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United Legends - Sammy McIlroy

United Legends - Sammy McIlroy
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

Name - Samuel Baxter McIlroy

Date of Birth - 2nd August 1954

Place of Birth - Belfast, Northern Ireland

Position - Midfielder

Youth career -
1969-1971 - Manchester United

Senior career -
1971-1982 - Manchester United
1982-1985 - Stoke City
1985-1986 - Manchester City
1986 - Ȍrgyte
1986-1989 - Bury
1988 - Admira Wacker (loan)
1989-1991 - Preston North End
1991-1993 - Northwich Victoria

International Career -
1972-1987 - Northern Ireland

Teams managed -
1992-1993 - Northwich Victoria
1993-2000 - Macclesfield Town
2000-2003 - Northern Ireland
2003-2004 - Stockport County
2005-2011 - Morecambe

Interesting Facts -
1 - McIlroy made his Manchester United debut against Manchester City in 1971, scoring in the 3-3 draw.

2 - McIlroy won an FA Cup medal in 1977 and a runner`s up medal the following year.

3 - McIlroy made a total of 419 appearances for Manchester United and scored 71 goals.

4 - McIlroy transferred to Stoke City in 1982 for a fee of £350,000.

5 - McIlroy earned a total of 88 caps for Northern Ireland, and scored 5 goals.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Thursday December 3 2015
Time: 6:37PM

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