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Garth Crooks

Personal information
Full nameGarth Anthony Crooks
Date of birth10 March 1958(age 58)
Place of birthStoke-on-Trent, England
Height5 ft 8 in
Playing positionForward

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Garth Anthony Crooks OBE (born 10 March 1958 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire) is a retired English football player of Jamaican ancestry. He played principally for Stoke City and Tottenham, with whom he was a prolific goal scorer and an FA Cup winner at Wembley in 1981. Throughout his career he was an active member of the Professional Footballers' Association and was elected the first black chairman of the union. He currently works for the BBC as an expert and outspoken pundit, and presents the occasional political programme.

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