We catch up with Leeds United’s 1986-87 nearly men

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BILLY BREM­NER, was the heart­beat of the Don Re­vie side which is still the most suc­cess­ful in the his­tory of Leeds United. They won al­most ev­ery tro­phy avail­able. man­aged Har­ro­gate Town and then FC Hal­i­fax Town un­til 2015, when he took charge of Gateshead. 8. Alan Sut­ton (physio): Spent more than 25 years at El­land Road un­til re­tir­ing in 2014. 9. Peter Gunby (coach): A for­mer elec­tri­cian, who joined Leeds from Hud­der­s­field and then worked part time for lo­cal clubs un­til re­tir­ing. 10. Bobby McDon­ald: Left-back who went into coach­ing be­fore start­ing his own com­pany, Academies of Foot­ball. Now an academy coach at Hearts. 11. Peter Had­dock: De­fender who lives in Seaton Sluice, Northum­ber­land has owned a baker’s, worked as a post­man and a courier. 12. Scott Sel­lars: Mid­fielder who, af­ter stints on the coach­ing staff at Mans­field and Ch­ester­field, be­came academy man­ager at Manch­ester City and is now coach­ing at Wolves. 13. Ron­nie Sin­clair: Goal­keeper who held a num­ber of coach­ing po­si­tions at Stoke City un­til go­ing to work for As­ton Villa’s academy. 14. Nigel Thomp­son: Mid­fielder still liv­ing in his na­tive Leeds, work­ing as a post­man in the Wood­house area of the city. 15. Bren­dan Ormsby: De­fender who be­came a post­man in the Leeds area and coached at ju­nior and se­nior clubs in York­shire. 16. Dave Bent­ley (coach): Spent 19 years as com­mu­nity of­fi­cer at Mans­field and was then youth team boss at Ch­ester­field. 17. David Blakey (chief scout): The for­mer off-li­cence owner was as­so­ci­ated with Don­caster Rovers for many years af­ter leav­ing Leeds. He died in April 2014, aged 84. 18. Billy Brem­ner (man­ager): Was liv­ing in Don­caster when he died in De­cem­ber 1997, aged 54. He was in man­age­ment for 14 years be­fore leav­ing the game to be­come a colum­nist and af­ter­dinner speaker. 19. John Stiles: Mid­fielder and son of Nobby. Sold insurance be­fore go­ing into sports man­age­ment. He then joined the af­ter-din­ner cir­cuit as a speaker and co­me­dian. 20. Andy Ritchie: The striker man­aged Old­ham Athletic, Barns­ley and Hud­der­s­field be­fore work­ing as me­dia pun­dit for MUTV. 21. Bob Tay­lor: Striker and for­mer bin­man who started his own events com­pany and has done some free­lance coach­ing. 22. Micky Adams: Full-back who has held a num­ber of man­age­ment posts since 1996 and is cur­rently a con­sul­tant for Mi­das Sports Man­age­ment. 23. Rus­sell Doig: Winger who set­tled in the Leeds area and is work­ing as a taxi driver in the city. 24. John Sheri­dan: Mid­fielder who has spent over a decade in man­age­ment and is cur­rently in charge of Notts County. 25. Keith Ed­wards: Striker who was a lorry driver be­fore join­ing Can­cer Re­search UK. Later, he re­turned to driv­ing with Sh­effield In­stal­la­tions.

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