- Sandy Fulton
Football player infobox
playername = Sandy Fulton
fullname = Alexander John Fulton
nationalteam = Northern Ireland Youth
Alexander 'Sandy' Fulton (1942-2001) was the first person from
County Fermanaghto play representative football for Northern Ireland.
Sandy Fulton made his debut in 1957 for
Enniskillen Rangersat the tender age of 13 years and four months, scoring on his debut in the local derby against Enniskillen Corinthians and proving the old maxim that if you are good enough then you are old enough. In 1958 Rangers won the Mulhern Cup and Mercer Cup. In the 1958 Mulhern Cup final they defeated Enniskillen Corinthians 3-0 at the Broadmeadow. Three days earlier, Corinthians had become the first team from the Fermanagh and Western to win the Irish Junior Cup.
In 1959 Fulton became the first player from the Fermanagh and Western League to make it to the
Irish Leaguewhen he signed for Coleraine F.C.and made his debut at the age of 15 in a 3-0 victory over Coleraine F.C.. A year later he moved to Portadown F.C.and a three year spell with Ballymena Unitedfollowed. Sandy then played for Linfield F.C.[http://www.linfieldfc.com] before returning for a year with Enniskillen Rangersand then it was back to the Irish League where he played with Cliftonville F.C.until the end of his senior career.
Sandy represented Northern Ireland at Youth level during the 1960/61 season. He never broke into the the English league, missing out on a trial with Wolves due to a boat strike and being deemed too old for Chelsea [http://www.chelseafc.com] at the age of 21.
Sandy Fulton returned to
Enniskillen Rangersfollowing his senior career, generously contributing to the club on and off the field.
In 2007, Fulton was selected as part of the
Fermanagh and WesternTeam Of The Century. [http://www.nwipp-newspapers.com/UH/free/321107117345850.php]
As a footballer, he had supreme talent and will be remembered by those fortunate to have seen him play.
* [http://www.impartialreporter.com/archive/2001-08-30/bdm/story2117.html| Obituary]
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