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Sammy Chapman

Sammy Chapman

Clubs played for: Glentoran, Glenavon, Shamrock Rovers, Mansfield Town, Portsmouth, Benoni United, East Rand United, Northern Ireland B, Wolves (1953-1986)

Born: 1938

Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Position: Wing-half

Biography: An Irish wing half who spent three years at Fratton Park was later banned from football following a bribes scandal. He had been born on same street in Belfast as Derek Dougan and was also at Pompey at the same time as the 'Doog' having first come across the water to serve his apprenticeship at Manchester United After two years with Mansfield Town, he moved back to the south coast and worked as car salesman and then for the Southern Electricity Board. Scouted for Wolves, Leicester and the FA into the early 2000's until his retirement.




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