Find out more about the greatest 20th Century British Sportspersons, including Jamie Vardy, Charles Salvador, David Beckham, Lewis Hamilton and Wayne Rooney.
Mark ThatcherMark Thatcher
15 August 1953
Businessman
Wayne RooneyWayne Rooney
24 October 1985
Footballer

David BeckhamDavid Beckham
02 May 1975
Former English Footballer

Mark PhillipsMark Phillips
22 September 1948
Equestrian, Horseman

Mo FarahMo Farah
23 March 1983
Athlete

Sam AllardyceSam Allardyce
19 October 1954
Football Manager
Lennox Lewis Lennox Lewis
02 September 1965
Professional boxer

Gary LinekerGary Lineker
30 November 1960
Footballer

Steven GerrardSteven Gerrard
30 May 1980
Football Player
George BestGeorge Best
22 May 1946
Footballer

Ian WrightIan Wright
03 November 1963
Footballer
Alan ShearerAlan Shearer
13 August 1970
Football Player

James HuntJames Hunt
29 August 1947
Racing driver

Bobby CharltonBobby Charlton
11 October 1937
Football Player

Harry RedknappHarry Redknapp
02 March 1947
Football Manager

Stirling MossStirling Moss
17 September 1929
Racing Driver
Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist

Brian CloughBrian Clough
21 March 1935
Football Player

David CoulthardDavid Coulthard
27 March 1971
Racecar Driver

Bobby RobsonBobby Robson
18 February 1933
Footballer
Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
19 February 1961
Footballer

Fred PerryFred Perry
18 May 1909
 
Chris FroomeChris Froome
20 May 1985
Professional Road Racing Cyclist

Bill ShanklyBill Shankly
02 September 1913
Scottish Footballer and Manager

Steve DavisSteve Davis
22 August 1957
Snooker Player
Ray WilkinsRay Wilkins
14 September 1956
Football Player

Roger BannisterRoger Bannister
23 March 1929
Former British Athlete Who Ran The First
Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29 September 1956
Middle Distance Runner, Politician

Linford Cicero Christie Linford Christie
02 April 1960
Retired Sprinter

Henry CooperHenry Cooper
03 May 1934
Boxer
Vanessa-MaeVanessa-Mae
27 October 1978
Violinist

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Alan MinterAlan Minter
17 August 1951
Professional Boxer
Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
03 March 1961
Javelin Thrower

Steve CoppellSteve Coppell
09 July 1955
Footballer

Steve CramSteve Cram
14 October 1960
Athlete

Daley ThompsonDaley Thompson
30 July 1958
Decathlete
Beth TweddleBeth Tweddle
01 April 1985
Former British Gymnast
Allan WellsAllan Wells
03 May 1952
Sprinter

Barry VenisonBarry Venison
16 August 1964
Footballer

Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964
Athlete

Billy WingroveBilly Wingrove
15 November 1982
Association Football Player, YouTuber
Alan SmithAlan Smith
28 October 1980
English Footballer

Hannah WhelanHannah Whelan
01 July 1992
Gymnast

Tyson FuryTyson Fury
12 August 1988
Boxer

Zara TindallZara Tindall
15 May 1981
Olympian

David ProwseDavid Prowse
01 July 1935
Bodybuilder
Patrick BamfordPatrick Bamford
05 September 1993
Association football player

Callum SmithCallum Smith
23 April 1990
Boxer
Jack GrealishJack Grealish
10 September 1995
Association football player

Charles SalvadorCharles Salvador
06 December 1952
Poet, Autobiographer, Boxer

Ray ClemenceRay Clemence
05 August 1948
Football player
Nobby StilesNobby Stiles
18 May 1942
Football player

Danny WelbeckDanny Welbeck
26 November 1990
Association football player
Eddie the EagleEddie the Eagle
05 December 1963
Ski jumper

Ronnie O'SullivanRonnie O'Sullivan
05 December 1975
Snooker player

Drew McIntyreDrew McIntyre
06 June 1985
Wrestler

Kell BrookKell Brook
03 May 1986
Boxer

James MilnerJames Milner
04 January 1986
Footballer
Milind SomanMilind Soman
04 November 1965
Model

Michael BispingMichael Bisping
28 February 1979
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer, Thai boxer

Harry MaguireHarry Maguire
05 March 1993
Football player

Nicola AdamsNicola Adams
26 October 1982
Boxer
Michael OwenMichael Owen
14 December 1979
Association football player

Luke CampbellLuke Campbell
27 September 1987
boxer
Jack WilshereJack Wilshere
01 January 1992
Footballer

John TerryJohn Terry
07 December 1980
Association football player

Scott AdkinsScott Adkins
17 June 1976
Actor, Martial artist, Film actor, Taekwondo
Tammy AbrahamTammy Abraham
02 October 1997
Association football player

Rio FerdinandRio Ferdinand
07 November 1978
Association football player, Autobiographer
Jordan HendersonJordan Henderson
17 June 1990
Association football player

Naseem HamedNaseem Hamed
12 February 1974
Boxer

Eddie HallEddie Hall
15 January 1988
Athlete
Darren TillDarren Till
24 December 1992
Mixed martial artist

Jermain DefoeJermain Defoe
07 October 1982
Association football player
Chris KamaraChris Kamara
25 December 1957
Footballer

Trent Alexander-ArnoldTrent Alexander-Arnold
07 October 1998
Association football player

Rhian BrewsterRhian Brewster
01 April 2000
Association football player

Alex ScottAlex Scott
14 October 1984
Footballer
Roy HodgsonRoy Hodgson
09 August 1947
Association football player, Association football
Gary NevilleGary Neville
18 February 1975
Association football player, Association football

Danny IngsDanny Ings
23 July 1992
Association football player

Danny RoseDanny Rose
02 July 1990
Footballer

Jamie RedknappJamie Redknapp
25 June 1973
Association football player
Billy Joe SaundersBilly Joe Saunders
30 August 1989
Boxer

Judd TrumpJudd Trump
20 August 1989
Snooker player

Paul GascoignePaul Gascoigne
27 May 1967
Association football player, Autobiographer,

Jermaine JenasJermaine Jenas
18 February 1983
Association football player

Jenson ButtonJenson Button
19 January 1980
Formula One driver
Alistair OvereemAlistair Overeem
17 May 1980
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer

Andrew FlintoffAndrew Flintoff
06 December 1977
Cricketer
Scott ParkerScott Parker
13 October 1980
Association football player

Ralf LittleRalf Little
08 February 1980
Actor
Ally McCoistAlly McCoist
24 September 1962
Footballer
Micah RichardsMicah Richards
24 June 1988
Association football player