Cameroon timber Exclusive | Fifty years on from captaining Cork to Sam Maguire glory, the former Nemo ’keeper and All-Ireland-winning manager looks back on an extraordinary football life
Billy Morgan remains the only man to captain and manage club and county teams to All-Ireland football glory. Morgan is pictured at his home in Douglas. Photo: Sportsfile
Even now, more than 20 years on, he still thinks it’s the best score he ever saw in Croke Park.
Billy Morgan was managing Nemo Rangers in a third successive All-Ireland club football final, having lost the previous two to Crossmolina and Ballinderry. Like Cork and 1989, a third loss in as many years just wasn’t going to cut it.