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Encyclopedia > Denis Irwin
Denis Irwin
Personal information
Full name Denis Joseph Irwin
Date of birth October 31, 1965
Place of birth Cork, Ireland
Height 1.73 m
Position full back
Club information
Current club retired
Professional clubs*
Years Club Apps (goals)
1983 - 1986
1986 - 1990
1990 - 2002
2002 - 2004
Leeds United
Oldham Athletic
Manchester United
Wolverhampton Wanderers
72 (1)
167 (4)
529 (33)
75 (2)
National team**
1991 - 2000 Republic of Ireland 56 (4)

* Professional club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of April 10, 2004.
** National team caps and goals correct
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Denis Irwin (born October 31, 1965 in Cork, Ireland) is a former Irish football player. October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 51. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


For many years Irwin was Manchester United's "Mr. Dependable". He started his career with Leeds United, before moving on to Oldham. Following a bargain £625,000 move to Manchester Utd in 1990, he made 296 Premiership appearances, winning seven championship medals, as well as two FA Cup winners medals (1994 and 1996 - he was suspended for the 1999 Final), a League Cup winner's medal and Champions League and Cup Winners' Cup honours. He was comfortable in either of the full back positions and an expert from free kicks. Manchester United Football Club is an English football club. ... Leeds United Football Club is the only professional association football club in the city of Leeds in West Yorkshire. ... Oldham Athletic Association Football Club are an English football club based at Boundary Park, Furtherwood Road, Royton, Oldham, in Greater Manchester. ... This article is about the year. ... The FA Premier League (often referred to as the Barclays Premiership or just The Premiership in the UK and as the Barclays English Premier League or the English Premier League or the EPL internationally) is a league competition for English Football clubs located at the top of the English football... The FA Cup - this is the fourth trophy, in use since 1992, and identical in design to the third trophy introduced in 1911. ... The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition. ... European Clubs Champions Cup, the trophy of the UEFA Champions League European Cup redirects here. ... The Cup Winners Cup was a football club competition between the winners of the European domestic cup competitions. ... It has been suggested that Wingback be merged into this article or section. ... A free-kick in football describes the situation where a player on the opposing team has committed a foul, and you are given the ball to play from the position where the offence took place. ...


Irwin joined Wolverhampton Wanderers on a free transfer in July 2002, at the same time as his former Manchester United teammate Paul Ince, and retired from professional football at the end of the 2003-04 season. Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. is a Wolverhampton-based football club playing at Molineux. ... Paul Emerson Carlyle Ince (born October 21, 1967 in Ilford, London) is a football player who won numerous honours with Manchester United and became the first black player to captain the England team in a career that saw him play for five English clubs and Italian side, Internazionale. ... The 2003-2004 season was the 124th season of competitive football in England. ...


Irwin was capped 56 times for the Republic of Ireland between 1990 and 1999, and scored 4 goals. He played for his country at the 1994 World Cup. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Cap (sport). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The 1994 Football World Cup held in the USA was won by Brazil who beat Italy 3-2 on penalty kicks after the game and extra time ended 0-0. ...


After the Wolves promotion to the Premiership in 2003, Irwin is remembered for being applauded by the Manchester United supporters when he walked onto the pitch at Old Trafford, despite the fact that he was playing for the opposition. The FA Premier League (often referred to as the Barclays Premiership or just The Premiership in the UK and as the Barclays English Premier League or the English Premier League or the EPL internationally) is a league competition for English Football clubs located at the top of the English football...


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  Results from FactBites:
 
Denis Irwin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (325 words)
Denis Irwin (born October 31, 1965 in Cork, Ireland) is a former Irish football player.
Irwin joined Wolverhampton Wanderers on a free transfer in July 2002, at the same time as his former Manchester United teammate Paul Ince, and retired from professional football at the end of the 2003-04 season.
Irwin was capped 56 times for the Republic of Ireland between 1990 and 1999, and scored 4 goals.
www.manutdzone.com: Denis Irwin: A career profile with pictures (622 words)
Irwin fitted into the position and that is were he remained for the rest of his career.
Denis had his testimonial against Manchester City and he was made honouree captain for the day by Sir Alex Ferguson on his 500th appearance for United (includes Charity Shields), at Old Trafford against Leicester on St Patrick's Day 2001.
Reliable and versatile, Denis Irwin has been a regular at club and for the Irish Republic for nearly a decade, the epitome of consistency, turning in solid performance after solid performance.
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