Date: 3rd December 2015 at 6:37pm
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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.

Name – Samuel Baxter McIlroy

Date of Birth – 2nd August 1954

Place of Birth – Belfast, Northern Ireland

Position – Midfielder

Youth career
1969-1971 – Manchester United

Senior career
1971-1982 – Manchester United
1982-1985 – Stoke City
1985-1986 – Manchester City
1986 – Ȍrgyte
1986-1989 – Bury
1988 – Admira Wacker (loan)
1989-1991 – Preston North End
1991-1993 – Northwich Victoria

International Career
1972-1987 – Northern Ireland

Teams managed
1992-1993 – Northwich Victoria
1993-2000 – Macclesfield Town
2000-2003 – Northern Ireland
2003-2004 – Stockport County
2005-2011 – Morecambe

Interesting Facts
1 – McIlroy made his Manchester United debut against Manchester City in 1971, scoring in the 3-3 draw.

2 – McIlroy won an FA Cup medal in 1977 and a runner`s up medal the following year.

3 – McIlroy made a total of 419 appearances for Manchester United and scored 71 goals.

4 – McIlroy transferred to Stoke City in 1982 for a fee of £350,000.

5 – McIlroy earned a total of 88 caps for Northern Ireland, and scored 5 goals.