Scottish footballer and manager
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About Matt Busby
Matt Busby was a legendary Scottish soccer player and coach who goes down in history as one of the greatest managers of all time. He’s the first manager to lead an English soccer team to win the European Cup. He’s widely remembered for his time as the head coach of Manchester United. During that period, he built one of the strongest teams in Europe which was labelled the “Busby Babes”.
He also managed the Great Britain, and Scotland national teams.
As a player, Busby was mostly used as a right midfielder or center forward Busby. He played for a number of teams in England including Manchester City, and Liverpool. He also represented the Scottish national team on numerous occasions.
- Alexander Busby
- Helen Busby
- Delia Anderson
- Helen Marshall
- Margaret McIlvaney
- Jimmy Mathie
- Katie Busby
Jean Busby (divorced in 1988)
- Sandy Busby
- Sheena Gibson
Throughout his career, he received many honors including:
- Knight Bachelor – (1968)
- Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) – (1958)
- PFA Merit Award – (1980)
He was named the 36th greatest managers of all time in 2013 by the World Soccer magazine.
Denny Hibs was his childhood soccer team.
He died as a result of a mild stroke.
He was a survivor of the 1958 Munich air disaster which claimed the lives of 23 soccer players and officials.
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F.A.Q. about Matt Busby
When is his birthday?
Matt Busby's birthday is on May 26, 1909.
In how many days is his birthday?
Matt's birthday is in 356 days
How old was Matt when he died?
He was 84 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 20, 1994.
How old would he be today?
Matt Busby would be 114 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Matt from?
He was born in Orbiston, Bellshill, Scotland.