ASTON, JOHN (jnr) 1964-72:

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Forward 64-72 5ft 9,5" 10st 12lbs b.Manchester,28th June 1947 Debut v Leicester (h) 12/4/65 Career: UNITED ground staff July 62 Apprentice June 63 pro July 64 Luton July 72 Mansfield Sept 77 Blackburn July 78-July 80 John Aston established himself with UNITED in the mid-sixties and whilst he lacked the charisma of some of his more celebrated colleagues,which sometimes made him butt of unfair abuse, he was nevertheless a most effective outside-left. His chief assets were great pace and commitment which included a determined willingness to tackle back in defence. He was also a player

for the big occasion, never better illustrated than in the European Cup

Final win against benfica at Wembley in 68, when he quite literally had

the game of his life. A championship winner with UNITED in 67, John joined Luton Town for a fee of 30.000 pounds in 72. He assisted the Hatters to promotion into Div One,

as runners up to Middlesborough in 74. Appearances: FL 139 - 25 g FAC 5 - 1 g FLC 12 - 0 g EUR 8 - 1 g Total: 164 apps 27 goals Greetings to Manchester United Supporters "All Over The World".

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