|Full name||Patrick Saward|
|Date of birth||17 August 1928|
|Place of birth||Cobh, Ireland|
|Date of death||20 September 2002(aged 74)|
|Place of death||Newmarket, England|
|1954-1962||Republic of Ireland||18||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2007.
† Appearances (Goals).
Patrick "Pat" Saward (17 August 1928, in Cobh, County Cork, Ireland – 20 September 2002 in Newmarket, Cambridgeshire) was a professional footballer in the English football League and for the Republic of Ireland. He died of Alzheimer's disease in 2002.
He played as an amateur for Crystal Palace before he joined Milwall as a professional. He made 118 league appearances for Millwall before joining Aston Villa for £10,000 in the summer of 1955. During his time at Villa Park he won the FA Cup and the Second Division championship in 1960. He joined Huddersfield Town in 1961, playing 59 league games for the club.
He played at an international level for the Republic of Ireland, winning 18 caps.
Assistant manager of Coventry City FC In the late 1960s when Jimmy Hill was at the helm as manager, between 1970 - 1973 he was the manager of Brighton & Hove Albion. He also managed the "Al Nasr" side of Dubai, for a few years after his managerial stint at Brighton ended.
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