Irish Home of All Ireland Hall of Fame Online Gallery Patrick O'Connell - Soccer Player & First Ever Irish ManU Captain. Became Manager Of Barcelona FC Also   Exceptional soccer career of early 20th century Dubliner, who captained Manchester United and managed Barcelona FC, but life ends in London turmoil. Patrick O’Connell is a famous Irishman of football repute, but not widely known or recognised in the sporting history books. Patrick’s football career began in junior football with Dublin club, Frankfort,…