Liam Brady reveals how Jack Charlton confused him for a serial killer 5 years ago

Liam Brady reveals how Jack Charlton confused him for a serial killer

Vintage Big Jack.

Jack Charlton famously got the names of his players wrong all the time while Republic of Ireland manager.

According to former Ireland winger Kevin Sheedy, before a game against Wales, Jack "had written the team on the back of box of cigarettes, with all the names of the players wrong."

However, even by Jack's standards of confusing players' names, this is noteworthy.

Liam Brady appeared at the Irish Examiner Event Inside the Sporting Mind in Cork on Thursday evening, and told the audience how Jack managed to confuse him for a notorious serial killer.Liam Brady with Jack Charlton 1986

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"Jack Charlton's first words to me: 'you're number 8 Ian," Brady said.

"I said 'Ian Brady was the Moors murderer, Jack."

Ian Brady, along with Myra Hindley, was the perpetrator of the notorious "Moors murders" in the mid-1960s, in which five children between the age of 10 and 17 were killed.

Liam Brady is an Arsenal legend and one of the greatest footballers Ireland has ever produced.