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Mixed feelings: Gary Lineker of Everton (pictured) and Tottenham’s Clive Allen broke goalscoring records... but their clubs won nothing

Mixed feelings: Gary Lineker of Everton (pictured) and Tottenham’s Clive Allen broke goalscoring records... but their clubs won nothing

Mixed feelings: Gary Lineker of Everton and Tottenham’s Clive Allen (picured) broke goalscoring records... but their clubs won nothing. Credit: David Cannon

Mixed feelings: Gary Lineker of Everton and Tottenham’s Clive Allen (picured) broke goalscoring records... but their clubs won nothing. Credit: David Cannon

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Mixed feelings: Gary Lineker of Everton (pictured) and Tottenham’s Clive Allen broke goalscoring records... but their clubs won nothing

Long before he was flogging crisps and telling lame jokes on Match of the Day and Twitter, Gary Lineker was a brilliant striker.

If he hadn’t tried to be just a tad too clever with a Panenka-style penalty against Brazil in 1992, he’d have equalled Bobby Charlton’s {then} record of 49 goals for England.


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