Gary Andrew Speed Net Worth

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Gary Andrew Speed, MBE (8 September 1969 – 27 November 2011) was a Welsh footballer and manager.As a player, he is best known for his spell between 1988 and 1996 at Leeds United where he won the English Football League First Division Championship in 1992, and also for his spell between 1998 and 2004 at Newcastle United as well as three and a half years at Bolton Wanderers during their days under Sam Allardyce's management. He captained the Wales national football team until retiring from international football in 2004. He remains the most capped outfield player for Wales and the second overall, having appeared 85 times at senior level between 1990 and 2004, playing mainly as a left-side attacking midfielder. He started off his career in 1988 and retired in 2010. Speed was appointed manager of Sheffield United in 2010, but left the club after a few months in December 2010 to manage the Wales national team, remaining in this role until his death 11 months later. Speed played professionally for Leeds United, Everton, Newcastle United, Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield United. Rarely troubled by injury or suspension, he held the record for the most appearances in the Premier League at 535, until it was surpassed by David James.At the time of his death, only James and Ryan Giggs had played in more Premier League matches than Speed. Including his appearances in The Football League and cup competitions, he made 840 domestic appearances. He played in the Leeds United team that won the Football League First Division championship in 1991–92, the year before the FA Premier League was formed. He also played in consecutive FA Cup finals for Newcastle United, losing to Arsenal in 1998 and to Manchester United in 1999. Speed hanged himself on 27 November 2011, aged 42, though it was not clear whether he had intended to kill himself.

Full NameGary Speed
Date Of BirthSeptember 8, 1969
Place Of BirthMancot, Flintshire, Wales
Height5' 11" (1.8 m)
Weight66 kg
ProfessionManager, Soccer Player
EducationHawarden High School
SpouseLouise Speed
ChildrenEdward Speed, Thomas Speed
ParentsCarol Speed, Roger Speed
SiblingsLesley Haylock
Star SignVirgo
1Ended his six year stay with Newcastle United to join fellow Premiership side Bolton Wanderers for a fee of around £750,000. [July 2004]
2Chester, Cheshire, England [June 2010]
3He was the only member of his family to be born in Wales. His parents and sister were born in Chester, England. He is survived by his wife, Louise Speed; and two teenage sons, Tommy Speed and Ed Speed.
4He also played for Everton, Newcastle United, Bolton, and Sheffield United. He was the first player to play 500 games (535 in all) in the Premier League. He made 85 appearances for Wales, second only to goalkeeper to Neville Southall. He retired in 2004 when Wales failed to qualify for the 2006 World Cup.
5At 19 years old, he made his debut for Leeds United in the old First Division of English Soccer with Gordon Strachan, David Batty, and Gary McAllister. In 1991-1992, they took Leeds to the last championship before the formation of the Premier League.
6He was leading the Wales football team since December 2010. Despite failing the Welsh team to qualify for 2012 European Football Championship in Poland and Ukraine, their world ranking improved to 45 from 117 after three consecutive victories.
7He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2010 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to sport.
8Experienced soccer player who has served Leeds United, Everton, Newcastle United and Bolton Wanderers over a 16 year playing career. Gary is the record appearance holder in Premiership football having played in England's top division since its formation in the 1992-1993 season.
9Won the old First Division title with Leeds United in 1992 as well as a Charity Shield medal the same year
10Captain of the Welsh national team having won 79 caps thus far (2004)


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