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Les Ferdinand

Queen's Park Rangers FC, Newcastle United FC, Tottenham Hotspur FC
17 caps, 5 goals

P 17 W x D x L x F x: A 2
*(actual F x: A x)
x% successful

1993-98

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
x

Profile

Full name Leslie Ferdinand MBE (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 8 December 1966 in Paddington, London [registered in Paddington, December 1966]. The PFA claim Acton as his birthplace.
Attended Sir Christopher Wren School (Pheonix High School), Acton
Height/Weight 5' 11¾", 13st. 5lbs [1999].

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [1999] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Ferdinand started is career with non-league clubs such as AEL FC, and Southall FC and Hayes FC, it was from there that Queen's Park Rangers FC signed Les for �15,000 on 12 March 1987. 163 league appearances followed, in which he scored 80 goals.  In between times, he was loaned to Brentford AFC for three league appearances from 24 March 1988. For the 1988-89 season, Ferdinand was loaned to Turkish side, Beşiktaş JK.  His scoring record was suffice for Newcastle United FC to pay �6 million for his signature on 7 June 1995. 41 goals in 68 Premier League appearances followed. Tottenham Hotspur FC paid another �6 million fee for Ferdinand on 5 August 1997, where he would play another 118 Premier League appearances, scoring 33 goals, in an injury-plagued period.  Ferdinand joined West Ham United FC in January 2003, after their relegation and two goals in fourteen Premiership appearances, Ferdinand opted to remain in the Premiership with Leicester City FC, until they were relegated at the end of 2003-04 (29 Premiership appearances, twelve goals), whereupon Ferdinand joined Bolton Wanderers FC. Although starts were limited, Ferdinand still managed twelve appearances, scoring once. He left on 2 January 2005 and four days later, signed for Reading FC, where he remained until the end of the season, having played twelve times, scoring just the one. In 2005-06, Ferdinand signed with Watford FC on a non-contract basis, he retired shortly before his 40th birthday without playing a single competive game with Watford.
Club honours Süper Lig runners-up 1988-89; T�rkiye Kupası winner 1988-89; Cumhurbaşkanlığı Kupası winner 1989; TSYD Kupasi winner 1988-89; FA Premier League runners-up 1995-96, 1996-97; FA Charity Shield runners-up 1996; Football League Cup winner 1998-99, runner-up 2001-02; Premier League Asia Trophy winner 2005;
Individual honours PFA Premier League Team of the Year 1995-96; PFA Player's Player of the Year 1995-96;
Distinctions Scored the 10,000th Premier League goal.

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [1999].

England Career

Player number 1047th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
First match No. x, February 1993, England 6 San Marino 0, aged x years x days. 1 goal
Last match No. x, aged x years x days.
Major tournaments European Championships 1996; World Cup Finals 1998;
Team honours x
Individual honours England B (1 appearance, 1 goal)
Distinctions x

Beyond England

Currently coaches Tottenham Hotspur FC and is also a pundit for the BBC, having being a pundit on the failed sports channel Setanta. Apparently owns and flys his own helicopter - Various Media

 

Les Ferdinand - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- - - - - - - - - min - - None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Les Ferdinand - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Les Ferdinand - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Blue - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Les Ferdinand - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup - - - - - - - - - - - - -

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Les Ferdinand - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
x - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Les Ferdinand - Match History
 Club: Queen's Park Rangers F.C. - 7 full caps

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age 26
1 - x - x, x x x x x
2 - x - x, x x x x x
3 - x - x, x x x x x
4 - x - x, x x x x x
5 - x - x, x x x x x
6 - x - x, x x x x x
7 - x - x, x x x x x
 Club: Newcastle United F.C. - 6 full caps

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age 29
8 - x - x, x x x x x
9 - x - x, x x x x x
10 - x - x, x x x x x
11 - x - x, x x x x x
12 - x - x, x x x x x
13 - x - x, x x x x x
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 4 full caps

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age 30
14 - x - x, x x x x x
15 - x - x, x x x x x
16 - x - x, x x x x x
17 - x - x, x x x x x

Notes

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