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United Legends - Jimmy Greenhoff

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

b>Name - James Greenhoff

Date of Birth - 19th June 1946

Place of Birth - Barnsley, England

Position - Forward

Youth career -
1961-1963 - Leeds United

Senior career -
1963-1968 - Leeds United
1968-1969 - Birmingham City
1969-1976 - Stoke City
1976-1980 - Manchester United
1980-1981 - Crewe Alexandra
1981 - Toronto Blizzard
1981-1983 - Port Vale
1983-1984 - Rochdale

International Career -
1968-1976 - England U23

Teams managed -
1983-1984 - Rochdale (player-manager)

Interesting Facts -
1 - Greenhoff made almost 600 appearances in English league football.

2 - He is known as the greatest English player to never play for England, as although he received five caps, he never played for the full side.

3 - Whilst playing for Manchester United, he won both the Charity Shield and FA Cup in 1977.

4 - Greenhoff was able to play with both of his feet, and was known for his dangerous runs into the penalty box of the opposition.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Tuesday January 12 2016
Time: 1:30PM

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