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MANCHESTER UNITED TRANSFERS
(1970-1979)
This page is a record of Manchester United's Transfers Market Activity from 1970-1979.
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TRANSFERS 1970
Arrival/Departure Portrait Player Name Nationality Details
Clive Griffiths Wales Signed Trainee: 07/1970
Bobby Noble England Retired from the game due to injury, 1970
Daniel "Don" Givens Republic Of Ireland Transferred to Luton Town, 04/1970, £15,000
Jimmy Ryan Scotland Transferred to Luton Town, 1970, £
Bill Foulkes England Retired from game 06/1970
Shay Brennan Republic Of Ireland Transferred to Waterford, 08/1970, £
TRANSFERS 1971
Arrival/Departure Portrait Player Name Nationality Details
Arnie Sidebottom England Signed trainee: 01/1971
Jimmy Nicholl  Northern Ireland Signed trainee: 11/1971
Nobby Stiles England Transferred to Middlesbrough, 05/1971, £20,000
Patrick Crerand Scotland Retired from game, 1971
TRANSFERS 1972
Arrival/Departure Portrait Player Name Nationality Details
Martin Buchan Scotland Transferred from: Aberdeen , 29/02/1972 , £125,000
 Ian Storey-Moore England Transferred from: Nottingham Forest, 03/1972, £200,000
Jimmy Kelly England Signed trainee: 04/1972
Arthur Albiston Scotland Signed trainee: 07/1972
Paul Bielby England Signed trainee: 07/1972
Wyn Davies Wales Transferred from: Manchester City, 09/1972, £60,000
David McCreery Northern Ireland Signed trainee: 11/1972
Ted MacDougall Scotland Transferred from: Bournemouth, 09/1972 , £194,445.00
Trevor Anderson Northern Ireland Transferred from: Portadown, 10/1972, £10,000
Alex Forsyth Scotland Transferred from: Partick Thistle ,12/1972, £100,000
George Graham Scotland Transferred from Arsenal, 12/1972, £120,000
Francis Burns Scotland Transferred to Southampton, 06/1972, £50,000
Alan Gowling England Transferred to Huddersfield Town, 06/1972, £60,000
John Aston Jnr England Transferred to Luton Town, 07/1972, £30,000
Ian Ure Scotland Transferred to St Mirren, 08/1972, £
Patrick Connaughton England Transferred to Sheffield United, 10/1972, £15,000
TRANSFERS 1973
Arrival/Departure Portrait Player Name Nationality Details
Jim Holton Scotland Transferred from: Shrewsbury Town, 01/1973, £84,444
Lou Macari Scotland Transferred from: Glasgow Celtic, 01/1973, £200,000
Mick Martin Republic Of Ireland Transferred from: Bohemians, 01/1973, £20,000
Gerry Daly Republic Of Ireland Transferred from: Bohemians, 04/1973, £20,000
George Buchan Scotland Transferred from: Aberdeen , 05/1973 , £
Paddy Roche Republic Of Ireland Transferred from: Dublin Shelbourne, 10/1973, £15,000
Stewart Houston Scotland Transferred from: Brentford, 12/1973, £55,000
Ian Donald Scotland Transferred to Partick Thistle, 01/1973, £
Carlo Sartori  Italy Transferred to Bologna, 01/1973, £50,000
Paul Edwards England Transferred to Oldham Athletic, 03/1973, £
Ted MacDougall Scotland Transferred to West Ham United, 03/1973, £
Willie Watson Scotland Contract cancelled 04/1973
Bobby Charlton England Retired from game 28/04/1973
Wyn Davies Wales Transferred to Blackpool, 06/1973, £
John Fitzpatrick Scotland Retired due to injury, 1973
Denis Law Scotland Transferred to Manchester City, 07/1973, £Free
Tony Dunne Republic Of Ireland Transferred to Bolton Wanderers, 08/1973, £Free
David Sadler England Transferred to Preston North End, 11/1973, £25,000
Ian Storey-Moore England Retired due to injury, 12/1973
TRANSFERS 1974
Arrival/Departure Portrait Player Name Nationality Details
Jim McCalliog Scotland Transferred from: Wolverhampton Wanderers, 03/1974, £
Tony Grimshaw England Signed trainee: 04/1974
Stuart Pearson England Transferred from: Hull City, 1974, £200,000
Steve Paterson Scotland Transferred from: Nairn County, 07/1974 , £
Ron Davies Wales Transferred from: Portsmouth, 11/1974, £43,000
George Best Northern Ireland Contract Cancelled 06/1974
George Buchan Scotland Transferred to Bury, 1973, £
Brian Kidd England Transferred to Arsenal, 08/1974, £110,000
Jimmy Rimmer England Transferred to Arsenal, 08/1974, £40,000
Trevor Anderson Northern Ireland Transferred to Swindon Town, 11/1974, £
George Graham Scotland Transferred to Portsmouth, 11/1974, £
TRANSFERS 1975
Arrival/Departure Portrait Player Name Nationality Details
Peter Coyne England Signed Trainee: 03/1975
Thomas Baldwin England Loaned from: Millwall, 01/1975
Steve Coppell England Transferred from: Tranmere Rovers, 12/1972, £60,000
Jonathan Clark Wales Signed Trainee: 03/1975
Mike Duxbury England Signed trainee: 05/1975
Thomas Jackson Northern Ireland Transferred from: Nottingham Forest, 07/1975 , £
Andy Ritchie England Signed Trainee: 10/1975
Gordon Hill England Transferred from: Millwall, 11/1975, £70,000
Jim McCalliog Scotland Transferred to Southampton, 07/1975, £
Thomas Baldwin England End of loan from Millwall, 02/1975
Ron Davies Wales Transferred to Arcadia Shepard's, 03/1975, £
Willie Morgan Scotland Transferred to Burnley, 06/1975, £
Paul Bielby England Transferred to Hartlepool United, 12/1975, £
Mick Martin Republic Of Ireland Transferred to West Bromwich Albion, 12/1975, £
TRANSFERS 1976
Arrival/Departure Portrait Player Name Nationality Details
Martyn Rogers England Signed trainee: 05/1976
Colin Waldron England Transferred from Burnley, 05/1976, £
Alan Foggon England Transferred from: Hartford Bi-Centenials, 07/1976, £40,000
Chris McGrath Northern Ireland Transferred from: Tottenham Hotspur, 10/1976, £30,000
Jimmy Greenhoff England Transferred from: Stoke City, 11/1976, £111,111
Steve James England Transferred to York City, 01/1976, £
Arnie Sidebottom England Transferred to Huddersfield Town, 01/1976, £
Clive Griffiths Wales Transferred to Chicago Sting, 04/1976, £
Alan Foggon England Transferred to Sunderland, 09/1976, £25,000
Anthony Young England Transferred to Charlton Athletic, 09/1976, £Free
Jim Holton Scotland Transferred to Sunderland, 10/1976, £64,000
TRANSFERS 1977
Arrival/Departure Portrait Player Name Nationality Details
Ashley Grimes Republic Of Ireland Transferred from: Bohemians, 1977, £27,777
Peter Coyne England Contract cancelled 03/1977
Gerry Daly Republic Of Ireland Transferred to Derby County, 03/1977, £188,888
Jimmy Kelly England Transferred to Chicago Sting, 04/1977, £
TRANSFERS 1978
Arrival/Departure Portrait Player Name Nationality Details
Gary Bailey England Signed Professional: 01/1978
Joe Jordan Scotland Transferred from: Leeds United, 04/01/1978, £350,000
Gordon McQueen Scotland Transferred from: Leeds United, 02/1978 , £495,000
Kevin Moran Republic Of Ireland Transferred from: Pegasus (Eire Gaelic), 02/1978, £
Alan Davies Signed trainee: 07/1978
Steve Pears England Signed trainee:  07/1978
Thomas Connell Northern Ireland Transferred from: Coleraine, 08/1978, £
Thomas Sloan Northern Ireland Transferred from: Ballymena United, 08/1978, £20,000
Mickey Thomas Transferred from: Wrexham, 11/1978, £333.333
Gordon Hill England Transferred to Derby County, 04/1978, £250,000
Colin Waldron England Transferred to Tulsa Roughnecks (USA), 04/1978, £
Thomas Jackson Northern Ireland Transferred to Waterford, 06/1978, £Free
Alex Forsyth Scotland Transferred to Glasgow Rangers, 08/1978, £
Jonathan Clark Wales Transferred to Derby County, 09/1978, £50,000
TRANSFERS 1979
Arrival/Departure Portrait Player Name Nationality Details
Scott McGarvey Scotland Signed trainee: 06/1979
Ray Wilkins England Transferred from: Chelsea, £777,777, 08/1979
Alex Stepney England Transferred to Dallas Tornados, 02/1979, £
Tony Grimshaw England Transferred to ?, 06/1979, £
Martyn Rogers England Transferred to Queens Park Rangers, 07/1979, £
Brian Greenhoff England Transferred to Leeds United, 08/1979, £350,000
David McCreery Northern Ireland Transferred to Queens Park Rangers, 08/1979, £200,000
Stuart Pearson England Transferred to West Ham United 08/1979, £220,000
 
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