Liam Brady Biography
Liam Brady (Full name – William Brady) is an Irish former footballer and current Republic of Ireland national football team assistant manager. He was born on 13 February 1956, Dublin, Ireland.
Brady was a talented offensive midfielder celebrated for his elegant technical skills, his high-quality passing, vision, close control, and for his lethal left foot. He possessed a commendable work-rate and pace, accurate spot-kick taking and an eagle’s eye for goal from midfield.
Liam Brady excelled at Arsenal where he won an FA Cup in England and with Juventus in Italy where he won two Serie A titles. He was capped 72 times with the Irish national football team. Brady maintained utmost professionalism throughout his footballing career.
Brady later pursued management at Celtic and then Brighton and Hove Albion plus being the assistant manager of Ireland’s national football team. He was also Head of Youth Development at Arsenal and is today a frequent television pundit with RTÉ Sport.
Liam Brady Family
Brady’s family background was of footballing heritage. His great uncle Frank Brady Sr. and older brother Ray Brady were both capped by the Ireland national team. Brady’s other older brother, the late Frank won the FAI Cup in 1968 with Shamrock Rovers and appeared in the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup twice. Yet another brother, Pat Brady, played for Millwall and Queens Park Rangers.
Liam Brady Wife | Son
Brady married Sarah Hiller DBase and they had children including a son, Liam Brady, who is a footballer just like his father.
Liam Brady Age
Brady was born on 13 February 1956, Dublin, Ireland. He was raised in Dublin and attended St. Aidan’s C.B.S., where he left before his Intermediate Certificate. At the time, Brady alleged that he had been expelled for missing a school Gaelic football match to play a schoolboy soccer international, a statement that the school denied. Brady is 63 years old as of 2019.
Liam Brady Arsenal
Brady began his career when he moved to London to join Arsenal on schoolboy forms at the age of 15 in 1971. He made his debut on 6 October 1973 against Birmingham City as a substitute for Jeff Blockley after he had turned professional on his 17th birthday in 1973. Brady put on a good show during his first game but was unable to replicate his performance in a North London derby.
Brady grew to become among the most talented players in a young and promising Arsenal team which was consistently challenging for honours such as the Division One title. Despite being a substantive role in the Arsenal team, by the 1979–80 season rumours were widespread that Brady would be leaving the club for a fresh challenge. Eventually, he joined Juventus after failing to move to Bayern Munich.
Liam Brady Juventus
Brady joined Juventus after failing to move to Bayern Munich. At Juventus, he won two Italian Serie A medals, in 1981 and 1982 scoring the only goal (a penalty) in the 1–0 win against Catanzaro that won the 1982 title. He played two seasons at Juventus using the number 10 jersey. Brady moved to Sampdoria after the arrival of Michel Platini in the summer of 1982.
Robbie Brady Liam Brady
Brady is not related in any way with Robbie Brady who is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a winger and a left-back for Premier League club Burnley and the Republic of Ireland national team.