Mike Bailey

Soccer Player + Soccer Manager + Teacher
Born Feb 27, 1942

Michael Alfred Bailey is an English former international footballer who played in the Football League for Charlton Athletic, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Hereford United, and in the North American Soccer League for the Minnesota Kicks. He represented England twice. He then became a football manager, taking charge of clubs in England and abroad.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mike Bailey.


1942 Birth Born on February 27, 1942.


1964 22 Years Old He made his debut in a 10–0 demolition of the United States in New York's Downing Stadium on 27 May 1964, and also played against Wales in a 2–1 Home International win on 18 November the same year. … Read More
1966 24 Years Old …  He spent all his time at The Valley in the Second Division, making 151 League appearances for the club during an eight-year stay in which he also served as club captain, before moving to fellow second-tier team Wolverhampton Wanderers in March 1966 for a fee of £40,000. … Read More


1972 30 Years Old He went on to play a central role during the club's resurgence of the Bill McGarry era, which saw the club reach the 1972 UEFA Cup Final and win the 1974 League Cup, where he lifted the trophy as captain, after a 2–1 win over Manchester City at Wembley. … Read More
1979 37 Years Old He served only one full season in the role, during which the club finished 14th, before leaving in October 1979.
1980 38 Years Old He took up the reins at former club Charlton Athletic in March 1980 and guided them to promotion from the Third Division at the first attempt in 1980–81 before moving to Brighton & Hove Albion. … Read More


1984 42 Years Old In December 1984 he tried his luck in Greece coaching the first league team of OFI Crete replacing for the rest of the season the recently resigned Greek coach Lakis Petropoulos.


1995 53 Years Old He later also worked as a reserve team coach at Portsmouth until dismissed in 1995. … Read More
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