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  • Writer's pictureMichael Barritt

Former Goalkeeper Sam Kydd Passes Away

Ards former goalkeeper Sam Kydd passed away on the 30th October.

Sam signed for Ards in 1962 from Portadown and made his debut against Distillery on 22 September, Ards lost 4-1 at Grosvenor Park.


He won the Ards Player of the Year in 1964/65 and was granted a testimonial in 1970 culminating in a game against Stoke City in July 1970.


He made 394 appearances before leaving for Coleraine in 1971.

All at Ards FC send their condolences to Sams family and friends






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