Rodney Bush

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Rodney Bush
Personal information
Full name Rodney Bush
Date of birth 16 April 1955
Place of birth East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1973 East London United
1973–1974 Dundee United[1] 1 (0)
1974–1975 Cape Town City
1976–1979 Wits University
1979 Arcadia Shepherds (loan)
1980 San Diego Sockers 31 (3)
1982–1985 Wits University
1986–1988 Moroka Swallows
1989–1990 Rangers Johannesburg
National team
1977 South Africa 1 (0)
Teams managed
1986– Moroka Swallows
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Rodney Bush is a South African former international footballer who played as a defender.



Bush played mostly in his native country for East London Celtic (he was born and bred in East London) and later Moroka Swallows but also had spells with Scottish side Dundee United and the San Diego Sockers of the North American Soccer League.[2] In his hey-day he was one of the best headers of the ball in South Africa.


Bush represented South Africa in 1977 versus Rhodesia. [3]


In 1986, Bush became the player manager of the Moroka Swallows.[4]


Moroka Swallows[edit]

  • John Player Special Knockout Cup (Runner-up): 1