P. O'Brien
P. O'Brien

Paddy O'Brien

Paddy O'Brien was a prolific force during his three years at Woolwich Arsenal.

The inside left scored 29 goals in 67 appearances after joining from Scottish football in April 1894.

Profile

Name Paddy O'Brien
Arsenal Career 1894 - 1897
Position:
Appearances 67 (67 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 29

O'Brien made his debut against Grimsby Town in September that year and fired 11 goals in his first season.

The forward suffered an injury in his second season at the Club but bounced back strongly in the 1896/97 campaign and finished as the team’s top scorer with 14 goals.

But O'Brien followed former manager Sam Hollis to Bristol City in summer 1897. He later featured for Swindon Town.