Gary Winston LINEKER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1960-11-30
Education City of Leicester Boys' GS
Publications N/A
Recreations cricket, golf
Clubs MCC, Groucho
Style Gary Lineker, Esq, OBE
Career former professional footballer, currently journalist and broadcaster; clubs: Leicester City 1978-85 (215 appearances, 100 goals), Everton 1985-86 (57 appearances, 40 goals), FC Barcelona 1986-89 (140 appearances, 54 goals), Tottenham Hotspur 1989-92 (139 appearances, 80 goals, FA Cup winners 1991), Grampus 8 Nagoya, Japan 1993-94, ret 1994; England: debut 1984, 80 caps, 48 goals, capt 1990-92, memb squad World Cup Mexico 1986 (leading goal scorer) and Italy 1990, memb squad European Championships W Germany 1988 and Sweden 1992, ret 1992; PFA Player of the Year 1986, Football Writers' Assoc Player of the Year 1986 and 1992; memb Sports Cncl 1995-; host Gary Lineker's Football Night (BBC Radio 5) 1992, team capt They Think It's All Over (BBC 1) 1995-2003, presenter Match of the Day (BBC 1) 1999-; columnist The Sunday Telegraph 1998-2007; Best Presenter RTS Sports Awards 2002 and 2004, Sports Presenter of the Year TRIC Awards 2003, 2006, 2007 and 2009; Hon MA: Univ of Leicester 1992, Loughborough Univ 1992
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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