Lee Sharpe

Born May 27, 1971

Lee Stuart Sharpe is an English former professional footballer, sports television pundit and reality television personality, who as a player was predominantly a left winger from 1988 to 2004. Sharpe joined Manchester United from Torquay United as a youngster in 1988, playing for the club up until 1996. He won a total of eight caps for England, but his later career failed to live up to its potential after leaving Manchester United in his mid-twenties.… Read More

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1971 Birth Born on May 27, 1971.


Sharpe joined Manchester United from Torquay United as a youngster in 1988, playing for the club up until 1996. … Read More
1989 18 Years Old 1 More Event
The following season, Sharpe found the net for the first time in a United shirt, scoring in the 5–1 home win over Millwall on 16 September 1989. … Read More
1990 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He played a key part in United's success in the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1990–91 scoring with a left foot pile-driver into the top corner in the home leg of the semi-final against Legia Warsaw (1–1).


1991 20 Years Old Having established himself as a left winger, Sharpe earned a call up to the England squad, although he was unable to replace John Barnes as first choice left winger. Unfortunately, he was then out of the game for long periods of time through injury and illness (he suffered from viral meningitis in the autumn of 1992) and when his fitness recovered, the form of Ryan Giggs meant he had normally to play out of position at left back (by now the preferred position for Denis Irwin) or on the right wing, competing for a place with Andrei Kanchelskis who had arrived in March 1991.
1994 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Sharpe is well remembered for his memorable goal against Barcelona during the 2–2 draw in the 1994–1995 Champions League season's group stage, when he spectacularly back-heeled a cross from Roy Keane into the corner of the net. … Read More
1995 24 Years Old By the start of the 1995–96, Andrei Kanchelskis had been sold to Everton and it seemed possible that Sharpe could establish himself as United's right winger – particularly when he scored twice for United in their 3–2 win over Everton on 9 September 1995. … Read More
His next (and final) league goal for United came on 10 February 1996 when he scored the only goal of the game against Blackburn Rovers, as United kept up the pressure on leaders Newcastle who had been 10 points ahead at Christmas. … Read More
1998 27 Years Old In the autumn of 1998, he was loaned to Italian Serie A strugglers Sampdoria, but soon fell out of favour and in the New Year he returned to England.
1999 28 Years Old 1 More Event
He signed on loan for Bradford City in March 1999 and he helped in securing the club's promotion to the Premiership after 77 years outside the top division.
2000 29 Years Old In 2000–01, Sharpe lost his place in the Bradford team and just before Christmas went on loan to Division One Portsmouth.


2001 - 2003 3 More Events
Sharpe has also developed a career in reality television. He appeared as a competitor in the 2005, ITV television show Celebrity Wrestling, under the name "Sharpe Shooter". … Read More
2007 36 Years Old 1 More Event
After he dated other women, Sharpe and Titmuss split up, but by February 2007 he was back with Petty. … Read More
2008 37 Years Old He also appeared in the 2008 television series Superstars on Channel Five.
2009 38 Years Old In August 2009. he appeared in the RTÉ One celebrity boxing series, Charity Lords of the Ring. … Read More
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