George Dunlop makes presentations to Linfield

Posted : 10th May 2021 at 09:15:43

Legendary former Linfield goalkeeper George Dunlop made a couple of very special presentations to Linfield on Saturday.

George was co-commentator on the Linfield tv live stream of the Linfield v Dungannon Irish Cup tie.

Firstly, George presented his squad shirt from the Northern Ireland World Cup squad in Spain 1982.

Linfield vice chairman Stephen Dickson arranged for it to be framed and placed on the wall in the Linfield office with a suitable plaque below it.

Espana 82
Northern Ireland World Cup squad shirt
Presented by George Dunlop

And secondly George made another very special presentation to his former club.

George explained how in 1982 the Spanish FA and government gave participating players and staff of all the teams the opportunity to buy a replica World Cup trophy.

George added that he and all the Northern Ireland squad took up the offer to buy the replica trophy.

George wanted to present the replica trophy to the club to go on permanent display in the club’s trophy cabinet. The presentation to club chairman Roy McGivern is pictured below.

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