Famous Fulham Players: No 13 Jimmy Conway
1966-76, 360 appearances, 76 goals
"We've got Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy Conway on the wing, on the wing... We've got Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy Conway on the wing, on the wing... Jimmy, Jimmy Conway, Jimmy Conway on the wing."
Born in Dublin, Jimmy began his career with Stella Maris Football Club, the famous nursery schoolboy club from Drumcondra, he moved to Bohemians as a senior in his home city before moving to Fulham in 1966.
A midfielder or winger, he spent ten years at Craven Cottage, scoring 67 times in 314 League games before a £30,000 fee brought him north to Manchester City before the 1976/77 season.
He was a member of the Fulham side that reached the 1975 FA Cup Final. Played with his brother John at Fulham.
Having played just 13 times for City, he moved to the USA and Portland Timbers for £10,000 in January, 1978.
He spent three seasons with the Timbers.After retiring from playing he stayed on in America as a coach. At international level, Jimmy won 20 caps for the Republic of Ireland.