Billy Dennis (Irish footballer)

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Football biography

Billy Dennis was an English soccer player in the League of Ireland during the 1920s and 1930s.

Playing career

Dennis played a couple of games as an amateur at Port Vale before moving to Ireland to play for Bohemians.[1]

Dennis was a dynamic inside right during this era in the League of Ireland and was part of the all-conquering Bohemians team of 1927–28 who won every trophy on offer that season.[2] He was Bohs' top scorer that season with 12 goals in 18 league games,[3] 26 from 36 appearances in all competitions.[4] Dennis scored in that season's FAI Cup Final on St. Patrick's Day as Bohs beat Drumcondra 2–1 at Dalymount Park.

Dennis spent the best part of a decade at Bohemians and won numerous medals.

Honours

Bohemians

References

  1. Bohemian F.C. Match Programme, January 29, 1989
  2. Bohemian FC match programme, Vol. 53, no. 17
  3. Bohemian FC match programme, Vol. 54, no. 16
  4. Bohemian FC match programme, Vol. 52, no. 24