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Name Sol Campbell
Gender Male
Ethnic English
Job English Footballer
Desc The centre-back is one of very few players to have enjoyed successful stints at both Tottenham and Arsenal. His effortless defensive skill was the epitomy of Arsenal’s Invicibles and earned him a place in the PFA Team of the Year


Org England National Team
Club as Player Arsenal FC
  Tottenham Hotspur

2015 11 10 Retrieve

[on David Beckham] I used to train with him when he was around 13 at Tottenham but he always knew where he wanted to go because he used to come in in his Manchester United training kit. It was his dream to play for United. What a player! He had his free-kicks but he was hard-working and had brilliant vision. He deserves everything he has got. He’s a brilliant player but now a brilliant ambassador around the world as well

2015 11 11 Retrieve

[on David Beckham] He was a great crosser, a fantastic free-kick taker and his energy up and down the pitch was incredible. People used to say, ‘I’ve got him’ and then he would bend it round you with a fantastic cross for one of the centre-forwards running on to score. You had to watch yourself

2015 11 28 Retrieve

[on Patrick Vieira] What a player! He was at the very top for his country and for Arsenal. He’s a winner. He just oozes that. Everything used to hurt him but he got through it to get out on the pitch. He would play through anything and it was a real pleasure to play alongside him

2016 02 03 Retrieve

[On Dennis Bergkamp] The Iceman was a tremendous player. He was strong and quick and had a bit of a nasty streak about him. However, he was a gentleman. We all used to go for it in training and he was great. You need players like that. He could link people into play and could score goals. He was a top professional and you learn from those guys

2016 02 18 Retrieve

[on Rio Ferdinand] He was a very elegant player. He had a fantastic time at West Ham but when he finally got to Manchester United, that’s when he took it on and went to the proper heights, especially under Sir Alex Ferguson. That’s when he excelled

2016 02 19 Retrieve

[Quote on Ashley Cole] He was an ever-present with great energy. He got and up and down the pitch really well. He defended well and was tough for a small lad