An adventurous right back, John Sivebæk started his career with boyhood club Vejle Boldklub. After a successful five seasons, which included a Danish Cup and a Danish League victory, he earned a move to Manchester United. While in England he only scored one goal, which happened to be the first goal under the new manager Alex Ferguson, ensuring Fergie’s first win as United gaffer. His time in England was short and he headed off to France playing for Saint-Étienne and Monaco, before returning to Denmark in the latter stages of his career. Sivebæk was a key member of Denmark’s famous UEFA EURO 1992 win, and played in the final. In total, he collected 87 caps and was in squads for the 1986 FIFA World Cup and three European Championships for his country.
Full Name: John Sivebæk
Born: 25/10/1961, Vejle, Denmark
Clubs: Vejle Boldklub (1980-1985), Manchester United (1986-1987), Saint-Étienne (1987-1991), AS Monaco (1991-1992), Pescara (1992-1994), Vejle Boldklub (1994-1996), AGF (1996-1997)
International: 87 apps, 1 goal (1982-1992)
- Danish Cup (1): 1981
- Danish Championship (1): 1984
- European Championship (1): 1992