• 16Apr
    eric nixon

    Eric Nixon played in all four top English divisions during the 1986-87 season

     

    Can you name 11 players who have featured in all 4 English divisions during the modern era (1992-present)?

    For a bonus, there is an ex international England player who in 2000-2001 managed to play for 4 different teams in the 4 top divisions! Who is he?

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    Premier League – Championship – Division 1 – Division 2 (or equivalent)
    Boaz Myhill – Hull City – Hull City – Stockport County – Macclesfield Town
    Dean Whitehead – Sunderland – Sunderland – Oxford Utd – Oxford Utd
    Leon Cort – Stoke City – Hull City – Hull City – Southend Utd
    Andy Dawson – Hull City – Hull City – Scunthorpe Utd – Scunthorpe Utd
    Ian Ashbee – Hull City – Hull City – Hull City – Hull City
    Ryan France – Hull City – Hull City – Hull City – Hull City
    Matthew Etherington – Tottenham Hotspur – West Ham Utd – Peterborough Utd – Peterborough Utd
    Matt Taylor – Portsmouth – Portsmouth – Luton Town – Luton Town
    Bobby Zamora – Tottenham Hotspur – Brighton & Hove Albion – Bristol Rovers – Brighton & Hove Albion
    Kevin Davies – Southampton – Blackburn Rovers – Chesterfield – Chesterfield
    Dave Kitson – Reading – Reading – Cambridge Utd – Cambridge Utd
    Jason Roberts – West Brom – West Brom – Bristol City – Torquay Utd
    Sean Davis – Fulham – Fulham – Fulham – Fulham
    Michael Turner – Hull City – Hull City – Brentford – Leyton Orient
    Gary Hooper – Norwich City – Scunthorpe Utd – Scunthorpe Utd – Hereford Utd
    Tony Cottee – Everton – Birmingham City – Millwall – Barnet

    In the 2000-2001 season Tony Cottee played in all 4 top divisions in one season for Leicester, Norwich, Millwall and Barnet becoming the first player to do this since goalkeeper Eric Nixon who did the same in the 86-87 season.

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