One of the most famous pairs of brothers in football is Gary and Phil Neville. Ian and Roger Morgan were twins who played on opposite wings for QPR in the late 60s. Mel played 60 matches for Arsenal between 1959 and 1962 (as well as playing for both Swansea and Cardiff, while John is the greatest player ever produced by Wales. Major honours: None. Major honours: None. George was nowhere near as good as his brother, his performances were described as that of a ‘Cheshire League dasher.’. Football's best brothers: 30 of soccer's most celebrated sets of siblings ranked On National Siblings Day (in the USA, ahem), we rank the Nevilles, De Boers, Charltons and plenty more besides mirror Satterthwaite was Arsenal’s top scorer in both the 1904–05 and 1906–07 seasons with 11 and 19 goals, respectively. George and Ted Robledo Newcastle in the 50’s Shola and Sammy Ameobi Newcastle and Sean and Matty Longstaff Newcastle, Your email address will not be published. Premier League matches together: 47 Rio and Anton Ferdinand Both started at West Ham, but Rio moved on to greater things. In two matches, both World Cup qualifiers, both brothers scored one goal each (number 52, featuring the two Koeman brothers, and number 82, featuring the De Boer twins). Jimmy and Brian Greenhoff Jimmy made nearly 300 appearances for Manchester United and Leeds United, and Brian made nearly 500 appearances at the top level, with the two playing in the same Manchester United team for three years in the late 70s. I’m not sure whether any of Dean’s appearances for QPR or Brighton were in the First Division. I remember reading about it in Goal magazine. Don’t forget the Hazard brothers at Chelsea…. Bobby and Jack Charlton Nearly 1,600 club appearances between them, and a World Cup Final for good measure. Ronald and Frank De Boer (Ajax, Barcelona, Holland) These two are another set of twins on our list and were influential for Ajax as they won the 1995 Champions League. Tiki Elder brother Danny was at Southampton with his younger siblings, but his two Premier League appearances came with Manchester United. 1. Luke and Stefan Moore Both played Premier League football for Aston Villa, Stefan only making 22 appearances. Ray and Dean Wilkins? …and have we missed the Neville brothers? Unfortunately, the dynamic duo couldn’t help prevent Rovers from dropping down a division, though the pair did enjoy a number of games together in the Championship the following season. Premier League matches together: 10 p.m. and a.m. walters. His brother, Joe Satterthwaite, also played for Woolwich Arsenal (making them the first pair of brothers to do so), although he was mainly a reserve player, only playing 5 first-class matches. Their only start together in the Premier League came during a 3-0 defeat to Newcastle’s eternal rivals Sunderland in February 2014. Christian and Jonathan Benteke (Crystal Palace, 2016/17): Jonathan replaced Christian to make his only Premier League appearance. Leonard Howell: Surrey County Cricket Club; England national football team; Wanderers F.C. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Cousins Paul and Martin also played in Division One, but weren’t brothers. If we are to separate the Comptons somehow we’d call Denis a cricketer who played football, in contrast to his brother who was a footballer who played cricket. Brother 2. 1 / 5 NEXT Published 24 Oct 2017, 01:34 IST Later, I went online to try to find some more, and was amazed to find that there are dozens, possibly hundreds. Major honours: None. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Both players stayed with the club the following season, but Stephen would go on to enjoy the more successful career of the two. Major honours: None. Premier League matches together: 10 (england goalkeeper) a. and h. cursham. Kolo and Yaya Toure Yaya came to Manchester City to join his brother Kolo in 2010. England national football team; Corinthian F.C. All rights reserved. The history of Nunhead, published a few years ago by Mick Blackemore, gives both brothers initials as W.F. After a season at the Irons, scoring 18 goals in 36 matches,[1] Satterthwaite joined Woolwich Arsenal in the summer of 1904, with Arsenal having just been promoted to the First Division. VAT registration number: MT 2151 8128 | info@catenamedia.com. However, his age was catching up with him and between 1907 and 1910 he played fewer first-team matches. Premier League matches together: 2 I’m not sure if Tommy Amos (Wigan) and Ben Amos (Man U) are brothers. Ray Wilkins had another brother Graham who also played Division 1 football for Chelsea, jeff and jim whitely played for man city in the 1980 s. My grandfather was Danny Steel, he was captain of Tottenham Hotspur and played between 1908-1912, his brother Robert was with the club from 1908-1915, and their brother Alec played there in 1910. Born in Cockermouth, Cumberland, Satterthwaite played as a youth for local sides Black Diamond and Workington before joining Football League side Bury in 1896, moving to Burton Swifts a year later. Portrait 1. Major honours: Premier League 2010/11, 2012/13; League Cup 2009/10, FA Community Shield 2009, 2014. Jack Doughty (1886-1892) Roger Doughty (1886-1892, 1896) 2. Newcastle only wanted George but the brothers wouldn’t be separated. Ron & Allan Harris Chelsea fc.late 60s early 70s. He died in 1948, aged 70. I think they were the first three brothers to play for the same team. Click on players name for profile: No. He was a slow left arm bowler, and cricket reports call him one of England’s most remarkable batsmen. There were talks of Matthew leaving Newcastle over the summer, threatening to break up the brotherhood but he eventually signed a new deal, leaving the pairing open for improvement. Clive and Bradley Allen Bradley played for several seasons in the top flight for QPR, while Clive famously played for almost every club in England. Premier League matches together: 1 Your email address will not be published. (amateur) Eric Houghton: Warwickshire County Cricket Club; England national football team; Aston Villa F.C. Paul … Bradley played for several seasons in the top flight for QPR, while Clive famously played for almost every club in England. There is also the odd case of brother and sister soccer players, such as Eniola Aluko and Sone Aluko; Eniola plays for Chelsea Ladies and the England Women's National Football Team whilst Sone chose to represent the Nigerian Men's National Team and plays for Premier League side Hull City. Fabio, a left-back by trade, was seen as having the biggest potential though hardly featured for the Red Devils due to stiff competition from Patrice Evra and so he was subsequently loaned out to Queens Park Rangers before signing for Cardiff City. Premier League matches together: 6 Nationality. Club: Blackburn Rovers Even more interesting than that, his son, grandson, nephew and dog were all also named Clem. This pairing could have been done a lot earlier than it actually was. The Howdy brothers, one for Newcastle, one for Sunderland. Club: Manchester City On 24 September 1904, Satterthwaite scored Arsenal’s very first goal in the top flight, in a 2–0 win over Wolves. But, pro football has had a plethora of brother vs. brother matchups through its history, all as players. Denis played in 78 Test Matches and played for Middlesex – his home county. Another Newcastle United brother pairing, Sean broke into the first team on Tyneside in 2018 and was heavily courted by Manchester United over the summer, while younger brother Matthew has had to wait until last season to announce himself. Copyright © 2020 Catena Operations Limited. Xabi and Mikel Alonso A pairing who scrape in thanks to Mikel’s 7 appearances for Bolton. John Arne and Bjorn Helge Riise (Fulham, 2011/12): Both spent one season together at Fulham but never got to share the same pitch. Fast forward six years and the brothers, ever-present with their national team, would reunite at Manchester City, subsequently enjoying four seasons together. His younger twin brothers had very different careers, Ray, a full back made 4 England under 21 appearances before having a decent career as a journeyman footballer. Look no further because you will find whatever you are looking for in here. Paul and Ron Futcher Division One appearances with Luton and Manchester City in the seventies for the twins. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. He also played for England, playing in three World Cups. pic.twitter.com/95Bum5bYZH, — Squawka Football (@Squawka) January 31, 2015, Club: Newcastle United played for england the lindley brothers. Nevertheless, upon his retirement in the summer of 1910 at the age of 33, he had played 141 matches for Arsenal, scoring 48 goals. Registration number: C 62481| Place of Registration: Malta (amateur) Geoff Hurst: Essex County Cricket Club; England national football team; Stoke City F.C. Premier League matches together: 3 Shaun has now retired, while Bradley remains in MLS, joining Los Angeles FC in February. Luke and Stefan Moore Both played Premier League football for Aston Villa, Stefan only making 22 appearances. They also played together at Barcelona and at Glasgow Rangers during their footballing careers. Mark and Brian Stein Not the only pairing to start out at Luton. The pair made their first appearance together in October 2019 against Manchester United, with Matthew making his debut. BARBER (twins) Ronde – CB – 1997-2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers . *THE only Indigenous brothers to make the list, the Burgoyne boys played in Port Adelaide’s 2004 premiership, one of 22 sets of siblings to appear in a Grand Final winning team together. But there may be no greater wonder than siblings gracing the pitch at the same time and – get ready for it – for the same team! Matthew Longstaff was the name on … Both appeared in the 1952 FA Cup final, the first time more than one foreign player had appeared in a cup final. Satterthwaite was a first-team regular for Woolwich Arsenal for the next three seasons; although the newly-promoted club were unable to challenge for the First Division title, they made a strong showing in the FA Cup, reaching the semi-finals in 1905–06 and 1906–07. Required fields are marked *. Younger brother Martellus Bennett retired in 2017 but finished his career with 30 touchdown receptions. Major honours: None. Man City avoid cupset: 10 things you might have missed from today’s European action, Man Utd vs Liverpool live stream: How to watch FA Cup online, La Liga’s “underperformers” who are no longer underperforming. charlie and richard daft a.cliffe and j. cliffe r.whitehouse and w. whitehouse a.t. and c.f.dobson john and archie goodall arthur and adrian capes Ivor – who also played for Newcastle and Cardiff – rates as one of the greatest inside forwards Britain has ever produced. My Great GrandFather, Charles Oliver “Charlie” Satterthwaite (1877 – May 1948), was an English football player. Club: Manchester City The three brothers believe their love of football comes from their father, who encouraged them to take up the sport as younger children. Ivor and Len Allchurch played together for Swansea and Wales. A friend threw a pub quiz-style question at me today: “How many sets of brothers can you name who have both played football in the English First Division (or Premier League)?” It’s a good one, and I have to admit my answer was quite pathetic, drying up at around two or three. Relegation to the Championship has since split the brothers once more with Andre first loaned to Fenerbahce before returning to Steve Cooper’s side last season, while Jordan made his loan move to Crystal Palace in 2018/19 permanent last summer and thrived. Although they made over 180 league appearances together for boyhood club Manchester United, playing alongside each other wasn’t a guarantee. Major honours: None. The offsprings of Ghanaian footballing royalty Abedi Pele both were teammates at Marseille, where their father shone, prior to Swansea City. Devin McCourty, Jason McCourty Devin McCourty plays for the New England Patriots after being drafted by them in the first round of the 2010 Draft. Major honours: None. Premier League matches together: 1 Ronald and Erwin Koeman Erwin may be the older brother, but it is Ronald who enjoyed the more prolific career. Both played in the 1952 cup final win against Arsenal. Fourth brother Stan played for Leicester. Which brothers played in the England football team that won the 1966 World Cup? Danny and Jackie Blanchflower Jackie’s career for Manchester United was cut short by injuries from the team’s Munich air crash, while elder brother Danny is widely regarded as Spurs’ greatest ever player. Club: Wigan Athletic Premier League matches together: 12 Portrait 2. Yes, it’s happened 13 times, more than the aforementioned feats, but it makes for an exclusive group. Both played for Barnsley and were both transferred to Newcastle United together. It noted in the book that G.J. Born Jan. 21, 1987 in the Netherlands, these defensive brothers both ply their trade in the Dutch league. … Being the son of a football legend and national hero isn’t easy but the Ayew boys seem to be coping well. Jacky, William and George Carr All played in the same team, Middlesbrough, in 1920. Club: Aston Villa Michael Bennett and Martellus Bennett The Bennett brothers are two of the most entertaining players in the league. However, after losing his place early in the 1901–02 season, he moved on to New Brompton (later renamed Gillingham) and then Southern League side Thames Ironworks (who later became West Ham United) in the 1903 close season. Which brothers played in the England football team that won the 1966 World Cup? He made his Liverpool debut away to Nottingham Forest on 16 December 1899, and scored on his home debut against Glossop North End on 23 December. Jack, George and Jimmy Milburn all played for Leeds. Another set of full-back twins, the Swedish brothers endured a four-month period in the Premier League back in 2012 when Marcus was signed from Halmstads BK to help save Blackburn from relegation. Stephen and Gary Caldwell Both players began their careers at Newcastle United and have ended up with each other again at Wigan Athletic. Martin and Marcus Ollson played for Blackburn Rovers. A bit of info about Clem Stephenson, who is mentioned above, who is a bit of a legend. Club: Swansea City Eddie and Frankie Gray: two of Leeds United’s greatest. So here we go, not in any particular order, but perhaps starting with the greatest sets of brothers of all, and a few sets of more than two brothers! In addition to the above, the following sets of brothers, most of who were unknown to me, all played for England, no less, at one time or another! on A list of brothers who have played football in the First Division (or Premier League). Rumour has it that the twin pair of Arnold and Anton Hörburger also played (illegally) in the … Twenty sets of brothers played for England, although perhaps not in the same matches: Arthur, Charles and Ernest Bambridge (the only instance of three brothers), although if Kenneth Wilson had not withdrawn from the Ireland match in February 1884, then along with Charles and Geoffrey Wilson , they too would have provided three brothers. Kolo, by then settled at Arsenal, would see his brother Yaya enjoy a trial with the north London club in the summer of 2003, and though manager Arsene Wenger was keen to sign the Ivorian he couldn’t obtain a work permit and opted to begin his European football career in Ukraine. Click through the gallery above to see 10 sets of brothers who have played for the same team in the Premier League, courtesy of Squawka. Martin Buchan’s younger brother George played in the same Manchester United team on at least one occasion – I think it was in the 70s/80s. and G.J. The Whites would hover above the relegation zone in the 1992/93 season, and while Rod Wallace would go on to enjoy success with Leeds, Ray never managed to break into the first team on a regular basis. BALL/MALBROUGH (half brothers) Jerry Ball – DT – 1987-1992 Detroit Lions, 1993 Cleveland Browns, 1994-96 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, 1997-98 Minnesota Vikings . George and Ted Robledo. There were also good references from the Daily Mirror and The Times. Shola is now retired and Sammy is doing his bit at Nottingham Forest, but the brothers enjoyed a handful of games alongside each other between 2010 and 2014. In January of 2018 Andre rejoined Swansea City, where his brother Jordan was already playing. Since you are already here then chances are that you are looking for the Daily Themed Crossword Solutions. Rod however won the league title with Leeds United in 1992 and moved to Rangers in 1998 where he picked up a domestic treble and followed it the next year with a league and cup double. The Doughty's. Ian and David Brightwell Darren and Jason Beckford David and Gary Flitcroft, Some more Brian and Jimmy Greenhoff Mark and Nev Chamberlain Tony and Kim Book Mick and Olly Kearns Kevin and Gary Mabbutt. Club: Sheffield United Their first and only centre-back partnership came during a 3-0 loss to Arsenal, and that lasted 70 minutes as Gary Caldwell was shown a straight red in the second half. On arrival, the Brazilian twins were lauded as future stars, albeit they’d ultimately play just 52 minutes of league football together between 2009 and 2012. football; world cup; posted Jul 21, 2016 by Rupali Thakur. Major honours: Premier League 1995/96, 1996/97, 1998/99, 1999/2000, 2000/01, 2002/03; FA Cup 1995/96, 1998/99, 2003/04; FA Community Shield 1996, 1997, 2003; UEFA Champions League 1998/99; Intercontinental Cup 1999. Club: Newcastle United In Sheffield United’s famous relegation from the Premier League in the 2006/07 season – where Carlos Tevez’s transfer to West Ham saw the Argentine keep the Hammers in the league on the final match of the season against Manchester United – Alan and Stephen Quinn enjoyed one 10-minute cameo together against Everton in March 2004. Bob, Peter and Dave Latchford Peter and Dave were both goalkeepers, playing in Division One for WBA and Birmingham City respectively, while middle brother Bob scored over 200 goals in hais career, notably for Birmingham City and Everton. Chiefs, 1993 New England Patriots . 91 views. 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