The Limerick man who scored against Real Madrid. Twice

A SCORING record of 137 goals for the Blues, league and cup winning medals in 1980 and 1982 and the distinction of scoring European Cup home and away goals against Real Madrid make Des Kennedy Limerick’s best ever centre forward.

Indeed, his achievements are unlikely to be matched although he surprised us this week by rating the pre-season friendly between Limerick and Tottenham Hotspur at Thomond Park on August 10, 1981 as one of the best football experiences of his playing career.

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