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Shaka Hislop

Shaka Hislop

Clubs played for: Reading, Newcastle United, West Ham United, Portsmouth, FC Dallas (1992-2007)

Born: 1969

Birthplace: Hackney, London


Position: Goalkeeper

Biography: Kept goal for the First Division title winning side in 2002/3 having arrived from Newcastle United the previous year. Retained the number 1 jersey until Alain Perrin took over as boss and preferred Sander Westerveld. An international with Trinidad & Tobago, Hislop then returned to his old club West Ham. He is now working in the media for ESPN and regularly commentates on Italian and Spanish League matches. Was named the as the first winner of the PFA Special Merit Award in 2005 for his services to football and has been inducted into Trinidad & Tobago's Hall of Fame. England Under 21 & full international with Trinidad & Tobago.

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