Noel Cantwell's debut Republic of Ireland international cap awarded for his appearance in the World Cup qualifier v Luxembourg in Dublin 28th October 1953, the green cap inscribed IRELAND V LUXEMBOURG (DUBLIN), 1953-54.
Noel Cantwell was a West Ham United player at the time of his Republic of Ireland international debut in 1953, having arrived at Upton Park in 1952 from Cork Athletic. The full-back won a total of 36 caps between 1953 and 1967. At club level he transferred to Manchester United in 1960. Provenance: The Noel Cantwell Collection, Christie's Glasgow, 8th November 1995, lot 81.
Sold for £500
7 & 8 November Sports Memorabilia Sotheby's New Bond Street
7 November 2011