Teddy Sheringham

Born Apr 2, 1966

Edward Paul "Teddy" Sheringham MBE is a retired English footballer, and the father of footballer Charlie Sheringham. Sheringham played as a striker, and had a successful career at the club level, winning almost every domestic honour available with his clubs, most notably the Treble with Manchester United in the 1998–99 season.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Teddy Sheringham.


1966 Birth Born on April 2, 1966.


1982 16 Years Old Sheringham began his professional career at Millwall in 1982 at the age of 16, after impressing a scout when playing for non-league club Leytonstone & Ilford during a youth team game against Millwall.
1984 18 Years Old He was signed up, initially as an apprentice and scored on only his second appearance for the club in a match away at Bournemouth in January 1984.
1985 19 Years Old After being loaned out by the club twice in 1985 to Aldershot and later a Swedish side, Djurgården, he quickly became a first choice selection at Millwall and during the late 1980s formed a striking partnership with Tony Cascarino.


1986 - 1990 3 More Events
1991 25 Years Old 1 More Event
The 25-year-old Sheringham was sold to Nottingham Forest in a £2 million deal in July 1991 to play alongside Nigel Clough.
Sheringham scored Forest's first Premiership goal against Liverpool in August 1992 (which was also the first ever live goal shown on Sky Sports) but a week later he was sold to Tottenham Hotspur for £2.1 million.
1993 - 1994 2 More Events
1995 29 Years Old …  This had started three years previously in 1995 when Sheringham had snubbed Cole as the latter came on to make his international debut.


1996 30 Years Old 1 More Event
However, despite his prolific strike rate by the end of the 1996–97 season he was 31 years old and had yet to win a major trophy in a career which had so far spanned 15 years; many pundits considered him past his best and likely to finish his career without major honours.
1997 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 1997, Sheringham agreed to join Manchester United in a £3.5 million deal. … Read More
1998 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He appeared in the 1998 and 2002 FIFA World Cups, as well as the 1996 UEFA European Championship. … Read More
1999 33 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The pinnacle of his career came when he scored the equaliser and provided the assist for Manchester United's winning goal in the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final against Bayern Munich.
2000 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2000–01, United secured a third consecutive league title, with Sheringham top-scoring for United and playing some of the best football of his career.
2001 35 Years Old In April 2001, he was voted Footballer of the Year by both the Professional Footballers' Association and Football Writers' Association.
His fine form ensured that he was still involved with the national side despite being in his 35th year, being named in the squad for the 2002 World Cup. … Read More


After a second-half appearance against Charlton Athletic on 2 April 2006, Sheringham joined a small group of footballers, including Les Sealey, John Burridge and Gordon Strachan, who have played top-flight football while in their forties.
2007 41 Years Old 1 More Event
After being released by West Ham, Sheringham signed for Colchester United in July 2007 and was given the number 8 shirt. … Read More
He scored his fourth and final Colchester goal in a 3–1 FA Cup defeat to Peterborough United on 5 January 2008.
In May 2014, Sheringham was appointed as an attacking coach with West Ham United.


2016 50 Years Old He was sacked on 1 February 2016, with the club 19th in the league having collected only three points from their last eight matches.
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