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Craig Gordon

Craig Gordon
Personal information
Full nameCraig Sinclair Gordon
Date of birth31 December 1982(age 33)
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Height1.93 m
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubSunderland

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Craig Sinclair Gordon (born 31 December 1982 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish footballer, currently playing as a goalkeeper for both Sunderland and the Scotland national team. He was a nominee for STV's Scotland's Greatest Ever Football Team in 2010.

Gordon started his career with Scottish Premier League side Hearts, where he won the 2006 Scottish Cup. He spent the 2001-02 seasonon loan to Scottish Second Division side Cowdenbeath. In 2007 English Premier League club Sunderland bought him for £9 million, the highest fee a British club had ever paid for a goalkeeper until the transfer of David de Gea to Manchester Utd in 2011.

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