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Mike England

Mike England

Clubs played for: Blackburn Rovers, Tottenham Hotspur, Seattle Sounders, Cardiff City (loan), Cleveland Force (indoor) (1959-1980)

Born: 1941

Birthplace: Holywell, Flintshire, Wales


Position: Defender

Biography: After a long successful career which saw him win 44 Welsh caps and star as a dominant feature in the Spurs side, England became manager of the Welsh national side in 1980. He held this post for eight years, during which time he was awarded the M.B.E. for services to Soccer. Became a businessman, owning residential homes in Rhyl and Colwyn Bay.(Won the UEFA Cup in 1972 and scored in the final two years later)

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England, Mike I used to watch Mike England play at Spurs and what a Centre Half he was, he won everything in the air was as hard as nails and a class act to boot. Great memories from the big man.
31-12-19 nigel Grover

England, Mike Mike was treated for a injured ankle by my father Bobby Mcgregor at our home in Belfast. He’s also played football with the kids in the street. I remember he went with my dad, who was physio for Glentoran, to watch a Irish league game. It was announced over the ground that Mike Wales who plays for England was at the match - much to the amusement of the spectators. To add insult to injury, Mike sat on a nail and ripped his trousers!
22-11-18 Trevor Mcgregor

England, Mike Just met Mike England chatted about the old days at ysgol Gogarth , comes across as a decent guy.

ENGLAND, Mike Met Mike England at Chester Races on Wednesday may 9th.. great man, great footballer.
ian potter

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