Jimmy Quinn (Northern Ireland Footballer)
James Martin "Jimmy" Quinn (born 18 November 1959 in Belfast) is a former Northern Ireland international footballer and is now working in management.
He was capped 46 times for his country, and is one of Northern Ireland's top goalscorers, having found the net 12 times at senior level. He also enjoyed a successful club career, scoring 210 goals in the Football League alone, and has enjoyed some success as a manager, including winning promotion to the Football League with Shrewsbury Town in 2004 and taking Reading to the brink of the Premier League in 1995.
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