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Springett made 33 appearances for England, then the most by any Sheffield Wednesday player. He held this record for 26 years. He made his England debut against Northern Ireland in 1959. The Northern Ireland national football team represents Northern Ireland in international football. He had been the first choice goalkeeper during the 1962 World Cup in Chile when England reached the quarter finals. The 1962 FIFA World Cup, the seventh staging of the World Cup was held in Chile from May 30 to June 17. Chile, officially the Republic of Chile ( Spanish:) is a country in South America occupying a long and narrow Coastal strip wedged between the His final cap was against Norway in 1966 shortly before the World Cup finals. The Norwegian national football team, controlled by the Norwegian Football Association, is the national football team of Norway. He was a non-playing member of the England squad, that won the 1966 World Cup. Below are the squads for the 1966 FIFA World Cup tournament in England. The 1966 FIFA World Cup, the eighth staging of the World Cup was held in England from 11 July to 30 July On Monday 26th November 2007, it was announced by FIFA that all non-starting members of World Cup winning squads (1930-1974 competitions) would receive a winners medal. This list included Ron Springett.
Springett began his career at QPR before moving to Wednesday for £10,000. He made 384 appearances for Wednesday before returning to QPR in 1967. As part of the deal his brother, Peter also a goalkeeper moved to Wednesday from QPR. Peter Springett ( 8 May, 1946 - 28 August, 1997) was a professional footballer in the 1960s and 70s