McDaid who made his debut in 1993 has played in four spells for the club. He was deemed surplus to requirements by Garry Goddard and joined Gary Mills at Grantham Town.
When joint managers, Ged Creane and John Wilkinson got the job, they made McDaid their first signing within weeks.
He left when Wilkinson left for Grantham and returned when Wilkinson did.
After four seasons he again followed his Manager when Wilkinson was forced out of Ashby Avenue but returned a year later to become Seamus Lawless' skipper.
His goal against Loughborough was his 90th for the club. he past Steve Carters appearance record for United and it is hoped Carter will be available to present an award for Brendan on Saturday 20th.
McDaid is the first Lincoln United player to reach the 500 landmark.