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Brian Greenhoff

Brian Greenhoff

Clubs played for: Manchester United, Leeds United, Rochdale. (1973-1983).

Born: 1953

Birthplace: Barnsley

Position: Centre-back

Biography: Although Brian was the younger of the two Greenhoff's to play for United, he actually signed the dotted line six years before his brother, Jimmy, joined the club. Originally a full back, he played most of his career as a central defender. He made his debut in an all action midfield alongside Sammy Mcllroy in an unsuccessful fight against relegation, but he helped the club bounce back and to win the Second Division title at the first attempt. A FA Cup winner against Liverpool in 1977, he was sold by Dave Sexton to Leeds United in 1979 for a fee of £350,000 after a string of injuries interrupted his career. After retiring, he lived in Rochdale and worked as a sales representative for a sports goods wholesalers, William Lindop Sports. Now retired and living in Spain.

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Greenhoff, Brian Unfortunately Brian Greenhoff died on May 22 2013.

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