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Derek Brazil

Derek Brazil

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 & Ireland Statistics

Derek Brazil was born on
14 December 1968
Playing Position
Defender
Joined Manchester United
1986
Manchester United Debut
10 Wednesday 1989
Last Appearance for Man Utd
10 February 1990
Left Manchester United
1992
No. of Games Played for Utd
2
Goals scored for Man Utd
0
Honours Won by Derek Brazil with Man Utd
None
Other Clubs
Oldham Athletic; Swansea City;
Cardiff City; Newport County;
Republic of Ireland Caps
0
Goals scored for Ireland
0

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