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Gary Speed

Personal information
Full nameGary Andrew Speed
Date of birth08 September 1969(age 47)
Place of birthMancot, Flintshire, Wales
Height1.80 m
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubWales (manager)

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Gary "Garreh" Andrew Speed, MBE (born 8 September 1969) is a Welsh former footballer and current manager of the Wales national football team. He was previously captain of the Wales national football team until he retired from international football in 2004 and he remains the most capped outfield player for Wales and the second overall, having appeared 85 times at senior level between 1990 and 2004.

Speed played professionally for Leeds United, Everton, Newcastle United, Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield United.

Rarely troubled by injury or suspension, he held the record for the most appearances in the FA Premier League at 535, until it was surpassed by David James.

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