Bobby Moore

Wearing the No6 shirt, Bobby Moore (pic) made his West Ham United debut on Monday 08 September 1958 against Manchester United. Between 1958 and 1974 Bobby Moore played 643 games, scoring 27 goals for West Ham, in the Football League, FA Cup, Football League Cup, European Cup Winners Cup and Charity Shield.



Bryan Robson

Bryan Robson scored two goals in England’s opening 1982 World Cup Finals game against France on 16 June 1982, Bilbao’s San Mames Stadium, as England won 3-1. His opening goal was scored in the very first minute. In all Robson appeared in three World Cups and represented England 90 times, scoring 26 goals.




Paul Gascoigne

Gateshead born Paul Gascoigne (pic) signed schoolboy forms with Newcastle United in 1980, apprentice forms in 1983 and his first professional contract in May 1985 - the month after he made his debut, under Jack Charlton, as a substitute against QPR at the end of the 1984/85 season.


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Jimmy Greaves


Jimmy Greaves is the greatest goal scorer in Tottenham Hotspur’s history, probably the greatest goal scorer in the history of British football, and arguably the greatest goal scorer ever to play the game.


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Kevin Keegan


Signed by Arthur Cox from Southampton for £100,000 in 1982, Kevin Keegan spent two seasons at St James’ Park, scoring 49 goals in 78 appearances. His contribution to Newcastle's promotion season in 1983-84, in a team alongside Chris Waddle.


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Johan Cruyff


Johan Cruyff joined Barcelona from Ajax, for a then, world record transfer fee in 1973. In Cruyff’s first season, the genius Dutchman led Barcelona to a legendary La Liga Championship, Barcelona’s first La Liga title for 14 years and Cruyff was crowned 1974 European Footballer of the Year.

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Glenn Hoddle


Glenn Hoddle joined Tottenham Hotspur as an apprentice in April 1974, and made his first-team debut as a 17-year-old substitute against Norwich City in August 1975. Between 1975 and 1987, Hoddle scored 110 goals in 490 first-team matches in all competitions for Spurs, and was the fulcrum of the Spurs team of the early 1980s that won two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup.

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Gary Lineker

After winning the Golden Boot at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, Gary Lineker joined Barcelona from Everton in a £2.75M transfer. Lineker spent three seasons at Barcelona and scored 21 goals during his first season in 41 games, including a hat-trick against Real Madrid at Camp Nou in October 1986.


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Trevor Brooking


Trevor Brooking signed for West Ham United, as an apprentice on 24 July 1965, and made his debut on 29 August 1967 in a 3-3 away draw at Burnley. In a legendary career spanning 17 years,

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Tony Adams


Adams signed for Arsenal as a schoolboy in 1980 and made his debut on November 5th 1983 against Sunderland in front of 26,064 fans at Highbury.


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Frank McAvennie


Signed from West Ham United on 2 October 1987, for a then, Celtic record transfer fee of £750,000, Frank McAvennie scored on his Celtic debut the following day in a 1-1 draw with Hibernian at Celtic Park

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Ray Wilkins


 Ray Wilkins joined Chelsea as an apprentice and made his debut, at the age of 17, on Friday 26 October 1973, as a substitute in a 3-0 home league win against Norwich City. Appointed Chelsea’s youngest ever captain, at 18 years old

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Kevin Phillips

Kevin Phillips joined Sunderland from Watford in July 1997 for an initial fee of £325,000. ‘Super Kev’, as he became known,

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Billy Bonds

Billy Bonds was signed by Ron Greenwood from Charlton Athletic for a fee of £49,500 in May 1967


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Ian Rush


Bob Paisley signed Ian Rush from Chester in 1980 for £300,000, then a British transfer record for a teenager.

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