Mick Meagan

Mick Meagan Resized
Position:
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D.o.B: 29/05/1934
Birthplace: Dublin
Appearances: 179
Goals: 1
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Mick Meagan was signed by the Blues as an 18-year-old in 1952 after being spotted by an Everton scout while playing for Irish Youth team against a Liverpool County side.

He witnessed first-hand the transformation from Second Division mediocrity to Division One glory, but it was not until the 1957/58 season until Meagan broke through to the first-team.

Five years later, he would pick up a League Championship winners medal as the Blues sailed to the title in 1962/63 – six points clear of Tottenham Hotspur in second.

Although not the quickest, Meagan was well-known for his football brain and was often praised by teammates including Bobby Collins who said Meagan was ‘the finest exponent of the one-two pass’ he had ever played with.

He left the club for Huddersfield Town in 1964 after playing 177 games and netting one goal for the Blues.

Meagan also made 17 appearances for the Republic of Ireland and later became their first ever manager to be given total control over selecting players.

Career Stats - Mick Meagan (First team)

League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
Season App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls.
1957 1958 38 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 41 1
1958 1959 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0
1959 1960 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0
1960 1961 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
1961 1962 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0
1962 1963 32 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 36 0
1963 1964 26 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 33 0
Total 165 1 10 0 0 0 1 0 179 1
Please note, not all competitions are listed on this page. In some cases, this may result in a discrepancy between the displayed totals for appearances and goals.

Club From To App. Gls.
Everton 24/08/1957 25/04/1964 179 1

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