Peter James Winterbottom
(born 31 May 1960
) in Otley
, West Yorkshire
, is a former England rugby union
footballer who played as an openside . He was England's most capped openside with 58 caps
until being overtaken by Neil Back
in 2003. He made his England debut on 2 January 1982
and his final appearance on 20 March 1993
Winterbottom was known for his work rate, durability, hard tackling and courage. He was selected on two British and Irish Lions tours in 1983 and 1993, both to New Zealand, where he impressed the locals with his fine play, albeit on losing sides. He was the second England player to reach 50 caps, after Rory Underwood and is also on the Twickenham wall of fame 100.
Winterbottom played club rugby for Headingley.He also played for Hawkes Bay in New Zealand.
Since his career ended, Winterbottom has carved out a career in finance. He previously worked as a money broker
for BGC Partners alongside Ben Clarke
,, but left BGC in 2008 to join interdealer broker Creditex.