Former Town player McCrory dies aged 86

SAMMY McCrory, who played for Ipswich Town from 1950 until 1952, has died aged 86.

He joined the staff at Portman Road after a move from Swansea and scored 42 goals in 103 appearances before moving on to Plymouth Argyle.

McCrory scored against England at Wembley and was a member of the Northern Ireland squad that reached the quarter-finals of the 1958 World Cup in Sweden.

He was living in Donaghadee and had not been in contact with anyone at Ipswich for many years.


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