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Encyclopedia > Petar Borota

Petar Borota (born 5 March 1952 in Belgrade) is a retired Yugoslavian footballer who played as a goalkeeper, most notably for Chelsea. March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Belgrade (Serbian: Beograd, Београд ) is the capital of the Republic of Serbia. ... Retirement is the status of a worker who has stopped working. ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages, Југославија in Serbian and Macedonian Cyrillic) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... A goalkeeper leaves his feet to parry a shot on goal In many team sports, a goalkeeper (termed goaltender, or goalie in some sports) is a designated player that is charged with directly preventing the opposite team from scoring by defending the goal. ... Chelsea Football Club (also known as The Blues or previously as The Pensioners), are one of the most famous English Premier League football teams and are the reigning league champions for the second year in a row (2005 and 2006) and current holders of the FA community shield (2005). ...

He signed for Chelsea from Partizan Belgrade in March 1979 for £70,000 with the club on the verge of relegation from the First Division. He made his debut against champions-elect Liverpool and impressed in a 0-0 draw but ultimately couldn't prevent relegation to the Second Division. He had a flamboyant and somewhat eccentric style - on occasions, he would dribble up the field and attempt to get past opposition players or throw the ball against the crossbar when taking a goal kick - which endeared him to the Chelsea fans and helped make him a cult hero at the club. He was voted Chelsea player of the year in 1981 after keeping 16 clean sheets that season. FK Partizan - Partizan football club KK Partizan - Partizan basketball club ... GBP may be: short for Game Boy Player the ISO currency code for the British Pound Sterling. ... In the sports leagues — especially soccer leagues — of many countries, relegation (or demotion) means the mandated transfer of the worst team(s) (often the bottom three) of a higher league into a lower league at the end of the season. ... From 1889 until 1992, this was the highest division overall of organized football in England. ... // First Division Bob Paisley won his third league title in Liverpool and his conquering side fought off competition from the likes of Nottingham Forest and West Bromwich Albion to achieve their triumph. ... Liverpool Football Club (usually known simply as Liverpool) are an English football club, and are based in Liverpool, Merseyside; current holders of the English FA Cup (2006) and are the most successful English football team of all time. ... From the 1992-93 to the 2003-04 season, the Football League Second Division was the second-highest division of The Football League and the third-highest division in the overall English football league system. ... Eccentric is from the Greek for out of the centre, as opposed to concentric, in the centre. ... A goal kick is a method of restarting play in a game of association football (soccer). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In team sports, a shutout (sometimes a clean sheet in soccer) refers to a game in which one team wins without allowing the opposing team to score. ...

However, his erratic behaviour sometimes backfired and led to the team conceding goals, which did not endear him to his managers. After a fall-out with John Neal he joined Brentford in 1982 and later Portuguese sides SL Benfica and FC Porto. He made 114 appearances for Chelsea and kept 36 clean sheets. John Neal (born 3 April 1932 in County Durham) is a former English football player and manager. ... Brentford Football Club (nicknamed the Bees or The red and white army) are an English association football club from the town of Brentford, west London and are currently playing in Football League One. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Benfica redirects here. ... FC Porto emblem (Larger version) Futebol Clube do Porto (short: FC Porto, FCP) is a Portuguese sports club, best known for its football section. ...

Borota was later caught up in an art forgery scam. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...



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