|Full name||Lawrie McMenemy|
|Date of birth||July 28, 1936|
|Place of birth||Gateshead, England|
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Lawrie McMenemy MBE (born Gateshead, 28 July 1936) is a football coach, best known for his spell as manager of Southampton Football Club. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British Order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England. It lies on the southern bank of the River Tyne, opposite Newcastle upon Tyne. Events 1540 - Thomas Cromwell is executed at the order of Henry VIII of England on charges of Treason. Year 1936 ( MCMXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. Lawrie McMenemy is rated in the Guinness Book of Records as one of the twenty most successful managers in post-war English football. Guinness World Records, known until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records (and in previous U
McMenemy, an ex-guardsman, started his footballing career with Newcastle United although he never appeared in their first team, before moving to Gateshead in the late 1950s; while he was there, the club left the Football League. Guardsman is a rank used instead of Private in some military units that serve as the official bodyguard of a Sovereign or Head of state. Newcastle United Football Club (also known as The Magpies or The Toon) is an English football club based in Newcastle upon Gateshead FC are a football team based in Gateshead, England, who will play in the Conference North for the 2008-09 season. An injury ended his career in 1961, but he moved into coaching instead, spending three years in coaching at the club.
In 1964 he was appointed manager of non-league Bishop Auckland and transformed them from a struggling side into Northern League champions and also took them to the third round of the FA Cup. Bishop Auckland Football Club are an English football team based in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. History The Northern League ran as one of two major amateur competitions (with the Isthmian League) in tandem with the professional Football League Southern League The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after
McMenemy then moved to Sheffield Wednesday where he spent two years as a coach before he got his big break as manager of Doncaster Rovers where he remained until May 1971. Doncaster Rovers Football Club (or informally Donny) are an English football club based at the Keepmoat Stadium in the town of Doncaster
He then became manager of Grimsby Town, where he won a Fourth Division championship. Grimsby Town are an English Football club playing in League Two, the fourth tier of English football In July 1973 he was approached by Southampton to become assistant manager to Ted Bates. Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. Edric Thornton "Ted" Bates MBE ( 3 May 1918 – 28 November 2003) was a former Southampton F By Christmas he was manager.
In 1976, McMenemy guided Southampton, then in the Second Division, to an FA Cup final victory over Manchester United. The 1976 FA Cup Final took place on 1 May 1976 at Wembley Stadium. It was widely predicted before the game that United would easily win (one pundit said the score would go into double figures). However Southampton, who were in a lower division and had a much older team, put up a stern challenge for United. The only goal of the game was scored by Bobby Stokes with just seven minutes to go. Bobby Stokes ( January 30, 1951 - May 30, 1995) was an English footballer. Captain Peter Rodrigues received the FA Cup from the Queen and the whole of Southampton partied long into the night. Peter Joseph Rodrigues (born 21 January 1944 is a retired footballer, best remembered as the captain of Southampton's 1976 FA Cup winning team For the ship see RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Context States headed by Elizabeth II Southampton ( IPA /ˌsaʊθˈhæmptən/ is the largest city in the county of Hampshire, on the south coast of England They were the second club in just three years to win the FA Cup from outside the top flight of English football after Sunderland in 1973. Sunderland Association Football Club is a professional Association football team based in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, which plays in
In 1978, the Saints won promotion to the First Division and in 1979 reached the League Cup Final where they lost 3-2 to Nottingham Forest. The Football League First Division was the highest division of The Football League between 1993 and 2004 and the highest division of English football overall between The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition Nottingham Forest Football Club is an English professional football club based at the City Ground in West Bridgford, a suburb of Nottingham
McMenemy was linked with the vacant Manchester United manager's job in the summer of 1981, but it went to Ron Atkinson instead. Ronald Franklin Atkinson, commonly known as "Big Ron" and (earlier in his managerial career "Bojangles" (born 18 March, 1939
McMenemy had signed World Cup winner Alan Ball to aid his side, later adding serving England captain Kevin Keegan when he came home from Germany in 1980. The FIFA World Cup, occasionally called the Football World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international Association football Alan James Ball Jr, MBE (12 May 1945 &ndash 25 April 2007 was an English professional footballer and football club manager Joseph Kevin Keegan, OBE (born 14 February 1951 is a former footballer, and former England national team coach who has been manager of various In 1984 he guided the club to 2nd place in the First Division - their highest ever finish.
He left Southampton on 1 June 1985, but made a return to football five days later when he was named manager of Sunderland, who had just been relegated to the Second Division. Events 193 - Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is Assassinated 987 - Hugh Capet is elected Year 1985 ( MCMLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar) Sunderland Association Football Club is a professional Association football team based in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, which plays in At the time he was the highest-paid manager in English football, but his time on Wearside was not a success and he quit in March 1987 - just weeks before Sunderland fell into the Third Division for the first time in their history. His ill fated spell on Wearside led to Sunderland supporters referring to him as 'Lawrie Mackem-enemy'. Mackem is a term that refers to the accent dialect and people of the Wearside area or more specifically Sunderland, a city in North East England. 
In 1990 he ended a three-year break from football when being appointed as assistant manager to England boss Graham Taylor, managing the Under 21 side, and picking out the future talents like Darren Anderton and Steve McManaman. Graham Taylor OBE (born 15 September 1944 Worksop, Nottinghamshire) is a football manager and a former player Darren Robert Anderton (born 3 March 1972 in Southampton) is an English football player currently the captain of Bournemouth Steven "Steve" McManaman (born 11 February 1972 in Bootle, Merseyside, England) is an English former footballer of the When England failed to qualify for USA 94, Taylor and McMenemy both resigned. The 1994 FIFA World Cup, the 15th staging of the FIFA World Cup, was held in the United States from June 17 to July 17 1994
McMenemy soon bounced back however and was offered the new position of Director of Football by Southampton at the end of 1993. Fans and the local media were delighted when he accepted the role, which made him one of the first men to be employed as a Director of Football in the English game. In McMenemy's first season back at Southampton, the Saints finished 10th in the Premiership. The Premier League, colloquially referred to as the Premiership, is an English professional league for football clubs But it didn't last long and in 1997, when Rupert Lowe arrived as the new chairman, neither McMenemy nor then manager Graeme Souness got on with him and promptly resigned, publicly denouncing the new board in the process. Rupert James Graham Lowe is a British businessman who was the chairman of Southampton Football Club from 1996 to 2006 Graeme James Souness (ˈsuːnɨs (born 6 May, 1953 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish former professional football player and manager
A year later, in 1998 McMenemy was appointed Northern Ireland manager, but he was not successful and he resigned two years later after they failed to qualify for the 2000 European Championships. The Northern Ireland national football team represents Northern Ireland in international football. The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship, or Euro 2000, was the 11th UEFA European Football Championship, which is held every four years and organized by
Since 2000, McMenemy has concentrated on his role as FA special ambassador, travelling to Afghanistan in 2002 to help set up a national league and liaising with the English team in the Special Olympics. Afghanistan /æfˈgænɪstæn/ officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan ( Pashto: د افغانستان اسلامي جمهوریت, Special Olympics is an international organization created to help people with Intellectual disabilities develop self-confidence social skills and a sense of personal accomplishment
In July 2006, he was appointed as a non-executive director of Southampton Football Club.
McMenemy has made frequent appearances on TV football panels since 1972 as well as BBC TV's 'Superkids' and TVS's 'Children's Challenge' (two series). He also regularly appeared on TV-am prior to 1990 as their 'football analyst'. TV-am was a Breakfast television station that broadcast to the United Kingdom from 1 February 1983 to 31 December 1992. He presented BBC Radio's 'Down Your Way' in 1989 and was a summariser for Sky TV News & Eurosport satellite TV until 1990. Down Your Way was a BBC Radio series which ran from 29 December 1946 to 1992 originally on the Home Service and then on BBC He currently is in demand as an after-dinner speaker. He has written several books on management motivation. He also writes a regular column in the Southern Daily Echo. The Southern Daily Echo is a local Newspaper that covers the area of south-central Hampshire, England, including the city of Southampton He has appeared on the documentary Dream Fans The Spirit of Southampton in 2005. He is also the author of a testimonial in The Future of the NHS (2006) (ISBN 1-85811-369-5) edited by Dr Michelle Tempest. The Future of the NHS is a book published by xpl Publishing in 2006 (ISBN 1-85811-369-5 Dr Michelle Tempest (born January 23 1976) is a British Psychiatrist and the editor of a book entitled The Future of the NHS
The restaurant housed within Grimsby Town FC's stadium Blundell Park is named McMenemy's in honour of him. Bishop Auckland Football Club are an English football team based in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Doncaster Rovers Football Club (or informally Donny) are an English football club based at the Keepmoat Stadium in the town of Doncaster Grimsby Town are an English Football club playing in League Two, the fourth tier of English football Southampton Football Club is a professional English football team, nicknamed The Saints and based in the city of Southampton. The 1976 FA Cup Final took place on 1 May 1976 at Wembley Stadium. Grimsby Town are an English Football club playing in League Two, the fourth tier of English football Blundell Park is a football ground in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England and home to Grimsby Town F
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