Stepney Close, CR4

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Alex Stepney, born in Mitcham in 1942, is one of the former players of Tooting and Mitcham United Football Club who is honoured with street names laid out over the club’s former ground. Stepney¬†joined the club in 1958. In 1963 he signed for Millwall and later played for Chelsea, Manchester United and England. The club, nicknamed the Terrors, were based here from 1932 until the 1990s when it moved to The Hub at Bishopsford Road.

 

 

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