Liam O’Brien (Assistant Manager)
Liam began his career with the schoolboy club Stella Maris.He began his senior career at Bohemians where he was also a youth international representing his country at the 1983 UEFA European Under-18 Football Championship.
After only five League appearances for Bohemians he signed for Shamrock Rovers in September 1983. In1986, he joined Manchester United and made his debut in the 1986/87 season making nine appearances. In 1988 he joined Newcastle United after making 36 appearances and scoring two goals for Manchester United. Liam played a major role as Newcastle won the First Division title in 1993, making 33 appearances and scoring six goals.
After Newcastle he had spells with Tranmere Rovers, Cork City and Bohemians (player/coach).
Honours as a player:
Shamrock Rovers: 3 League of Ireland titles, 2 FAI cups, 1 Leinster senior cup, 1 Dublin City cup, 2 Presidents Cups. PFAI Young Player of the Year and SWAI Personality of the Year 1985/86
Newcastle United: Football League First Division in 1992/93
Bohemians: 1 League of Ireland title, 1 FAI cup.
Liam won 16 senior international; caps for the Republic of Ireland and was part of the UEFA Euro 1988 squad.
Liam had spells as assistant manager at Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers. He was appointed first team coach of Hibernian in November 2011 until the end of the 2012/13 season. He joined Bray Wanderers in June 2016.