Ollie Conmy

Born 13 November 1939 in Mulrany, County Mayo – died 26 January 2014

Ollie, an Irish international midfielder was a classy Posh player for nine years between 1964 and 1972 after moving to London Road from Huddersfield Town.

In his first season at Posh Ollie helped the team to the quarter finals of the FA Cup for the first and, so far, only time in the club’s history and in the second season helped them to the semi-finals of the League Cup, again for the first and, so far, only time in the club’s history.

Conmy retired from football after making 292 appearances plus 12 as a substitutefor the club. At the time of his retirement only Brian Wright had made more. Conmy also scored 44 goals, including one in his last match for the club.

Ollie was the first Posh player to win a senior international cap while playing at London Road.

Did you know: Ollie was signed by Huddersfield Town in 1957 by one of the greatest soccer managers of all time, Bill Shankly.