Robbie Brady

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Robbie Brady
FIFA WC-qualification 2014 - Austria vs Ireland 2013-09-10 - Robbie Brady 24.JPG
Brady training with the Republic of Ireland in 2013
Personal information
Full name Robert Brady[1]
Date of birth (1992-01-14) 14 January 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Winger
Left-back
Club information
Current team
Hull City
Number 11
Youth career
1998–2008 St Kevin's Boys
2008–2011 Manchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Manchester United 0 (0)
2011–2012 Hull City (loan) 39 (3)
2012–2013 Hull City (loan) 12 (1)
2013– Hull City 47 (6)
National team
2005–2008 Republic of Ireland U17 6 (0)
2008–2010 Republic of Ireland U19 5 (2)
2010– Republic of Ireland U21 12 (7)
2012– Republic of Ireland 11 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:07, 13 December 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:40, 21 November 2014 (UTC)

Robert "Robbie" Brady (born 14 January 1992) is an Irish footballer who plays as a winger for English club Hull City and the Republic of Ireland national team. He has also played internationally for Ireland at under-17, under-19 and under-21 levels. On 6 September 2012, Brady became the highest ever scorer at U21 level with his seventh goal for his country. Within days he had been called into the senior team for a friendly against Oman.[2] He scored on his senior debut and set up two more goals in a 4–1 victory.[3]

Club career[edit]

Born in Baldoyle, Dublin, Brady attended Pobalscoil Neasáin and was part of the under-16 all-Ireland champion team. He was spotted by Manchester United scouts while playing for St. Kevin's Boys, and joined the club's academy shortly after his 16th birthday in January 2008; he made his first appearance for Manchester United in an Under-18s match against Liverpool on 19 January 2008.[4] His reserve team debut came just two months later, in a 3–1 win over Newcastle United.[5] In July 2008, Brady signed on as an academy scholar, and cemented his place in the Under-18s throughout the following two seasons, as well as playing for the Reserves. In the 2010–11 season, Brady graduated to the Reserve team on a permanent basis, and was also named as an unused substitute for the first-team's League Cup Fourth Round win at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers on 26 October 2010.[6] Brady made his only appearance for Manchester United on 26 September 2012, coming on as an 86th-minute substitute for Alexander Büttner in a 2–1 victory over Newcastle United in the Football League Cup Third Round.[7]

Hull City[edit]

Brady playing for Hull City in 2011

2011–12[edit]

On 19 July 2011, Manchester United loaned Brady to Championship club Hull City until 31 December.[8] He made his debut in the first game of the season on 5 August 2011 at the KC Stadium in a 1–0 defeat to Blackpool.[9] He scored his first competitive goal for the Tigers in a 1–0 win against Reading at the KC Stadium on 27 August 2011.[10] The loan was extended until the end of the 2011–12 season on 5 January 2012.[11] On 21 January 2012, Brady scored in their 1–0 win against Reading at the Madejski Stadium.[12]

2012–13[edit]

On 5 November 2012, Manchester United loaned Brady to Hull City until 2 January 2013.[13] He came off the bench the following day against Wolverhampton Wanderers as a replacement for Liam Rosenior.[14] Brady scored his first goal since returning to Hull on 8 December 2012 against Watford; he scored with a 25-yard free-kick that went in off the crossbar, making it 2–0 to Hull. On 8 January 2013, Brady was signed by Hull on a permanent basis for an undisclosed fee.[15]

2013–14[edit]

Brady scored a first half penalty in Hull's opening home Premier League game on 24 August 2013, giving them a 1–0 win against Norwich City.[16] He went on to score two other goals in the Premier League. He underwent surgery on a hernia problem.

International career[edit]

Brady made his U21 debut in the Cornaredo Stadium in Lugano in September 2010.[17] On 9 August 2011, Brady scored two goals for Republic of Ireland U21 in a Friendly match against Austria U21, Ireland end up winning the game 2–1.[18] He also scored in the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Champ. qualifiers against Hungary and Liechtenstein.[19][20]

On 26 February 2012, Brady was named 2011 Under 21 International Player of the Year for his terrific performances over the year.[21]

On 6 September 2012, Brady became the highest ever scorer at U21 level with his seventh goal for his country. Within days he had been called into the senior team for a friendly against Oman.[22] He scored on his senior debut and set up two more goals in a 4–1 victory.[3]

On 18 November 2014, Brady scored a superb brace for Ireland against the U.S.A being deployed at left back. Brady produced a deft finish after great work by David McGoldrick and then dispatched a stunning free kick to cap off a great performance.[23][24]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list the Republic of Ireland's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 September 2012 Craven Cottage, London, England  Oman 2–0 4–1 Friendly
2. 18 November 2014 Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland  United States 2–1 4–1 Friendly
3. 4–1

Personal life[edit]

His younger brother, Gareth, plays for Drogheda United and has also played internationally for Ireland at under-17.[25]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 13 December 2014.
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other[nb 1] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Manchester United 2011–12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012–13 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Hull City (loan) 2011–12 39 3 2 0 0 0 41 3
2012–13 12 1 0 0 0 0 12 1
Hull City 20 3 1 0 0 0 21 3
2013–14 16 3 1 0 1 1 18 4
2014–15 11 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 15 3
Total 98 10 4 0 2 2 3 2 107 14
Career total 98 10 4 0 3 2 3 2 0 0 108 14

International[edit]

As of 18 November 2014.
National team Year Apps Goals
Republic of Ireland 2012 5 1
2014 5 2
Total 10 3

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Hull City

Individual[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Includes other competitive competitions, including the FA Community Shield

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League clubs submit squad lists" (PDF). PremierLeague.com. Premier League. 2 February 2012. p. 24. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Robbie Brady is praised by his Under-21 manager Noel King after a call-up to the senior squad". RTÉ Sport. 8 September 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Republic of Ireland 4–1 Oman". RTÉ Sport. 11 September 2012. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  4. ^ Hibbs, Ben (19 January 2008). "U18s: Liverpool 0 United 1". ManUtd.com (Manchester United). Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  5. ^ Bartram, Steve (27 March 2008). "Reserves: United 3 Newcastle 1". ManUtd.com (Manchester United). Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  6. ^ Stevenson, Jonathan (26 October 2010). "Man Utd 3–2 Wolverhampton". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). Retrieved 26 June 2012. 
  7. ^ "Brady forced to bide time despite making competitive United debut". Irish Times. 
  8. ^ Marshall, Adam (19 July 2011). "Brady joins Tigers on loan". ManUtd.com (Manchester United FC). Retrieved 19 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "Hull 0–1 Blackpool". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 4 August 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "Tigers Net First Home Win". hullcityafc.net (Hull City AFC). 27 August 2011. Archived from the original on 30 August 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2013. 
  11. ^ "Manchester United's Robbie Brady to stay at Hull City". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 5 January 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "Tigers Take Away Win". Hull City AFC. 21 January 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2012. [dead link]
  13. ^ Marshall, Adam (5 December 2012). "Reds trio extend loan deals". ManUtd.com (Manchester United). Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  14. ^ "Hull 2–1 Wolves". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 6 November 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  15. ^ Thompson, Gemma (8 January 2013). "Brady completes Tigers switch". ManUtd.com (Manchester United). Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  16. ^ "Hull 1 – 0 Norwich". BBC Sport (BBC). 24 August 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  17. ^ [1]
  18. ^ "Today at Old Trafford". Manchester United FC. 10 August 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  19. ^ "Republic of Ireland 2–1 Hungary". UEFA. 1 September 2011. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  20. ^ "Republic of Ireland 2–0 Liechtenstein". UEFA. 14 November 2011. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  21. ^ "2012 Three FAI International Award Winners Announced". FAI. 26 February 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 
  22. ^ "Robbie Brady is praised by his Under-21 manager Noel King after a call-up to the senior squad". RTÉ Sport. 8 September 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  23. ^ "R. of Ireland 4 - 1 USA". BBC Sport. 18 November 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 
  24. ^ "Robbie Brady happy to wing it at left back for a change". Irish Times. 19 November 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  25. ^ "26. Garreth Brady". Dundalk F.C. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 

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