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Getting to Know - Paddy McNair

Getting to Know - Paddy McNair
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

Name - Patrick James Coleman McNair

Date of Birth - 27th April 1995

Place of Birth - Ballyclare, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Position - Centre-back

Height - 1.72 m (5 ft 7 in)

Youth Career -
2011 - Ballyclare Colts
2011-2014 - Manchester United

Senior Career - 2014+ Manchester United

International Career - Northern Ireland U16
Northern Ireland U17
Northern Ireland U19
2014+ Northern Ireland U21
2015+ Northern Ireland

Interesting Facts -

1 - McNair was discovered by Tony Coulter, Manchester United`s Northern Ireland-based talent scout, when he was just 12 years old.

2 - McNair made his senior debut for Manchester United against West Ham in September 2014.

3 - On February 2015, McNair signed a new contract with Manchester United keeping him on the team until 2017.

4 - He made his debut for the senior international team on 25th March 2015 against Scotland, playing the whole game which led to a 1-0 defeat.

5 - Paul McGuinness, United`s youth coach, compared McNair to Michael Carrick when he was transitioning from midfield to defence.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Friday August 14 2015
Time: 3:40PM

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