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Watch some great Luther Blissett goals for Watford FC and Italian giants AC Milan

Luther Blissett, the former England, Watford and AC Milan striker started his professional career in 1975 breaking through to the Hornets first team.

During his near 20 year senior career, Blissett made 595 appearances for nine sides and scored 215 goals. There were no appearance figures for two of his clubs on Wikipedia – Fakenham Town and Wimborne Town.

Former England, Watford and AC Milan striker Luther Blissett. Photo: getreading.co.uk

Former England, Watford and AC Milan striker Luther Blissett. Photo: getreading.co.uk

The striker made a £1million move from Vicarage Road to AC Milan in 1983 but was sold back after 30 appearances for the Italian giants – he eventually had three spells with Watford culminating in a total 415 appearances for the Hertfordshire side and was part of the clubs rise from the fourth division to the first between 1975 and 1983.

Related: Luther Blissett tweets ‘best wishes’ to Binfield FC youngster

Born in Jamaica, Blissett represented England and earned 14 senior caps scoring three goals between 1982 and 1984.

In the video above Blissett is captured scoring twice for Watford as they beat Arsenal 3-1 in the 6th Round of the 1987 FA Cup.

Blissett is currently heavily involved at Hellenic Premier League side Burnham.

Here’s a video of Blissett on the BT Sport series ‘Cult Heroes’ – scroll down for some of his AC Milan strikes..

Here are those promised AC Milan goals!

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Tom Canning

<p>Tom is the co-editor of FootballinBracknell. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Trinity Mirror.</p><br />

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