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Chris grew up in Middlesbrough and served in the Royal Navybefore taking his first professional football position at Portsmouth FC in 1975.

He spent two years at Portsmouth before movingto Swindon Town. Chris’ 20-year footballing career took him to 11 sides, the highlight of which was being part of the 1989/90 Championship winning Leeds United team - then managed by Howard Wilkinson.

Having completed his playing career, Chris went intomanagement with Bradford City gaining promotion into theFirst Division. Most of the side which was assembled by Christhen went onto secure promotion to the Premiership.Chris has more recently become involved in footballingpunditry and has a dedicated following on Sky Sports’ 'Goalson Sunday'. Chris’ appearances on Sky Sports’ 'Soccer Saturday with Jeff Stelling' have fast become a must-see.

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Chris is perhaps is best known for his hard-hitting, often light-hearted analysis of Premier League action from the gantry, making him a household name. He’s also won over legions of fans with his irreverent pre-match lives on Soccer AM.

He also appears on Sky Sports' Soccer Saturday programme, where he usually appears over live video link providing brief updates on whichever match he is watching. He is well-known on the pr...

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