- Famous Referee
Martin Stanford Peters MBE was born on November 8, 1943 in Plaistow, London was a football player and member of the victorious England team which won the 1966 World Cup.
Peters amassed a staggering 882 appearances throughout his illustrious career. between 59 and 70 he represented WHU in 302 games, 189 for rivals Spurs between 70 and 75, then followed a spell at Norwich City where he played 206 games and he finished at Sheff Utd after just 24 games of the 81/82 season. He made 67 International appearances, scoring 20 goals including one in the 66 WC final.
With pace, industry, creativity and exquisite timing on the run, Peters was described by England manager Alf Ramsey as being “ten years ahead of his time”.
In the domestic game he won The LC twice with Spursand The UEFA final of 1972 against Wolves, which remains the only all English European final. He produced his autobiography in 2006 and was also introduced into the Football Hall of Fame in 2006.
Martin is available for personal appearances and after dinner speaking.