Training goes on the record

From stacking shelves at Tesco to video analyst for Aston Villa, Irishman Seamus Brady has had an unusual journey to the Premier League

29th May, 2015
Training goes on the record
Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish celebrates Villa’s second goal during the FA Cup semi-final between Aston Villa and Liverpool Picture: Getty

When the call came from Tim Sherwood, asking him if he’d be interested in ditching everything and joining him at Aston Villa, Seamus Brady didn’t have to think twice – after all, it had paid off once before.

When Sherwood was appointed manager of Villa in mid-February, one of the first phone calls that he made was to the ambitious young video analyst who had followed him up through the ranks...

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