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Ian Greaves

Ian Greaves

Clubs played for: Manchester United, Lincoln City, Oldham Athletic. (1954-1962)

Born: 1932

Birthplace: Crompton, Lancashire

Position: Full-back

Biography: A Busby Babe, he replaced Bill Foulkes at right back for the closing stages of the 1955-1956 season and helped the club clinch the League title. He was also a member of the 1958 FA Cup losing side but a knee injury ended his Old Trafford career. He went into coaching before managing Bolton, Oxford and Mansfield. He scouted for both United before retiring. He sadly died after a long illness in January 2009 in Ainsworth, Bury aged 76.

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