Tommy Kinsella

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Tommy Kinsella
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Full nameTommy Kinsella
Date of birth 1941
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Date of death 6 February 2009 (aged 6768)
Position(s) Winger
Youth career
1959–1960 St Joseph's Boys
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1960–1962 Drumcondra ? (7)
1962–1963 Arsenal 0 (0)
1963—1964 Distillery 12 (4)
1964–1967 Coleraine
1967–1969 Shamrock Rovers 16 (0)
1967Boksburg (loan) 1 (0)
1967Boston Rovers (loan) 4 (0)
1969–1971 Dundalk 24 (8)
1971—1972 Drumcondra 10 (1)
1972–1977 Dalkey United
1977–1978 Workmen's Club
National team
1964 Irish League XI 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tommy Kinsella (born 1941 in Dublin, died 6 February 2009) was an Irish soccer player who played in the League of Ireland during the 1960s.

Kinsella played for Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians amongst others during his career in the League of Ireland. He also had a spell with Arsenal. Tommy Kinsella was eventually transferred from Drumcondra to Arsenal, during the 1960/61 season, and ended up spending two years at the London club. He played mostly for the reserves, although he scored for the Arsenal first team at Dalymount Park during a match celebrating the new lights.

Joined The Hoops in March 1967 and scored his first goal on 1 October. Went on to make 4 appearances for Rovers in European competition. He also played for Dundalk in Europe, featuring against Liverpool in the 1969-70 Fairs Cup competition.

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