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Brian McClair Biography

Brian McClair Manchester United coach, McClair Manchester United coach, Brian McClair Man United coach, Manchester United coach, manchester united, man utd, man united, manchster united, Brian McClair BiographyBrian John McClair is currently Manchester United's youth academy director. He born 8 December 1963, Bellshill, Scotland. He is a former Scottish international football player who played as a forward, notable for his near eleven-year spell at Manchester United, as well as important tenures at Scottish clubs Celtic and Motherwell. He was nicknamed "Choccy", as his last name rhymed with the delicacy "Chocolate Eclair".

McClair began his career with Aston Villa on leaving school in 1980, but left after one season (in which Villa were Football League champions) having never played a competitive game.He then returned to Scotland and signed for Motherwell scoring 15 league goals in two seasons.after play with Motherwell, He sign Celtic during four season.

He join Manchester United in July 1987. In 11 years at Old Trafford, he made a total of 468 appearances and scored 126 goals in all competitions. In later years, as his first team opportunities were reduced, McClair became somewhat of a cult hero at United due to his Choccy's Diary being published in the official Manchester United magazine.

In his first season for Manchester United he scored 24 league goals, becoming the first United player to surpass 20 league goals in one season since George Best in the 1967–68 season. He scored a total of 127 goals for United, the last two coming against Coventry City in a 4-0 away league win on 22 November 1995, although he made some 60 first team appearances over the next two and a half years (mostly as a substitute).

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