Famous Players - Arthur Gaussen
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Thursday, 12 March 2009

Arthur David Ash Gaussen


Position: Forward

Representative Honours: Ireland: 6 Full Caps (1884-1889).

Club Career: Moyola Park; Castledawson.

A public schoolboy, Arthur Gaussen was playing for Moyola Park on the grounds of Lord Spencer Chichester's estate in Castledawson when first called into the Irish squad. Lord Chichester was the inaugral president of the Irish FA, and Moyola Park the first ever winners of the Irish Cup.

Gaussen won his first two caps while with Moyola Park, and the remaining four later in the decade while playing for Magharafelt FC.

From a noted famiy himself, Gaussen would later become a Justice of the Peace and Lord Lieutenant of County Londonderry.

Ireland Cap Details:
26-01-1884 Scotland H L 0- 5 BC
23-02-1884 England. H L 1- 8 BC
03-03-1888 Wales... A L 0-11 BC
07-04-1888 England. H L 1- 5 BC
02-03-1889 England. A L 1- 6 BC
27-04-1889 Wales... H L 1- 3 BC

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