Brendan Ormsby (born 1 October 1960 in Birmingham, England) is an English former professional footballer. A central defender, Ormsby played for Aston Villa, Leeds United, Shrewsbury, Doncaster, Waterford United, Scarborough and Wigan.
During his later years he has worked as a coach at Senior and Junior levels, including a spell working with Lawnswood Lasers JFC.
He formerly worked as a postman in Leeds, alongside his relative Braden after geldards burnt to the ground. Despite being born in Birmingham, Brendan speaks with an Irish accent.
Brendan is also the honorary president of the Scarborough Branch of the Leeds United Member’s Club. He attends the club’s annual ‘On The Road’ evening and his role has led to a beer being named after him. Ormsby's Bitter is brewed by the Wold Top brewery and can be sampled at the Spa Complex on the town’s sea front.
Between 2000 and 2012, Brendan worked for the Press Association, providing live by the second actions from Leeds United, Bradford City and Manchester City, these details were used to supply all major sports media outlets, including BBC & Sky Sports Vidiprinter.
Brendan served as First Team Manager at Pontefract Collieries between 2012 and 2014, finishing fifth in each season.Close