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Peter Farrell

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Full namePeter Desmond Farrell
Playing positionRight-Half / Inside-Forward

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Peter Desmond Farrell (16 August 1922 16 March 1999) was an Irish footballer who played as an a right-half for, among others, Shamrock Rovers, Everton and Tranmere Rovers. As an international, Farrell also played for both Ireland teams - the FAI XI and the IFA XI. In 1949 he was a member of the FAI XI that defeated England 2 - 0 at Goodison Park, becoming the first non-UK team to beat England at home. Farrell’s playing career followed a similar path to that of Tommy Eglington. As well as teaming up at international level, they also played together at three different clubs.

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