2nd Generation footballers

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    golden_blunder mijn naam is Golden Blunder en ik hou van team LVG

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    Interested in particular to see names of players who are the sons of players that i grew up watching;

    Alex Bruce, son of Steve Bruce
    Thomas Ince, son of Paul Ince
    Jack Barmby, son of Nick Barmby
    Kasper Schmeichel, son of Peter Schmeichel
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    Devante Cole, son of Andy Cole
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    Stobzilla Official Team Perv

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    Isn't Hernandez the son of an ex footballer ?
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    He is indeed, his grandad was also a footballer.
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    Ian Wright - Bradley Wright-Phillips, and Shaun Wright-Phillips
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    Stobzilla Official Team Perv

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    Cal? from Redcafe (matchfixing department)

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    Paolo Maldini, son of Cesare Maldini

    Oh, guess you didn't watch Cesare play, I certainly didn't...

    Christian Maldini, son of Paolo Maldini
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    Wonder Pigeon 'Shelbourne FC Supporter'

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    Who is Barmby's son with, Hull?
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    Is he not with us?
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    golden_blunder mijn naam is Golden Blunder en ik hou van team LVG

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    United youth team
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    Wonder Pigeon 'Shelbourne FC Supporter'

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    Oh really. How old is he?
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    golden_blunder mijn naam is Golden Blunder en ik hou van team LVG

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    Wonder Pigeon 'Shelbourne FC Supporter'

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    Alan Kelly, son of Alan Kelly.
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    marjen Desperately wants to be like Noodle

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    One for the Norwegians: Steffen Iversen, son of former all-time top goalscorer in the Norwegian League, Odd Iversen. His son wasn't too bad himself.

    And obviously: Jordi Cruyff, son of.. you know.
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    Charlie Savage son of Robbie
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    David N'Gog is Jean-Alain Boumsong's cousin. Two fantastic footballers.
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    golden_blunder mijn naam is Golden Blunder en ik hou van team LVG

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    piss takes will be removed; this is a topic im genuinely interested in
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    golden_blunder mijn naam is Golden Blunder en ik hou van team LVG

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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's

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    Charlie Sheringham just signed for Bournemouth.

    Andrea Zola was in West Hams reserves a couple of years ago, not sure where he is now.

    Isaac Drogba was playing for Chelsea's under 12s last year.
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    Rado_N Grinner ruined my tagline

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    Isn't Edwin's lad in our youth set up?
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    Zidane, son of Zidane is playing for Real youth team.
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    Brian and Nigel Clough
    The late Brian Clough remains a legend. As a player, he was a prolific goalscorer for his hometown club Middlesbrough and also North East rivals Sunderland. As a manager, he was eulogised. Controversial, yet absorbingly charismatic, he enjoyed terrific success. His achievement of lifting back-to-back European Cups with Nottingham Forest was a remarkable feat. His son, Nigel, graced Forest during his playing days, also proving lethal in front of goal. He had spells at Liverpool and Manchester City before taking up a player-manager role at Burton Albion. He spent 11 years at Pirelli Stadium, lifting the side to the Blue Square Premier and also famously holding Manchester United in the FA Cup. Nigel recently took over at Championship club Derby County.


    Cesare and Paolo Maldini
    Cesare Maldini was an uncompromising centre-half. The Italian played out the majority of his career at AC Milan, tallying over 300 appearances. He represented his country at the 1962 and 1966 World Cups. The former defender coached the Italian Under 21 side for 10 years before he was appointed manager of the senior side. Cesare, who has also coached Paraguay, led Italy to the 1998 World Cup, with the team captained by his son, Paolo, at the time. Paolo has spent the whole of his career at AC Milan. He is also the most capped player for the Italian national team with 126 appearances. Paolo, whose son Christian currently plays for Milan's youth side, has had outstanding success at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza. He has lifted seven Serie A titles and also captained Milan to European Cup glory in 2003, 40 years after his father had achieved the same feat.


    Harry and Jamie Redknapp
    The much-travelled Harry Redknapp began his playing career at West Ham United and made 149 top flight appearances for the Hammers. He then moved to South Coast side Bournemouth. Harry went on to coach the Cherries in 1983, and spent nine years in charge before heading back to his beloved West Ham, where he helped bring through a number of talented Englishman, including his nephew Frank Lampard. Harry then managed Portsmouth, before moving to bitter rivals Southampton and then making a shock return to Fratton Park. He lifted the FA Cup with Pompey in 2008 and has since taken over at Tottenham Hotspur. Jamie, meanwhile, has yet to venture into management following a successful playing career at Liverpool. The former England international also spent time at Bournemouth, Tottenham and Southampton and is now a television pundit for Sky Sports.


    Peter and Kasper Schmeichel
    One of the world's greatest goalkeepers, Peter Schmeichel was an imposing figure between the sticks. The 6ft 4in Dane made his name at Manchester United, where he recorded 292 appearances. Amongst his many, many highlights, Peter lifted five Premier League titles and also captained the side during their 1999 UEFA Champions League success. His son, Kasper, is currently 22-years-old and is also a shot-stopper. In 2002, Kasper signed a long-term contract with Manchester City - his father's final club before retirement. The young keeper has struggled to make an impact at Eastlands, and has spent much of his short career on loan away from the club. Kasper has demonstrated glimpses of his father's ability, but has a long way to go if he is to mirror Peter's marvellous time as a player.


    Johan and Jordi Cruyff
    Johan Cruyff was a glorious footballer. The Dutchman enjoyed superb success, beginning his career at Ajax, where he was classy and composed in front of goal. A switch to Barcelona soon beckoned, while he shone on the international stage. Embodied by 'Total Football', Johan was named European Footballer of the Year on three occasions. Johan, remembered for his brilliant 'Cruyff turn' also enjoyed impressive success as a manager, thriving in charge of Ajax and then Barcelona. His son, Jordi, started out at Barcelona, and Johan handed him his Primera Division debut in 1994. Jordi signed for Manchester United in 1996 and, while he shone in flashes, his time at Old Trafford was disrupted by injury. Jordi's final club was Metalurh Donetsk. On the international stage, Jordi played for both the Catalan XI and the Netherlands.


    Alex and Darren Ferguson
    Sir Alex Ferguson is arguably one of the best managers in the history of world football. The fiery Scot, who was a striker during his playing days, represented a number of clubs, including Rangers, Dunfermline Athletic and Falkirk. His first coaching job came at East Stirlingshire before he headed to St Mirren and then Aberdeen, where he won several trophies. He took over at Manchester United in 1986, although the early stages of his tenure saw him come under weighty pressure. But a decisive FA Cup triumph over Forest proved a turning point. His unbelievable glory at United, including two Champions League trophies merely scratches the surface of his success. Darren Ferguson has much to live up to. Darren started out at United and his father handed him his debut in 1990. He later transferred to Wolves and then Wrexham. He landed his first managerial post in 2007 at Peterborough United. In his first full season at the helm he guided the club to promotion to League One.


    Frank and Frank Lampard
    Frank Lampard senior is hailed as a West Ham legend. The gifted left-back tallied over 500 appearances for the Hammers, while he lifted two FA Cup trophies. He managed two England caps and also had a spell at Southend United before announcing his retirement in 1986. From 1994 to 2001 he returned to West Ham to serve as assistant manager under his brother-in-law, Harry Redknapp. Frank Lampard senior is currently a football consultant to Watford manager Brendan Rodgers. Frank Lampard junior is a sharp-shooting midfielder for Chelsea. He also started at West Ham and spent seven years at Upton Park. In 2001 he signed for Chelsea for a fee of £11million. He has proved a superb success at Stamford Bridge and is the club's highest scoring midfielder. He has claimed two Premier League titles with the Blues, and also an FA Cup trophy. Lampard is a regular international for England.


    Kenny and Paul Dalglish
    An outstanding player and manager, Kenny Dalglish claimed glory on and off the field. Kenny was a prolific goalscorer, netting over 100 goals in both the English and Scottish leagues. He averaged an impressive goal ever 1.6 games for Celtic. After his time with the Hoops, he moved to Liverpool for a then record £440,000 transfer fee. Dalglish shone at Anfield, lifting numerous trophies. The former Scotland international then became player-manager of the club and guided them to their first ever 'double'. Kenny then famously usurped Manchester United in the race for the Premier League title while at Blackburn, and also enjoyed a period in charge of Newcastle. Paul Dalglish was signed by his father for the Magpies. Paul has played for several clubs, with his most recent, Kilmarnock, proving to be his final side before retirement.


    Steve and Alex Bruce
    Steve Bruce was turned down by a number of clubs, including Newcastle United, Sunderland, Derby County and Southport, before he was handed the break he desired. Gillingham offered him an apprenticeship, and he went on to play more than 200 games for the club before joining Norwich City in 1984. In 1987, he signed for Manchester United, with whom he achieved great success, winning the Premier League, the FA Cup and the League Cup. The former defender captained the Red Devils to a 'double' but was never selected to play for England. Steve began his managerial career with Sheffield United, and spent short periods of time managing Huddersfield Town, Wigan Athletic and Crystal Palace before joining Birmingham City in 2001. He twice led Birmingham to promotion to the Premier League during his tenure of nearly six years, but resigned in 2007 to begin a second spell as manager of Wigan. His son, Alex, plays for Ipswich Town. The Republic of Ireland international previously played under his father's management at Birmingham City, but left the club in 2006, in part due to accusations of nepotism levelled at his father. The 24-year-old has 11 Championship appearances for Ipswich so far this season.


    Miguel and Jose Reina
    Goalkeeper Miguel Reina played for Cordoba CF, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, and also recorded five caps for Spain. He reached the European Cup in 1974, but his side, Atletico, drew their first meeting with Bayern Munich and ultimately lost the rematch. His son, Jose, followed in his father's footsteps by becoming a top shot-stopper. Jose began his career with Barca and then signed for Villarreal. Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez swooped for Reina in 2005, with the Spanish tactician labelling his compatriot as 'the best goalkeeper in Spain'. Jose has since landed the Premier League's Golden Glove award three times, while also breaking the Reds' consecutive clean sheet record with 11 successive stop-outs between October and December 2005. Jose has lifted the FA Cup with Liverpool, while he is renowned for his ability to deny from spot-kicks.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself

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    John Hendrie and Dean Gorre's sons Luke and Kenji are both part of our academy. The OX of Arsenal is also a son of a former footballer. Enzo Zidane currently plays for Madrid's youth team and also trained with their first team.
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    Maciek Arrogant prick who is best ignored

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    But his grandad is his mother's dad, so it's not exactly a 3rd generation.
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    Paul McGraths lad was with Liverpool for a few years but didnt make it. Not sure if he's still playing now

    I think I remember reading an interview that Teddy Sheringham wanted to play a 1st team game with his son before he retired but it didnt work out.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    :confused:

    I said that his father was a footballer, and just added that his grandad was also a footballer. It was a reply to an earlier post.
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    Kenjay Gorre (Man Utd u18s). His dad Dean played for Huddersfield & Barnsley.

    I think Kenjay may have commited himself to England despite been born in Holland.
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    Maciek Arrogant prick who is best ignored

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    Yes I know, nevermind. I was talking about third generation. I'm an idiot.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    I think that Eidur Gudjohnsen and his father were once on the pitch together, for the national team as far as I remember.
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    Did he replace him as a sub or am I going mad??

    Michael Owens dad played too I think
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    Abedi Pele used to be a great footballer for Marseille.Now his two sons André Ayew and Jordan Ayew also play for Marseille and Ghana.They are promising young players
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    I believe Diego Forlan and Juan Sebastian Veron's fathers were both footballers.
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    Yes, Gudjohnsen did replace his dad in an international. That was the only time it has happened, too.
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    Floyd Doesn't like his Tagline played with

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    David and Phil Bardsley.
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    Ah yes that is right.
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    The thing about this is the 2nd generation players have rarely if ever been better than their fathers. So much for evolution eh? Outside of Hernandez, Maldini and maybe Lampard who else of the above mentioned could be considered better than their fathers?

    Calum Best did he even try to be a footballer or was he always destined to be a D list celeb boozer?
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    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlin's father was an ex-England international. I must admit that I know nothing about him, though.
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    The Laudrup family

    The Allen Family

    Ian Wright and Bradley Wright-Phillips

    Ray and Stephen Clemence.

    The Bulgarian keeper, is a third generation player.

    Thiago of Barca and Spain, his dad was at world cup 94 for Brazil.

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