Gary Breen

Where is Gary Breen now?

A player who always gave 100%, Gary Breen retired from playing in 2010 after a spell at Barnet where he had been combining playing with an assistant-coach role.

Over his 20-year career, Breen played in over 500 games for 10 different clubs and was unfortunately relegated from the Premier League three times. 

He was also a mainstay of the Republic of Ireland national side between 1996 and 2006 winning 63 caps and representing them at the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals.

Breen is the subject of one of the more amusing terrace songs in recent years (to the tune of The Beatles song Yellow Submarine), “We all dream of a team of Gary Breens”.

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After a spell out of the game Breen returned in 2013 when he was appointed first team coach at Peterborough United working under manager Darren Ferguson.

However he left after two years when Ferguson left the club.

Breen currently works as a pundit and match analyst for Irish channel Setanta Sports as well as Abu Dhabi based channel Premier League Television (PLTV).

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Gary Breen: Premier League Statistics

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Premier League Teams Played forCoventry City, Sunderland, West Ham United

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