Pat Jennings

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Pat Jennings
Jennings in 2018
Personal information
Full name Patrick Anthony Jennings
Date of birth (1945-06-12) 12 June 1945 (age 78)
Place of birth Newry, Northern Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1960 Shamrock Rovers
1961–1963 Newry Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1964 Watford 48 (0)
1964–1977 Tottenham Hotspur 472 (0)
1977–1985 Arsenal 237 (0)
1986 Everton 0 (0)
Total 757 (0)
National team
1964–1986[1] Northern Ireland 119 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Patrick Anthony Jennings CBE (born 12 June 1945[2]) is a Northern Irish former footballer. He played as a goalkeeper. He played 119 international matches for Northern Ireland. His international career lasted for over 22 years. During his career, Jennings played for Newry Town and Watford. He also played in the top division with Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. He won the FA Cup with both of these teams. In total, Jennings made over 1,000 top level appearances. Even though he was a goalkeeper, he scored in the 1967 FA Charity Shield.

Jennings was born in Newry. He won his last cap at the age of 41.[3]

Honours[change | change source]

International[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Tottenham Hotspur


Individual[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Patrick "Pat" Jennings – Century of International Appearances". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation.
  2. 'New Year Honours: Pat Jennings 'absolutely delighted' with CBE'. BBC News, 30 December 2022, accessed 30 December 2022
  3. Jennings, Pat. "Pat Jennings". Culture Northern Ireland. Archived from the original on 17 October 2021. Retrieved 17 October 2021.
  4. "1969-1970 British Team of the Season". BigSoccer. 31 July 2011. Retrieved 17 April 2024.