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  Sunday, 21 April, 2002, 03:37 GMT 04:37 UK
Pearce to hang up boots
Pearce introduces his Forest team-mates to the Princess of Wales at Wembley
As captain of Nottingham Forest, Stuart Pearce leads his team out for the 1991 FA Cup final

Spurs keeper Erik Thorsvedt watches as Stuart Pearce's free kick whistles past him into the net
Forest take an early lead in the 1991 FA Cup final through a trademark Stuart Pearce free-kick

After missing a crucial penalty in Italia 90, Pearce shows his mettle and scores in the penalty shoot-out with Spain in Euro 96
Pearce made the England number three shirt his own for over eight years.

Pearce at Buckingham Palace to collect his MBE
He is awarded an MBE in 1999 for his services to football and the support of various charities

Stuart Pearce gives 100% effort for every club he plays for
After leaving Nottingham Forest Pearce continues to play in the top-flight with Newcastle and then West Ham

Typically uncompromising Pearce slides in to dispossess his old England and Newcastle teammate Alan Shearer
Pearce brings with him a wealth of experience, he plays at left-back, centre-back and wing-back for West Ham

Pearce's leadership helps Manchester City to promotion to the Premiership in 2002
Still calling the shots until the end, Pearce is expected to take on a coaching role with Manchester City

Pearce says goodbye after seing his team crowned champions
Stuart Pearce lifts the trophy as Manchester City are named Divison One champions, then says an emotional farewell to fans

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