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Born: 09 February 1943
Came from: Manchester United Went to: Shamrock Rovers
First game: 25 February 1967 Last game: 21 November 1970
Appearances: 164 (164/0) Goals: 0
Dunne built his reputation as a quality goalkeeper with 67 appearances for Matt Busby's Manchester United in the early 1960s. United had signed him from Shamrock Rovers after he had previously had a spell with Everton. The arrival of Alex Stepney at Old Trafford limited Dunne's first team opportunities, and he joined Argyle in 1967, winning the Player of the Season award after his first full campaign. The fearless Dunne possessed sharp reflexes and was an excellent shot-stopper – his heroics were a weekly highlight of the struggling Argyle team of the late 1960s - but he was occasionally vulnerable on crosses. He left Argyle in 1970, returning to Shamrock Rovers where he spent the rest of his professional career. He won five caps for the Republic of Ireland and went on to be player-manager of Thurles Town, Bray Wanderers and Shelbourne.
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