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United Legends - Paul McGrath

United Legends - Paul McGrath
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

Name - Paul McGrath

Date of Birth - 4th December 1959

Place of Birth - Ealing, England

Position - Centre-back

Youth career -
Pearse Rovers
Dalkey United

Senior career -
1981-1982 - St Patrick`s Athletic
1982-1989 - Manchester United
1989-1996 - Aston Villa
1996-1997 - Derby County
1997 - Sheffield United (loan)
1997-1998 - Sheffield United

International Career -
1985-1997 - Republic of Ireland

Interesting Facts -
1 - McGrath appeared in the 1990 and 1994 FIFA World Cups, and also the UEFA Euro 1988, which was the Republic of Ireland`s first international tournament.

2 - McGrath was named Man of the Match during a 1-0 defeat to Everton in the 1984-85 FA Cup.

3 - McGrath earned 83 caps for the Republic of Ireland during his career.

4 - McGrath signed for Aston Villa from Manchester United for a fee of £400,000.

5 - McGrath made a total of 194 appearances for Manchester United and scored 16 goals during his time with the club.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Thursday January 28 2016
Time: 4:15PM

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