Matt Busby’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 26, 1909

Death Date

January 20, 1994

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death



Soccer Player

The soccer player Matt Busby died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Right half and inside forward who played for Liverpool from 1936-1941 and went on to manage Manchester United and win five first league championships.

His parents were Alexander and Nellie Busby.



“Sometimes it does me good to look back at the days when the living wasn’t so good. I remember in 1945 the dressing-rooms were gone, the park was in ruins, no stand, nothing.” (Matt Busby)


“It’s every manager’s dream, I suppose, to build a team by coaching young players of 15 to 17. That’s why I started a youth scheme.” (Matt Busby)


“People get the impression that we approach football without method: that we’re a bunch of skilled individualists. This just isn’t so. I’m all for individuality. But I personally go through every tactical plan before every match.” (Matt Busby)


“Retire? Me? I’ll go when they get tired of me at Old Trafford or when I can no longer do the job.” (Matt Busby)