Ray Brady

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Ray Brady
Personal information
Full name Thomas Raymond Brady
Date of birth (1937-06-03)3 June 1937
Place of birth Dublin, Ireland
Date of death 15 November 2016(2016-11-15) (aged 79)
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 37 (8)
1957–1963 Millwall 165 (4)
1963–1966 Queens Park Rangers 88 (0)
1966–1968 Hastings United
1968–1971 St Patrick's Athletic 49 (0)
National team
1963—1964 Republic of Ireland 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Thomas Raymond "Ray" Brady (3 June 1937 – 15 November 2016) was 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.

Brady won six full caps for the Republic of Ireland in 1963 and 1964. He died on 15 November 2016.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Soccer Who's Who compiled by Maurice Golesworthy The Sportsmans Book Club 1965
  2. ^ "Former Ireland international Ray Brady, brother of Liam, passes away". The 42. 16 November 2016. Retrieved 17 November 2016. 
  • The Complete Who's Who of Irish International Football, 1945-96 (1996):Stephen McGarrigle