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United Legends - Neil Webb

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

Name - Neil John Webb

Date of Birth - 30th July 1963

Place of Birth - Reading, Berkshire, England

Position - Midfielder

Senior career -
1980-1982 - Reading
1982-1985 - Portsmouth FC
1985-1989 - Nottingham Forest
1989-1992 - Manchester United
1992-1996 - Nottingham Forest
1994 - Swindon Town (loan)
1995 - Instant-Dict (loan)
1996 - Grimsby Town
1996-1997 - Aldershot Town

International Career -
1985-1986 - England U21
1987-1992 - England
1990-1992 - England B

Teams managed -
1997 - Weymouth
2001 - Reading

Interesting Facts -
1 - Webb joined Manchester United in 1989 for a fee of £1.5 million.

2 - Webb snapped his achilles tendon after playing just a few games for Manchester United and was out of action for almost a year.

3 - In the 1990 FA Cup Final, he hit a 50 yard pass to Lee Martin who then scored the winning goal, making it one of the most memorable moments of Webb`s career.

4 - Webb received 26 caps in 5 years for England, and was also the 1,000th player to be capped for the squad.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Thursday February 18 2016
Time: 5:53PM

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