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Liam Tuohy (footballer)

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Liam Tuohy (born 27 April 1933, East Wall, Dublin, Ireland) is a former Irish footballer and manager. During the 1950s and 1960s. Tuohy played as an outside left for Shamrock Rovers, Newcastle United, and the Republic of Ireland. In 1959 while playing for Ireland, Tuohy scored the first ever goal in the history of the European Championship. After retiring as a player Tuohy became a coach and managed several clubs in the League of Ireland including Shamrock Rovers, Dundalk and Shelbourne


He also managed the Republic of Ireland. In July 1973 he also took charge of the Shamrock Rovers XI that played Brazil in a prestige friendly and during the 1980s he successfully coached the Republic of Ireland U-19s. He subsequently served as a director of football at Home Farm before retiring in 2002. In October 2007 Tuohy, along with other members, of the Shamrock Rovers team that won the FAI Cup six times in a row during the 1960s was honoured by the FAI.

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