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Chris Woods

Personal information
Full nameChristopher Charles Eric Woods
Date of birth14 November 1959(age 56)
Place of birthSwineshead, Lincolnshire, England
Height6 ft 2 in
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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Christopher 'Chris' Charles Eric Woods (born 14 November 1959 in Swineshead, Lincolnshire) is a former England international football goalkeeper, who played in the Football League and Premier League for Queens Park Rangers, Norwich City, Sheffield Wednesday, Reading, Southampton and Burnley, in the Scottish Football League for Rangers, and in Major League Soccer for the Colorado Rapids. He now works as a goalkeeping coach at Everton.

Woods was Peter Shilton's long-time understudy in the England team in the mid to late 1980s, finally claiming the number one shirt for himself in the early 1990s. In all, he managed to accrue 43 caps in an eight year international career.

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