Ray Brady

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Ray Brady
Personal information
Full name Thomas Raymond Brady
Date of birth (1937-06-03) 3 June 1937 (age 77)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1954–1955 Home Farm
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1957 Transport ? (8)
1957–1963 Millwall 165 (4)
1963–1966 Queens Park Rangers 88 (0)
1966–1970 Hastings United
1970–1971 St Patrick's Athletic 2 (0)
National team
1963—1964 Republic of Ireland 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Thomas Raymond "Ray" Brady (born June 3, 1937 in Dublin) is an Irish international footballer who played in England in the late 1950s and early 1960s with Millwall and Queens Park Rangers.

Brady signed for Millwall from Transport F.C. in July 1957. He then signed for QPR in July 1963 and made his debut in August of that year against Charlton Athletic. In all Brady made 88 league appearances for QPR.

His brother Pat played for Millwall from 1959 until he too joined QPR in 1963,[1] and his other brothers Liam and Frank were also professional footballers. His great uncle Frank Brady Sr. was also an Irish international.

The first player from Transport F.C. to win international honours he won six full caps for the Republic of Ireland in 1963 and 1964.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Soccer Who's Who compiled by Maurice Golesworthy The Sportsmans Book Club 1965
  • The Complete Who's Who of Irish International Football, 1945-96 (1996):Stephen McGarrigle