Johnny Walsh (footballer, born 1957)

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Johnny "Jabber" Walsh (born 8 November 1957) is an Irish former footballer who played as a midfielder.

He made his one and only appearance for the Republic of Ireland national team on 30 May 1982 in a 2–1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago| in Port of Spain. Walsh scored the opening goal in a 2–1 win for the League of Ireland XI against the Scottish Football League XI on St Patrick's Day 1980.[1]

At club level, he played for many years on the successful Limerick F.C. teams of the 1980s.[2] Walsh made his League of Ireland debut on 3 October 1976. He won a league title with the club in 1980 and an FAI Cup medal in 1982.


Limerick United


  1. ^ Malone, Emmet. "A comedy of errors: Ireland's ill-fated South American tour". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  2. ^ Friday; June 05; 2015 (5 June 2015). "After 31 years, Limerick soccer returns to its spiritual home at Markets Field". Retrieved 2 June 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)

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