Gordon McQueen bio, age, net worth, wife, siblings and more

Gordon McQueen

Gordon McQueen (born 26 June 1952 in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire) is a former Scottish football player, who played as a central defender for St. Mirren, Leeds United, Manchester United and Scotland.

Gordon McQueen Biography

Gordon McQueen

Gordon McQueen (born 26 June 1952) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a centre-back for St Mirren, Leeds United and Manchester United. McQueen also represented Scotland.

McQueen was now a regular for the Scotland national football team, as he was selected for the 1978 FIFA World Cup squad for Argentina, although he could not play due to injury. McQueen played his last match for Scotland in 1981, gaining 30 caps and scoring five goals..

McQueen and Hunter excelled at the back the following season, notably in Leeds’ campaign in the European Cup, during which McQueen scored three goals.

Gordon McQueen

McQueen was suspended for the 1975 European Cup Final, after being sent off in the semi-final versus Barcelona. Leeds went on to lose 2–0 in the final versus Bayern Munich.

McQueen became a father in 1979 to Hayley, who is a sports journalist on Sky Sports and the Red Devils TV channel MUTV.

Gordon McQueen Career

McQueen was a goalkeeper as a schoolboy but later switched to centre-back. He was signed at the age of 18 by St Mirren. McQueen soon had scouts from other clubs monitoring his progress and it was Leeds United who finally offered £30,000 in the 1972 close season, seeing him as a long-term replacement for the ageing Jack Charlton.

Charlton played for some of the 1972–73 season but had decided to retire as the season was drawing to a close. McQueen played on six occasions in his first season at Leeds but missed out on the 1973 FA Cup Final, with manager Don Revie instead opting for the experience of utility player Paul Madeley.

McQueen finally gained an FA Cup winner’s medal in the 1983 FA Cup Final after a replay versus Brighton & Hove Albion. McQueen was also in the team that was defeated in the 1983 Football League Cup Final versus Liverpool that same season.

Gordon McQueen

He finally left Old Trafford in the 1985 close season, after losing his first-team place to Paul McGrath and not being included in the 1985 FA Cup Final team that defeated Everton 1–0.

On 29 April 2008, McQueen had returned to Boro as assistant scout, alongside David Mills. McQueen, who still lives in the region, specifically the village of Hutton Rudby, North Yorkshire, has a son and two daughters who are Boro supporters.

In October 2011, McQueen was diagnosed with cancer of the larynx and started treatment at the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, near his home in North Yorkshire.

Gordon McQueen Net Worth

Gordon is one of the richest Association Football Player & listed on most popular Association Football Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Gordon McQueen’s net worth $5 Million.

Gordon McQueen Wife

According to our records, Gordon McQueen married to Yvonne McQueen. As of January 12, 2023, Gordon McQueen’s is not dating anyone.

Gordon McQueen age

He is 69 years (June 26, 1952)

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