Irish Footballers that Played for Manchester Utd - Robbie Brady
Robbie Brady - Introduction
Robbie Brady was born in Baldoyle, Dublin in 1992. As a schoolboy Brady he played for the famous northside club, St Kevin's Boys FC. He signed for Manchester United as a 16 year old in January 2008.
Robbie Brady & Manchester United
Robbie Brady made his Manchester United debut on 26 September 2012 when he came on as a late substitute against Newcastle United at Old Trafford. It was the third round of the League Cup and United won the tie 2-1.
Keane came on as a substitute after 85 minutes as a replacements for Alexander Buttner. United won the match through goals from Brazilian, Anderson and English international, Tom Cleverley.
Prior to that he had made 39 appearances for Hull City in a loan deal.
Robbie Brady - Republic of Ireland Career
Robbie Brady won his first senior cap for Ireland before he made his first team appearance for Manchester United. His debut for the Republic came just over two weeks before his debut for United on 11th September 2012.
Unusually, Oman provided the opposition and the venue was Fulham's home ground, Craven Cottage in London. In a convincing 4-1 win for the Irish, Brady was the man of the match as he scored a very good goal on his debut.
Brady made his first start for Ireland on 16 October 2012 in a 2014 World Cup qualifier in Torshavn against the Faroe Islands. Although Ireland won 4-1 on the night unfortunately for Brady he was substituted by Irish manager, Giovanni Trapattoni, at half time.
Robbie Brady - Manchester United & Ireland Statistics
Last Updated 14 Nov 2016
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