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  1. "Thomas Jerome Foy". ancestry.com. Ancestry. Retrieved 3 March 2015.

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