Michael Forsyth (footballer)
|Full name||Michael Eric Forsyth|
|Date of birth||20 March 1966|
|Place of birth||Liverpool, England|
|Height||6 ft (183 cm)|
|1983–1986||West Bromwich Albion||29||(1)|
|1996–1996||→ Hereford United (loan)||11||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Forsyth started his playing career at West Brom after joining as an apprentice at 17, making his debut against Arsenal at Highbury, marking Tony Woodcock and Charlie Nicholas. West Bromwich Albion F.C. won 1 nil. He then moved to Derby County in 1986 for £25,000 where he spent most of his career. Including a spell that saw him win the Jack Stamps Trophy in the 1987–88 season. Subsequent moves to Notts County for £200,000, (including a loan spell at Hereford), Wycombe Wanderers and Burton Albion saw him play out his career. He is currently on the Derby County Academy training staff under the management of Nigel Clough, a position he has held since April 2009.
Forsyth's cousin is the British singer-songwriter, Ian McNabb. Forsyth has been married once with two children from the same marriage, Samuel and Daniela.
- Derby County Player of the Year winner: 1988
|Awards and achievements|
|Derby County Player of the Year