|Full name||Sulzeer Jeremiah Campbell|
|Date of birth||18 September 1974|
|Place of birth||Plaistow, London, England|
|Height||1. Events 96 - Nerva is proclaimed Roman Emperor after Domitian is assassinated Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. Plaistow (ˈplɑːstoʊ or plaa-stow - and not as sometimes heard " play-stow " is a place in the London Borough of Newham in East London London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland 88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
West Ham United
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Sulzeer Jeremiah Campbell (born 18 September 1974 Plaistow, London) is an English footballer. Events 96 - Nerva is proclaimed Roman Emperor after Domitian is assassinated Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. Plaistow (ˈplɑːstoʊ or plaa-stow - and not as sometimes heard " play-stow " is a place in the London Borough of Newham in East London London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered He is a defender for the English national team and is captain of Portsmouth in the English Premiership, having previously played for Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. In Association football (soccer a defender is a player who tries to prevent the other team from scoring The English national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football Portsmouth Football Club is an English football club based in the south coast city of Portsmouth. Tottenham Hotspur, ˈtɒʔnəm is an English professional football club which currently plays in the Premier League. He is the only player to have played for England in six consecutive major tournaments. The English national football team represents England in international football and is controlled by The Football Association, the governing body for football 
Campbell was a prodigious schoolboy talent and was part-educated at the FA's School of Excellence at Lilleshall, before joining Tottenham Hotspur. The Football Association, also known as simply The FA, is the governing body of football in England and the Crown Dependencies of Jersey Lilleshall is a village in Shropshire, England. It lies between Telford and Newport, on the A518, in the Telford and Wrekin Tottenham Hotspur, ˈtɒʔnəm is an English professional football club which currently plays in the Premier League. Strangely, he began his career as a striker.
Campbell made his first team debut for Spurs in December 1992, scoring a goal after coming on as a substitute for Nick Barmby, though he did not appear again that season. A substitute is a player in Association football who is brought on to the pitch during a match in exchange for an existing player Nicholas Jonathan "Nick" Barmby (born 11 February 1974 in Hull, England) is an English footballer currently playing for He played up front and in every defensive position over the course of the next two seasons before settling as a central defender. As club captain Gary Mabbutt's appearances became more limited because of injury and age, Campbell became Spurs' linchpin defender. Gary Mabbutt MBE (born 23 August 1961 in Bristol) is an English former professional football player
He was entering the last year of his contract with Spurs. A contract is an exchange of promises between two or more parties to do or refrain from doing an act which is enforceable in a court of law Although Campbell successfully captained his side to a League Cup final win over Leicester City in 1998-99, Spurs never finished better than Seventh during Campbell's time there. The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition PLEASE NOTE This section is the introduction Please do not add too much detail here This denied him his wish to play at Europe's top level, the Champions League. See also List of European Cup and UEFA Champions League winners The UEFA Champions League, which evolved from the European Champion Clubs' Cup is a seasonal club
In the summer of 2001 Campbell's contract expired. Mindful of the Bosman ruling, Tottenham offered him a contract which would have made him the club's highest paid player ever, but after months of negotiations and several public assurances that he would stay at Spurs, Campbell stated his wish to leave the club in order to play Champions League football. The Bosman ruling (Union Royal Belges des Sociétés de Football Association ASBL & others v With several top European clubs courting him, he joined Arsenal. Campbell had previously stated in an interview with Spurs Monthly that he would never play for Arsenal. Ever since, he has been labelled "Judas" by Spurs supporters, who regard him as a "mercenary" and accused him of prioritising personal gain over club loyalty; Campbell has always maintained that he loved Tottenham, and that his decision was entirely professional. Judas Iscariot, יהודה איש־קריות Yəhûḏāh ʾÎš-qəriyyôṯ was according to the New Testament, one of the twelve original apostles The fact that he left on a Bosman transfer (thus meaning Spurs did not receive a transfer fee) further angered Tottenham fans.
In his first season at Arsenal (2001-02), Campbell enjoyed immediate success, as he won both Premiership and FA Cup winners' medals as Arsenal won the Double. The Premier League, colloquially referred to as the Premiership, is an English professional league for football clubs The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after The Double is a term in football, which refers to winning a country's top tier division and its primary cup competition in the same season His partner at the back, Tony Adams, retired as a player at the end of the season leaving Campbell as the senior defender for both club and country. Tony Alexander Adams MBE (born 10 October 1966 in Romford, Greater London) is a former English football player who is currently assistant
In 2002-03, Campbell maintained his Arsenal and England place, but an injury he suffered towards the end of the season curtailed the Gunners' title chances and he also missed their successful retention of the FA Cup due to a suspension brought on by a harsh red card against Manchester United. The following season Campbell regained his place and his defensive performances were instrumental as he helped Arsenal regain the Premiership title without losing a single game.
Campbell continued to play for Arsenal, winning an FA Cup winners' medal in 2004-05.
In the 2005-06 season, Campbell was blighted both with injuries and a loss of form.  In Arsenal's 3-2 home loss to West Ham United on 1 February, Campbell was largely responsible for West Ham's first two goals, before being substituted at half-time. } West Ham United Football Club is an English football club based in Upton Park, London Borough of Newham, East London, who have played Events 1327 - Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Unusually, he then left the stadium, not staying to watch the second half. His team-mate Robert Pirès commented that Campbell was facing a "big worry" in relation to his private life, and Campbell did not make any contact with the club for several days. Robert Emmanuel Pirès (born 29 October 1973 in Reims, France is a French international football player However, he resumed training with his team-mates on 6 February and after 10 weeks away from first team action made his return in a draw away to Portsmouth on 13 April, although he sustained a broken nose in the process and had a short layoff while it was operated on. Events 46 BC - Julius Caesar defeats the combined army of Pompeian followers and Numidians under Metellus Scipio Events 1111 - Henry V is crowned Holy Roman Emperor. 1204 - The Fourth Crusade sacks Constantinople
He was back playing on April 25 in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final against Villarreal in Spain; a 0-0 draw on the night put the Gunners into the final. Events 1607 - Eighty Years' War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar. See also List of European Cup and UEFA Champions League winners The UEFA Champions League, which evolved from the European Champion Clubs' Cup is a seasonal club Villarreal Club de Fútbol, usually abbreviated to Villarreal, is a Spanish Primera División football club based in Villarreal In the Champions League final at the Stade de France in Paris, Campbell scored the opening goal, a header from a free kick given after a foul on Emmanuel Eboue. The Stade de France is a Stadium in Saint-Denis, France in the inner suburbs of Paris. Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city Emmanuel Eboué (born June 4 1983 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire) is an Ivorian football player who currently plays for Arsenal However ten-man Arsenal went on to lose 2-1 to Barcelona.
On 8 July 2006, Arsenal announced that Campbell had parted ways with the club in order to seek "a fresh challenge". Events 939 - The Major Occultation or Ghaybat el-Kubra of Muhammad al-Mahdi 1099 - First Crusade: 15000 Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.  He made 197 appearances for Arsenal, scoring 11 goals, in all competitions.
On 8 August 2006 he completed his move to Portsmouth, signing a two year contract. Events 1220 - Sweden is defeated by Estonian tribes in the Battle of Lihula. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Portsmouth Football Club is an English football club based in the south coast city of Portsmouth. This was seen as a surprising decision by Campbell as he had told Wenger he was leaving Arsenal to play outside of the Premiership and it appeared he would sign for Olympique de Marseille. Olympique de Marseille (also known as l'OM or Marseille) is a football team that plays in Ligue 1, the top level of the French Football His time at Portsmouth started well, forming a successful partnership in the centre of defence with Linvoy Primus and helping them keep five consecutive clean sheets. Linvoy Stephen Primus (born 14 September 1973 in Forest Gate, London) is an English football player writer and Christian A clean sheet is a football term meaning a game in which the team referred to have not conceded any goals He scored his first Portsmouth goal in the 3-1 win over Sheffield United on 23 December 2006. Portsmouth Football Club is an English football club based in the south coast city of Portsmouth. Sheffield United Football Club is a professional English football club based in the city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Events 962 - Byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops stormed the city 
He was named as captain for the 2007/08 season by Harry Redknapp. He has since signed a new 2 year contact with the club He led Pompey out as captain at Wembley stadium in the FA Cup final, which they won 1-0 against Cardiff City F.C.. Wembley Stadium is a Stadium in Wembley, located in the London Borough of Brent in London, England. Cardiff City Football Club (Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Caerdydd is a football team based in Cardiff, Wales.
He made his debut against Hungary on 18 May 1996, coming on a substitute. The Hungary national football team represents Hungary in international football and is controlled by the Hungarian Football Federation. Events 1152 - Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine. Year 1996 ( MCMXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar) Although he had only one cap by the time Terry Venables selected his squad for Euro 96, Campbell made the squad as defensive cover. A cap is an appearance for a select team such as a school county or international team in sports Terence Frederick 'Terry' Venables (born 6 January 1943 in Dagenham, London often referred to as ' El Tel', is an English football manager The 1996 UEFA European Football Championship ( Euro 96) was hosted by England. He came on as a substitute in England's 2-0 Group Stage match against Scotland for his second cap. The Scotland national football team represents Scotland in international football and is controlled by the Scottish Football Association.
Over the next two years, Campbell became a regular member of new manager Glenn Hoddle's defence, partnering Gareth Southgate and Tony Adams. Glenn Hoddle (born 27 October 1957 in Hayes, London) is an English football manager and former footballer who played as a attacking Gareth Southgate (born 3 September 1970, England) is a former English football player Tony Alexander Adams MBE (born 10 October 1966 in Romford, Greater London) is a former English football player who is currently assistant On 29 May 1998, at 23 years and 248 days, Campbell became what was then England's second-youngest captain after Bobby Moore in a 0-0 draw against Belgium, though Michael Owen has subsequently overtaken Campbell after captaining England against Paraguay in April 2002. Events 363 - Roman Emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) Robert Frederick Chelsea "Bobby" Moore, OBE (12 April 1941 - 24 February 1993 was an English footballer. The Belgium national football team is the national football team of Belgium and is controlled by the Belgian Football Association. Michael James Owen (born 14 December 1979 in Chester, Cheshire) is an English football player who currently plays for and captains Newcastle United The Paraguay national football team is the national team of Paraguay and is controlled by the Asociación Paraguaya de Fútbol.  Campbell started all four of England's matches in the 1998 World Cup. The 1998 FIFA World Cup, the 16th staging of the World Cup was held in France from June 10 to July 12 after 60 years to celebrate the third edition scheduled
During the 1998 World Cup, Campbell was involved in a highly controversial incident in England's second round clash against Argentina. The Argentina national football team is the national football team of Argentina and is controlled by the Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA  With fewer than ten minutes to go, the score was 2-2 and England were down to ten men after David Beckham was sent off. David Robert Joseph Beckham, and is also a member of the England national team. Campbell headed a corner into the Argentinian net. He wheeled away to celebrate his first international goal, which looked likely to put England into the quarter-finals, but an illegal elbow to the goalkeeper by Alan Shearer had caused the referee to blow for a foul. Alan Shearer, OBE (born 13 August 1970 is an English retired footballer who played as a Striker in the English Premier League for A referee is a person who has authority to make decisions about play in many Sports Officials in various sports are known by a variety of titles including referee Campbell was still in the corner of the pitch dancing round the corner flag as Argentina restarted the game and counter-attacked. England eventually lost the game on penalties. Penalty shootouts, properly named kicks from the penalty mark, are a method sometimes used to decide which team progresses to the next stage of a tournament (or wins the tournament
Campbell was his country's first choice centre-back and played in England's successful qualification campaign for Euro 2000 and in all three group games at the tournament, which England exited after defeat by Romania. The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship, or Euro 2000, was the 11th UEFA European Football Championship, which is held every four years and organized by The Romania national football team is the national football team of Romania and is controlled by the Romanian Football Federation.
After the retirement of Tony Adams, Campbell partenered Rio Ferdinand and embarked on the Three Lions successful World Cup qualification campaign for the 2002 tournament to be held in Korea and Japan.
Campbell scored his first England goal at the 2002 World Cup in the opening group game against Sweden. The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. The Swedish national football team is the national football team of Sweden and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association. England drew the game 1-1, but then beat Argentina 1-0 in the next match; Campbell's partnership with Rio Ferdinand was part of a strong defensive performance throughout the tournament which saw him the only England player to be named in the FIFA World Cup All-Star Team. England progressed to the quarter finals, where they lost to eventual winners Brazil. The Brazil national football team is the national team of Brazil and is managed by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF that represents Brazil in international
Campbell maintained his place in the centre of defence as he took part in England successful qualification campaign for Euro 2004. During the tournament, Campbell had a late goal disallowed as England fought to make progress in their quarter-final clash with hosts Portugal, with the score tied at 1-1, Campbell won a header in the opposition six-yard box to score what seemed to be a late winner for England. The Portugal national football team is controlled by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF finishing 4th at the last World Cup. However, the referee, Urs Meier, decided that John Terry had pushed Portuguese goalkeeper Ricardo and gave a free kick. Urs Meier (born January 22 1959 in Würenlos) is a retired Swiss football referee a grocer by trade who owns a brand of household John George Terry (born 7 December 1980 in Barking, London is an English Professional footballer. Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. Ricardo Alexandre Martins Soares Pereira', simply Ricardo ( pron The game ended 2-2 after extra time, and England lost the penalty shootout. Meier received threats to his life afterwards and felt forced to retire for his own safety.
Campbell continued to play for England after Euro 2004, although his place in the international team had become less secure since the emergence of the central defensive partnership of John Terry and Rio Ferdinand, which blossomed during Campbell's period of absence with injury in 2005. Rio Gavin Ferdinand (born 7 November 1978 in Peckham, London) is an English footballer. Nevertheless, in October 2005 he won his 66th cap and earned himself (jointly) a place in the top 20 most capped England players.
Campbell was named in England's squad for the 2006 World Cup, but was third-choice centre back, with coach Sven-Göran Eriksson preferring the partnership of Ferdinand and Terry. The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th instance of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament Sven-Göran Eriksson ( born February 5 1948 is a Swedish football manager, who is currently the manager of the Mexico national football team. However, after a knock to Ferdinand, Campbell came on as a substitute in England's group game against Sweden, which made him the first player to represent England on the pitch at six consecutive international tournaments. The Swedish national football team is the national football team of Sweden and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association. As of June 20, 2006 he has played 69 times for England, scoring one goal. Events 451 - Battle of Chalons: Flavius Aetius ' defeats Attila the Hun. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. After Sven Goran Eriksson's resignation, new coach, Steve McClaren, choose to look elsewhere for central defensive strength and was dropped for his first game in charge against Greece in August 2006. Stephen "Steve" McClaren (born 3 May 1961 is an English football manager and former player
After a great first season at Pompey, ahead of England's friendly with Germany, after injuries to Ledley King, Jonathan Woodgate and Michael Dawson along with Jamie Carragher retiring from international football, Campbell was recalled to the national team a year after being dropped by head coach Steve McClaren. Ledley Brenton King (born October 12, 1980 in Bow, London) is an English football player of Antiguan descent Jonathan Simon Woodgate (born 22 January 1980 in Middlesbrough) is an English footballer, who plays as a defender for Premier League side Michael Richard Dawson (born 18 November 1983 in Northallerton, North Yorkshire) is an English professional football James Lee Duncan "Jamie" Carragher (born 28 January 1978 in Bootle, Merseyside) is a central defender/right-back playing his club football at Liverpool Stephen "Steve" McClaren (born 3 May 1961 is an English football manager and former player However, an injury forced him to pull out of the squad for the fixture.
McClaren recalled a fit Campbell for England's Euro 2008 qualifers against Estonia and Russia in October 2007. This time, Campbell was selected for the game and won his 70th cap after Terry suffered a knee injury in training. Campbell played three more times under McClaren as England's qualification campaign failed and the coach was dismissed.
New coach Fabio Capello did not select Campbell for his first squad when it was announced in January 2008. Campbell currently has 73 caps.
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Campbell made an un-credited appearance in Guy Ritchie's film Snatch, as a bouncer at an un-licenced boxing fight. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 455 - The Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks often called or simply, is a football Stadium located in Midori-ku, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. is the capital and the most populous city of Saitama Prefecture in Japan, situated in the south-east of the prefecture The Swedish national football team is the national football team of Sweden and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association. The 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 17th staging of the World Cup, was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30. Guy Stuart Ritchie (born 10 September 1968 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire) is an English Screenwriter and Film director. Snatch is a 2000 Film by British writer - director Guy Ritchie. 
Campbell is of Jamaican descent, via his Jamaican-born parents. Jamaica (ˈdʒəˈmeɪkə} is an Island nation of the Greater Antilles, in length and as much as in width situated in the Caribbean Sea. He has a son, Joseph Jeremiah Tyler-Campbell (born April 2004), by Janet Tyler. He currently resides in Gloucestershire, having paid a reported £12 million for a luxury development on the South Cerney Lakes estate. History See also History of Gloucestershire Gloucestershire is a historic county mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle in the 10th century
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