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Trevor John Francis is an English former footballer who played as a forward for a number of clubs in England, the United States, Italy, Scotland and Australia. In 1979 he became Britain’s first £1 million player following his transfer from Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest. He scored the winning goal for Forest in the 1979 European Cup final against Malmö. He won the European Cup again with the club the following year.[3] At international level, he played for England 52 times between 1976 and 1986, scoring 12 goals, and played at the 1982 FIFA World Cup.

Between 1988 and 2003 he was a football manager, most notably with Sheffield Wednesday and Birmingham City. His final managerial post was at Crystal Palace, whom he left in 2003


  • Full Name: Trevor John Francis
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of Birth: 19.04.1954
  • Birthplace: Plymouth
  • Nation: England
  • Club Career: Birmingham City
    • Period: 1971-79, Birmingham City
    • League Games, 280
    • League Goals, 119
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