Luther Blissett is a former professional footballer and manager who also played for the England national team throughout the 1980s. Blissett played as a striker, and is best known for his time at Watford F.C., whom he helped win promotion form the Fourth Division to the First Division. As of 2010, Blissett holds Watford’s all-time records for appearances and goals, having played an astonishing 503 games and scoring 186 goals.
Blissett’s other clubs included A.C. Milan, who paid one millions pounds for him in 1983, before later selling him back to Watford in 1984. Blissett was capped 14 times by England, scoring a hat-trick on his debut. After later retiring from playing, Blissett turned to coaching, initially under the management of Graham Taylor at Watford, as well as also managing Chesham United for a year.
Blissett and his team mates made the headlines in the 1982/83 season as they surprised many by proving successful in the top tier of football, the First Division. Watford F.C., briefly led the league in the autumn, before finishing second to Liverpool and qualified for the UEFA Cup. In Watford‘s first ever First Division season, Blissett was the division’s top goalscorer, scoring a remarkable 27 goals.
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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