Jim Boyce

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Jim Boyce
BornJames Boyce
(1944-03-21) March 21, 1944 (age 70) [1]
Belfast, Northern Ireland
NationalityNorthern Ireland
Home townGreenisland
 
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Jim Boyce
BornJames Boyce
(1944-03-21) March 21, 1944 (age 70) [1]
Belfast, Northern Ireland
NationalityNorthern Ireland
Home townGreenisland

James "Jim" Boyce[2] (born 21 March, 1944) is a current Vice-President of FIFA. He was the president of Northern Ireland's football organising body, the IFA, from 1995 to 2007.[3]

Boyce played for Ballymena Cricket Club during the 1970s. He was team captain between 1974 and 1978.

Boyce is a supporter of Cliftonville F.C. where he was Chairman until 1998.

Boyce was one of a number of FIFA officials to call for the publication of the Garcia Report into allegations of corruption surrounding Russia and Qatar's bids for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jim Boyce interview". Newsletter.co.uk. 27 April 2009. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 
  2. ^ https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BscDYVlCIAAuSDG.png:large
  3. ^ "Bernstein can help FA relations with Fifa - Boyce". BBC Sport. 23 December 2010. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Fifa prosecutor Michael Garcia calls for World Cup report to be made public". The Guardian. September 24, 2014. Retrieved September 24, 2014.