Robert Green (Goalkeeper)
18th Jan 1980 (Chertsey)Signed:
16th Aug 2006 (£1,500,000)Contract:
5 years (signed Summer 2007)Previous Club:
Norwich CityKUMB Awards:
Player of the Year 2007/08, (runner up) 2006/07, 2010/11, (third place) 2009/10, 2008/09; Best Signing (third place) 2006/07.
Despite being a regular fixture in the England squad, Green had been playing football in the Championship for a full season before being rescued by Alan Pardew in a deal worth ?2m with bonuses.
Green - who replaced the outgoing Shaka Hislop and Steve Bywater - made nearly 250 appearances for the Canaries in his seven years as a pro with the club.