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Viv Busby
Personal information
Full name Vivian Dennis Busby
Date of birth 19 June 1949 (1949-06-19) (age 60)
Place of birth    Slough, England
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Workington
(Assistant Manager)
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1966–1970
1970–1973
1971–1972
1973–1976
1976–1977
1977–1980
1980
1980–1981
1981–1982
1982–1983
Wycombe Wanderers
Luton Town
Newcastle United (loan)
Fulham
Norwich City
Stoke City
Sheffield United (loan)
Tulsa Roughnecks
Blackburn Rovers
York City
048 (19)
077 (16)
004 0(2)
118 (29)
022 (11)
050 0(9)
003 0(1)
019 0(1)
008 0(1)
019 0(4)   
Teams managed
1993
2004–2005
Hartlepool United
York City

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Vivian Dennis "Viv" Busby (born 19 June 1949) is an English former footballer and manager.

Contents

Playing career

Born in Slough, Berkshire, Busby started his playing career at Wycombe Wanderers in 1966. He couldn't hold down a regular place in their team despite his emmerging talent. He moved to Luton Town in January 1970.[1]

He played for the Fulham team beaten in the 1975 FA Cup Final, 2-0 by West Ham United. He is the older brother of former QPR midfielder Martyn Busby.[2]

Managerial career

Busby worked as a coach at York City between 1982 and 1987.[3] Busby became manager of Hartlepool United on 15 February 1993 and left the position on 24 November 1993.[1] Busby had been youth-team coach at Swindon Town, where he suffered a six-month battle against leukaemia.[4] He was named as assistant manager at York City in September 2004.[5] Busby was placed as caretaker manager at York City in November 2004 following the sacking of Chris Brass.[6] He left his position as caretaker manager at York City by mutual consent in February 2005.[7] Busby worked as Youth Academy Manager at Gretna,[8] but left after a change to the backroom staff.[9] He was appointed as assistant manager at Workington in September 2007.[9]

Personal life

He was married in Rotherham, South Yorkshire in November 2003.[10]

Managerial statistics

Team Nat From To Record
G W L D Win %
Hartlepool United England February 15, 1993 November 24, 1993 40 9 22 9 22.50
York City England November 8, 2004 February 11, 2005 14 4 8 2 28.57

References

  1. ^ a b "Viv Busby". Chairboys. http://www.chairboys.ndirect.co.uk/players/busby_viv.htm. Retrieved 2007-07-22. 
  2. ^ Jarred, Martin; & Windross, Dave (1997). "Football League Players". Citizens and Minstermen, A Who's Who of York City FC 1922-1997. Citizen Publications. p. 19. ISBN 0953100502. 
  3. ^ "Busby returns to Mintermen". Non-League Daily. 2004-09-17. http://www.nonleaguedaily.com/news/index.php?newsmode=FULL&nid=20518. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  4. ^ "Busby gets Swindon boost". BBC Sport. 2001-02-01. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/swindon_town/1148738.stm. Retrieved 2007-07-22. 
  5. ^ "Busby handed York post". BBC Sport. 2004-09-17. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/y/york_city/3665598.stm. Retrieved 2007-05-22. 
  6. ^ "Debate: Brass sacked". BBC North Yorkshire. 2004-11-10. http://www.bbc.co.uk/northyorkshire/sport/2004/11/08/brass.shtml. Retrieved 2007-05-22. 
  7. ^ "Viv Busby leaves York City". BBC North Yorkshire. 2005-02-10. http://www.bbc.co.uk/northyorkshire/sport/2005/02/10/busby.shtml. Retrieved 2007-05-22. 
  8. ^ "Youth Team". Gretna F.C.. http://www.gretnafootballclub.co.uk/squad/youth/. Retrieved 2007-05-22. 
  9. ^ a b "Viv Busby teams up with Dazza at Reds". News & Star. 2007-09-13. http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/sport/viewarticle.aspx?id=541947. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  10. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. http://www.findmypast.com/post84BMDSearchStart.action?redef=0&searchType=B. Retrieved 2010-03-12. 

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Viv Busby
Personal information
Full nameVivian Dennis Busby
Date of birth19 June 1949 (1949-06-19) (age 61)
Place of birthSlough, England
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubWorkington
(Assistant Manager)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1966–1970Wycombe Wanderers48(19)
1970–1973Luton Town77(16)
1971–1972Newcastle United (loan)4(2)
1973–1976Fulham118(29)
1976–1977Norwich City22(11)
1977–1980Stoke City50(9)
1980Sheffield United (loan)3(1)
1980–1981Tulsa Roughnecks19(1)
1981–1982Blackburn Rovers8(1)
1982–1983York City19(4)
Total368(93)
Teams managed
1993Hartlepool United
2004–2005York City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Vivian Dennis "Viv" Busby (born 19 June 1949) is an English former footballer and manager.

Contents

Playing career

Born in Slough, Berkshire, Busby started his playing career at Wycombe Wanderers in 1966. He couldn't hold down a regular place in their team despite his emmerging talent. He moved to Luton Town in January 1970.[1]

He played for the Fulham team beaten in the 1975 FA Cup Final, 2-0 by West Ham United. He is the older brother of former QPR midfielder Martyn Busby.[2]

Managerial career

Busby worked as a coach at York City between 1982 and 1987.[3] Busby became manager of Hartlepool United on 15 February 1993 and left the position on 24 November 1993.[1] Busby had been youth-team coach at Swindon Town, where he suffered a six-month battle against leukaemia.[4] He was named as assistant manager at York City in September 2004.[5] Busby was placed as caretaker manager at York City in November 2004 following the sacking of Chris Brass.[6] He left his position as caretaker manager at York City by mutual consent in February 2005.[7] Busby worked as Youth Academy Manager at Gretna,[8] but left after a change to the backroom staff.[9] He was appointed as assistant manager at Workington in September 2007.[9]

Personal life

He was married in Rotherham, South Yorkshire in November 2003.[10]

Managerial statistics

Team Nat From To Record
GWLDWin %
Hartlepool United February 15, 1993 November 24, 1993 40922922.50
York City November 8, 2004 February 11, 2005 1448228.57

References

  1. ^ a b "Viv Busby". Chairboys. http://www.chairboys.ndirect.co.uk/players/busby_viv.htm. Retrieved 2007-07-22. 
  2. ^ Jarred, Martin; & Windross, Dave (1997). "Football League Players". Citizens and Minstermen, A Who's Who of York City FC 1922-1997. Citizen Publications. p. 19. ISBN 0953100502. 
  3. ^ "Busby returns to Mintermen". Non-League Daily. 2004-09-17. http://www.nonleaguedaily.com/news/index.php?newsmode=FULL&nid=20518. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  4. ^ "Busby gets Swindon boost". BBC Sport. 2001-02-01. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/s/swindon_town/1148738.stm. Retrieved 2007-07-22. 
  5. ^ "Busby handed York post". BBC Sport. 2004-09-17. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/y/york_city/3665598.stm. Retrieved 2007-05-22. 
  6. ^ "Debate: Brass sacked". BBC North Yorkshire. 2004-11-10. http://www.bbc.co.uk/northyorkshire/sport/2004/11/08/brass.shtml. Retrieved 2007-05-22. 
  7. ^ "Viv Busby leaves York City". BBC North Yorkshire. 2005-02-10. http://www.bbc.co.uk/northyorkshire/sport/2005/02/10/busby.shtml. Retrieved 2007-05-22. 
  8. ^ "Youth Team". Gretna F.C.. Archived from the original on 2007-05-19. http://web.archive.org/web/20070519025022/http://www.gretnafootballclub.co.uk/squad/youth/. Retrieved 2007-05-22. 
  9. ^ a b "Viv Busby teams up with Dazza at Reds". News & Star. 2007-09-13. http://www.newsandstar.co.uk/sport/viewarticle.aspx?id=541947. Retrieved 2007-09-13. [dead link]
  10. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. http://www.findmypast.com/post84BMDSearchStart.action?redef=0&searchType=B. Retrieved 2010-03-12. 

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