Gary Mabbutt

Gary Vincent Mabbutt MBE (born 23 August 1961) is an English former footballer who made more than 750 professional appearances, first playing for Bristol Rovers and going on to play 619 games for Tottenham Hotspur, despite being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 17. [3]During his career he also won 16 caps for the England national team.[4][5] He mostly played in central defence but was a versatile player who excelled also in midfield, winning both the 1984 UEFA Cup and 1991 FA Cup.

Gary Mabbutt
Mabbutt in 2009
Personal information
Full name Gary Vincent Mabbutt[1]
Date of birth (1961-08-23) 23 August 1961 (age 60)[1]
Place of birth Bristol, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1982 Bristol Rovers 131 (10)
1982–1998 Tottenham Hotspur 477 (27)
Total 608 (37)
National team
1982–1992 England 16 (1)
1982–1986 England U21 7 (2)
1984–1992[2] England B 9 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

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