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Alan Smith
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Personal information
Full name Alan Martin Smith
Date of birth 21 November 1962 (1962-11-21) (age 47)
Place of birth    Bromsgrove, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Striker
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1981–1982
1982–1987
1987–1995
Alvechurch
Leicester City
Arsenal
Total

200 0(76)
265 0(86)
465 (162)   
National team
1988–1992
1990–1992
England
England B
England C
013 00(2)[1]
004 00(4)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Alan Martin Smith (born 21 November 1962 in Bromsgrove) is an English former football striker. He played for Leicester City and Arsenal at professional level, and won thirteen caps for England. He now works as a media pundit.

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Playing career

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Leicester City

A striker, Smith started his career at non-league Alvechurch, before signing professional forms with Leicester City in June 1982. In his first season, he scored 13 goals in a partnership with Gary Lineker, as the Foxes won promotion to the First Division. He spent five seasons at Leicester, scoring 84 goals in 206 appearances. He was transferred to Arsenal in 1987.

Arsenal

Smith enjoyed a successful career with the Gunners, winning two league championships, the FA Cup and the European Cup Winners' Cup. He scored the first goal in Arsenal's Football dramatic League Championship winning victory at Anfield in May 1989, and the only goal of the 1994 European Cup Winners' Cup Final victory against Parma. He was a well discliplined player, receiving just one yellow card throughout his entire career.[2]

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