George Graham

Date of birth30 November 1944
Place of birthCoatbridge
NationalityScottish
PositionForward/Midfielder

Scotland International

Known as 'The Stroller', George graced Arsenal's midfield before moving to Manchester United in the autumn of his career. Later a very successful Gunners manager.

George arrived at Old Trafford in the autumn of his career, now a shrewd midfielder. Later a very successful manager.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Aston Villa 01 Dec 1961 01 Jul 1964
Chelsea 01 Jul 1964 01 Sep 1966
Arsenal 01 Sep 1966 01 Dec 1972
Manchester United 01 Dec 1972 01 Nov 1974
Portsmouth 01 Nov 1974 01 Nov 1976

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1962-63 Aston Villa League Cup 2
1962-63 Aston Villa League Division One 2
1
1963-64 Aston Villa League Division One 6
1
1964-65 Chelsea FA Cup 5
1964-65 Chelsea League Cup 7
4
1964-65 Chelsea League Division One 30
17
1965-66 Chelsea FA Cup 6
3
1965-66 Chelsea Fairs Cup 11
3
1965-66 Chelsea League Division One 33
17
1966-67 Arsenal FA Cup 4
1
1966-67 Arsenal League Division One 33
11
1966-67 Chelsea League Cup 1
1
1966-67 Chelsea League Division One 9
1
1967-68 Arsenal FA Cup 5
1967-68 Arsenal League Cup 8
5
1967-68 Arsenal League Division One 38
16
1968-69 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1968-69 Arsenal League Cup 3
2
1968-69 Arsenal League Division One 23
3
4
1969-70 Arsenal FA Cup 2
1969-70 Arsenal Fairs Cup 10
1
5
1969-70 Arsenal League Cup 4
2
1969-70 Arsenal League Division One 36
7
1970-71 Arsenal FA Cup 6
1
1970-71 Arsenal Fairs Cup 7
1
1
1970-71 Arsenal League Cup 5
1
1970-71 Arsenal League Division One 36
2
11
1971-72 Arsenal European Cup 6
1
1971-72 Arsenal FA Cup 9
1971-72 Arsenal League Cup 4
1
1971-72 Arsenal League Division One 39
1
8
1972-73 Arsenal League Cup 3
1972-73 Arsenal League Division One 14
2
2
1972-73 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1972-73 Manchester United League Division One 18
1
1973-74 Manchester United FA Cup 1
1973-74 Manchester United League Cup 1
1973-74 Manchester United League Division One 23
1
1
1974-75 Manchester United League Division Two
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
18 May 1963 Aston Villa v Liverpool W 2-0 League Division One
21 May 1963 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
23 May 1963 Birmingham City v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Cup Final 1st leg
27 May 1963 Aston Villa v Birmingham City D 0-0
Agg: 1-3
League Cup Final 2nd leg
05 Oct 1963 Liverpool v Aston Villa L 5-2 League Division One
08 Feb 1964 Sheffield United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
19 Feb 1964 Aston Villa v Liverpool D 2-2 League Division One
22 Feb 1964 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division One
28 Feb 1964 Everton v Aston Villa L 4-2 League Division One
18 Apr 1964 Aston Villa v Leicester City L 1-3 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1964-65 Scotland Under-23 2
1971-72 Scotland British Championships 1
1971-72 Scotland Independence 1
1971-72 Scotland International Friendly 1
1
1971-72 Scotland UEFA European Championship 1
1972-73 Scotland British Championships 2
2
1972-73 Scotland Centenary Match 1
1972-73 Scotland FIFA World Cup 2
1972-73 Scotland Independence 2
1973-74 Scotland International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
02 Dec 1964 Scotland v Wales W 3-0 Under-23
24 Feb 1965 Scotland v England D 0-0 U23
13 Oct 1971 Scotland v Portugal W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 5
01 Dec 1971 Netherlands v Scotland L 2-1 International Friendly
20 May 1972 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 2-0 British Championships
29 Jun 1972 Scotland v Yugoslavia D 2-2 Independence Group 4
02 Jul 1972 Scotland v Czechoslovakia D 0-0 Independence Group 4
05 Jul 1972 Brazil v Scotland L 1-0 Independence Group 4
18 Oct 1972 Denmark v Scotland W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Group 8
15 Nov 1972 Scotland v Denmark W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 8
14 Feb 1973 Scotland v England L 0-5 Centenary Match
12 May 1973 Wales v Scotland W 0-2 British Championships
16 May 1973 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 1-2 British Championships
30 Jun 1973 Scotland v Brazil L 0-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.