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Brian Murphy

Goalkeeper


Biography

Date of birth

07/05/1983

Height

183 cm

Signed

31/08/2016

Country

Republic of Ireland

Veteran stopper Murphy joined the Bluebirds in September 2016, having made over a hundred appearances across the English football pyramid.

Brian began his career at Manchester City and also enjoyed time at Bohemians, where he won the League of Ireland in 2008 and 2009. From there, he joined Ipswich Town, before featuring for QPR and Portsmouth.

The ‘keeper has represented the Republic of Ireland at U16, U19, U20 and U21 level, and has also been called up to the first team twice in recent years, including for the World Cup Play-Off with France in 2009.

Bluebirds fans warmed to Brian during the 2016/17 season, as he made six appearances and kept clean sheets against Aston Villa and Huddersfield Town.