Terry Venables fact file

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1943: Born Dagenham, 6 January.

1958: Becomes Chelsea apprentice.

1960: Signed as a professional. Plays 202 League games and scores 26 goals for Chelsea.

1963: Wins promotion to First Division.

1964: Gains his two full England caps - against Belgium and the Netherlands. Also capped at schoolboy, youth, amateur and Under-23 level - only player ever to be capped at every England representative level.

1966: Transferred to Tottenham for pounds 80,000. Plays 115 League games and scores 19 goals for Spurs.

1969: Transferred to Queen's Park Rangers for pounds 70,000. Plays 179 games and scores 19 goals for them.

1974: Moves to Crystal Palace. Plays 14 games for them.

1976: Appointed manager of Crystal Palace in June.

1977: Guides Palace to promotion from Third Division.

1979: Takes Palace to Second Division championship.

1980: Resigns in October to take over at QPR.

1982: QPR reach FA Cup final.

1983: Guides QPR to Second Division championship. Became major QPR shareholder and managing director.

1984: Resigns in May to take over at Barcelona.

1985: Steers Barcelona to first Spanish League title in 11 years.

1987: Sacked in September. Appointed Tottenham manager in October.

1991: Spurs win FA Cup. Becomes chief executive after Alan Sugar wins takeover battle with Robert Maxwell.

1992: Sells Paul Gascoigne to Lazio for pounds 5.5m.

1993: Contract as chief executive terminated by fellow directors.

1994: Named England coach.