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Ashley Grimes

Ashley Grimes

Clubs played for: Manchester United, Coventry City, Luton Town, Stoke City, (1977-1991).

Born: 1957

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland


Position: Midfielder /Left-back

Biography: He had already had an unsuccessful trial at United as a 15 year old when five years later, Tommy Docherty paid 20,000 to land him from Bohemians. But during his six years at Old Trafford, his development wasn't helped by injury and illness, and he was eventually sold to Coventry City in August 1983 for 200,000. Coached at Stoke and Huddersfield, now lives in Lostock, Bolton.

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GRIMES, Ashley When I was at university in Liverpool in the early 80s there was a bench in one of the lecture theatres upon which was scratched , 'ROCK AGAINST ASHLEY GRIMES'.
Pete Halsall

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