Former professional footballer and manager, Luther Blissett is best known for playing for the England national team during the 1980’s and for his time at Watford F.C.
Initially starting his career as an apprentice at Watford F.C. in 1974, Luther turned professional during the 1975-76 season where he made three appearances for the team. It was during his time at Watford that Luther helped the team progress from the Football League Fourth Division right the way up to the First Division for the first time in Watford’s history. As a result, Luther is Watford’s highest goal scorer and holds the all-time record for appearances.
During his impressive career, Luther made a massive 595 total senior club appearances and was capped 14 times by England, scoring a hat-trick on his debut appearance.
After his retirement from professional football, Luther went on to coach his former club, Watford, with returning manager Graham Taylor. However by 2002, Luther had moved to York City to carry out a coaching role. Spending four years at York City, it was announced that Luther was appointed manager of Southern League team, Chesham United in 2006.
Moreover, Luther’s influence doesn’t just cover the sporting world, he has also worked in the media industry as a television pundit for Channel 4 and Bravo’s coverage of Serie A, the Italian professional league competition. Furthermore, Luther has spent years promoting and raising awareness of racing drivers of Afro-Caribbean background, and thus founded the Team48 Motorsport, a Motorsports team aiming to promote just that.
A leading football figure with a wealth of experience, Luther Blissett may the perfect speaker for your event. Blending all of his first hand experience, alongside his massive success within the game, Blissett gives a presentation that is unforgettable and highly motivating.
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When he’s at corporate events, Luther is known to cover the following topics:
- The Premier League
- UEFA Champions League
- Watford FC
- Drive & Determination
- Dealing With Pressure
- Peak Performance