Jonathan Greening

Soccer Player

Jonathan Greening was born in Scarborough, England, United Kingdom on January 2nd, 1979 and is the Soccer Player. At the age of 45, Jonathan Greening biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 2, 1979
United Kingdom
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Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
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Association Football Player
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Jonathan Greening Life

Jonathan Greening (born 2 January 1979) is an English former professional footballer and coach who played as a midfielder. Greening began his career in 1996 with York City, but moved to Manchester United in 1998, with whom he won the 1998–99 UEFA Champions League as a non-playing substitute in the final.

However, he failed to make a breakthrough in the Manchester United first team and followed United assistant manager Steve McClaren to Middlesbrough in 2001.

During his time at Middlesbrough, Greening earned his first call-up to the England national team, but he did not make an appearance.

In 2004, he joined West Bromwich Albion for £1.25 million, and, in 2008, captained the team to the Championship title.

Greening signed for Fulham in 2009 and helped them to the 2010 UEFA Europa League Final, before signing permanently the following summer.

He signed for Nottingham Forest in 2011 and had a three-year spell with the club.


Jonathan Greening Career

Club career

Greening, a young girl from Scarborough, North Yorkshire, joined the York City youth service at the age of 15. He joined the Youth Training Scheme in December 1996 and broke into the first team during the 1996–97 season, making his debut in a 1–1 draw away from AFC Bournemouth on March 22, 1997.

He signed for the Premier League team on March 25, 1998, following a four-day trial with Manchester United, which may have risen to £2 million based on appearances and international recognition, with a sell-on clause. He later confirmed that he signed for United on a week without looking at the contract. He faced significant competition from both established players and his first-team debuts were limited, but he did make the substitution bench in the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final. He later confessed to feeling a bit of bribe for picking up his winner's medal despite not playing a single minute of European football that season. He did however play a role in their victorious FA Cup campaign by starting as a replacement at halftime in their fifth round match against future club Fulham.

Greening signed a new deal with United at the end of 1999-2000, but by 2001, he had been dissatisfied with the lack of first-team opportunities, and admitted that he would have to leave the club in order to play regularly.

Greening joined Middlesbrough for a total fee of £3 million, allowing him and United teammate Mark Wilson to return to Teesside to recall former Manchester United assistant manager Steve McClaren, who was then Middlesbrough's manager. Greening stayed on Teesside for three seasons, being named Club Player of the Year for 2002-03 and then being selected for the full England squad (although he did not participate). However, his first-team opportunities were more limited during 2003-2004, when he signed for West Bromwich Albion for an initial fee of £1.25 million. Despite not being able to make the squad for the final, Greening was a member of Middlesbrough's 2004 League Cup champion squad.

Greening made his Albion debut in a 1–1 draw against Blackburn Rovers on the first day of the 2004–05 Premier League season and quickly established himself as a key figure in the Baggies' midfield, assisting them in retaining their Premier League status in his first season. In 2005–06, he was named Albion's Player of the Year, in which he appeared in 41 appearances and scored two goals as the club was relegated to the Championship.

He began a three-year contract with Albion in August 2007 and was elected captain of the club from 2007–08. On several occasions, his participation during the campaign culminated in him being named in the Championship Team of the Week. Greening missed his fifth round FA Cup match at Coventry City due to suspension, but this was the only match he missed during the season; he started all 46 league games and also participated in eight out of nine cup games. He captained Albion in the FA Cup semi-final, where the team lost 1–0 to Portsmouth and then promoted the team to promotion as Champions of the Championship. Greening was selected in the 2007-08 Championship PFA Team of the Year, as well as colleagues Paul Robinson and Kevin Phillips. Greening suffered with a double hernia scare during the first two months of the season, but the team carried on until the end of the season, when he had to have an operation to repair the injury.

Greening, a young boy from Albion, said he was planning to sign a new deal towards the end of 2008–2009. He had been given a new four-year deal by the club, but instead, he submitted a transfer request in July 2009.

West Brom's "derisory" bid from Fulham for Greening was turned down by West Brom on July 14, 2009. Nevertheless, Greening joined Fulham on a season-long loan for 2009–10, with the intention of a permanent transfer after completion of the loan term. Ful circular goal against Portsmouth on February 3, 2010, he scored his first and only league goal for the team. In the 2010 UEFA Europa League Final loss to Atlético Madrid, he was also on the bench.

After a fruitful loan spell the previous season, Greening signed a two-year deal with Fulham on July 1, 2010. He was mainly used as a replacement after signing, and was portrayed as a 'fringe' player. He rarely played under new manager Mark Hughes, who made only ten league appearances in 2010–11.

Greening reunited with boss Steve McClaren for the second time after working with him at both Manchester United and Middlesbrough on July 18. Greening said the move fulfilled his desire to play regular football. After earning UEFA 'B' and 'A' Licences over the summer, he took up teaching with Forest's under-21 team in July 2013. Greening made 13 appearances for Forest between 2013 and 2014 before being released by the club in May 2014.

International career

In a 1–0 home loss to France on April 23, 1998, Greening made his only appearance for the England national under-18 team as a replacement for Danny Cadamarteri. His first cap for the under-21 team began after starting the 2–2 away draw with Hungary on April 27, 1999, with his first goal coming in the 61st minute of a 6–1 home win over Georgia on August 31, 2000. Two days before the tournament's first match of the season, Greening was drafted into the England squad for the 2002 European Under-21 Championship as a replacement for the injured Michael Carrick. Domaine: After finishing last in Group A, he played in the final Group A match, a 3–1 loss to Portugal on May 22, 2002. This was the last of his 17 appearances for the under-21s, for whom he scored three goals. Greening was also called up to the full England squad by Sven Gorman Eriksson, but he was unable to make it to the team.

Coaching career

Greening began helping with coaching the Academy team of his former club York, then in League Two, during the summer of 2014, before retiring from playing professionally in September 2014. He signed for Tadcaster Albion, his younger brother Josh's cousin, in a 6–0 away win over Maltby Main, on September 19, 2014. On December 22, 2014, Greening was hired as Development Phase Coach at York's Academy, a job focusing on the team's players aged 16 to 18.

On Wednesday, he signed as a player with York on non-contract terms in order to cover a number of midfielders who are unable to play. In a 2–1 home loss to Plymouth Argyle, his second York debut came two days later as a half-time replacement for Rhys Turner; according to The Press, he "inspired an improved second-half performance." In a 6–0 away loss to Portsmouth on November 24, Greening was suspended for violent conduct after elbowing Michael Doyle for his third time. Despite promising only days earlier to continue playing for the remainder of 2015–16, he left the club by mutual consent on December 16, 2015. Greening resurfaced Tadcaster on December 30, 2015. In 2015–16, Tadcaster defeated the Northern Counties East Division Premier Division crown, and thus promotion to Division One North, with 21 appearances and one goal.

He has worked as a mentor with i2i International Soccer Academy, a soccer academy based in York, England, where he was based in York, England, alongside Richard Cresswell.

Managerial career

On May 21, 2021, Scarborough Athletic's head coach/manager was his first managerial appointment. He led the club to promotion from the Northern Premier League and also won the North Riding Senior Cup in his first season with them.


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