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Viv Busby

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Original Name
Vivian Dennis Busby
Birth
Slough, Slough Borough, Berkshire, England
Death
8 May 2024 (aged 74)
Burial
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Professional Footballer and Manager. Born in Slough, Buckinghamshire, he began his career at Wycombe Wanderers in 1966 before transferring to Luton Town in January 1970. He excelled at Luton, contributing significantly to the team's promotion to the Second Division in 1969–70. Busby went on to play for several clubs, including Fulham, Norwich City, Stoke City, Sheffield United, and Blackburn Rovers. His most prolific period was with Fulham, where he scored 38 goals in 155 matches and helped the team reach the FA Cup final in 1975. After his playing career, Busby transitioned into coaching and management. He worked as a coach at York City from 1982 to 1987 and then as first team coach at Sunderland AFC under Denis Smith from 1987 to 1991. Busby held managerial positions at Hartlepool United and served as assistant manager at several clubs, including York City and Workington. His coaching career also included roles at Swindon Town and Gretna. Busby's involvement in football extended to youth development, with a role as Youth Academy Manager at Gretna. Busby's personal life was marked by his relationship with his younger brother, Martyn Busby, a former Queens Park Rangers midfielder.

Professional Footballer and Manager. Born in Slough, Buckinghamshire, he began his career at Wycombe Wanderers in 1966 before transferring to Luton Town in January 1970. He excelled at Luton, contributing significantly to the team's promotion to the Second Division in 1969–70. Busby went on to play for several clubs, including Fulham, Norwich City, Stoke City, Sheffield United, and Blackburn Rovers. His most prolific period was with Fulham, where he scored 38 goals in 155 matches and helped the team reach the FA Cup final in 1975. After his playing career, Busby transitioned into coaching and management. He worked as a coach at York City from 1982 to 1987 and then as first team coach at Sunderland AFC under Denis Smith from 1987 to 1991. Busby held managerial positions at Hartlepool United and served as assistant manager at several clubs, including York City and Workington. His coaching career also included roles at Swindon Town and Gretna. Busby's involvement in football extended to youth development, with a role as Youth Academy Manager at Gretna. Busby's personal life was marked by his relationship with his younger brother, Martyn Busby, a former Queens Park Rangers midfielder.

Bio by: Shubham


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  • Originally Created by: Shubham
  • Added: May 9, 2024
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/270123617/viv-busby: accessed ), memorial page for Viv Busby (19 Jun 1949–8 May 2024), Find a Grave Memorial ID 270123617; Burial Details Unknown; Maintained by Find a Grave.