Martin Peters

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Martin Peters
MBE
Martin Peters.jpg
Peters in 2007
Personal information
Full name Martin Stanford Peters
Date of birth 8 November 1943
Place of birth Plaistow, Essex, England
Date of death 21 December 2019(2019-12-21) (aged 76)
Place of death London, England
Height 6 ft 0.5 in (1.84 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1970 West Ham United 302 (81)
1970–1975 Tottenham Hotspur 189 (46)
1975–1980 Norwich City 206 (44)
1980–1981 Sheffield United 24 (3)
1982–1983 Gorleston
Total 721 (174)
National team
1966–1974 England 67 (20)
Teams managed
1981 Sheffield United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Martin Stanford Peters MBE (8 November 1943 – 21 December 2019) was an English footballer and manager. He played for England national team.

In 2016, it was announced that Peters had Alzheimer's disease.[1] Peters died on 21 December 2019 in London from the disease at the age of 76.[2][3][4]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
EnglandLeague
1961-62 West Ham United First Division 5 0
1962-63 36 8
1963-64 32 3
1964-65 35 5
1965-66 40 11
1966-67 41 14
1967-68 40 14
1968-69 42 19
1969-70 31 7
1969-70 Tottenham Hotspur First Division 7 2
1970-71 42 9
1971-72 35 10
1972-73 41 15
1973-74 35 6
1974-75 29 4
1974-75 Norwich City Second Division 10 2
1975-76 First Division 42 10
1976-77 42 7
1977-78 34 7
1978-79 39 10
1979-80 40 8
1980-81 Sheffield United Third Division 24 4
Country England 724 175
Total 724 175

International career statistics[change | change source]

[5]

England national team
YearAppsGoals
1966 11 3
1967 4 2
1968 8 3
1969 8 3
1970 12 5
1971 8 2
1972 3 0
1973 11 2
1974 2 0
Total 67 20

References[change | change source]

  1. "FA wants Fifa to investigate possible dementia link to ex-footballers". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  2. "A statement from the family of Martin Peters | West Ham United". www.whufc.com.
  3. "Martin Peters RIP". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 21 December 2019. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  4. "Martin Peters: 1966 World Cup winner and West Ham legend dies aged 76". BBC Sport. 21 December 2019. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  5. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Martin Peters". www.national-football-teams.com.