Date: 28th January 2016 at 4:15pm
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A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

Name – Paul McGrath

Date of Birth – 4th December 1959

Place of Birth – Ealing, England

Position – Centre-back

Youth career
Pearse Rovers
Dalkey United

Senior career
1981-1982 – St Patrick`s Athletic
1982-1989 – Manchester United
1989-1996 – Aston Villa
1996-1997 – Derby County
1997 – Sheffield United (loan)
1997-1998 – Sheffield United

International Career
1985-1997 – Republic of Ireland

Interesting Facts
1 – McGrath appeared in the 1990 and 1994 FIFA World Cups, and also the UEFA Euro 1988, which was the Republic of Ireland`s first international tournament.

2 – McGrath was named Man of the Match during a 1-0 defeat to Everton in the 1984-85 FA Cup.

3 – McGrath earned 83 caps for the Republic of Ireland during his career.

4 – McGrath signed for Aston Villa from Manchester United for a fee of £400,000.

5 – McGrath made a total of 194 appearances for Manchester United and scored 16 goals during his time with the club.