Date of birth
Republic of Ireland
Brian McManus is one of two first-year scholars strengthening the growing Irish contingent at Deepdale this term.
The left-footed central midfielder, along with fellow Irishman, goalkeeper Jimmy Corcoran, arrived at the club as an U16.
McManus, who did not play for the youth team last season due to international clearance, is from Dublin and joins from a junior club in the Irish capital, St. Kevin’s Boys FC.