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Johnny Giles

Johnny Giles

Clubs played for: Manchester United, Leeds United, West Bromwich Albion. (1959-1976).

Born: 1940

Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Position: Midfielder

Biography: United had snapped Irishman Giles him up from Home Farm as a 17 year old for a £10 signing on fee. However, he broke a leg at the start of his Old Trafford career but recovered well enough to impress at inside forward and Outside-right. He won an FA Cup winner's medal in 1963 and after being dropped, following the Charity Shield defeat at Everton, he decided to ask for a transfer rather than wait for his next chance in the first team and joined Leeds United for £35,000. Later played for West Brom before moving into management. Former player manager of the Republic of Ireland and twice managed WBA, turned his hand to journalism with the Daily Express and is now a leading football analyst on Irish radio station NewsTalk. Also works for RTE television. Is the brother-in-law of Nobby Stiles.

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Giles, Johnny Please ask John Giles and Anne Giles to contact me ASAP regarding the last will and testament of REG ALLWOOD very important. Telephone 07931 104310
Very important...
Thank you
28-06-23 Christine Bailey

Giles, Johnny Need to tell john and and Anne Giles that they are a beneficiary in the last will and testament of reg allwood
Please contact me ASAP on 07931104310; or email
28-06-23 Alan bailey

Giles, Johnny Johnny is also Senior Soccer Analyst on RTE Television, alongside the likes of Eamonn Dunphy, Liam Brady, Ronnie Whelan, Trevor Steven and Didi Hamann.

Giles, Johnny In all the years watching Baggies, in my opinion, I`ve never seen anyone better than Johnny Giles. It`s said that he had Bill Shankley (who had by then retired) was sitting in the stands and helping him as get up to Scotland and buy that Willy Johnson Maybe it`s why his second spell as manager was not so succesfull...Shanks had died by then.

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