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Norwich City and Tottenham Hotspur hold minute's applause in memory of Martin Peters

PUBLISHED: 17:42 28 December 2019 | UPDATED: 09:42 29 December 2019

Players, fans and officials take part in a minutes tribute to Martin Peters before the Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich
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28/12/2019

Players, fans and officials take part in a minutes tribute to Martin Peters before the Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/12/2019

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Norwich City and Tottenham Hotspur have united to remember the late Martin Peters at Saturday's Premier League match at Carrow Road.

Martin Peters. Pic: Archant Library.Martin Peters. Pic: Archant Library.

The England World Cup final goalscorer, who played for both clubs, died last week at the age of 76.

Both sets of fans came together to hold a resounding minute's applause ahead of this afternoon's 5.30pm kick-off.

During the applause score and advertising boards displayed "Martin Peters 1943-2019."

Both teams also wore black armbands and flags at Carrow Road were flown at half-mast.

Players, fans and officials take part in a minutes tribute to Martin Peters before the Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/12/2019Players, fans and officials take part in a minutes tribute to Martin Peters before the Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/12/2019

The midfielder began his career with West Ham United, before going on to play over a combined total of 400 games for both Spurs and the Canaries.

Mr Peters joined Norwich City from Spurs in March 1975.

He was voted Norwich City Player of the Season two years running in 1976 and 1977 and went on to make a total of 232 appearances for the club, scoring 50 goals.

He is widely-known for being one of just two men to score in a World Cup final for the Three Lions, following his strike in the 4-2 win over West Germany in 1966.

Players, fans and officials take part in a minutes tribute to Martin Peters before the Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/12/2019Players, fans and officials take part in a minutes tribute to Martin Peters before the Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/12/2019

While with the Canaries, in 1978. Mr Peters was made an MBE for his services to football.

There were tributes to him in OTBC, Norwich City's official matchday programme.

Former team-mates, supporters and other members of the footballing community have paid tribute to the player, who died after living with Alzheimer's Disease for three years.

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