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Artur Boruc – Goalkeeper ….
He began his career in the Polish third division with hometown club Pogoń Siedlce. He joined Ekstraklasa teamLegia Warsaw in 1999 and, whilst still a reserve, had a spell on loan at Dolcan Ząbki in 2000. Boruc broke through to the Legia first team in 2002 and by 2003 had become the club’s first choice goalkeeper. In the summer of 2005, he joined Scottish Premier League side Celtic. In his five years in Glasgow, Boruc made 221 appearances for the club, winning the league three times, the Scottish Cup once and the Scottish League Cup twice. He found himself at the centre of sectarian-related controversies for his conduct in Old Firm games against Rangers. Celtic fans nicknamed Boruc ‘The Holy Goalie’ for his devout Catholicism. He moved to Italy in 2010 to join Fiorentina, spending two years at the Serie A club before returning to Britain in 2012 to sign for Premier League sideSouthampton, moving to Bournemouth in 2015 after a season on loan.
Boruc made his international debut against the Republic of Ireland in April 2004 and became a regular in the Polishinternational squad, earning over 50 caps. He represented the nation at the 2006 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2008.
Honours with Celtic
Scottish Premier League
Scottish League Cup
221 total appearances for celtic between 2005-2010
Walfrid was born of John Kerins and Elizabeth Flynn in Ballymote, a village in south County Sligo in north west Ireland. His ancestors, the Ó Céirín (later anglicised as “Kerins”), were anciently Gaelic lords of Ciarraige Locha na nÁirne, with a long history in Mayo.
He studied teaching and in 1864 joined The Marist Brothers Teaching Order. He moved to Scotland in the 1870s and taught at St. Marys School and the Sacred Heart School where he was appointed headmaster in 1874. He also helped found St. Joseph’s College, Dumfries.
In 1888, he founded The Celtic Football Club as a means of raising funds for the poor and deprived in the east end ofGlasgow. In 1893 Walfrid was sent by his religious order to London’s East End. Here he continued his work, organizing football matches for and showing great kindness to the barefoot children in the districts of Bethnal Green and Bow. The charity established by Walfrid was named The Poor Children’s Dinner Table.
He died on 17 April 1915, leaving a surviving brother, Bernard, in Cloghboley, County Sligo. Walfrid is buried in the Mount St. Michael Cemetery in Dumfries.