Brian Kidd


British football player, assistant manager and sports speaker Brian Kidd is an ex-Manchester United and City player who now works alongside some of the biggest football speakers and managerial names in the UK. Part of Manchester United’s European Cup-winning team in 1968 Kidd retired in the late 1980s after playing for some of the biggest teams in both the UK and America including Arsenal and Manchester City and the US team the Minnesota Strikers.

Throughout his playing career, Kidd made over 200 appearances for Manchester United and scored an incredible 52 goals for the team. Having also played for top-flight teams including Arsenal, Manchester City and Bolton Wanderers, it’s apparent that his skill and determination as a football player was immensely highly regarded.

Since retiring from professional football Kidd has become one of the most hard-working football speakers in the UK after dinner speaker circuit; he works both as a football speaker but also as an assistant manager, caretaker/interim manager, and co-assistant manager for Manchester City, working alongside David Platt, Rubén Cousillas, Manuel Pellegrini and the infamous Roberto Mancini.

As a sports speaker, Kidd is known for his impressive knowledge of football, his time spent as both a player and manager has given Kidd an insight to both sides of the changing room, his experience both on and off the pitch informs all his work as an after dinner speaker and culminate in engaging and informative presentations.

To book Brian Kidd as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When he’s at corporate events, Brian is known to cover the following topics:

  • Football Management
  • Premier League
  • Drive & Determination
  • Manchester United
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Dealing With Pressure

Watch Brian in an interview, pitch-side here: