Brian Green (footballer)

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Brian Green
Personal information
Full name Brian Geoffrey Green
Date of birth (1935-06-05)5 June 1935
Place of birth Droylsden, England
Date of death 14 August 2012(2012-08-14) (aged 77)[1]
Place of death Rochdale, England
Playing position Centre Forward
Youth career
1953–1954 Haggate Lads
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1958 Rochdale 46 (8)
1958–1959 Southport 20 (7)
1959–1960 Colwyn Bay
1960–1961 Barrow 3 (0)
1961–1962 Altrincham 22 (7)
1962–1963 Exeter City 9 (1)
1963 Chesterfield 2 (0)
1963 Mossley
1964 Sydney Prague
Teams managed
1975–1976 Australia
1976–1977 Rochdale
1980–1982 Bryne
1986–1987 Start
1989, 1991 Egersunds
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Brian Geoffrey Green (5 June 1935 – 14 August 2012) is a former football coach and player. As a player he competed in the Football League as a forward in the 1950s and 1960s for Rochdale, Southport, Barrow, Exeter City and Chesterfield.[2]

Green was later coach of the Australian national football team in 1975 and 1976.[3] Green coached in Norway with Bryne from 1980 to 1982,[4] and with Start in 1986–87.[5] He later also managed Egersunds in division four in two seasons, 1989 and 1991.

He also had a spell as a coach in Leeds United.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former manager dies aged 77". Fansnetwork.co.uk. 14 August 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Football League Career Stats at Neil Brown
  3. ^ Stats "Australian player database - GR". Oz Football. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Brynes Trenere gjennom tidene". Bryne Magasinet (in Norwegian): 22. February 2011. Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Historisk oversikt: Trenere" at the Wayback Machine (archived October 4, 2012) (in Norwegian). IK Start. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Complete A-Z of players 1919-2010: Gabrielson to Gurney". Mossley A.F.C. Retrieved 17 February 2010.