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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.
1992 26 Years Old 1 More Event
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 27 Years Old In 1993–94, he was Tottenham's top scorer with 14 Premiership goals but played in just 19 games due to injury and this impacted negatively on Tottenham's league form. … Read More
1994 28 Years Old Jürgen Klinsmann, who partnered Sheringham during the 1994–95 season, was later quoted as claiming that Sheringham was the most intelligent strike partner he had ever had. … Read More


1996 30 Years Old 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 £3.5million deal. … Read More
1998 32 Years Old Speculation that Sheringham would leave United increased just after the 1998–99 season got underway, when Dwight Yorke moved to Old Trafford from Aston Villa. … 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. … Read More
In 2000–01, Sheringham played some of the best football of his career as he was United's top goalscorer, displacing Dwight Yorke as the preferred first-team player, as well as being voted Player of the Year by both the PFA and FWA.
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
2003 37 Years Old Despite this, he was only contracted to the club for one season and, despite scoring in his final game (a 5-1 win victory over Middlesbrough with the club already secure in the top flight), at the end of the 2003–04 season, Portsmouth decided not to offer the 38-year-old striker another contract but he insisted that he wanted to continue his top flight career at another club. … Read More
2004 38 Years Old At the end of the 2004–05 season, Sheringham's one-year contract expired and he agreed to sign on for another season, this time back in the Premiership, at Upton Park.


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 vacated by Jamie Cureton. … Read More
2008 42 Years Old 1 More Event
He scored his fourth and final Colchester goal in a 3–1 FA Cup defeat to Peterborough on 5 January 2008.
Sheringham stayed out of the public eye during his retirement until July 2009, when non-League side Beckenham Town announced that they were in talks to sign the former England international.
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