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Brendan Ormsby

Brendan Ormsby (born 1 October 1960 in Birmingham, England) is an English former professional footballer. A central defender, Ormsby played for Aston Villa, Leeds United, Shrewsbury, Doncaster, Waterford United, Scarborough and Wigan.

Brendan Ormsby
Personal information
Date of birth (1960-10-01) 1 October 1960 (age 58)
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1986 Aston Villa 117 (4)
1986–1990 Leeds United 57 (7)
1990Shrewsbury Town (loan) 1 (0)
1990–1992 Doncaster Rovers 78 (7)
1992–1993 Scarborough 16 (1)
1993–1994 Waterford United 23 (2)
1994–1995 Wigan Athletic 2 (0)
Garforth Town
Teams managed
1993–1994 Waterford United
2011–2012 Pontefract Collieries
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

During his later years he has worked as a coach at Senior and Junior levels, including a spell working with Lawnswood Lasers JFC.

He formerly worked as a postman in Leeds, alongside his relative Braden after geldards burnt to the ground. Despite being born in Birmingham, Brendan speaks with an Irish accent.

Brendan is also the honorary president of the Scarborough Branch of the Leeds United Member's Club. He attends the club's annual 'On The Road' evening and his role has led to a beer being named after him. Ormsby's Bitter is brewed by the Wold Top brewery and can be sampled at the Spa Complex on the town's sea front.

Between 2000 and 2012, Brendan worked for the Press Association, providing live by the second actions from Leeds United, Bradford City and Manchester City as part of the Football Live Project, these details were used to supply all major sports media outlets, including BBC & Sky Sports Vidiprinter.

Brendan served as First Team Manager at Pontefract Collieries between 2012 and 2014, finishing fifth in each season.

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