David Seaman

United Kingdom

David Seaman Bio

Who is David Seaman

He is a retired England international football goalkeeper who played for Arsenal, Queens Park Rangers and Birmingham City, among others, during a career lasting from 1981 to 2004.

Early Life (Childhood)

Seaman was born in Rotherham, West Riding of Yorkshire. He attended Kimberworth Comprehensive School. He began his career at Leeds United, the club he supported as a boy.

Interesting Facts

He appeared on England's national team for a record-setting 15 consecutive years. The peak of Seaman's career was during his period as Arsenal and England goalkeeper in the 1990s and early 2000s.

Personal Life

Seaman married Dancing On Ice's Frankie Poultney whom he paired with during the shows 9th series. Seaman announced their engagement in December 2013. It was his third marriage.


During his time at Arsenal he won three league championships (1991, 1998, 2002), four FA Cups (1993, 1998, 2002, 2003), the League Cup in 1993 and the European Cup Winners Cup in 1994. During this time he also played in the 1998 and 2002 World Cups, and Euro 96 and Euro 2000, and is England's second-most capped goalkeeper with 75 caps, after Peter Shilton.