Choccy made his name as a prolific striker in Scotland with Celtic winning both the league and Scottish Cup during his time at Parkhead also picking up the Scottish Football Writers Award and Scottish Player of the Year.
Signed by United in the summer of 1987, he was one of the Sir Alex Ferguson’s first ever signings and would go on to make nearly 500 appearances for the Reds scoring over a hundred goals including two in cup finals.
Choccy became the first player to score over 20 league goals for United in a season, since a certain George Best and whether as a striker or a midfielder he helped the club win 4 Premier League titles, 3 FA Cups, the League Cup, the Cup Winners Cup the Super Cup and several Charity or Community Shields.
Signing on as an ambassador for RAB the United legend noted: “When I saw that RAB were dedicated to giving back to United fans, I was keen to get involved as it’s a great way to try and make a difference for the supporters.”
Choccy’s diary gained a cult following for the official United magazine in the 90s and RAB is proud to host it’s return on our blog.
They say nice guys finish last, well someone forgot to tell that to RedArmyBet ambassador Anthony Crolla who’s battled through adversity to rise to the very top of the sport, usually with a smile on his face.
Anthony defied the odds to become a World Champion in front of thousands of ecstatic fans at Manchester Arena.
A passionate Red who follows the team home and away – Crolla’s ‘army’ of supporters can always be heard at ringside often backing the fighter with United chants making him the ideal partner for the RedArmyBet brand.