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  www.manutdzone.com: Brian McClair: A career profile with pictures of United's top striker in the 80's and 90s'
Brian McClair was an instant success at Old Trafford which, after previous failures like Gary Birtles, had gained a reputation for being a striker's grave yard.
Brian was also a full international and was a part of the Scotland squad which went to the European Championships in Sweden in 1992.
In his playing career, Brian McClair's biggest contribution was probably that he was able to lay to rest claims that high profile strikers were doomed to fail at United.
www.manutdzone.com /legends/BrianMcClair.htm   (518 words)

  
 Brian McClair - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
McClair became somewhat of a cult hero at United due to his 'Choccy's Diary' being published in 'Manchester United' magazine.
Brian McClair was the main striker for United during his first season, and then partnered Mark Hughes when he returned from Barcelona, but switched to midfield when Éric Cantona joined United in November 1992.
McClair returned to the south of the border in December 1998 to become Brian Kidd's assistant at Blackburn Rovers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brian_McClair   (754 words)

  
 Brian McClair
Every season Brian McClair is tipped to be dropped from the United squad but every season the former Celtic utility man proves them all wrong to appear again.
Airdrie born McClair is a Scottish International and although not rated for his goalscoring prowess in 1988 became first United player since George Best to score 20 League goals in a season and even grabbed one in the 1994 FA Cup Final victory over Chelsea.
McClair left university for life as a professional footballer but failed to make the grade with his first club Aston Villa.
hjem.get2net.dk /mufc/squad/13.htm   (160 words)

  
 BBC Sport | Sport Homepage | Football | Irish | McClair will open Milk Cup event
McClair turned out for the tournament in its 21st anniversary year in 2003 when he took a coaching session at the launch in Cultra, an event attended by both United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and England international defender Gary Neville.
A Scottish international, McClair was a part of the Scotland squad which went to the European Championships in Sweden in 1992.
Brian McClair was an instant success at Old Trafford and scored 24 goals in his first season becoming the first player since George Best to score over 20 League goals in one season.
news.bbc.co.uk /solpda/ukfs_sport/hi/newsid_4718000/4718155.stm   (492 words)

  
 English Football - Brian McClair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Brian John McClair (born December 8, 1963 in Bellshill, Scotland) is a former Scottish international soccer player, notable for his near eleven-year spell at Manchester United F.C., as well as important tenures at Scottish clubs Celtic F.C. and Motherwell F.C..
Brian McClair was the main striker for United during his first season, and then partnered Mark Hughes when he returned from Barcelona, but switched to midfield when Eric Cantona joined United in November 1992.
McClair now acts as Director of the Manchester United Youth Academy.
www.english-football.org.uk /managers/brian-mcclair   (685 words)

  
 The Scotsman - Sport - Football - Ferguson's survival instinct honed after timely chat with McClair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
IN EXPLAINING that he'd given him the idea, Brian McClair was not seeking the credit for Sir Alex Ferguson's actually rather tame attempt to turn the air blue on Sunday.
McClair and Ferguson had spoken with each other at the end of last week against a backdrop of countless newspaper thought-pieces which aimed to portray a club in meltdown and a manager who'd become unable to rely on even his own captain.
McClair, a keen student of his own career, mentioned to Ferguson that the club had come through more testing times, and reminded his mentor of one 13-match run without a win.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /football.cfm?id=2210062005   (895 words)

  
 Manchester United Portugal Fórum - MUP entrevista técnico Brian McClair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
O treinador da Equipa de Reservas 2, Brian McClair foi recentemente entrevistado pelo MUP.
Brian McClair está a fazer uma época fantástica estando a sua equipa neste momento no segundo lugar da Pontins League a apenas dois pontos do líder Aston Villa.
The problem we found was that it was too hot for football at that time of year so maybe a winter tournament might be more suitable.
www.manutdportugal.com /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=452   (1300 words)

  
 The Sun Online - Football: Arsenal are wobblers
United coach Brian McClair revealed the growing feeling at Old Trafford is the Gunners are not up to the job.
McClair, a striking legend in his playing days for the club, said: "In the space of eight days they could be out of two cups and in disarray in the league.
McClair added: "This is the sort of psychological edge you dare not give to the teams you must play.
www.thesun.co.uk /article/0,,2002390000-2003130685,00.html   (580 words)

  
 Celtic | McClair expects Celts to bounce back | The Bhoys | eleven-a-side.com
Former Celtic striker Brian McClair is confident that the current squad can not only overcome the disappointment of finishing last season trophy-less, but also become a stronger side under Martin O’Neill next season.
Despite Celtic’s excellent run in the Uefa Cup and a strong finish to their SPL campaign, Martin O’Neill’s side ended the season empty handed as old Foes Rangers claimed their 50th title while Porto defeated the Hoops in the Uefa Cup final.
McClair feels that their experiences this season will make them a much stronger force as they prepare to make a challenge in the Champions League qualifiers in August.
www.eleven-a-side.com /celtic/irish_soccer_detail.asp?newsid=5883   (334 words)

  
 Mcclair - new and used books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Brian McClair played for Manchester United for mor than a decade.
This is his caustic and witty view of life on the pitch (and on the bench) in the 1996/97 season when the Reds pushed for European honours.
A unique insight into everday life at one of the worlds biggest and best-supported football clubs during Brian McCLairs testimonial season.
www.isbn.pl /A-McClair   (439 words)

  
 Motherwell FC News - June 1998
The club have once again denied reports that Brian McClair and Pat Nevin are set to front a new management set-up at Fir Park once John Boyle takes over.
This is also unfair on Brian McClair and I am angry at the suggestion that he engineered his move here with an eye on moving into another role.
Le Havre AC Brian McClair has agreed to sign for Motherwell, and immediately becomes club captain.
www.motherwellfc.org /news/summer98.html   (1886 words)

  
 Brian McClair to join FC Antwerp? - RedCafe.net
In news from the Belgian front, Brian McClair is one of two remaining candidates to take the hotseat as Antwerp FC-Manager.
Antwerp are struggling very badly this season and McClair would be their third manager of the season and the fourth in 7 months.
Obviously the players have worked under McClaiar and so I think it would be excellent for both McClair - to get more experince as manager - and the players - who will learn a lot from him.
www.redcafe.net /showthread.php?p=622629   (1586 words)

  
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Reports suggest that Brian McClair is poised to join Brian Kidd at Blackburn Rovers.
Motherwell have granted their captain McClair permission to talk to Rovers about the vacant assistant manager's position.
And now he's using that experience to fill the void left by Brian Kidd.
members.tripod.com /NoSf3RAtu/Latest.html   (244 words)

  
 ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - Fergie calls for McClair as new coach
Sir Alex Ferguson plans to heal his rift with Brian McClair by offering the former Manchester United striker a coaching job.
But tensions have cooled in recent months and McClair has been working for United on an informal basis.
Long-serving coach Jimmy Ryan is expected to succeed McClaren as assistant manager, leaving McClair to fill in as first-team coach.
www.soccernet.com /england/news/2001/0613/20010613mufcmclair.html   (233 words)

  
 Youth Cup Preview - Manchester City || Euro 2004 - Unofficial Euro 2004 News and Views   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Youth boss Brian McClair has revealed that he is desperate for his team to beat City tonight, as the Red Devils aim to retain the trophy after last seasons success.
Manchester United take on arch-rivals Manchester City in the fourth round of the F.A Youth Cup this Tuesday evening, with Youth team boss Brian McClair ordering his side to do everything they can to advance to the next round of the well-respected competition.
However, McClair has told his team that the result is all that matters as the two Manchester sides so battle at Old Trafford tonight.
www.sportnetwork.net /main/s249/st42860.htm   (560 words)

  
 McClair Records Reserve Victory || manutdweb.com - Unofficial Manchester United News and Views
Brian McClair's first game in charge of Manchester United's Reserve team, albeit on a temporary basis, proved a very successful one as the Red Devils thumped Wovles 4-1.
McClair, a United legend, is likely to be made the full-time second-string manager in the next few weeks due to the departure of Ricky Sbragia to Bolton Wanderers yesterday.
Striking duo Giuseppe Rossi and Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, along with Lee Martin and David Fox, were on target at the New Bucks Head Stadium but took after half-time for the young Red Devils to secure the win.
www.sportnetwork.net /main/s237/st83293.htm?fromrss=1   (305 words)

  
 Huge UK Soccer Team Plans to Chip Players
It has also been considered by the medical profession in the United States so doctors can access information if a patient is unconscious.
First team coach and former Reds' player Brian McClair, wrote in a column for the official United magazine: "We are continuing to embrace technology in our quest to win trophies.
He said: "Brian McClair's column is known for being tongue-in-cheek and anyone who takes it seriously has less sense than I thought.
www.infowars.com /articles/bb/rfid_man_utd_plan_chip_players.htm   (307 words)

  
 4thegame.com Feature: BRIAN McCLAIR: DERBY DEFEAT IS A LESSON
Losing is never easy to take, especially when you've grown accustomed to winning, but losing a 'derby' game is even worse, and the United players will have to deal with that after their disappointment at Maine Road last week.
I think that came from a change in spirit and attitude that emerged from the previous defeat and the manager will be looking for the same kind of reaction from his side this time around.
Manchester United U19 coach Brian McClair was speaking to Alex Broadfoot
www.4thegame.com /wanadoo/features/feature/115180/.html   (637 words)

  
 Signed Manchester United Home Shirt 1994-96 Double-Winning Season
Manchester United Home Shirt 1994-96; Double-Winning Season 1996 – Signed by David Beckham, Paul Scholes and Brian McClair
Signed on the front by David Beckham, Paul Scholes and Brian McClair.
Signed by the players personally at a event to celebrate Manchester United's 'Double' in May 1996.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/shop/manchester-94-96-e.html   (112 words)

  
 Brian McClair, Paul Scholes, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United Collector Card Series 1997/98 Part 1 Manchester Utd ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Brian McClair, Paul Scholes, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United Collector Card Series 1997/98 Part 1 Manchester Utd Gdf Cartophily, cigarette cards, prints & advertising memorabilia
Brian McClair, Paul Scholes, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United Collector Card Series 1997/98 Part 1 Manchester Utd Brian McClair, Paul Scholes, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United Collector Card Series 1997/98 Part 1 Brian McClair, Paul Scholes, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester Utd
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www.gdfcartophily.co.uk /item.php/IID/285256388   (216 words)

  
 The Scotsman - Sport - Ferguson's survival instinct honed after timely chat with McClair   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Scotsman - Sport - Ferguson's survival instinct honed after timely chat with McClair
Ferguson's survival instinct honed after timely chat with McClair
Bad news for golfers: Woods says he's going to improve with age
thescotsman.scotsman.com /sport.cfm?id=2210062005   (948 words)

  
 Ananova - McClair impressed by Smith fightback
Stand-in reserve-team boss Brian McClair admits he has "nothing but admiration" for Manchester United striker Alan Smith.
The England international made his comeback from the horrific double leg break he suffered at Liverpool in February in a 7-2 second-string win at Preston on Monday night.
"Alan is an inspirational character and an example to all the young players at our club," said McClair.
www.ananova.com /sport/story/sm_1964330.html?menu=sport.topheadlines   (242 words)

  
 Sophies Blackburn Rovers Site
They won the Premiership in 1995 under the manager Kenny Dalglish.
Brian Kidd was assistant manager of Mancester United.
Manager : Brian Kidd Coach : Brian McClair
www.angelfire.com /ar/blackburn   (75 words)

  
 Soccer AM-Episode Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
-Brian McClair (ex Man Utd, Celtic and Motherwell)
Called Joanne, age 21, 5 foot 3, from Nottingham, supports Wolves
Brian McClair had a pop at the Cat too
members.aol.com /cowzegg/latest88.htm   (217 words)

  
 Celtic Quiz. - soccer24-7.com Forums
How many goals did Brian McClair score for Celtic?
Who was the first Celtic player to also manage the club?
Which club did Brian McClair join on leaving Celtic?
www.soccer24-7.com /forum/showthread.php?t=91962   (1806 words)

  
 Man Utd: Past and Present - Fun Facts, Questions, Answers, Information
He scored for Newcastle United, against Man Utd, in a 1-1 draw.
Brian McClair scored the fourth goal in 1994 F.A.Cup defeat of Chelsea, but who set it up?
Against whom did Ole Gunnar Solkjaer score his first league goal at Old Trafford?
www.funtrivia.com /en/subtopics/Man-Utd-Past-and-Present-26543.html   (211 words)

  
 Man Utd plan to chip players
_“He said: “Brian McClair’s column is known for being tongue-in-cheek and anyone who takes it seriously has less sense than I thought.”_
I love that part, Brian McClair has obviously blabbed his mouth & then United’s official spokesman has come out to talk down his information.
Rumour has it that United only want this technology so they can track which hooker Rooney is visiting at any given moment!
www.gnn.tv /forum/thread.php?id=17273   (616 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "Eric Cantona": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
the playful series of T-shirts which also includes the pithy statements of soccer legends Brian Clough, Danny Blanchflower, Bill Shankly, Eric Cantona and Pele,...
Mark Hughes, always one of football's greatest big-game players, proved as strong and reliable a target man as ever while Eric Cantona orchestrated all United's creativity with his own magic,...
Key Phrases in this book: Roy Keane, Manchester United, Alex Ferguson, Brian Clough, Champions League, European Cup, World Cup, footballing career, ligament damage, final whistle, yellow card, penalty area (See more)
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 Amazon.com: "Paul Ince": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
See all pages with references to Paul Ince.
Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, Steve Bruce, Gary Pallister, Paul Ince, Peter Schmeichel, Brian McClair, Denis Irwin and Mark Hughes.
Key Phrases in this book: Manchester United, Old Trafford, World Cup, Alex Ferguson, Brian Clough, Champions League, derby game, training pitch, club captain, senior players, international football, cup finals (See more)
www.amazon.com /phrase/Paul-Ince   (341 words)

  
 Alex Ferguson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cole 6.000.000 Took some time but will be a legend :))
McClair 850.000 One of his first signing's played for 12 years!
Bruce 825.000 Another one of his first signings club captain played 9 years.
olympia.fortunecity.com /manning/537/ferguson.html   (532 words)

  
 MANCHESTER UNITED GOALSCORER BRIAN McCLAIR CELEBRATES WITH THE RUMBELOWS TROPHY MANCHESTER UNITED V NOTTINGHAM FOREST
MANCHESTER UNITED GOALSCORER BRIAN McCLAIR CELEBRATES WITH THE RUMBELOWS TROPHY MANCHESTER UNITED V NOTTINGHAM FOREST - RUMBELOWS CUP FINAL - EMPICS Sports Photo Library
MANCHESTER UNITED GOALSCORER BRIAN McCLAIR CELEBRATES WITH THE RUMBELOWS TROPHY MANCHESTER UNITED V NOTTINGHAM FOREST
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