Who is the best Irish soccer player of all time?

Who is the best Irish soccer player of all time?

Top 10 best Irish soccer players of all time

  • Liam Brady – a magical midfielder.
  • Paul McGrath – the ultimate rock in defence.
  • John Giles – one of the best midfielders to ever play for Ireland.
  • Robbie Keane – Ireland’s all-time top scorer.
  • Roy Keane – the best ever Manchester United captain.
  • George Best – simply the best.

Who is the most successful Irish football player?

Irwin is the joint most successful Irish footballer in history, a record he shares with fellow Manchester United stalwart Roy Keane, having won 19 trophies in his career.

Who is Ireland best player?


Year Player Club
2019 Jack Byrne Shamrock Rovers
2018 Michael Duffy Dundalk
2017 Sean Maguire Cork City
2016 Daryl Horgan Dundalk

Is Roy Keane the best Irish player ever?

Throughout his career, Keane won a total of 19 major trophies, including a famous Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League treble with United, making him the most decorated Irish player of all time.

How many Irish players play in the Premier League?

IRISH PLAYERS’ INVOLVEMENT in the Premier League fell to a record low in the 2021/22 season, with 14 players totalling 9,940 minutes of action.

Who is the best Irish goalkeeper?

GK: Shay Given Ireland’s greatest goalkeeper is also one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of the English Premier League. His shot-stopping ability and nimble qualities make him the bane of strikers all over the world.

What Irish player has the most Premier League appearances?

Ryan Giggs has the most Premier League appearances for one club, playing all 632 games for Manchester United.

What Irish players have won the Premier League?

Three Irish footballers have won more major honours and trophies for their clubs in Britain than any others. It will probably come as no surprise that the list of trophy winners is headed by Denis Irwin, Ronnie Whelan of Liverpool, and Roy Keane – all on 19 trophies.

What english Club has the most Irish players?

England’s top 10 Irish football teams

  • Chelsea. Not a club with a rich history of Irish players.
  • Manchester City. United have unquestionably hoovered up the majority of the Irish support in Manchester.
  • Leeds United.
  • QPR.
  • Everton.
  • Spurs (no table would seem right without Spurs in this position)
  • Aston Villa.
  • Liverpool.

Who has the most Motm in Premier League?

Eden Hazard
Premier League: Eden Hazard (62) With 62 Man of the Match awards, Eden Hazard tops the Premier League.

Who is the biggest club in Ireland?

Updated after matches played on 10 July 2022

Rank Club / Country Points
1 Shamrock Rovers Ireland 1598
2 Dundalk FC Ireland 1487
3 Sporting Fingal Ireland 1463
4 Derry City Ireland 1437

How many Irish players won Champions League?

The 11 Irishmen who won UEFA European Cup or Champions League Medals are: Steve Heighway (Liverpool 1977, 1978 & 1981) Tony Dunne (Manchester United 168)

What soccer team does Ireland root for?

Liverpool are the most supported Premier League team in Ireland, according to data analytics group Adaptive & Co. Research carried out on support of Premier League teams showed that Liverpool now edge out rivals Manchester United in terms of Irish support, with 443,500 fans on the island.