Steve Butler (footballer)

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Steve Butler
Personal information
Full name Stephen Butler
Date of birth (1962-01-27) 27 January 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 Windsor & Eton
1984–1986 Brentford 23 (3)
1986–1991 Maidstone United 98 (51)
1991–1992 Watford 70 (9)
1992 Bournemouth (loan) 1 (0)
1992–1995 Cambridge United 120 (56)
1995–1998 Gillingham 121 (22)
1998–1999 Peterborough United 15 (2)
1999 Stevenage Borough (loan)
1999–2000 Gillingham 13 (2)
2002 Maidstone United ?
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Stephen "Steve" Butler (born 27 January 1962 in Birmingham) is an English former footballer. During his professional career he played over 400 matches and scored over 150 goals for Brentford, Maidstone United, Watford, Bournemouth, Cambridge United, Gillingham and Peterborough United,[1] including eight goals in two consecutive games that were only two days apart.[2]

In 2000, at the age of 38, Butler scored his last professional goal for Gillingham in the Football League Second Division play-off final at Wembley Stadium as the Kent club secured its first ever promotion to the second tier of English football.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Steve Butler career stats at Soccerbase
  2. ^ Morgan, John (June 2004). "The strange case of... Steve Butler". When Saturday Comes (208). Retrieved 2009-02-13. 
  3. ^ "Play-Off Finals". The Football League. Retrieved 2007-04-11.