The Old Bostonian Association

Michael John Pinner(BGS 1940s)

Football Goalkeeper born on 16th February 1934.


  • Boston Grammar School
  • Wyberton Rangers (Boston)
  • Boston United 1953, 1957-1958
  • Notts County amateur Oct 1948
  • Cambridge University
  • Pegasus
  • Aston Villa amateur May 1954
  • Sheffield Wednesday amateur Dec 1957
  • Queen's Park Rangers amateur July 1959
  • Great Britain (Melbourne Olypmics 1956, Rome Olympics 1960) - total of 50 international appearances
  • Manchester United Feb 1961
  • Hendon FC
  • Corinthian Casuals
  • Chelsea amateur Oct 1961
  • Arsenal amateur
  • Swansea City amateur May 1962
  • Leyton Orient amateur Oct 1962
  • Leyton Orient professional Oct 1963
  • Belfast Distillery cs 1965-1967

His debut for Manchester United was at home against Aston Villa on 4th February 1961. While at the club he made four appearances in Football League matches.

Michael Pinner now works for Marshall Hatchick Solicitors. Their web site has this to say about Michael.

Michael J Pinner

Michael Pinner is an experienced property development and investment lawyer. He is a former partner of Wilde Sapte and Berwin Leighton and has come to us as a full working consultant. He has advised and acted for major clients including Land Securities, for whom he dealt with its retail warehouse arm (Ravenside Investments Limited) since its inception and has also represented private clients with substantial property portfolios. Early in his career he played football for Great Britain in the Olympics and later for Manchester United.
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Updated 21 February, 2005