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Paddy Sloan

Personal information
Full nameJoshua Walter Sloan
Date of birth30 April 1920
Place of birthLurgan, County Armagh, Ireland
Date of deathJanuary 1993 (aged 72)
Playing positionRight half
Inside right

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Joshua Walter "Paddy" Sloan (born 30 April 1920 in Lurgan, County Armagh; died January 1993) was an Irish footballer and manager. His widely travelled career took Sloan to twenty different clubs in five different countries, including Northern Ireland, England, Italy, Malta and Australia. As a player, his clubs included Manchester United, Arsenal and Milan. He was a dual Irish international footballer, playing for both Ireland teams the IFA XI and the FAI XI. Sloan pioneered the way for the likes of Liam Brady and Robbie Keane by becoming the first Irishman to play in Serie A.

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