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As a booking agent for Chris Waddle we can book Chris Waddle to speak at your event. Chris Waddle is a former English professional footballer and manager. Chris Waddle was give the nickname ‘Magic Chris’ for his skills as an attacking midfielder. Playing for Sheffield Wednesday, Chris Waddle won 1992–93 FWA Footballer of the Year.
Carving a Path in Football
Born in Gateshead, Chris Waddle first put his skills into action when joining Pelaw Juniors as a youth. He went on to play for a number of teams, building on his talents, before starting to go to trials for professional football club before eventually getting his big break at Newcastle United when he was 19 years old. He made his debut in their second division against Shrewsbury Town in 1980 and proved himself as a talented midfielder. At the end of the 1983 season he was part of the team that saw Newcastle being promoted to the first division. Chris Waddle’s promising skills on the field caught the attention of England Under 21’s and led to him joining the squad.