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England Under-23 International Footballers: Peter Shilton, Emlyn Hughes, Trevor Smith, Bobby Thomson, Ernie Hunt, Alan Sunderland Source Wikipedia

England Under-23 International Footballers: Peter Shilton, Emlyn Hughes, Trevor Smith, Bobby Thomson, Ernie Hunt, Alan Sunderland

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Published August 13th 2011
ISBN : 9781155348599
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26 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Peter Shilton, Emlyn Hughes, Trevor Smith, Bobby Thomson, Ernie Hunt, Alan Sunderland, Peter Knowles, Steve Whitworth, Tony Currie, Ron Flowers, Alan Hinton, Frank Lampard, Sr., Ronnie Clayton, Kenny Hibbitt, Alun Evans, John Richards, Jimmy Greenhoff, Jack Whitham, Norman Piper, Barry Powell, Chris Garland, Peter Broadbent, Roger Jones, Jeff Whitefoot, Jimmy Murray, Geoff Palmer, Mike Doyle, Martin Dobson, Bert Murray, Derek Parkin, Gerry Mannion, Gordon Harris, Phil Chisnall, Gerry Harris, Colin Sullivan, Ted Farmer. Excerpt: Peter Leslie Shilton OBE (born 18 September 1949 in Leicester, England) is a former English footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He currently holds the record for playing more games for England than anyone else, earning 125 caps. In a 30-year career, which included eleven different clubs, three World Cups, two European Cup finals and more than 1,000 competitive matches, Shilton emerged as one of the English games genuine legends. He has the rare distinction of having played over 100 league games for five different clubs. Shilton did not make his World Cup finals debut until the age of 32 but he played in 17 finals matches and shares the record 10 clean sheets in World Cup finals with French keeper Fabien Barthez. During his time at Nottingham Forest he won two European Cups, a UEFA Super Cup, the First Division championship, the Football League Cup and many other honours. Shilton also holds the all-time record for the most competitive appearances in world football. Shilton was a 13 year old pupil at King Richard III Boys School, Leicester, when he started training at schoolboy level with his local club Leicester City in 1963. He caught the eye of first-team goalkeeper Gordon Banks, who commented to the coach about how promising he was. Within four years, Shilton had forced Banks own depar...