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Full Name: Samuel McKee McCrory
Born: 11 October 1924
Came from: Ipswich Town Went to: Southend United
First game: 23 August 1952 Last game: 23 April 1955
Appearances: 51 (51/0) Goals: 11
After beginning his career in his native Northern Ireland with Linfield, where he helped the club win the Irish Cup and was selected for the Irish League side, McCrory joined Swansea Town in 1947. He spent three years there, helping the club win promotion in 1949, before moving on to Ipswich Town.
An inside-forward, whose skill and intelligence made up for a lack of pace, he joined Argyle in 1952 but struggled to secure a regular place in the starting line-up due to strong competition for places.
His career revived with a move to Southend and he played over 200 games for the club, also winning a cap for Northern Ireland whilst there, scoring in a win against England at Wembley. After leaving Southend he played for Cambridge United before finishing his career back in Northern Ireland with Crusaders.
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APPEARANCE DETAILS [reselect competitions]
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