Paddy Crerand

Paddy-Crerand1939 – 

A tenacious midfielder, excelling both in tackling and passing, Pat Crerand started off his career with Duntocher Hibs in 1956 before transferring to boyhood heroes Celtic the following year. After six seasons and 120 games with the Parkhead club, Matt Busby brought him south to Manchester United in 1963. Paddy was an influential presence in a team that boasted Law, Charlton and Best. The Old Trafford side would win the League Championship in 1965 and 1967 and the FA Cup in 1963. The biggest prize of all, the European Cup, was won by United in 1968. Crerand won 16 caps for Scotland, and played in the 2-0 Hampden win over England in 1962. He retired in 1971 having amassed an impressive 401 games with Manchester United, ensuring his place as an Old Trafford legend.