Clyde Best

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Birthday
24, 1951
Birthplace
Bermuda
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Bermuda

About

Bermudian striker notable for having been one of the first black players to play First Division soccer in Great Britain, playing for West Ham United from 1968 to 1976. He led the Bermudian national team to a silver medal at the 1967 Pan American Games and later managed the team from 1997 to 1999.

Before Fame

He was born in the unincorporated village of Somerset in northwest Bermuda.

Trivia

For his contributions to Bermudian soccer, Clyde Best Lane was named in honor just outside the Somerset Cricket Club in Bermuda.

Family Life

He married a woman named Alfreda. He has a brother named Carlton.

Associated With

He was teammates with future manager Trevor Brooking while at West Ham United.