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Matt Busby
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Personal information
Full name Sir Alexander Matthew Busby
Date of birth (1909-05-26)26 May 1909
Place of birth Bellshill, Scotland
Date of death 20 January 1994(1994-01-20) (aged 84)
Playing position Midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928-1936
1936-1939
Manchester City
Liverpool
National team
1933 Scotland
Teams managed
1945-1969
1948
1958
1970-1971
Manchester United
United Kingdom
Scotland
Manchester United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Matt Busby was a Scottish footballer. He has played for Scotland national team.

Club career statistics

Club performance League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup Total
1928-29 Manchester City First Division 0 0 - 0 0
1929-30 11 3 1 2 12 5
1930-31 20 0 1 0 21 0
1931-32 41 1 5 0 46 1
1932-33 39 1 7 1 46 2
1933-34 39 4 8 0 47 4
1934-35 35 1 1 0 36 1
1935-36 19 1 1 0 20 1
1935-36 Liverpool First Division 11 1 - 11 1
1936-37 29 1 1 0 30 1
1937-38 33 0 3 0 36 0
1938-39 42 1 3 0 45 1
1939-40 3 0 - 3 0
Country England 322 14 31 3 353 17
Total 322 14 31 3 353 17

International career statistics

Scotland national team
Year Apps Goals
1933 1 0
Total 1 0



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