Moore

Bobby Moore

Moore started his playing career in 1956 and worked his way through the ranks in the youth teams, he played his first senior squad game against Manchester United in 1958.

He was called up to the England squad by Walter Winterbottomin 1960 and by 1963 he was a regular in the England side and after 12 games he was given the role of captain making him the youngest ever England captain.

He will of course best be known for captaining the England world cup side of 1966 where he was credited for assisting Geoff Hurst in the final goal in the dying moments of the game, and the rest is of course history.

Following his football career he had an unsuccessful spell in football management taking on the manager role for Oxford City and Southend United. After this he had a varied career that included writing for the Sunday Sport newspaper and being a football analyst for the radio station Capital Gold. 

He died from bowel cancer on February 24th aged just 51. He was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 2002 in recognition of his impact as a player on the English game.

International Career

TeamYearsAppearancesGoalsGoals to Game Ratio
England1962 - 197310820.02
Total10820.02

Honours

Bobby Moore has a long list of honours, he was up till 2009 the England player with the most caps (108), this record was beaten in June 2009 when David Beckham claimed his 109th in the game against Slovakia.