Graeme Le Saux
Former England Footballer
Graeme Le Saux – Former Professional Footballer, Presenter and Motivational Business Speaker
Graeme Le Saux was born in Jersey, October 1968. He started his career at St Paul’s F.C. in Jersey before moving to Chelsea in 1987.
He made his debut for Chelsea two years later against Portsmouth and had become a regular by the 1990-91 season.
In 1993, he left Chelsea and moved to Blackburn Rovers. Blackburn finished 2nd in Le Saux’s first season, and were crowned Premier League Champions a year later.
In August 1997, Graeme Le Saux became the most expensive defender in English football when he returned to Chelsea in a £5million deal. He remained with the club for six seasons, and was an important part of the side which won The League Cup, The Cup Winners’ Cup in 1998 and The FA Cup in 2000.
In 2003, Le Saux joined Southampton. He stayed with club until he announced his retirement in May 2005.
Throughout his career, Graeme Le Saux was capped 36 times for England. He made his international debut against Denmark in 1994 and played at the 1998 World Cup, appearing in every game as England reached the second round.
Following his retirement he worked as a pundit for the BBC.
In 2006, Le Saux joined ABN AMRO Bank’s UK private banking team in the role of Ambassador for their Sports Desk. He is one of the very few professional English players who came to the league with a degree (Kingston University).
Widely known for being one of the UK’s most Intellectual footballers, Graeme Le Saux is well placed to present his ‘Business of Football’ package to the corporate market. Graeme investigates the intricacies of a successful team and adapts these skills into effective business tools. Friendly, warm, charismatic and extremely articulate.