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Barry J. Hugman (born 1941) is an English sports author, statistician and historian. He was born in Hampstead Garden Suburb, Middlesex, in 1941 and educated at Clarks College, Finchley. Having spent ten years concentrating on a business career he decided to produce what was called at the time the biggest job in football statistics–collating and presenting the records of all men who had played in the Football League since 1946. He has since gone on to publish many other works, a large number of which are recognised by the authorities as definitive sources in their field.
He also helped to devise and set up the British Boxing Board of Control British Boxing Awards, which started in 1984, and launched the Boxing Monthly magazine in 1989. Has also been nominated for the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York. In 2011 he received the British Boxing Board of Control Exceptional Award for services to the sport of British professional boxing.
Finbar Patrick 'Barry' McGuigan MBE is an Irish retired professional boxer and current boxing promoter. Born in Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland, McGuigan was nicknamed The Clones Cyclone and became the WBA and lineal featherweight world champion. He was very popular with Irish and British audiences, representing neutrality and peace in a time when Ireland, where he lived, was affected by The Troubles. In 2005 he was inducted into the international boxing hall of fame. He is also known for coaching one of the most decorated boxers from Northern Ireland, Carl Frampton, along with his son Shane McGuigan.
Alan Martin Smith is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker.
Nigel Worthington is a Northern Irish former professional footballer who was most recently the manager of York City.
John Grattan Hendrie is a Scottish former professional association footballer who played on the right wing or in attack.
Gary Robert Shaw is an English former football striker who played for Aston Villa in the early 1980s.
David Oswald "Bobby" Barnes is an English former professional footballer who played as a forward. He made over 300 appearances in the Football League and represented England at youth level.
Andreas Tews is a German former amateur boxer. Tews won the Flyweight Silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics and the Featherweight Gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
Andreas Zülow is a retired amateur boxer from East Germany who won a Lightweight gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games. He also won the silver medal at the 1989 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Moscow, and the bronze medal at the 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Reno.
Marco Rudolph is a retired German boxer, who won the Lightweight Silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics.
William Robert Hamilton is a former Northern Ireland international footballer who played as a forward.
John Charles Evans is an English former professional footballer and an international bowls player.
Anthony Galvin is a former professional footballer who played as a winger. He played most successfully with Tottenham Hotspur, for whom he played 201 league games. He finished his league career with spells at Sheffield Wednesday and Swindon Town. He played for the Republic of Ireland, winning 29 caps including 3 in Euro 88.
Daniel Joseph Thomas is an English former professional footballer who played for Coventry City and Tottenham Hotspur and for the England national team. He was a member of the Tottenham Hotspur team that won the 1983–84 UEFA Cup, despite missing his penalty in the shootout in the final against Anderlecht.
Raymond Walker is an English former football midfielder. He played 440 games for Port Vale in all competitions between 1986 and 1997, ensuring himself a place in the club's history. He was twice the club's player of the season, and was named on the PFA Team of the Year three times. He was promoted twice with the club and also played a part in the club's highest ever post-war finish in the English Football League. With Aston Villa in the early '80s, he joined Port Vale in 1986, after a short loan spell in 1984. After eleven years at Vale Park he went into non-league football with Leek Town and Newcastle Town.
John Okechukwu Chiedozie is a former professional football player who played for Leyton Orient, Notts County, Tottenham Hotspur, Derby County and Chesterfield and represented Nigeria at international level on nine occasions.
James John Weston is an English former professional footballer. He spent five years at Blackpool in the early 1970s and 1980s, making over one hundred Football League appearances for the club. He also played for two other Football League clubs, namely Torquay United and Wigan Athletic. He played as a midfielder.
Joe Jopling is an English former footballer. He played 367 league games for Aldershot in two spells between 1969–70, and 1974–1984.
Scott Ian Glenn Endersby is an English former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He played in the Football League for Tranmere Rovers, Swindon Town, Carlisle United, York City and Cardiff City.
The Professional Footballers' Association Team of the Year is an annual award given to a set of 55 footballers across the top four tiers of men's English football; the Premier League, the Championship, League One and League Two, as well as the women's FA WSL, who are seen to be deserving of being named in a "Team of the Year". Peter Shilton currently holds the most appearances in the PFA Team of the Year in the top division with 10 appearances. Steven Gerrard currently holds the most appearances in the PFA Team of the Year in the Premier League era with eight appearances.