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John Gidman

John Gidman

Clubs played for: Liverpool, Aston Villa, Everton, Manchester United, Manchester City, Stoke City, Darlington (1970-1989)

Born: 1954

Birthplace: Liverpool

Position: Right-back

Biography: Gidman played for the Liverpool youth team without every making it to the senior side, before he joined Aston Villa in 1971. He won the League Cup with Villa in 77’ but left two years later. He played once for the full England team. Joined United in 1981 in the same deal that took Mickey Thomas and £50,000 to Everton to become Ron Atkinson’s first signing for the club. He soon became a favourite of the Stretford End but a number of injuries dented the impact that he made at the club. He was a FA Cup winner in 1985. He played almost 100 league matches before joining Man City in 1986 after becoming surplus to requirements. Former Kings Lynn manager, has been living in Marbella on the Costa del Sol since the mid-1990s.

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Gidman, John In September 1984 OR 1985 did you stay in MARBELLA?

02-05-21Yvonne LORENZ

Gidman, John I bought a BMW 520i. Metallic blue, from a car dealer in The Wirral. This was the mid 90's.
Previous owner was John Gidman.
Brilliant car.FSH and 2 keys!
I felt privileged.

Gidman, John I think Gidman attended the same school as me. It was a Catholic school in Nottingham. Not sure it's the same person. Would like to know for sure.

Gidman, John Best attacking wing back ever to play for Aston Villa,by a mile

Gidman, John i used to work with johns dad in liverpool
24-08-20alan troilett

Gidman, John My best pal giddy too many memories in brum Andy gray morley sid berty happy days froggy
16-03-20Dave wagstaff

Gidman, John Best number 2,Villa have ever had.
17-02-20Mark Stoneman

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