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Paddy Kennedy

Patrick Kennedy

Irish Footballers that Played for Man Utd - Paddy Kennedy

Patrick Kennedy - Introduction

Paddy Kennedy, from Dublin, was born on 19 October 1934. He was a fullback and played for junior club Johnville in Ireland. Kennedy crossed the Irish Sea to join Manchester United while still a teenager in February 1952.

Patrick Kennedy & Manchester United

Paddy Kennedy made his Manchester United debut on 2 October 1954 in a First Division match against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Almost 40,000 fans looked on as United lost 4-2 at Molineux. United's two goals were scored by Dennis Viollet and Jack Rowley. Despite enjoying FA Youth Cup final success in 1953, also against Wolves, Kennedy was an unfortunate victim of the fact that there was a plethora of outstanding young footballers on United's books at the time. Paddy Kennedy spent the next couple of years playing in the United reserves. With little prospect of further first team action Paddy Kennedy left Manchester United in August 1956 to join Blackburn Rovers.

Paddy Kennedy - Republic of Ireland Career

Kennedy did not get the opportunity to play for the Republic of Ireland senior international team.


Patrick Kennedy - Manchester United & Ireland Statistics

Patrick Kennedy was born on
19 October 34 in Dublin
Patrick Kennedy Died on
18 March 2007
Playing Position
Defender
Joined Manchester United
1952
Manchester United Debut
2 October 1954 V Wolves
Last Appearance for Man Utd
2 October 1954 V Wolves
Left Manchester United
1956
No. of Games Played for Utd
1
Goals scored for Man Utd
0
Honours Won by Patrick Kennedy
None
Other Clubs
Blackburn Rovers, Southampton, Oldham Athletic
Republic of Ireland Caps
0
Goals scored for Ireland
0

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