Peter Bonetti Biography – Peter Bonetti Wiki
Peter Bonetti born Peter Phillip Bonetti was a former Chelsea and England goalkeeper. He made 729 appearances for Chelsea and kept 208 clean sheets. He assisted Chelsea to win the 1964-65 League Cup, the 1970 FA Cup, and the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in 1971. He held the record for the most clean sheets as a Chelsea goalkeeper until January 2014, when Petr Cech surpassed him. He played five games for Dundee United in 1979. He also had a stint in the US with the St Louis Stars before retiring.
Bonetti made seven appearances for England, including in the 1970 World Cup finals. He was in the 1966 World Cup-winning squad, but did not play, belatedly receiving a winners’ medal in June 2009.
After retiring, he became a goalkeeping coach with Manchester City, Chelsea and the England team. In 1986, at the age of 45, appeared for non-league Woking as they beat Weymouth 1-0 in the FA Cup.
Peter Bonetti Age
Peter Phillip Bonetti was born on 27 September 1941, in Putney, London, England. He died on April 12, 2020. He was 78 years old.
Peter Bonetti Wife
Peter Phillip Bonetti was married two times. He was married to his first wife Frances Jennings with whom he had four children. The marriage ended in divorce. In 1992, he married his second wife Kay V. McDowell, with whom he had a son.
Peter Bonetti Children
Bonetti has 5 children; daughters Kim Bonetti, Lisa Bonetti and Suzanne Bonetti and son Nicholas Bonetti with his first wife Frances Jennings and a son, Scott Bonetti, with his second wife, Kay V. McDowell.
Peter Bonetti Death
Peter Bonetti died on April 12, 2020, at the age of 78 following a long illness. Chelsea FC confirmed the news in a statement: “Chelsea Football Club is hugely saddened to announce the passing today of one of our indisputably all-time great players, Peter Bonetti. Our former goalkeeper had been suffering from long-term illness. All at Chelsea wish to send our heartfelt and deepest condolences to Peter’s family and friends.”
Following the sad passing of Peter Bonetti, Petr Cech paid tribute to him in a statement: “It’s really sad news for everybody involved in Chelsea Football Club. We send our condolences to his family and all the people who knew him. Peter was an absolute legend for the club on and off the pitch and that’s how he’ll be remembered.”
Peter Bonetti Cause of Death
Peter Bonetti’s cause of death was not revealed. A Chelsea statement announcing his death said he had been suffering from long-term illness.
Peter Bonetti Net Worth
Information about Peter Bonetti’s net worth is being updated.