LEGENDS PROFILE

Alex Stepney

Born : 18 Sep 1942
Signed : 01 Sep 1966
Debut : 17 Sept 1966 v Man City (H) League
Goals total : 2
Appearances total : 539
Position: : Goalkeeper
Left United : 01 Jun 1978  

so, than any of the goals scored by United in the final. For more than a decade Stepney proved a reliable, steady and efficient goalkeeper. He had excellent positional skills and during the club’s ill-fated 1973/74 campaign was even employed as the club penalty taker. ‘Big Al’, as he was known, remains the club’s top-scoring goalkeeper.

In all he won one First Division winners’ medal, an FA Cup, one Second Division medal, as well as that European Cup. He joined the NASL revolution in 1978 when he signed for Dallas Tornado, and later had spells as coach of Southampton, Exeter City and Manchester City. 

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