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Eddie Lewis

Eddie Lewis

Clubs played for: Manchester United, Preston North End, West Ham United, Leyton Orient. (1952-1963)

Born: 1935

Birthplace: Manchester

Position: Centre-forward Full-back

Biography: Scored on his debut for United against WBA in November 1952 and ended the season with 9 goals from 11 games. But the arrival of Tommy Taylor from Barnsley saw his first team chances almost dry up and he was sold to Preston for £10,000, despite his impressive start to his Old Trafford career. Has coached in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa where he has been living and working since 1972. Works as a pundit for the Super Sport channel and PA Sports, he was also a technical advisor to Moroka Swallows in 2007.

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