Johnny Giles

Date of birth06 November 1940
Place of birthDublin
NationalityIrish
PositionMidfielder

A brilliant, constructive footballer, a classic playmaker. Surprisingly, allowed to go to Leeds where he became a legend. Stiles' brother-in-law. Won FA Cup (1963).

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester United 01 Nov 1957 30 Aug 1963
Leeds United 30 Aug 1963 01 Jun 1975

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1959-60 Manchester United League Division One 10
2
1960-61 Manchester United League Cup 2
1
1960-61 Manchester United League Division One 23
2
1961-62 Manchester United FA Cup 7
1
1961-62 Manchester United League Division One 30
2
1962-63 Manchester United FA Cup 6
1
1962-63 Manchester United League Division One 36
4
1963-64 Manchester United FA Charity Shield 1
1970-71 Leeds United Fairs Cup 4
1971-72 FA of Ireland XI Unofficial 1
1972-73 British Three Common Market 1
1973-74 All Ireland All Ireland Match 1
1977-78 League of Ireland A v League 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
12 Sep 1959 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-5 League Division One
17 Oct 1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
19 Mar 1960 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 3-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1960 Fulham v Manchester United W 0-5 League Division One
02 Apr 1960 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
09 Apr 1960 Luton Town v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
15 Apr 1960 West Ham United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1960 Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 League Division One
18 Apr 1960 Manchester United v West Ham United W 5-3 League Division One
23 Apr 1960 Arsenal v Manchester United L 5-2 League Division One
20 Aug 1960 Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers L 1-3 League Division One
24 Aug 1960 Everton v Manchester United L 4-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1960 Manchester United v Everton W 4-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1960 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 4-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1960 West Ham United v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1960 Manchester United v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
14 Sep 1960 Manchester United v West Ham United W 6-1 League Division One
17 Sep 1960 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
24 Sep 1960 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
01 Oct 1960 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
15 Oct 1960 Burnley v Manchester United L 5-3 League Division One
22 Oct 1960 Manchester United v Newcastle United W 3-2 League Division One
24 Oct 1960 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Division One
26 Oct 1960 Manchester United v Exeter City W 4-1 League Cup 1st round replay
29 Oct 1960 Arsenal v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
02 Nov 1960 Bradford City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
05 Nov 1960 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 League Division One
12 Nov 1960 Birmingham City v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
01 Apr 1961 Manchester United v Fulham W 3-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1961 Manchester United v Blackpool W 2-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1961 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1961 Manchester United v Burnley W 6-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1961 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 4-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1961 Preston North End v Manchester United W 2-4 League Division One
29 Apr 1961 Manchester United v Cardiff City D 3-3 League Division One
30 Sep 1961 Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-2 League Division One
07 Oct 1961 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
14 Oct 1961 Manchester United v Birmingham City L 0-2 League Division One
21 Oct 1961 Arsenal v Manchester United L 5-1 League Division One
04 Nov 1961 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
11 Nov 1961 Manchester United v Leicester City D 2-2 League Division One
18 Nov 1961 Ipswich Town v Manchester United L 4-1 League Division One
25 Nov 1961 Manchester United v Burnley L 1-4 League Division One
02 Dec 1961 Everton v Manchester United L 5-1 League Division One
09 Dec 1961 Manchester United v Fulham W 3-0 League Division One
16 Dec 1961 Manchester United v West Ham United L 1-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1961 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 6-3 League Division One
06 Jan 1962 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1962 Manchester United v Blackpool L 0-1 League Division One
15 Jan 1962 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 2-0 League Division One
20 Jan 1962 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
31 Jan 1962 Manchester United v Arsenal W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1962 Manchester United v Cardiff City W 3-0 League Division One
10 Feb 1962 Manchester City v Manchester United W 0-2 League Division One
17 Feb 1962 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 FA Cup 5th round
21 Feb 1962 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United W 0-2 FA Cup 5th round replay
24 Feb 1962 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion W 4-1 League Division One
03 Mar 1962 Birmingham City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
10 Mar 1962 Preston North End v Manchester United D 0-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
14 Mar 1962 Manchester United v Preston North End W 2-1 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
17 Mar 1962 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
20 Mar 1962 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
24 Mar 1962 Manchester United v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
31 Mar 1962 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 3-1 FA Cup Semi-final
07 Apr 1962 Manchester United v Ipswich Town W 5-0 League Division One
10 Apr 1962 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
14 Apr 1962 Burnley v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
16 Apr 1962 Manchester United v Arsenal L 2-3 League Division One
21 Apr 1962 Manchester United v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
23 Apr 1962 Manchester United v Sheffield United L 0-1 League Division One
24 Apr 1962 Sheffield United v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
28 Apr 1962 Fulham v Manchester United L 2-0 League Division One
18 Aug 1962 Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 League Division One
22 Aug 1962 Everton v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1962 Arsenal v Manchester United W 1-3 League Division One
29 Aug 1962 Manchester United v Everton L 0-1 League Division One
01 Sep 1962 Manchester United v Birmingham City W 2-0 League Division One
05 Sep 1962 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
12 Sep 1962 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 League Division One
15 Sep 1962 Manchester United v Manchester City L 2-3 League Division One
22 Sep 1962 Manchester United v Burnley L 2-5 League Division One
29 Sep 1962 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
06 Oct 1962 Blackpool v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
13 Oct 1962 Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers L 0-3 League Division One
24 Oct 1962 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United L 6-2 League Division One
27 Oct 1962 Manchester United v West Ham United W 3-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1962 Ipswich Town v Manchester United W 3-5 League Division One
10 Nov 1962 Manchester United v Liverpool D 3-3 League Division One
17 Nov 1962 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United W 2-3 League Division One
24 Nov 1962 Manchester United v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
01 Dec 1962 Sheffield United v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1962 Manchester United v Nottingham Forest W 5-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1962 West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United L 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1962 Fulham v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
23 Feb 1963 Manchester United v Blackpool D 1-1 League Division One
02 Mar 1963 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United D 2-2 League Division One
04 Mar 1963 Manchester United v Huddersfield Town W 5-0 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Mar 1963 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 League Division One
11 Mar 1963 Manchester United v Aston Villa W 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
16 Mar 1963 Manchester United v Chelsea W 2-1 FA Cup 5th round
18 Mar 1963 West Ham United v Manchester United L 3-1 League Division One
23 Mar 1963 Manchester United v Ipswich Town L 0-1 League Division One
30 Mar 1963 Coventry City v Manchester United W 1-3 FA Cup Quarter-final
01 Apr 1963 Manchester United v Fulham L 0-2 League Division One
09 Apr 1963 Aston Villa v Manchester United W 1-2 League Division One
13 Apr 1963 Liverpool v Manchester United L 1-0 League Division One
27 Apr 1963 Manchester United v Southampton W 1-0 FA Cup Semi-final
04 May 1963 Burnley v Manchester United W 0-1 League Division One
06 May 1963 Manchester United v Arsenal L 2-3 League Division One
10 May 1963 Birmingham City v Manchester United L 2-1 League Division One
15 May 1963 Manchester City v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
18 May 1963 Manchester United v Leyton Orient W 3-1 League Division One
20 May 1963 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United L 3-2 League Division One
25 May 1963 Manchester United v Leicester City W 3-1 FA Cup Final
17 Aug 1963 Everton v Manchester United L 4-0 FA Charity Shield


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
1959-60 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1
1960-61 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1960-61 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1961-62 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1
1961-62 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1962-63 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1962-63 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1963-64 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 3
1
1963-64 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 4
1964-65 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1965-66 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1965-66 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1966-67 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1968-69 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1
1968-69 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1969-70 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 3
1970-71 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship
1
1972-73 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 2
1973-74 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 3
1974-75 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 5
1975-76 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1976-77 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1
1976-77 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 3
1977-78 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1977-78 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 3
1
1977-78 Republic of Ireland Representative 1
1977-78 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1978-79 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1978-79 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1978-79 Republic of Ireland UNICEF Charity 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
01 Nov 1959 Republic of Ireland v Sweden W 3-2 International Friendly
30 Mar 1960 Republic of Ireland v Chile W 2-0 International Friendly
28 Sep 1960 Republic of Ireland v Wales L 2-3 International Friendly
06 Nov 1960 Republic of Ireland v Norway W 3-1 International Friendly
03 May 1961 Scotland v Republic of Ireland L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
07 May 1961 Republic of Ireland v Scotland L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
08 Oct 1961 Republic of Ireland v Czechoslovakia L 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
29 Oct 1961 Czechoslovakia v Republic of Ireland L 7-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
08 Apr 1962 Republic of Ireland v Austria L 2-3 International Friendly
12 Aug 1962 Republic of Ireland v Iceland W 4-2 UEFA European Championship 1st round
09 Jun 1963 Republic of Ireland v Scotland W 1-0 International Friendly
25 Sep 1963 Austria v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship 1st round 1st leg
13 Oct 1963 Republic of Ireland v Austria W 3-2 UEFA European Championship 1st round 2nd leg
11 Mar 1964 Spain v Republic of Ireland L 5-1 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
08 Apr 1964 Republic of Ireland v Spain L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
10 May 1964 Poland v Republic of Ireland L 3-1 International Friendly
13 May 1964 Norway v Republic of Ireland W 1-4 International Friendly
24 May 1964 Republic of Ireland v England L 1-3 International Friendly
05 May 1965 Republic of Ireland v Spain W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
27 Oct 1965 Spain v Republic of Ireland L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
10 Nov 1965 Republic of Ireland v Spain L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9 play-off
22 May 1966 Austria v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 International Friendly
25 May 1966 Belgium v Republic of Ireland W 2-3 International Friendly
23 Oct 1966 Republic of Ireland v Spain D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
16 Nov 1966 Republic of Ireland v Turkey W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
22 Feb 1967 Turkey v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
10 Nov 1968 Republic of Ireland v Austria D 2-2 International Friendly
04 Dec 1968 Republic of Ireland v Denmark D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
04 May 1969 Republic of Ireland v Czechoslovakia L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
21 Sep 1969 Republic of Ireland v Scotland D 1-1 International Friendly
06 May 1970 Poland v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 International Friendly
09 May 1970 West Germany v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 International Friendly
10 May 1971 Republic of Ireland v Italy L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 6
15 Nov 1972 Republic of Ireland v France W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 9
13 May 1973 USSR v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 9
05 May 1974 Brazil v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 International Friendly
08 May 1974 Uruguay v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 International Friendly
12 May 1974 Chile v Republic of Ireland W 1-2 International Friendly
30 Oct 1974 Republic of Ireland v USSR W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
20 Nov 1974 Turkey v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
10 May 1975 Republic of Ireland v Switzerland W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
18 May 1975 USSR v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
21 May 1975 Switzerland v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
29 Oct 1975 Republic of Ireland v Turkey W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
08 Sep 1976 England v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Oct 1976 Turkey v Republic of Ireland D 3-3 International Friendly
17 Nov 1976 France v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
30 Mar 1977 Republic of Ireland v France W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
24 Apr 1977 Republic of Ireland v Poland D 0-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 1977 Bulgaria v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 5
21 Sep 1977 Republic of Ireland v League of Ireland W 2-1 Representative
12 Oct 1977 Republic of Ireland v Bulgaria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 5
05 Apr 1978 Republic of Ireland v Turkey W 4-2 International Friendly
12 Apr 1978 Poland v Republic of Ireland L 3-0 International Friendly
21 May 1978 Norway v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
24 May 1978 Denmark v Republic of Ireland D 3-3 UEFA European Championship Group 1
20 Sep 1978 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
02 May 1979 Republic of Ireland v Denmark W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
19 May 1979 Bulgaria v Republic of Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
22 May 1979 Republic of Ireland v West Germany L 1-3 International Friendly
29 May 1979 Republic of Ireland v Argentina D 0-0 UNICEF Charity


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