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Top 10 English Football Players' Statues

The Following List Is a List Of Legendary Status Of The Famous English Footballers

10. Sir Bobby Robson: He gave so much

Sir Bobby Robson C.B.E. (1933 - 2009) began his career at Fulham in 1950 and moved to West Bromwich Albion in 1956 and returned to Fulham in 1962. From 1957 to 1962 he played for the English national team. 1968 returned to Craven Witz, took the job of manager Fulham and continued to lead several clubs at home and abroad. In eight years as an English coach, he led England to the 1990 World Cup semi-finals and was later awarded the C.B.E. He was diagnosed with cancer again in May 2007 after previously being treated for cancer. In March 2008, he founded the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, which in turn funded the Bobby Robson Server Research Center in Newcastle. In 2009, Bobby died of cancer at the age of 76. Sir Alex Ferguson called him "a great friend, an extraordinary person and an extraordinary soccer player". The statue stands at the St. James and carved by Tom Mali. It was inaugurated in 2012 by Lady Elsie Robson and her family.

9. George Hardwick: Gentleman George

George Hardwick (1920-2004) played from 1937 to 1950 as a defender at Middlesbrough. After World War II, he became a team manager and played 13 times for England. Because of a knee injury, George resigned from the top division and international matches instead of following in the footsteps of the player manager. Clubs like Oldham, PSV Eindhoven, Sunderland, Gateshead and the Dutch national team use their expertise. He is also known for establishing the George Hardwick Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting caregivers, former caregivers and patients. This statue was designed by Keith Madison and inaugurated at the River Stadium in 2000.

8. Jackie Milburn: Wor Jackie

Jackie 'Milburn (1924-1988) played for Newcastle United and England. After his football career, he became a famous soccer journalist for News of the World. Jackie grew up in Ashington, north of Newcastle. Despite being a Sunderland fan, he signed with Newcastle United after responding to the club's promotion of young talent. After World War II, he became a key player in the team and Newcastle won the FA Cup three times in 1951, 1952 and 1955. He also played 13 times for England. Milburn left Newcastle in 1957 and moved to Irish club Linfield, where he also played as a team coach. Jackie died in 1988 at the age of 64. In 1988 Newcastle United named his new western booth at St. Jack's. James Park Milburn Booth. There are two statues of Jackie. One of them is on Main Street in Ashington. The others, who moved twice, are now near Park St. James at Strawberry Place. The statue was carved by Susanna Robinson and inaugurated in 1991 by Jackie widow and footballer Laura Jack Charlton.

7. Stan Mortensen: Morty, a hat-trick player

Stan Mortensen (1921-1991) played for Blackpool FS and was known to have a hat trick in the 1953 FA Cup and beat Bolton 4: 3. In 1947 he played his first English match against Portugal and won four of his goals 10-0. A year later he scored another hat trick against Sweden. He also played for England 25 times. He spent nine years at Blackpool and then signed with Hull City, Southport, Bath City and Lancaster City. After retiring in 1967, he became Blackpool's manager until 1969. He had a rumor; To help the club in financial difficulties, he sold football medals to collect donations. In 1983 he became the club's vice president. Stan died in 1991 and 2003 he was posthumously inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in recognition of his talent and achievements. The statue made by Peter Hodgkinson was inaugurated on August 23, 2005 by his widow, Jean and former player Jimmy Armfield. He stands behind the northern stands on Bloomfield Road, which also bears his name.

6. Wilf Manion: Boros golden boy

Wilf Manion (1918-2000) played for Middlesbrough and was a national player from England. He was called "the golden boy" because of his blonde hair. He joined the Middlesbrough Football Club in 1936 and won 26 caps for England. He retired in 1954 and returned briefly to play for Hull, Poole and Cambridge. In 2004, he was inducted into the English National Football Museum's Hall of Fame. The statue designed by Tom Mali stands at the Riverside Stadium and was inaugurated in 2000.

5. Bobby Moore O.B.E .: Captain of the World Cup

Bobby Moore, OBE (1941-1993) played for West Ham United. He was the team captain and captain of the English team that won the World Cup in 1966. Bobby joined West Ham United in 1956 and has played for the first team since 1958. Bobby was England captain in 1963 and captain of West Ham in 1964 when they won the Cup FA. The following year they won the European Cup Winners Cup. After winning the World Cup, he was named BBC Sports of the Year and OBE. After 15 years with West Ham, Bobby went to Fulham and played his last match there in 1977. The Bobby Moore statue designed by Philip Jackson stood at the entrance of Wembley Stadium and was inaugurated in 2007 by Bobby Charlton. Prime Minister Tony Blair and soccer player Sir Jeff Hearst attended the ceremony.

4. Sir Stanley Matthews: The Drib Wizard

Sir Stanley Matthews, C.B.E. (1915-2000) was one of the greatest players in England. He played in high football until he was 50 and played competitive games until he was 70. In his last match, he played for British veterans against Brazilian veterans. He began working for Stoke City at the age of 15 and enrolled at Stoke City Potters Football Club at the age of 17. He played there until 1947 before moving to Blackpool Rovers and returning to Stoke in 1961. At age 38, he played in the 1953 Cup final , where it was celebrated as an inspiration, which brought Blackpool back to defeat from 3: 1 to 4: 3. The statue was designed by Colin Melbourne and located in downtown Hanley. Sir Stanley Matthews was born in Hanley and launched the statue in 1987.

3. Sir Billy Wright from Wolverhampton Wanderers

Billy Wright began his career at the age of 14 and played for Wolverhampton Wanderers. At the age of 15 he was in the first team, where he stayed until his retirement in 1959. As team captain, the wolf won the FAS Cup and his first title in the first division in 1949. He was the captain of the English team in 1948 and won more than 100 caps in his international career. He was awarded the C.B.E. After retiring, he led the British youth team before taking the position of Arsenal manager from 1962 to 1966. At the Molineux stadium, a stands were named after him. This statue was designed by James Butler and inaugurated in 1996 by Billy Wright's widow, Joy Beverly-Wright, who is celebrated as a member of the Beverly Sisters.

2. Johnny Haynes

Johnny Haynes (1934-2005) was born in London and was signed with Fulham in 1950 at the age of 17. He joined the first team two years later. He made his senior debut in 1954 and played for Fulham for 18 years until 1970. Here he spent his entire football career in England. He holds the club record in 657 matches and 157 goals. Brazilian Pele described him as the best passer he had ever seen. He became an early star of a television soccer match on the BBC network. When he plays in front, he is famous for his skills on the ball and his leadership skills in the team. Because of that he has cut the England team 22 times. In 1961, he was the first English player to pay £ 100 a week (how things have changed). Unfortunately, he suffered many injuries both from games and serious car accidents and was not selected for the English team that won the World Cup in 1966. When his career ended in England, he was joined by friends and teammates in the south. Africa, where he continues to play. The statue, designed by Douglas Jennings, was inaugurated by Mohamed Al Fayed in October 2008 at the home of the Fulham Football Club at Craven Cottage.

1. Tony Adams: Mr. Arsenal

Tony Adams M.B.E., born in 1966, played 22 years in his career exclusively for Arsenal. Historically, he is the most loyal and greatest player. He is a talented defender who led the team to win three FA Cups, two League Cups and the UEFA Cup. In 1988, at the age of 21, he became the team captain. He lived there until he retired 14 years later. He earned the recognition of the team captain who won two titles in the League Cup and in the FA Cup. In all, he played 668 amazing matches for Arsenal and 66 matches for England. He is without doubt the most effective captain in club history. MDM Ltd. The statue designed by Tony Adams stands in front of the Emirates Stadium and was inaugurated in 2011 by Arsenal Chairman Peter Hill-Wood.

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