Steve Aizlewood

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Steve Aizlewood
Personal information
Date of birth (1952-10-09)9 October 1952
Place of birth Newport, Wales
Date of death 6 August 2013(2013-08-06) (aged 60)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1968-1969 Newport County
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969-1976 Newport County 197 (18)
1976-1979 Swindon Town 112 (10)
1979-1983 Portsmouth 176 (13)
1983-1984 Waterlooville ??
National team
Wales U23 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Steve Aizlewood (9 October 1952 – 6 August 2013) was a Welsh footballer and a one-time Wales Under-23 international defender.

Aizlewood was born in Newport and began his career at his local team Newport County, signing a youth contract with the team in 1968. He went on to become a professional with the club the following season and appeared in nearly two hundred league games for the team. He was transferred to Swindon Town in 1976 for £13,500 [1] and spent 4 years at the Wiltshire club until moving once more to Portsmouth in 1979 for £45,000.

His league career finished at Portsmouth in 1983, although he did play one season for non-league club Waterlooville.

Aizlewood played five games for the Wales national under-23 football team, his brother Mark Aizlewood was also a Wales international footballer.


See also[edit]

  • Mike Neasom, Mick Cooper & Doug Robinson (1984). Pompey: The History of Portsmouth Football Club. Milestone Publications. ISBN 0-903852-50-0.