Jimmy Conway (footballer)


Jimmy Conway (footballer)

James Patrick "Jimmy" Conway (born 10 August 1946) is an Irish former professional football player.

Born in Dublin, he began his career with Stella Maris Football Club the famous nursery schoolboy club from Drumcondra he moved to Bohemians as a senior in his home city before moving to Fulham in 1966.

A midfielder or winger, he spent ten years at Craven Cottage, scoring 67 times in 314 League games before a £30,000 fee brought him north to join Manchester City before the 1976/77 season.

Having played just 13 times for City, he moved to the USA and Portland Timbers for £10,000 on January 17th 1978. He spent three seasons with the Timbers. [http://www.nasljerseys.com/Players/C/Conway.Jimmy.htm]

After retiring from playing he stayed on in America as a coach.

At international level, Jimmy won 20 caps for the Republic of Ireland.


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