DAVID SEAMAN MBE

DAVID SEAMAN MBE

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DAVID SEAMAN GOALKEEPING CAREER STATS

AT A GLANCE

DAVID SEAMAN MBE ~ GOALKEEPER
HEIGHT ~ 6’4 / 193cm


INTERNATIONAL CAREER

ENGLAND ~ 1984 -2002 ~ 91 Appearances 


CLUB CAREER

1984-2002 ~ 731 Appearances


TROPHIES AND MEDALS ~

3 League Titles, 4 FA Cups, 2 doubles, 1 League Cup, 1 European Cup, 3 Charity Shields

INTERNATIONAL CAREER

England under 21’s, 1984-1986 ~ 10 Caps
England B, 1986-1988 ~ 6 Caps
England, 1988-2002 ~ 75 Caps

PREMIER LEAGUE STATS

344 Appearances

141 Clean Sheets

171 Wins

73 Losses

0 Goals

4 Assists

2 x Premier League Champion

1 Yellow Card

1 Red Card 

CLUB APPEARANCES

Senior Career ~ 1982-2002
Junior Career ~ 1981-1982


Premier League Appearances (including old div 1) ~ 607
Premier League Appearances ~ 344
Old Division 1 Apps (Premier) ~ 263
Old Division 2 Apps (Championship) ~ 33
Old Division 3 Apps (League 1) ~ 0 
Old Division 4 Apps (League 2) ~ 91

OTHER APPEARANCES

Champions League  ~ 34

FA Cup ~ 29

Cup Winners Cup ~ 18

UEFA Cup ~ 15

EFL Cup ~ 12

European Cup ~ 4

Community Shield ~ 4

UEFA Super Cup ~ 2

MBE

David Seaman at Buckingham Palace, receiving his MBE for services to football from HRH Queen Elizabeth ll in 1997, after the success of UEFA Euro ‘96 tournament in England, where Seaman’s outstanding performances were a highlight of England’s memorable campaign.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • David Seaman was born in Rotherham in 1963, he was a gifted athlete from an early age, excelling at school and county level competitions before being offered trials with his local football teams and being offered a place at Yorkshire Cricket Club.


  • David was considered one of the best goalkeepers in the world during the 1990’s which is how he earned the nickname “Safe Hands”.


  • David is an avid golfer and angler as well as enjoying many other sports, including cricket, cycling and ice skating.


  • David was nominated for Man of the Match many times and Player of the Tournament at the Euros in 1996. He also holds the Guinness World Record for a ball caught from the highest drop. 


  • David featured on the Skinner and Baddiel song Football’s Coming Home, which was recorded to celebrate the Euro ‘96 tournament being held in England and reached No.1 in the charts. 


ENGLAND PLAYER NUMBER 1007

Seaman was the 1007th player to play for England, and was inducted into the Football Museums Hall Of Fame in 2017. 

Arsenal Captain David Seaman, Thierry Henry, Freddie Lundberg
Arsenal Captain David Seaman, Thierry Henry, Freddie Lundberg