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Alan Buckley

Alan Buckley

Clubs played for: Nottingham Forest, Walsall, Birmingham City, Stourbridge, Tamworth (1967-1984)




Biography: Buckley has since managed Walsall, Kettering Town, West Bromwich Albion, Lincoln City and Rochdale. However he notably had three spells in charge of Grimsby Town between 1988 and 2008. He guided the club to three finals at Wembley, two of which ended in victory. The club were promoted twice under Buckley and were never relegated. Buckley has stayed in Grimsby since the early nineties, and often summarises Town matches on the local radio.

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Buckley, Alan Gaffer was a great player and and great manager to us in the early 90s
19-02-23 Mark the mad man bazza

Buckley, Alan The best striker I have seen to wear a Saddlers shirt. What a privilege to watch him play. While we had him, he never missed, would score from anywhere. On the pitch, the Buck was just magical.
23-01-23 Glyn mason

Buckley, Alan What an amazing footballer. He bought all my childhood dreams come true. We miss you Alan. You will remain a Walsall legend for ever. xx
05-02-22 Christina kelly

Buckley, Alan Alan Buckley gave so much to Walsall Football Club, gave so much pleasure to the privileged who watched him play and then, watch his teams play with a style that has and will remain forever in my memory and I imagine, thousands of others, Happy Days!
01-02-22 John Archer

Buckley, Alan BUCK was a great favourite at Walsall FC. Celebrated many goals from this little genius. Gutted when he moved to Birmingham City..
09-01-22 Rob Hill

Buckley, Alan Probably the best player I have ever seen play for Walsall. He was brilliant. Everyone loved him and within a certain age group he is still talked about with great fondness.
13-09-21 Paul Bennett

Buckley, Alan An all-time Walsall great. Never thought you were going to lose when he was playing. They score a goal, Buck would get one back. Consummate professional, wonderful memories.

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