Sports speaker and one of England’s most successful goal keepers, Peter Shilton OBE, was awarded the Contribution to League Football award for lifetime’s service to the game.
Peter has won 125 caps for his country and is the holder of the football league’s all-time appearance record. The Football League awards dinner takes place annually; both past and present players are rewarded for their services to the game.
After receiving his award, Peter stated that “The football league is about real football people who do it for the love of the game, and I am really pleased to pick up this award.”
The Football league Chairman, Greg Clarke was quoted saying, “During a glittering career, spanning four decades, Peter Shilton has been an outstanding servant to league football.”
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