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Despite not having produced the most successful players in football history, England has produced a number of memorable players.

While there have been many highs and lows in the history of the English national team, some great players have worn the Three Lions’ colors in between.

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Peter Mellor: Played As A Goalkeeper For Three Decades

Peter Mellor played as a goalkeeper for three decades as a professional soccer player. Burnley, Fulham, Hereford United, and Portsmouth were some of his clubs in the top three tiers of English professional soccer. Now he coaches in the United …

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Chris Woods: Goalkeeper, Football Coach And Ex International

With a career spanning more than 20 years and multiple league titles, Chris Woods played in two FIFA World Cups. In 1976, Woods became an apprentice goalkeeper at Nottingham Forest, learning his craft from Peter Shilton. As Forest reached the …

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Barry Kitchener: Millwall Legend Who Made 602 Appearances

In 2012, Millwall football legend Barry Kitchener died aged 64. It was a sad day for Milwall fans with the news that Big Kitch, the gentle giant center-half, has passed. From 16, he went on to make over 602 appearances, …

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Scott Parker: Played For Five London Based Football Clubs

Scott Parker is an English former player who played as a midfielder. He is now a football manager, and his recent job was managing Bournemouth. Some claim he’s overrated as a player; others maintain that he did not get enough …

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Real Madrid English Players: Only Five Englishman Ever

There have only ever been five Real Madrid English Players in the history of the most famous football club in the world. Those Englishman are: Laurie Cunningham 1979-1984 Steve McManaman 1999-2003 David Beckham 2003-2007 Michael Owen 2004-2005 Jonathan Woodgate 2004-2007 …

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Gary Lineker: England Striker And 1986 Golden Boot Winner

After three decades of tedious crisp adverts and 23 years of even more tedious Match of the Day links, it is easy to forget that Gary Lineker was a great striker. Well, he was. With 48 goals in 80 international …

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Vinnie Jones: Football Career Of The Crazy Gang Figurehead

This name Vinnie Jones may well cause a few sniggers and certainly, look significantly out of place compared to other soccer legends. Yet, legendary status shouldn’t be attributed solely based on pure footballing ability, which was fortunate for Vincent Jones …

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Steve Bull: England And Wolverhampton Wolves Cult Hero

Steve Bull is remembered as nothing short of a hero by the supporters at Molineux. Stephen George Bull spent 13 seasons leading the line for Wolves, banging in a record 250 league goals and netting more than 300 times in …

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Walter Tull: First Northampton Town Player To Enlist For War

In 1999, Northampton Town Football Club dedicated a garden of memory to those football players who had lost their lives in the First World War. The centerpiece was a memorial to Walter Tull, a player of Afro Caribbean descent who …

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Frank Wignall: England’s Contribution To Football In Qatar

The professional footballing career of Frank Wignall includes Everton, Nottingham Forest, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Derby County, and Mansfield Town. The centre forward also represented England at the international level. For a club-record fee of around £20,000, he signed for Nottingham Forest …

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