Irish Footballers that Played for Manchester
United - Derek Brazil
Derek Brazil - Introduction
Derek Brazil was born in
Finglas, Dublin on 14 December 1968. As a schoolboy he played for Rivermount
Boys in Finglas. Brazil, a defender, signed as a teenager for Ron
Atkinson's Manchester United in March 1986. He was joining fellow Irish
defenders Kevin Moran and Paul
McGrath at Old Trafford.
Derek Brazil & Manchester United
Derek Brazil made his Manchester
United debut on 10 May 1989 against Everton. He was sent on as a substitute
by Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford in a match the United lost 1 - 2. Brazil
had to wait until 10 February 1990 for his next, and last appearance,
for Manchester United. Once again he came on as a substitute, at the Den
against Milwall and the Reds won 1 - 2 with goals form Danny Wallace and
Mark Hughes. Following this he spent loan periods with Oldham Athletic
and Swansea City. Derek Brazil Left Manchester United in August 1992 to
Cardiff City for a transfer fee of £85,000.
Derek Brazil - Republic of Ireland Career
Derek Brazil did not play
for the senior Irish International team but he was capped by the Republic
of Ireland at all levels up to B international level.
Derek Brazil - Manchester United &