Brian Murphy



Brian Murphy

Goalkeeper
  • Height 6' 1"
  • Age 39 years, 6 months
  • Place of Birth Waterford
  • Nationality Ireland
  • Stats based on games populated in our system. They can be viewed below

Brian’s Biography

Brian Murphy joined Manchester City as a 17-year-old and was on their books for three years, including loan periods at Oldham Athletic and Peterborough United.

In 2003 he joined Swansea City on a free transfer who were then managed by Brian Flynn. He made 13 appearances for them in the 2003/04 season but did not get a look-in the following season due to the form of Willy Gueret.

Brian joined Bohemians in January 2007 and kept an amazing 19 clean sheets in his 29 league games during the 2007 season and was voted was voted "Goalkeeper of the Year" by the Soccer Writers Association of Ireland.

In 2008 Murphy helped Bohs to a league and Cup double, retaining his "Goalkeeper of the Year" award. Murphy also became the first goalkeeper to win the League of Ireland player of the season award, which he won after keeping after keeping 20 clean sheets in 33 league games during the 2008 season.

After three years at Dalymount Park, and having made 97 league appearances, Brian signed for Roy Keane at Ipswich Town late in 2009. In 2011 he moved on to Queens Park Rangers, though injury and the form of Paddy Kenny, limited his first team opportunities at Loftus Road.

In December 2020, Brian re-signed for Waterford ahead of the 2021 campaign.

Career Facts

League of Ireland Premier Division
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2021 PO FinalPlay-off Waterford Waterford 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2021 PremPremier Division Waterford Waterford 24 - - - - - - - - 1 -
2020 PremPremier Division Waterford Waterford 16 - - - - - - 1 1 - -
2009 PremPremier Division Bohemians Bohs 35 - - - - - - - 1 1 -
2008 PremPremier Division Bohemians Bohs 33 - - - - - - - - - -
2007 PremPremier Division Bohemians Bohs 19 - - - - - - 1 - - -
League of Ireland First Division
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2022 FirstFirst Division Waterford Waterford 20 - - - - - - - 3 - -
UEFA Champions League
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2009-2010 CL Q2Q2 Bohemians Bohs 2 - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2021 FRDomestic Waterford Waterford 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2020 FRDomestic Waterford Waterford 2 - - - - - - - - - -
2014 FRInternational Republic of Ireland Ireland - - - - - 1 - - - - -
2014 FRDomestic Queens Park Rangers QPR 1 - - - - 1 1 - - - -
2011 FRInternational Republic of Ireland Ireland - - - - - 1 - - - - -
2008 FRInternational Republic of Ireland Ireland - - - - - 1 - - - - -
Setanta Sports Cup
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2009-2010 SETA Grp 2Grp 2 Bohemians Bohs 2 - - - - - - - - - -
FAI Cup
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2021 FAI Cup SFSF Waterford Waterford 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2021 FAI Cup QFQF Waterford Waterford 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2009 FAI Cup QFQF Bohemians Bohs 2 - - - - - - - - - -
2009 FAI Cup R4R4 Bohemians Bohs 2 - 1 - - - - - - - -
2009 FAI Cup R3R3 Bohemians Bohs 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2008 FAI Cup FinalFinal Bohemians Bohs 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2008 FAI Cup SFSF Bohemians Bohs 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2008 FAI Cup R4R4 Bohemians Bohs 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2008 FAI Cup R3R3 Bohemians Bohs 1 - - - - - - - - - -
League Cup
Season Round Team Starts Goals Pens MP Assists Subs Sub On Sub Off Yellow Red MinP
2009 EA Cup FinalFinal Bohemians Bohs 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2009 EA Cup SFSF Bohemians Bohs - - - - - 1 - - - - -
2009 EA Cup QFQF Bohemians Bohs 1 - - - - - - - - - -
2008 Lg Cup R2R2 Bohemians Bohs 1 - - - - - - - - - -