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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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