Joe McGrath (footballer)
|Place of birth||Dublin|
|Date of death||Republic of Ireland|
|1968–1970||South Coast United||?||(?)|
|1966||Republic of Ireland U23||1||(0)|
|1985–1997||Republic of Ireland U17|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Joe McGrath (born in Dublin) is an association football coach who managed the New Zealand national team. McGrath first took charge of the New Zealand side in May 1997. New Zealand won three, drew three and lost six of his 12 games in charge.
During his spell at Oriel Park McGrath won the 1964-65 LFA President's Cup. He moved to Drumcondra F.C. in March 1966 making his debut against his former club. He played twice against Eintracht Frankfurt in the 1966–67 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.
In November 1966 McGrath moved to Limerick F.C. and scored twice on his debut on the 20th.
He managed his son Derek McGrath (footballer) during his brief stay at Bohs and again at Kilkenny City. Derek also played for Shamrock Rovers amongst others in the League of Ireland and for the Republic of Ireland national under-19 football team and Republic of Ireland national under-21 football team.
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