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George Cummins (footballer)

Personal information
Full nameGeorge Patrick Cummins
Date of birth12 March 1931
Place of birthDublin, Republic of Ireland
Date of death29 November 2009(age 78)
Place of deathSouthport, England
Playing positionInside-forward

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George Cummins (12 March 1931 29 November 2009) was an Irish professional footballer.

Cummins was an inside forward who played for St. Patricks Athletic before joining Everton in 1951. He made just 24 appearances for the Merseyside club and didn't score before moving on to Luton Town in 1953. He went on to become one of Luton's best players over the next eight years, scoring 21 goals in 184 games.

After leaving Luton, Cummins later played for Cambridge City and Hull City.

At international level, Cummins won 19 caps for the Republic of Ireland, scoring five goals. His international debut was on 28 October 1953 in a 4-0 win over Luxembourg at Dalymount Park in a World Cup qualifier. In his second game for his country he scored the winner against the same opposition.

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