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Kenny Sansom

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Date of Birth September 26th 1958
Place of Birth Camberwell, London
Lives in Sidcup, Kent
England Caps Schoolboy 8, U21 9, Full 86 (9 whilst playing for Crystal Palace)
Played in the 1982 & 1986 World Cup Finals Played in the 1984 & 1988 Euro Finals
Honours Littlewoods Cup winners medal1986-87 (Arsenal) Division Two League Title (Crystal Palace)

Signed by Malcolm Allison for Crystal Palace (1976-77) and also played under the management of Terry Venables. Played 174 first team games

Signed for Arsenal 1980 (swop deal with Clive Allen) £M1.2. Whilst at Arsenal he played under the management of Don Howe, Terry Neill and George Graham.

Played 394 first team games. He captained the team which beat Liverpool in the 1987 Littlewoods Cup Final at Wembley.

Signed for Newcastle United £800,000 then went onto play for Everton, Coventry City , QPR, Brentford F.C. dropping down into the non – league with Chertsy Town and Slough Town .

During this period he was managed by Trevor Francis, Phil Holder, Bobby Gould, Jim Smith, Howard Kendall.

During his ten year international career he played for Ron Greenwood & Sir Bobby Robson. Playing in the 1982 World Cup Finals held in Spain & Mexico 1986, playing the in now famous ‘Hand of God' game against Maradona's Argentina .

Kenny is still actively involved with Arsenal F.C. where he operates the ground tours of the Emirates Stadium on a regular basis.

He is involved in the media as a pundit for Sky Sports and appears every Saturday on LBC radio.

He is very involved with various charities and takes an active role in their fun raising events.

Kenny is available for Golf Days, After Dinner Speaking, Question & Answer evenings and other events of this type.


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