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Allison, Malcolm Alexander (1927–2010), footballer, football coach, and football manager  

Neil Carter

Allison, Malcolm Alexander (1927–2010), footballer, football coach, and football manager, was born on 5 September 1927 at Summerhill, Oakfield Lane, Dartford, Kent, the eldest in the family of four sons and one daughter of Archibald Allison (1907–1974), electrical engineer, and his wife, Doris Myrtle, ...

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Allison, Malcolm Alexander (1927–2010)  

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Malcolm Alexander Allison (1927–2010) by unknown photographer, 1973 [managing Crystal Palace, pictured with squad for the 1973-4 season] © Popperfoto / Getty Images

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Armfield, James Christopher [Jimmy] (1935–2018), footballer, football manager, and broadcaster  

Dilwyn Porter

Armfield, James Christopher [Jimmy] (1935–2018), footballer, football manager, and broadcaster, was born on 21 September 1935 at 16 Marina Avenue, Denton, Lancashire (5 miles east of Manchester), the only child of Christopher Armfield (1904–1980), a grocer, and his wife, ...

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Armfield, James Christopher [Jimmy] (1935–2018)  

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Jimmy Armfield (1935–2018), by W&H Talbot Archive, 1963

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Bremner, William John (1942–1997)  

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William John Bremner (1942–1997) by unknown photographer, 1965 Getty Images

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Bremner, William John [Billy] (1942–1997), footballer and football manager  

Dave Russell

Bremner, William John [Billy] (1942–1997), footballer and football manager, was born in Stirling on 9 December 1942, and was adopted by James Lobban Bremner, a coalman, and his wife, Bridget Bessie Newlands, on 18 February 1943. He was educated locally at Catholic schools: ...

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Burns, Thomas [Tommy] (1956–2008), footballer and football manager  

Joseph M. Bradley

Burns, Thomas [Tommy] (1956–2008), footballer and football manager, was born on 16 December 1956 at 43 Soho Street, Calton, in a tenement building in Glasgow's east end, the second of three children of Thomas Burns, steel erector, and his wife, Margaret, née McInnes...

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Busby, Sir Matthew (1909–1994)  

Maker: Sefton Samuels

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Sir Matthew Busby (1909–1994) by Sefton Samuels, 1969 © Sefton Samuels / National Portrait Gallery, London

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Busby, Sir Matthew [Matt] (1909–1994), football manager  

Tony Mason

Busby, Sir Matthew [Matt] (1909–1994), football manager, was born on 26 May 1909 at 28 Old Arbiston, one of thirty-two two-room cottages near Bellshill, Lanarkshire. He was the eldest child of Alexander Busby, a coalminer, and his wife, Helen Greer. It was a hard life made harder when his father was killed at the battle of ...

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Carey, John Joseph (1919–1995), footballer and football manager  

Mike Cronin

Carey, John Joseph (1919–1995), footballer and football manager, was born on 23 February 1919 at 4 Adelaide Place, Lower Baggot Street, Dublin, the son of John Carey, van driver, and his wife, Sarah, née Byrne. He left Ireland at the age of seventeen when he was transferred by his ...

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Chapman, Herbert, football manager (1878–1934)  

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Chapman, Herbert, football manager (1878–1934)

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Chapman, Herbert (1878–1934), football manager  

Tony Mason

Chapman, Herbert (1878–1934), football manager, was born on 19 January 1878 at 17 Kiveton Wales, Kiveton Park, Yorkshire, a small mining village between Worksop and Sheffield. His father, John, was a coalminer who with his wife, Emma Haynes, had five other sons and one daughter. ...

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Clough, Brian Howard (1935–2004), footballer and football manager  

Tony Mason

Clough, Brian Howard (1935–2004), footballer and football manager, was born on 21 March 1935 at 11 Valley Road, Middlesbrough, the sixth of the nine children of Joseph Clough and his wife, Sarah, née Hunter. His father worked as a sugar boiler in a local sweet factory and it was his mother who was the focus of family life. ...

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Clough, Brian Howard (1935–2004)  

Maker: Mike Brett

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Brian Howard Clough (1935–2004) by Mike Brett, 1980 [centre, with Peter Taylor] PA Photos

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Cullis, Stanley [Stan] (1916–2001), footballer and football manager  

Neil Carter

Cullis, Stanley [Stan] (1916–2001), footballer and football manager, was born on 25 October 1916 at 58 Oldfield Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, the youngest in the family of five boys and five girls of William Cullis, a pipe-fitter, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Walters...

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Gore, Sylvia Margaret (1944–2016)  

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Sylvia Gore (1944–2016), by unknown photographer, c.1972

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Gore, Sylvia Margaret (1944–2016), footballer, football coach, and football manager  

Fiona I. Skillen

Gore, Sylvia Margaret (1944–2016), footballer, football coach, and football manager, was born on 25 November 1944 at the County Hospital in Whiston, Prescot, Lancashire, the daughter of John Gore, machine operator, and his wife Eileen, née Nash. At the time of her birth registration her parents lived at ...

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Greenwood, Ronald [Ron] (1921–2006), footballer and football manager  

Tony Mason

Greenwood, Ronald [Ron] (1921–2006), footballer and football manager, was born on 11 November 1921 at 15 Lennox Street, Worsthorne, near Burnley, Lancashire, the son of Sam Greenwood, cotton weaver, and later painter and decorator, and his wife, Margaret, née Holden, who also worked in a local cotton mill. He would later recall his own introduction to the world of work, helping on local farms and on a milk round wearing leather-topped clogs with wooden soles. Well-paid jobs were not easy to come by in ...

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Hardwick, George Francis Moutrey (1920–2004), footballer  

Keith Gregson

Hardwick, George Francis Moutrey (1920–2004), footballer, was born on 2 February 1920 at 8 Garnet Street, Saltburn, in the North Riding of Yorkshire, the son of Francis Andrew Hardwick, electrician, and his wife, Doris, née Moutrey. His mother worked at one time as a schoolmistress. ...

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Mackay, David Craig (Dave) (1934–2015), professional footballer and manager  

Matthew Taylor

Mackay, David Craig (Dave) (1934–2015), professional footballer and manager, was born on 14 November 1934 at 56 Montpelier Park, Edinburgh, the second of four sons of Thomas White Mackay, a linotype operator at The Scotsman newspaper, and his wife, Catherine Murray, ...