Clubs played for: Arsenal, Norwich City, Stoke City. (1977-1985).
Biography: A badly broken leg terminated his career whilst playing for Stoke. He recovered sufficiently to play in non-league soccer and had a spell at Chelmsford before venturing east to play for East Bengal in India. Now closer to home in Ireland, and was married to the 1980 Miss Ireland and Miss Universe runner up, Michelle Rocca. He became a coach and then caretaker manager at Shelbourne after in November 1994. Shelbourne's close ties with Manchester United led to Devine working with the English club, and he has been United's head of youth development in Ireland since 1997. (FA Cup Finalist in 1980)
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