Date: 12th January 2016 at 1:30pm
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A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

b>Name – James Greenhoff

Date of Birth – 19th June 1946

Place of Birth – Barnsley, England

Position – Forward

Youth career
1961-1963 – Leeds United

Senior career
1963-1968 – Leeds United
1968-1969 – Birmingham City
1969-1976 – Stoke City
1976-1980 – Manchester United
1980-1981 – Crewe Alexandra
1981 – Toronto Blizzard
1981-1983 – Port Vale
1983-1984 – Rochdale

International Career
1968-1976 – England U23

Teams managed
1983-1984 – Rochdale (player-manager)

Interesting Facts
1 – Greenhoff made almost 600 appearances in English league football.

2 – He is known as the greatest English player to never play for England, as although he received five caps, he never played for the full side.

3 – Whilst playing for Manchester United, he won both the Charity Shield and FA Cup in 1977.

4 – Greenhoff was able to play with both of his feet, and was known for his dangerous runs into the penalty box of the opposition.