Norman Whiteside

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Norman Whiteside
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Surname Norman Whiteside
birthday May 7, 1965
place of birth BelfastNorthern Ireland
size 188 cm
position Midfield / striker
Years station
1978-1982 Manchester United
Years station Games (goals) 1
1982-1989 Manchester United 206 (47)
1989-1991 Everton FC 29 0(9)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
Northern Ireland pupil 8 0(?)
Northern Ireland Youth
1989 Northern Ireland U23 1 0(0)
1982-1989 Northern Ireland 38 0(9)
1 Only league games are given.

Norman Whiteside (born May 7, 1965 in Belfast ) is a former Northern Irish football player .

Player career

Manchester United (1982-1989)

Norman Whiteside made his debut for Manchester United on April 24, 1982 at the age of 16 . In the league cup final in 1983 , the 17-year-old took the lead for his team, but lost the final 2-1 after extra time against Liverpool . Two months later, he and his team won the FA Cup 1982/83 and also scored a goal in the decisive replay (2-2 nV and 4-0 against Brighton & Hove Albion). In the European Cup Winners' Cup 1983/84 United moved into the semi-finals, but failed there with 1: 1 and 1: 2 to Juventus Turin . Whiteside celebrated another success in the FA Cup 1984/85 when he scored the golden goal for his team in the final against Everton in the 110th minute . His best league placement he reached in the Football League First Division 1987/88 by winning the runner-up behind Liverpool FC.

Everton FC (1989-1991)

In 1989 he moved to Everton and scored nine goals in 27 league games in the 1989/90 season. After only two games in 1990/91, Norman Whiteside had to end his career in 1991 at the age of 26 due to a knee injury.

Northern Ireland National Team (1982-1989)

In 1982, at the age of 17 years and 41 days, he was the youngest player ever to take part in a soccer World Cup in Spain . This was followed by participation in the World Cup in Mexico in 1986 .

titles and achievements

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. The "young and wild" and the "old hands" of the World Cup. Süddeutsche Zeitung , June 9, 2014, accessed on August 7, 2020 .