The Best English Football Players of all Time

When we play a sport, we often look to the stars and professionals for inspiration. West Bridgeford players are no exception. If you find yourself looking for motivation or a role model, check out these English players, arguably some of the best all-time performers from the origin of the game until now:

Duncan Edwards

Many people argue that he is the greatest British player of all time, and some say he could have been if he had come through Munich. He was only 21 years old when he got a break and became a star. He was a great player, leader and brought a lot to the table.

Pat Jennings

Pat was infamous for his aggressive playing style. His style on the field was unconventional and unique. He did spend a lot of time in the penalty box more than he spent on the field though.

John Barnes==

An injury shortened his career but it was nonetheless memorable. He was one of the brightest stars during football’s darker ages and times.

Steven Gerrard

A career that was full of achievements from the start to finish. One of the best midfielders of all times. His career also saw the lowest of the lows and demonstrates a roller coaster of resilience and skill.

Gordon Banks

A goal-keeper who will be remembered forever, namely for the ‘Pele Save’ all the way back in the 1970s. Overall, he had real skill and was well received by fans and critics alike. He was known for using chewing gum instead of gloves.

Bobby Moore

He single-handedly led England to the World Cup back in 1966. He became the captain of England’s team when he was only 22 years old. He played defense and came out of the woodwork because he was not tall, fast or even notable except for his pure skill and demeanor.

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