With a career that spans more than twenty years and includes being a football speaker, player and manager Peter Reid is arguably one of the most versatile men in the British footballing industry.
Having spent time at Bolton, Everton and Manchester City, Reid can boast a plethora of footballing achievements. Some of his career highlights include: appearing in two World Cups, winning the FA Cup with Everton in 1984 and 1985 European Cup win with the same team. Throughout his playing days, Reid made a total of 167 appearances for Everton and 103 for Manchester City, as a talented and adaptable midfielder. In addition to his club success, he also appeared for England on thirteen occasions.
Transitioning from competitive play to managing the squad was a natural next move for Reid, who took charge of his first team, Manchester City, in 1990. From Sunderland and Leeds United to Mumbai City and England Under 21 side, Reid has managed a total of eight teams from 1990 until 2014. His high profile time on the sidelines saw him ensure teams avoided relegation, win promotion to the Premier League and secure top spots in the First Division.
His career as a player and manager was so successful, his talents and achievements such that he was named PFA Players’ Player of the Year in 1985 and fourth in the World Soccer Player of the Year award in the same year. As a leader, he was recognised with the title of LMA Manager of the Year in 1996, as well as a number of Premier League Manager of the Month awards.
Since his second retirement, Peter Reid has continued to work as a sports speaker, providing commentary and punditry for the BBC. He was chosen for the BBC’s coverage of the 2006 FIFA World Cup and has also worked as a sports speaker for both Sky Sports and ESPN.
As a speaker, Reid has a wealth of experience in creating a memorable event for all in attendance. Through his work in presenting and commentating for some of the biggest sports events in the world, he has mastered the ability to engage audiences with anecdotes and motivational speeches. The perfect addition to any occasion, Peter Reid will inspire your guests to work hard, achieve ambitions and strive for peak performance.
To book Peter for your event, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.
When at corporate events, Peter is known to cover the following topics:
- Premier League Football
- International Football
- Football Management
- Sporting Success
- Peak Performance
- Achieving Goals
- Football Punditry & Presenting
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