Mr Reliable – Known for his strong-willed performances, Denis Irwin was a standout team player, playing as a leading left back during his career.
VERSATILITY: All though naturally right footed he played most of his career as a left back
Denis Irwin was very adaptable, which enabled him to play in either full-back positions; however, he played on the left for most of his career. He was a consistent and reliable player, capable of fierce performances, which made him a good team player.
- Consistent at the back
- Defensive awareness
- 1. Played over 500 games in his career
- 2. Helped Oldham Athletic reach the FA Cup semi-finals and the League Cup final in 1990
- 3. Sir Alex Ferguson called him "his pound-for-pound best signing"
Denis Irwin was key player throughout the 90s for Manchester United winning everything there is to win with the club.