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Martin Peters

West Ham United FC, Tottenham Hotspur FC

67 appearances, 20 goals

P 67 W 42 D 14 L 11 F 118: A 45
*(actual F x: A x)
73% successful

1966-74

disciplined: one
captaincies:
four
minutes played:
5790

Profile

Full name Martin Stanford Peters (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 8 November 1943 in Egham Road, Plaistow, east London, Essex [registered in West Ham, December 1943].
Moved to Dagenham as a child. He lived in Raydons Road and attended Fanshawe School.
Married to Kathleen D.W. Ward [registered in Romford, December 1964].
Height/Weight x' x", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Biographies The Ghost of '66: The Autobigraphy - Martin Peters (Orion Publishing, 3 May 2006)
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number 844th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 399, 4 May 1966, England 2 Yugoslavia 0, a friendly match at the Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 22 years 177 days.
Last match No. 481, 18 May 1974, Scotland 2 England 0, a Britsh Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 30 years 191 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1966, 1970; European Championship Finals 1968;
British Championships 1966-67, 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1973-74;
Team honours World Cup winners 1966;
British Championship winners
1967-68, 1968-69, 1970-71, 1972-73, shared 1969-70, 1971-72;
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Martin Peters - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 67 41 64 3 3 5790 20 290 min 14 four 1
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Martin Peters - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 31 21 6 4 66 21 +45 5 16 2.129 0.677 77.4 +17
Away 30 18 8 4 46 19 +27 8 16 1.533 0.633 73.3 +14
Neutral 6 3 0 3 6 5 +1 2 3 1.00 0.833 50.0 =0
All 67 42 14 11 118 45 +73 15 35 1.761 0.672 73.1 +31

 

Martin Peters - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 57 38 11 8 105 33 +72 11 31 1.842 0.579 76.3 +30
Red 7 4 2 1 12 7 +5 2 4 1.714 1.00 71.4 +3
Yellow 3 0 1 2 1 5 -4 2 0 0.333 1.667 16.7 -2
All 67 42 14 11 118 45 +73 15 35 1.761 0.672 73.1 +31

 

Martin Peters - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 25.0 -1
WCF 9 7 0 2 15 7 +8 1 5 1.667 0.778 77.8 +5
World Cup 11 7 1 3 16 10 +6 2 5 1.455 0.909 68.2 +4

ECP

15 11 2 2 33 11 +22 1 9 2.20 0.733 80.0 +9
ECF 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 1 1 1.00 0.50 50.0 =0
European Championship 17 12 2 3 35 12 +23 2 10 2.059 0.706 76.5 +9
British Championship 19 12 4 3 36 14 +22 4 8 1.895 0.737 73.7 +9

Note that the 1966-68 records of the European Championships and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.

Friendly 26 15 8 3 46 14 +32 7 15 1.769 0.538 73.1 +12
All 67 42 14 11 118 45 +73 15 35 1.761 0.672 73.1 +31

 

Martin Peters - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1972-74 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 25.0 -1
WCP All 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 25.0 -1
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1966 5 5 0 0 11 3 +8 0 3 1.20 0.60 100.0 +5
WCF 1970 4 2 0 2 4 4 =0 1 2 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
WCF All 9 7 0 2 15 7 +8 1 5 1.667 0.778 77.8 +5
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1964-66 5 5 0 0 11 3 +8 0 3 1.20 0.60 100.0 +5
WC 1968-70 4 2 0 2 4 4 =0 1 2 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
WC 1972-74 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 25.0 -1
WC All 11 7 1 3 16 10 +6 2 5 1.455 0.909 68.2 +4
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP/BC 1966-68 8 6 1 1 18 6 +12 0 4 2.25 0.75 81.3 +5
ECP 1970-72 7 5 1 1 15 5 +10 1 5 2.143 0.714 78.6 +4
ECP All 15 11 2 2 33 11 +22 1 9 2.20 0.733 80.0 +9
European Championship Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1968 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 1 1 1.00 0.50 50.0 =0
ECF All 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 1 1 1.00 0.50 50.0 =0
European Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC/BC 1966-68 10 7 1 2 20 7 +13 1 5 2.00 0.70 75.0 +5
EC 1970-72 7 5 1 1 15 5 +10 1 5 2.143 0.714 78.6 +4
EC All 17 12 2 3 35 12 +23 2 10 2.059 0.706 76.5 +9
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC/ECP 1966-67 3 2 0 1 9 4 +5 0 1 3.00 1.333 66.7 +1
BC/ECP 1967-68 3 2 1 0 6 1 +5 0 2 2.00 0.333 83.3 +2
BC 1968-69 2 2 0 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 100.0 +2
BC 1969-70 3 1 2 0 4 2 +2 1 1 1.333 0.667 66.7 +1
BC 1970-71 3 2 1 0 4 1 +3 1 2 1.333 0.333 83.3 +2
BC 1971-72 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1
BC 1972-73 3 3 0 0 6 1 +5 0 2 2.00 0.33 100.0 +3
BC 1973-74 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 1 0 0.00 2.00 0.00 -1
BC All 19 12 4 3 36 14 +22 4 8 1.895 0.737 73.7 +9
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 11 7 1 3 16 10 +6 2 5 1.455 0.909 68.2 +4
EC 17 12 2 3 35 12 +23 2 10 2.059 0.706 76.5 +9
BC 19 12 4 3 36 14 +22 4 8 1.895 0.737 73.7 +9
Note that the 1966-68 records of the European Championships and British Championships are duplicated, and one set is therefore deducted from the grand total.
All 41 27 6 8 72 31 +41 8 20 1.756 0.756 73.2 +19

 

Martin Peters - Match History
 Club: West Ham United F.C. - 33 full caps

Coach: Alf Ramsey - 66 full capsx

Age 22
1 399 4 May 1966 - England 2 Yugoslavia 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 4
2 400 26 June 1966 - Finland 0 England 3, Olympiastadion, Helsinki tour AW Start 4
- 401 29 June 1966 - Norway 1 England 6, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo AW reserve
- 402 3 July 1966 - Denmark 0 England 2, Idrætsparken, København AW
3 403 5 July 1966 - Poland 0 England 1, Stadion Śląski, Chorzów AW Start 11
- 404 11 July 1966 - England 0 Uruguay 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley WCF HD squad member 16
4 405 16 July 1966 - Mexico 0 England 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
5 406 20 July 1966 - France 0 England 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
6 407 23 July 1966 - England 1 Argentina 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
7 408 26 July 1966 - England 2 Portugal 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
8 409 30 July 1966 - England 4 West Germany 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start
78
9 410 22 October 1966 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2, Windsor Park, Belfast BC/
ECP
AW Start 11
10 411 2 November 1966 - England 0 Czechoslovakia 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 11
Age 23
11 412 16 November 1966 - England 5 Wales 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC/
ECP
HW Start 11
12 413 15 April 1967 - England 2 Scotland 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley HL Start 11
13 416 21 October 1967 - Wales 0 England 3, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC/
ECP
AW Start 11
Age 24
14 417 22 November 1967 - England 2 Northern Ireland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC/
ECP
HW Start 11
15 418 6 December 1967 - England 2 USSR 2, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 11
16 419 24 February 1968 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC/ ECP AD Start 11
17 420 3 April 1968 - England 1 Spain 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 11
18 421 8 May 1968 - Spain 1 England 2, El Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid ECP AW Start 8
19 422 22 May 1968 - England 3 Sweden 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 8
- 423 1 June 1968 - West Germany 1 England 0, Niedersachsenstadion, Hannover Fr AL squad member
20 424 5 June 1968 - Yugoslavia 1 England 0, Stadio Comunale di Firenze, Firenze ECF NL Start 11
21 425 8 June 1968 - USSR 0 England 2, Stadio Olimpico, Roma NW Start
22 426 6 November 1968 - Romania 0 England 0, Stadionul 23 August, Bucureşti Fr AD Start 11
Age 25
23 427 11 December 1968 - England 1 Bulgaria 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 11
24 429 12 March 1969 - England 5 France 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 10
25 430 3 May 1969 - Northern Ireland 1 England 3, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 11
- 431 7 May 1969 - England 2 Wales 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW squad member
26 432 10 May 1969 - England 4 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start 11
27 433 1 June 1969 - Mexico 0 England 0, Estadio Azteca, ciudad de México tour AD Start 11
28 434 8 June 1969 - Uruguay 1 England 2, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo AW Start 11
29 435 12 June 1969 - Brazil 2 England 1, Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio AL Start 11
30 436 5 November 1969 - Netherlands 0 England 1, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Fr AW Start 11
Age 26
31 437 10 December 1969 - England 1 Portugal 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW sub 70 ?
32 438 14 January 1970 - England 0 Netherlands 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 4
33 439 25 February 1970 - Belgium 1 England 3, Stade Émile Versé, Bruxelles Fr AW Start 11
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 34 full caps  
34 440 18 April 1970 - Wales 1 England 1, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start 11
35 441 21 April 1970 - England 3 Northern Ireland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start 11
36 442 25 April 1970 - Scotland 0 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AD Start 11
37 443 20 May 1970 - Colombia 0 England 4, Estadio Nemesio Camacho, Olímpico Fr AW Start 11
38 444 24 May 1970 - Ecuador 0 England 2, Estadio Olimpico Atahualpa, Quito Fr AW Start 11
39 445 2 June 1970 - Romania 0 England 1, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara WCF NW Start 11
40 446 7 June 1970 - Brazil 1 England 0, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara NL Start
41 447 11 June 1970 - Czechoslovakia 0 England 1, Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara NW Start
42 448 14 June 1970 - West Germany 3 England 2, Estadio Guanajuato, León NL Start 50 off 81
Age 27
43 449 25 November 1970 - England 3 GDR 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 11
44 450 3 February 1971 - Malta 0 England 1, The Stadium, Gzira ECP AW Start 11
45 451 21 April 1971 - England 3 Greece 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 11
46 452 12 May 1971 - England 5 Malta 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start off 62 11
47 453 15 May 1971 - Northern Ireland 0 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AW Start 11
48 454 19 May 1971 - England 0 Wales 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HD Captain 11
49 455 22 May 1971 - England 3 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start 9 11
50 456 13 October 1971 - Switzerland 2 England 3, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel ECP AW Start 11
Age 28
51 458 1 December 1971 - Greece 0 England 2, Karaiskaki Stadio, Piraes ECP AW Start 11
52 459 29 April 1972 - England 1 West Germany 3, Empire Stadium, Wembley ECP HL Start 11
53 460 13 May 1972 - West Germany 0 England 0, Olympiastadion, Berlin AD sub 73 14
- 461 20 May 1972 - Wales 0 England 3, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW squad member
54 462 23 May 1972 - England 0 Northern Ireland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley HL sub 58 ?
- 463 27 May 1972 - Scotland 0 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AW squad member
Age 29
55 467 14 February 1973 - Scotland 0 England 5, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AW Start 11
56 468 12 May 1973 - Northern Ireland 1 England 2, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC AW Start 11
57 469 15 May 1973 - England 3 Wales 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start 11
58 470 19 May 1973 - England 1 Scotland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW Start 11
59 471 27 May 1973 - Czechoslovakia 1 England 1, Stadión Letná, Praha Fr AD Start 11
60 472 6 June 1973 - Poland 2 England 0, Stadion Śląski, Chorzów WCP AL Start 11
61 473 10 June 1973 - USSR 1 England 2, Central V.I. Lenin Stadium, Moskva tour AW Start off 58 11
62 474 14 June 1973 - Italy 2 England 0, Stadio Comunale di Torino, Torino AL Start 11
63 475 26 September 1973 - England 7 Austria 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Captain 11
64 476 17 October 1973 - England 1 Poland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley WCP HD Captain 11
Age 30
65 477 14 November 1973 - England 0 Italy 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 11
66 478 3 April 1974 - Portugal 0 England 0, Estádio do SL Benfica, Lisboa Fr AD Captain 11
 

Coach: Joe Mercer - 1 full capx

- 479 11 May 1974 - Wales 0 England 2, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AW squad member
- 480 15 May 1974 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley HW
67 481 18 May 1974 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start 11

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