Jim Boyce

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Jim Boyce
Born(1944-03-21) March 21, 1944 (age 69) [1]
Belfast, Northern Ireland
NationalityNorthern Ireland
Home townGreenisland
 
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Jim Boyce
Born(1944-03-21) March 21, 1944 (age 69) [1]
Belfast, Northern Ireland
NationalityNorthern Ireland
Home townGreenisland

Jim Boyce (born 21 March, 1944) is the current Vice-President of FIFA. He took the role in June 2011 after the departure of Jack Warner, who resigned after allegations of corruption. He was the president of Northern Ireland's football organising body, the IFA, from 1995 to 2007.[2]

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. His nephew Liam Boyce currently plays for the NIFL Premiership Champions. Whilst training for employment in Liverpool he would attend Everton and Liverpool games.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jim Boyce interview". Newsletter.co.uk. 27 April 2009. Retrieved 25 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Bernstein can help FA relations with Fifa - Boyce". BBC Sport. 23 December 2010. Retrieved 25 March 2011.