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Bill Foulkes

Personal information
Full nameWilliam Anthony Foulkes
Date of birth5 January 1932(age 84)
Place of birthSt Helens, England
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionCentre back

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William Anthony Foulkes (born 5 January 1932) is a former English footballer who played for Manchester United in the Busby Babes teams of the 1950s, and also in the 1960s. His favoured position was centre back. For Manchester United, he played 679 games, third to Ryan Giggs and Sir Bobby Charlton, he also made 3 appearances as a substitute. He also started in every single United game in the seasons 1957 58, 1959 60, 1963 64 and 1964 65. He scored a total of 9 goals in his 18 seasons at United and helped the club win four First Division titles, one FA Cup and one European Cup. Despite this, he was capped only once for England in 1955.


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