BRIAN GREENHOFF was signed as a junior by Manchester United in 1968. He made 268 appearances for the club scoring 17 goals. He won a Second Division championship medal in 1974-75 and an FA Cup winner’s medal in 1976-77. He also appeared in the 1976 FA Cup Final and was on the bench for the 1979 Final.
Brian moved to Leeds United in 1979 for £350,000. He went on to make 72 appearances and score one goal at Elland Road before retiring from the English game.Following stints in South Africa and Finland, Brian made a brief comeback as a player-coach alongside his brother Jimmy at Rochdale in 1983 before retiring permanently.
Brian was capped by England 18 times and England B once.Now retired, Brian lives in Rochdale and enjoys cooking, watching Manchester United and spending time with his wife Maureen and his three sons.
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by Brian Greenhoff
One of the last youngsters scouted by Matt Busby, Brian Greenhoff joined the newly crowned European champions just weeks after their emotional Wembley triumph in 1968. He went on to make 268 appearances for the club scoring 17 goals winning a Second Division championship medal in 1974-75 and an FA Cup winner’s medal in 1976-77.
"GREENHOFF!" is the story of one of United's best loved sons.
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