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  • Irish pioneer who won La Liga title in Spain before fleeing Franco

    October 21, 2012

    Not many Irishmen have had the privilege of captaining Manchester United. There's been a select few; Johnny Carey, Noel Cantwell, Roy Keane and, of course, Dublin native Patrick O'Connell, who donned the famous armband stretching over a brief, somewhat tumultuous couple of years for the Red Devils.