PFA Players’ Player of the Year 2001: Teddy Sheringham


Teddy Sheringham’s capability, craft and intelligence to bring others into the game was essential for Manchester United.

It is fair to state that Teddy Sheringham improved with age.

He starred at Euro 96 and after that won several prizes, consisting of the Champions League with Manchester United, all after his 30 th birthday.

And his crowning minute came, aged 35 when he won the PFA Player of the Year award after a spectacular season for United in 2000/01

His first couple of years at Old Trafford were invested playing second fiddle to the likes of Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke, however at the start of the new millennium he was the star of the show.

Just superb ✨

Teddy Sheringham scored this sensational chip as part of a hat-trick v the Saints in 2000! #MUFC

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 28, 2019

The England striker, who had actually been left at home for Euro 2000 by Kevin Keegan, scored 21 goals in 44 appearances, ending up as the club’s leading scorer.

His capability, craft and intelligence to bring others into the game was likewise essential for United as they won a 3rd straight Premier League crown.

However, having actually just been used a 1 year contract, he left Old Trafford and went back to Tottenham on a totally free transfer.

He invested 2 seasons back at White Hart Lane, doing enough to make a spot at the 2002 World Cup, prior to relocating to Portsmouth, West Ham and lastly Colchester.

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