Liam Brady facts for kids
Brady in 2020
|Full name||William Brady|
|Date of birth||13 February 1956|
|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|St. Kevin's Boys|
|1987–1990||West Ham United||89||(9)|
|1974–1990||Republic of Ireland||72||(9)|
|1993–1995||Brighton & Hove Albion|
|2008–2010||Republic of Ireland (assistant)|
William Brady (born 13 February 1956) is an Irish former footballer, who also had a spell as assistant manager of the Republic of Ireland national football team from 2008 to 2010.
Brady was a talented offensive midfielder renowned for his left foot and elegant technical skills such as his high-quality passing, vision, and close control, which made him an excellent playmaker. He combined these abilities with significant tenacity, an eye for goal from midfield, and accurate penalty-taking. In addition to his footballing ability, Brady also stood out throughout his career for his professionalism. He found success both in England with Arsenal, where he won an FA Cup in 1979, and in Italy with Juventus, winning two Serie A titles. Brady was altogether capped 72 times for the Irish national football team.
Brady went on to manage two clubs - Celtic and then Brighton and Hove Albion - together with being the assistant manager of Ireland's national football team. He also held the post of Head of Youth Development at Arsenal from 1996 to 2013, and has been a frequent television pundit with RTÉ Sport.
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