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 Ivor ALLCHURCH 1956-1960 
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Name: Ivor John Allchurch

Nickname: "The Golden Boy of Welsh Football"


Country: :WAL: Wales
Club: Swansea Town (1947-1958), Newcastle United (1958-1962)
Position: *SS, AMF
Number: 10
Side: LF/BS
Age: 27-31 years (16/10/1929 in Swansea)

Height: 178 cm
Weight: 77 kg

Attack: 90
Defence: 38
Balance: 82
Stamina: 79
Top Speed: 76
Acceleration: 78
Response: 81
Agility: 79
Dribble Accuracy: 90
Dribble Speed: 77
Short Pass Accuracy: 92
Short Pass Speed: 80
Long Pass Accuracy: 87
Long Pass Speed: 79
Shot Accuracy: 84
Shot Power: 91
Shot Technique: 85
Free Kick Accuracy: 77
Curling: 79
Header: 83
Jump: 78
Technique: 90
Aggression: 83
Mentality: 80
Goalkeeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 84

Injury Tolerance: A
Condition: 7
Weak Foot Accuracy: 8
Weak Foot Frequency: 7
Consistency: 7
Growth Type: Standard/Lasting

S02 - Passer
S05 - 1-touch Play
S18 - Turning Skills
P03 - Trickster
P11 - Long Ranger

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Tactical Dribbling - Playmaking - Passing - Middle Shooting - 1 Touch Pass

Attack/Defence Awareness Card: Attack Minded


Ivor Allchurch (16 October 1929 - 1July 1997) was a Welsh international footballer. Known as "The Golden Boy of Welsh Football", Allchurch played for Swansea, Newcastle and Cardiff, where he amassed 691 games and scoring 249 goals. His records of 68 caps for Wales stood until 1986, when it was exceeded by Joe Jones. He also held the records number of goalscored for Wales with 23 goals, which was eventually broken by Ian Rush. A similiar player to Northern Ireland, Peter Doherty, Allchurch was a talented footballer, able to move past players with ease. His overall game was unhurried, consisting of pinpoint passes. Ivor had the lot, he was two footed a superb runner on the ball with a glorious body swerve. He could shoot hard and accurately with both feet and scoring most of his goals from outside of the box. He also very good in the air. Allchurch died in 1997, aged 67 at his home in his much loved City of Swansea. His funeral service, held at the city's Morriston crematorium, was attended by hundreds of people including many famous footballers.

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