The English Football Hall of Fame is housed at the National Football Museum in Manchester, England. The Hall aims to celebrate and highlight the achievements of the all-time top English footballing talents, as well as non-English players and managers who have become significant figures in the history of the English game. New members are added each year, with an induction ceremony held in the autumn, formerly at varying locations, but exclusively at the Museum itself following its move to Manchester's Urbis building in 2012.
The Hall is on permanent display at the Museum. An accompanying book, The Football Hall of Fame: The Official Guide to the Greatest Footballing Legends of All Time, was first published in October 2005 by Robson Books. Authored by football historian Rob Galvin and the Museum's founding curator Mark Bushell, it is updated every year with the newest inductees, containing an in-depth profile about the career and reputation of each one, along with a select exhibit from the Museum which relates to their achievements.
Members of the Hall of Fame are chosen by a panel. Initially, this consisted of ex-players Jimmy Armfield, Sir Trevor Brooking, Jimmy Hill, Mark Lawrenson and Gordon Taylor, all of whom had become professional pundits and/or senior figures in football after retiring.
In subsequent years, former England national team manager Graham Taylor and former England international Steve Hodge have also served stints on the panel, though it is now chiefly a grouping of eminent football historians. The current panel features Neil Carter, Tony Collins, Jeffrey Hill, Peter Holme, Dick Holt, John Hughson, Simon Inglis, Alexander Jackson, Gary James, Graham Kelly, Tony Mason, Kevin Moore, Martin Polley, Dil Porter, Dave Russell, Matthew Taylor, Jean Williams and John Williams.
All surviving inductees to the Hall are granted an additional place on the panel. Two players have been inducted as the 'Fans' Choice', following polls on the BBC Sport and Sky Sports websites.
Initially, there were three main categories of induction; a mass of 'Players' and 'Managers' from the men's game, together with one figure from the women's game (Sir Alf Ramsey is noted as the only figure to date honoured in both of the main male categories). To be considered for induction, players must be either retired or at least 30 years of age. All inductees must also have played/managed for at least five years in England.
In 2007, two other regular categories were established. Chiefly, this was in recognition of football's central role in English culture, extending Hall of Fame honours to those who have contributed greatly to the English game outside the more obvious fields of play. The Community Champion category – sponsored by the Football Foundation – honours professional players who have donated their spare time and money to the grassroots level of the sport, while the Football for All Award – sponsored by The Football Association – is presented to pioneers of the various forms of football played by disabled people.
Since 2009, the Museum has also commemorated great teams from history alongside its awarding of individual players and coaches. The criteria for a team's induction is that they must have played at least a quarter of a century prior. 2013 saw the first induction of a referee, while 2017 saw the first induction of a figure from the football media.
On occasional circumstances there will also be a presentation of a 'special award', usually to mark significant anniversaries. Jimmy Hill is to date the sole recipient of an honour styled as a Lifetime Achievement Award, in celebration of his unusual polymathic career in the game.
On 27 February 2020 the Premier League announced plans to officially launch its Hall of Fame, with plans to induct its first two players on 19 March 2020. For one to be inducted in the Premier League Hall of Fame,it is a requirement that the player must be a retiree of the Premier League and only the player's Premier League career will be used for consideration for their candidacy.
|2002||Gordon Banks||510||0||GK||1958–1973||Chesterfield (23), Leicester City (293), Stoke City (194)|
|George Best||411||147||FW||1963–1983||Manchester United (361), Stockport County (3), Fulham (42), Bournemouth (5)|
|Eric Cantona||174||74||FW||1992–1997||Leeds United (28), Manchester United (146)|
|John Charles||376||171||FW||1949–1966||Leeds United (308), Cardiff City (68)|
|Bobby Charlton||644||207||MF||1956–1975||Manchester United (606), Preston North End (38)|
|Dixie Dean||438||379||FW||1923–1939||Tranmere Rovers (30), Everton (399), Notts County (9)|
|Peter Doherty||406||199||FW||1933–1953||Blackpool (83), Manchester City (122), Derby County (15), Huddersfield Town (83), Doncaster Rovers (103)|
|Duncan Edwards||151||20||MF||1953–1958||Manchester United|
|Tom Finney||433||187||FW||1946–1960||Preston North End|
|Paul Gascoigne||267||45||MF||1985–2004||Newcastle United (92), Tottenham Hotspur (92), Middlesbrough (41), Everton (32), Burnley (6), Boston United (4)|
|Jimmy Greaves||516||357||FW||1957–1971||Chelsea (157), Tottenham Hotspur (321), West Ham United (38)|
|Kevin Keegan||500||170||FW||1968–1984||Scunthorpe United (124), Liverpool (230), Southampton (68), Newcastle United (78)|
|Denis Law||458||217||FW||1956–1974||Huddersfield Town (81), Manchester City (68), Manchester United (309)|
|Nat Lofthouse||452||255||FW||1946–1960||Bolton Wanderers|
|Dave Mackay||416||48||DF||1959–1972||Tottenham Hotspur (268), Derby County (122), Swindon Town (26)|
|Stanley Matthews||697||71||MF||1932–1965||Stoke City (318), Blackpool (379)|
|Bobby Moore||668||25||DF||1958–1977||West Ham United (544), Fulham (124)|
|Bryan Robson||569||114||MF||1975–1997||West Bromwich Albion (198), Manchester United (346), Middlesbrough (25)|
|Peter Shilton||1005||1||GK||1966–1997||Leicester City (286), Stoke City (110), Nottingham Forest (202), Southampton (188), Derby County (175), Plymouth Argyle (34), Bolton Wanderers (1), Leyton Orient (9)|
|Billy Wright||490||13||DF||1939–1959||Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|2003||Alan Ball||743||170||MF||1962–1983||Blackpool (146), Everton (208), Arsenal (177), Southampton (132), Bristol Rovers (17)|
|Danny Blanchflower||553||27||DF||1949–1964||Barnsley (68), Aston Villa (148), Tottenham Hotspur (337)|
|Pat Jennings||757||0||GK||1963–1985||Watford (48), Tottenham Hotspur (472), Arsenal (237)|
|Tommy Lawton||390||231||FW||1936–1955||Burnley (25), Everton (87), Chelsea (42), Notts County (151), Brentford (50), Arsenal (35)|
|Gary Lineker||340||192||FW||1978–1992||Leicester City (194), Everton (41), Tottenham Hotspur (105)|
|Stan Mortensen||395||225||FW||1941–1958||Blackpool (317), Hull City (42), Southport (36)|
|Peter Schmeichel||350||1||GK||1991–2003||Manchester United (292), Aston Villa (29), Manchester City (29)|
|Arthur Wharton||41||0||GK||1885–1902||Preston North End, Rotherham Town (34), Sheffield United (1), Stalybridge Rovers, Ashton North End, Stockport County (6)|
|Viv Anderson||594||37||DF||1974–1995||Nottingham Forest (328), Arsenal (120), Manchester United (54), Sheffield Wednesday (70), Barnsley (20), Middlesbrough (2)|
|Billy Bremner||652||96||MF||1960–1982||Leeds United (586), Hull City (61), Doncaster Rovers (5)|
|Geoff Hurst||529||212||FW||1958–1976||West Ham United (411), Stoke City (108), West Bromwich Albion (10)|
|Roy Keane||442||56||MF||1990–2005||Nottingham Forest (115), Manchester United (327)|
|Wilf Mannion||357||100||FW||1936–1956||Middlesbrough (341), Hull City (16)|
|Alan Shearer||560||284||FW||1988–2006||Southampton (118), Blackburn Rovers (139), Newcastle United (303)|
|2005||John Barnes||589||155||MF||1981–1999||Watford (233), Liverpool (317), Newcastle United (27), Charlton Athletic (12)|
|Colin Bell||476||142||MF||1963–1979||Bury (82), Manchester City (394)|
|Jack Charlton||628||70||DF||1952–1973||Leeds United|
|Ryan Giggs||672||114||MF||1990–2014||Manchester United|
|Alex James||378||79||FW||1925–1937||Preston North End (147), Arsenal (231)|
|Bert Trautmann||508||0||GK||1949–1964||Manchester City|
|Ian Wright||493||235||FW||1985–2000||Crystal Palace (225), Arsenal (221), West Ham United (22), Nottingham Forest (10), Burnley (15)|
|2006||Liam Brady||324||51||MF||1973–1990||Arsenal (235), West Ham United (89)|
|Roger Hunt||480||269||FW||1958–1972||Liverpool (404), Bolton Wanderers (76)|
|Jackie Milburn||353||177||FW||1943–1957||Newcastle United|
|Martin Peters||722||175||MF||1959–1981||West Ham United (302), Tottenham Hotspur (189), Norwich City (207), Sheffield United (24)|
|Ian Rush||572||246||FW||1978–1999||Chester City (34), Liverpool (471), Leeds United (36), Newcastle United (10), Sheffield United (4), Wrexham (17)|
|2007||Peter Beardsley||658||209||FW||1979–1999||Carlisle United (104), Newcastle United (276), Liverpool (131), Everton (81), Bolton Wanderers (17), Manchester City (6), Fulham (21), Hartlepool United (22)|
|Glenn Hoddle||473||90||MF||1975–1995||Tottenham Hotspur (378), Swindon Town (64), Chelsea (31)|
|Mark Hughes||561||153||FW||1980–2002||Manchester United (346), Chelsea (95), Southampton (52), Everton (18), Blackburn Rovers (50)|
|Billy Meredith||670||164||FW||1894–1924||Manchester City (367), Manchester United (303)|
|Graeme Souness||423||60||MF||1972–1984||Middlesbrough (176), Liverpool (247)|
|Nobby Stiles||414||20||DF||1960–1975||Manchester United (311), Middlesbrough (57), Preston North End (46)|
|David Beckham||271||64||MF||1992–2003||Manchester United (266), Preston North End (5)|
|Steve Bloomer||598||352||FW||1891–1914||Derby County (473), Middlesbrough (125)|
|Emlyn Hughes||632||43||MF||1964–1984||Blackpool (28), Liverpool (474), Wolverhampton Wanderers (58), Rotherham United (56), Hull City (9), Swansea City (7)|
|Paul Scholes||500||107||MF||1993–2013||Manchester United|
|Ray Wilson||409||6||DF||1955–1971||Huddersfield Town (266), Everton (116), Oldham Athletic (25), Bradford City (2)|
|2009||Ossie Ardiles||252||16||MF||1978–1990||Tottenham Hotspur (237), Blackburn Rovers (5), Queens Park Rangers (8), Swindon Town (2)|
|Cliff Bastin||367||156||MF||1928–1947||Exeter City (17), Arsenal (350)|
|Trevor Brooking||528||88||MF||1966–1984||West Ham United|
|Frank McLintock||609||56||DF||1956–1977||Leicester City (168), Arsenal (314), Queens Park Rangers (127)|
|Len Shackleton||384||128||FW||1940–1957||Bradford Park Avenue (7), Newcastle United (57), Sunderland (320)|
|Teddy Sheringham||734||276||FW||1983–2008||Millwall (220), Aldershot (5), Nottingham Forest (42), Tottenham Hotspur (236), Manchester United (104), Portsmouth (32), West Ham United (76), Colchester United (19)|
|Frank Swift||338||0||GK||1932–1950||Manchester City|
|2010||Charlie Buchan||481||258||FW||1911–1928||Sunderland (379), Arsenal (102)|
|Ian Callaghan||731||51||MF||1959–1982||Liverpool (640), Swansea City (76), Crewe Alexandra (15)|
|Ray Clemence||758||0||GK||1965–1988||Scunthorpe United (48), Liverpool (470), Tottenham Hotspur (240)|
|Johnny Giles||557||101||MF||1959–1977||Manchester United (99), Leeds United (383), West Bromwich Albion (75)|
|Francis Lee||500||228||FW||1960–1976||Bolton Wanderers (189), Manchester City (249), Derby County (62)|
|Alf Ramsey||316||32||DF||1946–1955||Southampton (90), Tottenham Hotspur (226)|
|Clem Stephenson||440||127||FW||1910–1928||Aston Villa (193), Huddersfield Town (248)|
|2013||Raich Carter||444||199||FW||1931–1952||Sunderland (245), Derby County (63), Hull City (136)|
|Eddie Gray||455||52||MF||1965–1984||Leeds United|
|Cliff Jones||511||184||FW||1952–1970||Swansea Town (168), Tottenham Hotspur (318), Fulham (25)|
|Matthew Le Tissier||443||161||FW||1986–2002||Southampton|
|Mike Summerbee||716||92||MF||1959–1979||Swindon Town (218), Manchester City (357), Burnley (51), Blackpool (3), Stockport County (87)|
|Ray Wilkins||530||45||MF||1973–1997||Chelsea (179), Manchester United (160), Queens Park Rangers (183), Crystal Palace (1), Wycombe Wanderers (1), Millwall (3), Leyton Orient (3)|
|2014||Trevor Francis||484||176||FW||1970–1994||Birmingham City (280), Nottingham Forest (70), Manchester City (26), Queens Park Rangers (32), Sheffield Wednesday (76)|
|Hughie Gallacher||434||296||FW||1925–1939||Newcastle United (160), Chelsea (132), Derby County (51), Notts County (45), Grimsby Town (12), Gateshead (34)|
|Jimmy McIlroy||576||133||FW||1950–1968||Burnley (439), Stoke City (98), Oldham Athletic (39)|
|Michael Owen||326||150||FW||1996–2013||Liverpool (216), Newcastle United (71), Manchester United (31), Stoke City (8)|
|Patrick Vieira||307||32||MF||1996–2011||Arsenal (279), Manchester City (28)|
|2015||Ivor Allchurch||694||251||FW||1949–1968||Swansea Town (448), Newcastle United (143), Cardiff City (103)|
|Bob Crompton||530||14||DF||1896–1919||Blackburn Rovers|
|Norman Hunter||679||22||DF||1962–1983||Leeds United (540), Bristol City (108), Barnsley (31)|
|Paul McGrath||457||23||DF||1982–1998||Manchester United (163), Aston Villa (253), Derby County (24), Sheffield United (12)|
|Alan Mullery||676||62||MF||1958–1972||Fulham (364), Tottenham Hotspur (312)|
|Gary Neville||400||5||DF||1993–2011||Manchester United|
|Stuart Pearce||571||72||DF||1983–2002||Coventry City (52), Nottingham Forest (402), Newcastle United (37), West Ham United (42), Manchester City (38)|
|2016||Rio Ferdinand||514||11||DF||1995–2015||West Ham United (127), Bournemouth (10), Leeds United (54), Manchester United (312), Queens Park Rangers (11)|
|Denis Irwin||684||30||DF||1983–2004||Leeds United (72), Oldham Athletic (167), Manchester United (370), Wolverhampton Wanderers (75)|
|Mark Lawrenson||466||18||DF||1974–1988||Preston North End (73), Brighton & Hove Albion (152), Liverpool (241)|
|John Robertson||470||64||MF||1970–1986||Nottingham Forest (398), Derby County (72)|
|David Seaman||732||0||GK||1982–2004||Peterborough United (91), Birmingham City (75), Queens Park Rangers (141), Arsenal (406), Manchester City (19)|
|Neville Southall||702||0||GK||1979–2000||Bury (39), Everton (579), Port Vale (9), Southend United (9), Stoke City (12), Torquay United (53), Bradford City (1)|
|Gordon Strachan||383||70||MF||1984–1997||Manchester United (160), Leeds United (197), Coventry City (26)|
|2017||Billy Bonds||758||49||DF||1964–1988||Charlton Athletic (95), West Ham United (663)|
|Frank Lampard||620||178||MF||1992–2015||West Ham United (148), Swansea City (9), Chelsea (429), Manchester City (32)|
|Charlie Roberts||374||28||DF||1903–1915||Grimsby Town (31), Manchester United (271), Oldham Athletic (72)|
|Gary Speed||678||103||MF||1988–2010||Leeds United (249), Everton (58), Newcastle United (213), Bolton Wanderers (121), Sheffield United (37)|
|2019||Cyrille Regis||610||159||FW||1977–1996||West Bromwich Albion (237), Coventry City (238), Aston Villa (52), Wolverhampton Wanderers (19), Wycombe Wanderers (35), Chester City (29)|
|2020||Justin Fashanu||261||78||FW||1978–1993||Norwich City (90), Nottingham Forest (32), Southampton (9), Notts County (64), Brighton & Hove Albion (16), Manchester City (2), West Ham United (2), Leyton Orient (5), Torquay United (41)|
|2002||Lily Parr||0||0||FW||1919–1951||Dick, Kerr Ladies|
|2003||Hope Powell||66||35||MF||1978–1998||Millwall Lionesses, Friends of Fulham, Bromley Borough|
|2005||Debbie Bampton||95||7||MF||1978–1997||Lowestoft, Howbury Grange, Millwall Lionesses, Wimbledon, Arsenal Ladies, Croydon, Doncaster Rovers Belles|
|2006||Gillian Coulthard||119||30||MF||1976–2001||Doncaster Rovers Belles|
|2007||Karen Walker||83||40||FW||1985–2006||Doncaster Rovers Belles, Leeds United Ladies|
|Joan Whalley||1||0||MF||1937–1956||Dick, Kerr Ladies|
|2008||Pauline Cope||60||0||GK||1982–2006||Millwall Lionesses, Arsenal Ladies, Charlton Athletic|
|2009||Marieanne Spacey||91||28||FW||1984–1996||Friends of Fulham, Arsenal Ladies|
|2010||Brenda Sempare||8||0||MF||1984–1997||Friends of Fulham, Croydon Ladies|
|2013||Sheila Parker||33||0||DF||1961–1980||Preston, Fodens, St. Helens, Chorley|
|2014||Sylvia Gore||2||1||MF||1956–1980||Manchester Corinthians, Fodens|
|2015||Faye White||90||12||DF||1996–2013||Arsenal Ladies|
|2016||Rachel Brown-Finnis||82||0||GK||1995–2014||Liverpool, Everton Ladies, Arsenal Ladies|
|Rachel Unitt||102||8||DF||1998–2017||Wolves Women, Everton Ladies, Fulham Ladies, Leeds City Vixens, Birmingham City, Notts County, Solihull Moors, London Bees|
|2017||Kelly Smith||117||46||FW||1994–2017||Wembley Ladies, Arsenal Ladies|
|Rachel Yankey||129||19||MF||1996–2016||Arsenal Ladies, Fulham Ladies, Birmingham Ladies, Notts County Ladies|
|2019||Alex Scott||140||12||DF||2002–2018||Arsenal Ladies, Birmingham City|
|2021||Karen Carney||144||32||MF||2001–2019||Birmingham City, Arsenal Ladies, Chelsea Women|
|2002||Matt Busby||1945–1971||1,141||576||263||292||0.505||Manchester United|
|Brian Clough||1965–1993||1,453||675||368||410||0.465||Hartlepools United, Derby County, Brighton & Hove Albion, Leeds United, Nottingham Forest|
|Alex Ferguson||1986–2013||2,155||1,253||490||412||0.581||Manchester United|
|Alf Ramsey||1955–1978||510||256||106||148||0.502||Ipswich Town, England, Birmingham City|
|Bill Shankly||1949–1974||1,190||586||305||299||0.492||Carlisle United, Grimsby Town, Workington, Huddersfield Town, Liverpool|
|2003||Herbert Chapman||1907–1934||617||303||156||158||0.491||Northampton Town, Leeds City, Huddersfield Town, Arsenal|
|Stan Cullis||1948–1970||961||440||221||300||0.458||Wolverhampton Wanderers, Birmingham City|
|Bill Nicholson||1958–1974||823||401||197||225||0.487||Tottenham Hotspur|
|Bobby Robson||1968–2004||1,095||488||276||331||0.446||Fulham, Ipswich Town, England, Newcastle United|
|2004||Dario Gradi||1977–2011||1,557||574||375||608||0.369||Wimbledon, Crystal Palace, Crewe Alexandra|
|Don Revie||1961–1977||728||379||198||151||0.521||Leeds United, England|
|2005||Howard Kendall||1979–1998||764||345||210||209||0.452||Blackburn Rovers, Everton, Manchester City, Notts County, Sheffield United|
|2006||Ron Greenwood||1961–1982||713||269||186||258||0.377||West Ham United, England|
|2007||Terry Venables||1976–2003||678||279||195||204||0.412||Crystal Palace, Queens Park Rangers, Tottenham Hotspur, England, Middlesbrough, Leeds United|
|2009||Malcolm Allison||1964–1993||395||108||121||166||0.273||Plymouth Argyle, Manchester City, Crystal Palace, Yeovil Town, Middlesbrough, Bristol Rovers|
|Joe Mercer||1955–1974||827||340||205||282||0.411||Sheffield United, Aston Villa, Manchester City, Coventry City, England|
|2010||Harry Catterick||1951–1977||1,146||514||281||351||0.449||Crewe Alexandra, Rochdale, Sheffield Wednesday, Everton, Preston North End|
In 2004, Sepp Blatter, then president of FIFA, was inducted to mark the world federation's centenary. He became the first figure outside the English game to be honoured by the Museum.
In 2007, the Football Foundation Community Champion award was created, with its inaugural holder being Niall Quinn. The following winners were Peter Beardsley (2008), Robbie Earle (2009)and Graham Taylor (2010). The award has been inactive since then.
Also in 2007, the Football for All Award was created, with its inaugural holder being Stephen Daley, a Northern Irish-born English footballer whose professional career was ended by loss of vision at 18, and later became the captain of the partially sighted England national team. In 2008, Steve Johnson, a regular member of the England squad for amputee football and the leader of Everton's charity venture, Everton in the Community, won the award.In 2009, Ronnie Watson, a footballer who has learning disabilities, won the award. He had been training with Oldham Athletic, in preparation for the 2008 European Learning Disability Championship, where he would captain the England LD side. In 2010, George Ferguson won the award. Ferguson is a long-time member of Everton's blind football team and secretary of the Visually Impaired Football League. 2013 saw David Clarke, captain of Great Britain blind football team, win the award. From 2014 to 2017, members of the England cerebral palsy team were honoured, with Matt Dimbylow, Gary Davies, Martin Sinclair and Alistair Patrick-Heselton winning.
The presentation of a special award would happen sporadically over the years. In 2007, Sheffield, the world's oldest football club was commemorated for reaching its 150th anniversary. In 2008, Michel Platini, then president of UEFA, became the second figure outside the English game to be honoured by the Museum in a one-off European Hall of Fame ceremony. Two years later, Jimmy Hill was honoured with a special lifetime achievement award.In 2013, the special award was used three times. Firstly, to Civil Service, the only surviving club of those represented at the official formation of the Football Association in 1863. Secondly, to Ebenezer Cobb Morley, the first secretary of the Football Association and often considered to be its founding father, inducted to mark the governing body's 150th anniversary. Thirdly, to William McGregor, the founder of the Football League was inducted to commemorate the organisation's 125th anniversary. In 2014, the Football Battalion, a group of professional footballers and fans who fought in the Battle of the Somme, were honoured. In 2015, Sun Jihai, the first Chinese player in the English game, was made "Anglo-Chinese Football Ambassador". His surprise induction was announced as part of the state visit to the United Kingdom by Chinese President Xi Jinping. The decision caused controversy on social media with Labour's shadow minister for sport Clive Efford suggesting that the award had been bought by the office of Prime Minister David Cameron. A spokesman for the museum explained that Sun had been recognised for his "ambassadorial role in enhancing the profile and popularity of English football to a Chinese audience". In 2016, two clubs were honoured: Cambridge University, for their unofficial claim to be the world's oldest club; some documents in their archive suggest a foundation year of 1856, the year before Sheffield began, and Notts County for their status as the world's oldest club currently playing at a professional level; founded in 1862.
Team awards were introduced in 2008, as part of a one-off European Hall of Fame ceremony. Manchester United and Liverpool's European Cup winning sides of 1968 and 1978 were the first teams inducted. In 2009, Manchester United's Busby Babes squad of the 1950s and Manchester City's cup-winning squad of the late 1960s and early 1970s were inducted.In 2010, the World Cup winning England squad was inducted. In 2011, Aston Villa's European Cup winning side of 1982 was inducted in a special ceremony. In 2014, Preston North End's "Invincibles" team was inducted. In 2016, Nottingham Forest's European Cup winning squad of 1979 and 1980 was inducted.
In 2013, a referee section was created, with Jack Taylor being its only inductee so far,and in 2017, a journalism section was created with Hugh McIlvanney the inaugural holder.
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The World Rugby Hall of Fame recognises special achievement and contribution to the sport of rugby union. The World Rugby Hall of Fame covers players, coaches, administrators, match officials, institutions and other individuals. The Hall of Fame recognises the history and important contributions to the game, through one or more induction ceremonies that have been held annually except in 2010. The permanent physical home of the Hall of Fame has been based at the Rugby Art Gallery, Museum & Library in Rugby, Warwickshire since November 2016.
James Brownlie was a Scottish footballer and manager, who played as a goalkeeper.
David Wilson is a Scottish former international footballer who played as an outside left and is perhaps best known for his decade at Rangers in which he played an important role in the club's success of the early 1960s.
Paulo Roberto Falcão, or simply Falcão, is a Brazilian former footballer and football manager. He is widely considered one of the best players in Internacional and Roma history playing also for São Paulo, and he is universally considered one of the greatest Brazilian players of all time, especially at his peak in the 1980s. At one stage, he was the world's highest paid footballer. Due to his success and performances with Roma, he earned the nickname "the eighth King of Rome" from the fans, like Amedeo Amadei before him, and was inducted into the A.S. Roma Hall of Fame in 2013.
The Scottish Football Hall of Fame is located at the Scottish Football Museum. Nominations are made each year by fans and a committee selects the inductees. The first inductions to the Hall of Fame were in November 2004 in a ceremony at Hampden Park. Brian Laudrup and Henrik Larsson became the first players from outside Scotland to be inducted, in 2006. Rose Reilly was the first woman to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, in 2007. As of October 2019, there had been 122 inductions to the Hall of Fame.
Brentford Football Club is an English professional football club based in Brentford, London. Between 1897 and 1920, the first team competed in the London League, Southern League and Western League. Since 1920, the first team has competed in the Football League and other nationally and internationally organised competitions. All players who have been inducted into the club's Hall of Fame are listed below.