Seamus Dunne, Irish football player, Died at 86

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Seamus Dunne was born on April 13, 1930, and died on September 28, 2016.

He was an Irish professional footballer.

He came from Wicklow.

Dunne was best known as a player for English side Luton Town.

He joined Luton Town from Shelbourne in July 1950 and made his debut for Luton on 26 December 1951 in a 6–1 victory over West Ham United at Kenilworth Road.

In the next ten years he was a regular at right back for Luton as they won promotion to Division One in 1955 and reached the 1959 FA Cup Final.

He made his debut for Ireland against France in 1953, and also played against Austria during the same year.

During 1960–61 season was Dunne’s last at Luton; he was transferred to Yiewsley, where he played for three years.

Dunne was then player-manager at Dunstable Town while working at the Vauxhall Motors plant in Luton.

When he left Dunstable in 1970, Dunne returned to his native Ireland.

Before his death,he lived in retirement in Bray.

Seamus Dunne passed away at 86 years old.