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Wilf Tranter

Wilf Tranter

Clubs played for: St Gregory's (Pendlebury) , Manchester, Schoolboys , Lancashire Schoolboys, Manchester United, Brighton & Hove Albion, Baltimore Bays (loan), Fulham, St. Louis Stars (loan),Dover Town (1961-1972)

Born: 1945

Birthplace: Pendlebury, Lancashire

Position: Half-back

Biography: Signed for United as an apprentice straight from school in May 196, and became a professional 23 months later. He was only 19 when he made his only first team appearance in place of Billy Foulkes in March 1964, for a 2-0 win over West Ham, marking Johnny Byrne out of the game. After failing to break into the first team again, he was given a free transfer in May1966 and moved to Brighton. Went into coaching with Swindon, then managed non-league sides Witney Town, Banbury United and Hungerford Town. Is now retired living in Faringdon, Oxfordshire.

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Tranter, Wilf Wilf sadly passed away on 2nd July 2021.
20-07-21 Shrivenham resident

Tranter, Wilf Moved to Cyprus with his wife Carol Tranter
18-11-20 X

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