Crossan, Johnny

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Johnny Crossan

Johnny  Crossan

Clubs played for: Sunderland, Manchester City, Middlesbrough

Biography: A versatile inside forward he was at the centre of one of the biggest scandals in Irish football in 1959 & played football on the continent before returning to England in 1962.He won 24 caps for Northern Ireland scoring 10 goals.On finishing his playing career he returned to Londonderry.He had a brief period as manager of Sligo Rovers before buying a pub and after that a sports shop which he has had for many years. Now in his 70's he still plays five a side football.




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Crossan, Johnny John 'Jobby' Crossan had terrific technique, wonderful vision, clever feet and canny awareness - he could find the target too - played for Belgium side Standard Leige who reached the S\F OF the European Cup, Man.City & Sunderland - was capped 24 times for Northern Ireland scoring 10. Derry's best ever player.
16-05-18 Neil Murray

Crossan, Johnny He was a wonderful player, last goal he scored was against Leeds United, put there team on its back side and scored, city won 2-1.


Crossan, Johnny Johnny sat on the backseat of the sunderland coach sharing a bottle of lemonade with ambrose fogarty after a 3-3 draw at middlesbrough


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