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Peter Corr

Footballer
Male
Born Jun 23, 1923
Hometown County Louth
Died Jun 1, 2001
Death Place Goosnargh
Team Bangor City + Pre...
Position Outside-Right

Peter Joseph Corr was an Irish footballer. Corr played as an outside-right for, among others, Everton and Ireland. In 1949 he was a member of the Ireland team that defeated England 2–0 at Goodison Park, becoming the first non-UK team to beat England at home. He was the uncle of Jim, Sharon, Caroline and Andrea Corr who make up the Irish musical group The Corrs. His brother Gerry is their father.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1923 Birth Born on June 23, 1923.

TWENTIES

1947 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Corr, who played Gaelic football as a youth, played soccer for his hometown club Dundalk before signing for Preston N.E. in April 1947 for a fee of £2,500.
1948 25 Years Old 1 More Event
However his appearances for Preston were limited by the form of Tom Finney and he only made three league appearances for Preston before joining Everton in August 1948.
While playing for Everton, Corr was capped four times for Ireland. He made his debut for Ireland on May 22, 1949 in a 1-0 win against Portugal at Dalymount Park.

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1967 44 Years Old Peter Corr worked as a scout for Everton and in 1967 helped persuade Howard Kendall to move from Preston N.E. to Everton. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2001 78 Years Old …  After a three-year long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, Corr died in a nursing home in Goosnargh in June 2001, aged 77.
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