Shilton’s record bro­ken

The Observer - Sport - - SPORT FOOTBALL PREMIER LEAGUE - Staff

The for­mer Eng­land goal­keeper Peter Shilton’s record of 1,249 com­pet­i­tive club ap­pear­ances has fi­nally been bro­ken – by a 47-year-old from Leam­ing­ton Spa. Wis­bech Town’s Paul Ba­s­tock equalled the record in the United Coun­ties League Pre­mier Di­vi­sion last week, and broke it yes­ter­day, ap­pear­ing in their 4-1 FA Vase win over Thet­ford Town. “I never reached the heights I wanted to in foot­ball,” he told the BBC. “But this is some­thing I never dreamed of.”

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