Baird, Henry

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Henry Baird

Henry Baird

Clubs played for: Manchester United, Huddersfield Town, Ipswich Town. (1936-1951)





Biography: Northern Ireland international wing half, joined United for 3,500 in January 1937 but he took his time settling into a struggling team and they were relegated. The following season, he found his feet scoring 15 times in the League and FA Cup, helping them to secure promotion as runners up to Aston Villa but was sold to Huddersfield just before World War Two. He became a team coach with Ipswich Town before returning to Belfast, where he died in 1973, aged 60.

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