TEDDY SHERINGHAM FACTFILE
Born: Waltham Forest, London, 1966 (Age 49) Career: A striker, Sheringham was rejected by a host of pro clubs before being picked up by Millwall aged 16. Following loan spells at Aldershot and Djurgardens, he established himself in the side in 1985 and went on to net 111 goals in 262 games, winning promotion to the First Division in 1988 and finishing top goalscorer in four separate seasons. Sold to Nottingham Forest for £2m in 1991, he scored 14 Premier League goals and left to join Spurs (for £2.1m) the following season. There, he won the Premier League golden boot in 1992-93, formed a deadly alliance with Jurgen Klinsmann and scored 76 goals in 166 matches before joining Manchester United for £3.5m in 1997, aged 31. Though rarely a regular at Old Trafford, Sheringham scored 31 times in his 104 appearances and in 1999 completed the treble of Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League. A return to Spurs in 2001 was followed by a a season at newly-promoted Portsmouth, then a move to Championship side West Ham in 2004. Joint-top scorer in the second tier, he won promotion back to the top flight and subsequently became the oldest player to score there. Sheringham left Upton Park in 2007 and, after a season at Colchester, retired in 2008. He also scored 11 goals in 51 caps for England, the last at the age of 36, and played in two World Cups and a European Championships. He was named Stevenage manager in May 2015.