Bryan Robson, born Chester-le-Street, England, January 11, 1957. Bryan Robson had a remarkable success during his spell with Manchester United and occupies his very own position in the history of the club. A footballing institution, the midfielder also played 90 matches for England under managers Ron Greenwood, Bobby Robson, and Graham Taylor during an international career spanning eleven years.
Steve Bruce, born Corbridge, England, December 31, 1960. Steve Bruce played for Gillingham, Norwich City, Manchester United, Birmingham City, and Sheffield United in a footballing career spanning more than two decades. During his nine-year stay at Old Trafford, he won the Premier League, the FA Cup, the League Cup, the FA Charity Shield, the European Cup Winners’ Cup, and the European Super Cup.
Thomas Patrick O’Neil, born St Helens, England, October 25, 1952. Merseysider Tommy O´Neil agreed to his first professional contract with Manchester United in November 1969 and went on to clock up 68 outings in all competitions for the club before he was transferred to Southport in August 1973.
Dimitar Ivanov Berbatov, born Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, January 30, 1981. Dimitar Berbatov scored 48 goals in 108 Premiership appearances during a successful four-year stay at Old Trafford. While with Manchester United, he won the English Premier League in 2009-10 and 2010-11, the Football League Cup in 2010, the FA Community Shield in 2010 and 2011, as well as the FIFA Club World Cup in 2008.
Steven Robert James, born Coseley, England, November 29, 1949. Steve James started his career as an apprentice with Manchester United in July 1965 and signed his first professional contract with the club in December the following year. A dedicated and wholehearted defender, he would spend over ten years at Old Trafford before he went on to play for York City, Kidderminster Harriers, and Tipton Town.
Peter Davenport, born Birkenhead, March 24, 1961. Peter Davenport appeared for a number of clubs during his soccer career, including Nottingham Forest, Manchester United, Sunderland, Airdrieonians, St Johnstone, Stockport County, and Macclesfield Town.
Manchester United Factsbook Feature: Peter David Coyne, born Manchester, England, November 13, 1958. Mancunian Peter Coyne joined Manchester United straight from school as a trainee in March 1975 and earned himself a professional contract at his home town club in November the same year.
Paul Emerson Carlyle Ince, born London, England, October 21, 1967. An adventurous midfield playmaker, Paul Ince appeared for several clubs during his career, including West Ham United, Manchester United, Internazionale, Liverpool, Middlesbrough, and Wolves.
Jesper Olsen, born Faxe, Denmark, March 20, 1961. Jesper Olsen started his playing days at Nastved Boldklub before he left for Eredivisie side Ajax of Amsterdam in the summer of 1981. Impressed by the free flowing flanker, Manchester United boss Ron Atkinson decided to buy him for a transfer fee of £350,000 at the beginning of the 1984-85 season.
Ralph Milne, born Dundee, Scotland, May 13, 1961. Dundonian Ralph Milne, who could play either as an attacking midfielder or a flank forward, kick-started his professional footballing career at local side Dundee United before he proceeded to play for Charlton Athletic, Bristol City, Manchester United, West Ham United, and then finally Sing Tao SC.