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Peter Shilton
OBE
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Shilton in December 2008
Personal information
Full name Peter Leslie Shilton
Date of birth 18 September 1949 (1949-09-18) (age 72)
Place of birth Leicester, England
Height 1.83 m
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1963–1966 Leicester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1974 Leicester City 286 (1)
1974–1977 Stoke City 110 (0)
1977–1982 Nottingham Forest 202 (0)
1982–1987 Southampton 188 (0)
1987–1992 Derby County 175 (0)
1992–1995 Plymouth Argyle 34 (0)
1995 Wimbledon 0 (0)
1995 Bolton Wanderers 1 (0)
1995–1996 Coventry City 0 (0)
1996 West Ham United 0 (0)
1996–1997 Leyton Orient 9 (0)
Total 1005 (1)
National team
1968–1972 England U23 13 (0)
1970–1990 England 125 (0)
Teams managed
1992–1995 Plymouth Argyle
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Peter Leslie Shilton OBE (born 18 September 1949) is an English former footballer. He has played for England national team. He has 125 caps for the England national team. This is more than any other player.

Shilton was a contestant in the 2010 series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Shilton remains England’s most capped player and the world record holder having played the most competitive games.

Peter and his wife Steph Shilton run a successful consulting company.

Club career statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
England League
1965/66 Leicester City First Division 1 0
1966/67 4 0
1967/68 35 1
1968/69 42 0
1969/70 Second Division 39 0
1970/71 40 0
1971/72 First Division 37 0
1972/73 41 0
1973/74 42 0
1974/75 5 0
1974/75 Stoke City First Division 25 0
1975/76 42 0
1976/77 40 0
1977/78 Second Division 3 0
1977/78 Nottingham Forest First Division 37 0
1978/79 42 0
1979/80 42 0
1980/81 40 0
1981/82 41 0
1982/83 Southampton First Division 39 0
1983/84 42 0
1984/85 41 0
1985/86 37 0
1986/87 29 0
1987/88 Derby County First Division 40 0
1988/89 38 0
1989/90 35 0
1990/91 31 0
1991/92 Second Division 31 0
1991/92 Plymouth Argyle Second Division 7 0
1992/93 23 0
1993/94 4 0
1994/95 Wimbledon Premier League 0 0
1994/95 Bolton Wanderers First Division 1 0
1995/96 Coventry City Premier League 0 0
1995/96 West Ham United Premier League 0 0
1996/97 Leyton Orient Third Division 9 0
Country England 1005 1
Total 1005 1

International career statistics

England national team
Year Apps Goals
1970 1 0
1971 2 0
1972 2 0
1973 11 0
1974 4 0
1975 1 0
1976 0 0
1977 2 0
1978 3 0
1979 3 0
1980 4 0
1981 2 0
1982 10 0
1983 10 0
1984 11 0
1985 9 0
1986 13 0
1987 6 0
1988 8 0
1989 11 0
1990 12 0
Total 125 0

Honours

Club

Leicester City

Nottingham Forest

International

England

Individual

  • IOC European Footballer of the Season: 1979–80
  • PFA First Division Team of the Year: 1974–75, 1977–78, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86
  • PFA Team of the Century (1977–1996): 2007
  • PFA Players' Player of the Year: 1977–78
  • Nottingham Forest Player of the Season: 1981–82
  • Southampton Player of the Season: 1984–85, 1985–86
  • FWA Tribute Award: 1991
  • English Football Hall of Fame: Inducted 2002
  • Football League 100 Legends
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