|Full name||Raymond Neal Clemence|
|Date of birth||5 August 1948|
|Place of birth||Skegness, Lincolnshire, England|
|Date of death||15 November 2020(aged 72)|
|Place of death||Corby, Northamptonshire, England|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|1992–1993||Tottenham Hotspur (with Doug Livermore)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Raymond Neal Clemence MBE (5 August 1948 – 15 November 2020) was an English professional footballer. He played as a goalkeeper. He was born in Skegness, Lincolnshire. He is one of only 25 players to have made over 1,000 career appearances.
Career[change | change source]
Clemence is best known as part of the Liverpool team from 1967 to 1984. He started his career with Scunthorpe United. He was signed by Liverpool manager Bill Shankly in June 1967. He won five league titles, two domestic cups, two UEFA Cups, three European Cups and other trophies with Liverpool. His final game for Liverpool was in the side's 1–0 win in the 1981 European Cup Final against Real Madrid. He then played for Tottenham Hotspur. He won three trophies with Tottenham, including an FA Cup and a UEFA Cup.
Personal life and death[change | change source]
Clemence's son, Stephen, was also a footballer.
Honours[change | change source]
- Football League First Division: 1972–73, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1978–79, 1979–80
- FA Cup: 1973–74
- League Cup: 1980–81
- FA Charity Shield: 1974, 1976, 1977 (shared), 1979, 1980
- European Cup: 1976–77, 1977–78, 1980–81
- UEFA Cup: 1972–73, 1975–76
- UEFA Super Cup: 1977
- Tottenham Hotspur
References[change | change source]
- Taylor, Louise (23 March 2017). "Gianluigi Buffon's 1,000th career game is testament to a beacon of stability". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
- "Ray Clemence". Liverpool F.C. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
- "Liverpool great Ray Clemence on his ongoing battle with prostate cancer 13 years after diagnosis". Liverpool Echo. 17 June 2018. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
- "Statement on behalf of the Clemence family". Liverpool F.C. 15 November 2020. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Ray Clemence at WorldFootball.net