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Neville Southall MBE is a Welsh former international footballer. He has been described as one of the best goalkeepers of his generation and won the FWA Footballer of the Year award in 1985.
He played internationally for Wales, winning 92 caps between 1982 and 1998, though he did not feature in any major international competitions. As an individual, he was named on the PFA Team of the Year four consecutive times, and was listed as one of the world's top ten goalkeepers by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics on four occasions.
He is a member of the Gwlady's Streets Hall of Fame . He has been named as one of the 100 'Greatest Players of the 20th Century' by World Soccer magazine. In the 1996 British Honors List, he was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire(MBE) for his services to football.