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Les Ferdinand

Footballer
Male
Born Dec 8, 1966
Age 47
Hometown London
Team Newcastle United ...
Position Striker
Other Names Ferdinand, Les

Leslie "Les" Ferdinand MBE is a former English footballer. His playing career included spells at Queens Park Rangers, Beşiktaş, Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United and Bolton Wanderers F.C. , during which period he earned a number of appearances for England. He became the first player to score for 6 different Premier League clubs.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1966 Birth Born on December 8, 1966.

TWENTIES

1987 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Ferdinand made his QPR debut on 20 April 1987, aged 20, as a substitute in the 4-0 league defeat by Coventry City at Highfield Road - the first of two league appearances that season.
1988 21 Years Old In 1988, he was loaned to Turkish side Beşiktaş for a season, and performed well with 14 goals in 24 games.
1989 22 Years Old He was back in the QPR side for the 1989-90 season, but managed just nine First Division appearances as well as his first two English league goals.
1990 23 Years Old He fared better in 1990-91, managing 18 league games and scoring eight goals as QPR secured a familiar mid table finish.
1991 24 Years Old His 10 goals from 23 games in 1991-92 helped ensure QPR's status as founder members of the new FA Premier League for the 1992-93 season, and it was during this campaign that he established himself as a top striker, scoring 20 goals in 37 games as QPR finished fifth - the highest placed of all the London sides.
1993 26 Years Old 1 More Event
His fine form continued into 1993-94, during which his 16 goals from 36 games helped QPR finish ninth. … Read More
1994 27 Years Old He enjoyed arguably his best season yet in 1994-95, as he was on target 24 times in the Premier League and speculation grew that he would soon be on his way to a bigger club. … Read More
1995 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Ferdinand was sold to Newcastle in 1995 for £6 million, with Hayes receiving £600,000 due to a sell-on clause agreed following his move to QPR (with the money received Hayes built a function suite and named it "The Ferdinand Suite" in his honour). … Read More

THIRTIES

1997 - 2000 3 More Events
2003 36 Years Old In January 2003, he moved to West Ham United, and scored his first goal for the club against former club Tottenham, but was unable to prevent the club's relegation from the Premier League and opted to remain in the top flight by signing for newly promoted Leicester City on a free transfer. … Read More
2004 37 Years Old His contract at the club lasted until the end of the 2004–05 season. … Read More
2005 38 Years Old He is the cousin of current Premier League players Rio and Anton Ferdinand and his son Aaron currently plays for Harrow Borough in the Isthmian League. He also has a daughter, Lauren. Popularly nicknamed Sir Les, he was made an MBE in the 2005 Queen's Birthday Honours.

FORTIES

2007 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Ferdinand was a pundit for BBC Sport. Beginning with the 2007–08 season, he is a pundit on Setanta's Premiership coverage.
2008 41 Years Old 1 More Event
On 5 November 2008 Ferdinand joined fellow ex-Spur Tim Sherwood on the coaching staff of Tottenham Hotspur, utilising his experience to work with the strikers. … Read More
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