Gerard Daniel Brannan
is an English
, born on 15 January 1972. He played as a midfielder
Brannan had a well-travelled career, beginning at Tranmere Rovers
, before a £750,000 transfer to Manchester City
in March 1997.
Mostly used as a squad player at Manchester City, he was loaned to Norwich City
between August and October 1998, and was then sold to Motherwell
for £375,000 in October 1998, thus terminating his spell at Norwich.
Brannan moved onto Wigan
in February 2001, where he remained until November 2003, spending short loan spells at Dunfermline
A free transfer to Accrington Stanley
in November 2003 was next on the agenda, where he spent two seasons.
After leaving Stanley, Ged spent a short period playing for Radcliffe Borough
before signing for Morecambe in November 2005, making his debut against Cambridge United
. Shortly before the match, Morecambe manager Jim Harvey
suffered a heart attack. Morecambe lost the first match 1-0.
Signed by Harvey as a midfielder, Brannan was soon dropped by caretaker manager Sammy McIlroy
, but eventually made the right back position his own, after filling in for an injury and putting in several impressive performances.
Brannan saw himself out of the team again at the start of the 2006-07 season, as Adam Yates
was brought to Morecambe to play at right-back. Brannan filled... Read More