|Full name||Steven David Old|
|Date of birth||17 February 1986|
|Place of birth||Palmerston North, New Zealand|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Centre Back|
|Current club||free agent|
|2010||→ Cowdenbeath (loan)||4||(0)|
|2013||Shijiazhuang Yongchang Junhao||29||(1)|
|2003||New Zealand U-17||12||(4)|
|2005||New Zealand U-20||3||(0)|
|2008||New Zealand U-23||15||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 January 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).
He was released from A-League club Wellington Phoenix at the end of the 2007/08 season. He formerly played for the Newcastle United Jets where he covered for Craig Deans who was in the USA. Prior to joining the Jets, Old attended St. John's University (NY) and played two years of football there.
Old was training with Scottish Premier League club Kilmarnock since 22 January 2009, awaiting his work permit to sign for that team. On 30 March 2009 he signed a three-year contract with Kilmarnock, after receiving his permission to play.
In the final weeks of 2010, Old had a loan spell at Cowdenbeath in which he made 4 appearances. Following his loan spell at Cowdenbeath, Old struggled to make a first team appearance under manager Mixu Paatelainen and Kenny Shiels. In May 2011, Old was released by the club.
On 13 February 2012 Old joined Conference South club Basingstoke Town on non-contact terms after he had been training with them for a couple of months. Old made his debut the next day in a 2-2 draw against Salisbury City.
With Shijiazhuang, Old's side unsuccessfully faced 2013 Chinese Super League runners-up Shandong Luneng  but on the whole had a successful mid-table season following the clubs relocation from Fujian. Old scored in the final game of the season against Yanbian White Tigers.
Old captained New Zealand in the Under 17’s, as well as being a part of the Under 20’s and Under 23’s, before progressing to the New Zealand national team, making his debut in a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Australia on 29 May 2004. Old scored his first international goal on 19 February 2006, in a 1–0 New Zealand victory against Malaysia in Christchurch.
He was included in the New Zealand squad for the football tournament at the Summer Olympics in Beijing. He played in 2 of New Zealands 3 group matches against China (1–1) and Belgium (0–1). Old missed the 5–0 loss to Brazil after serving a one game suspension for receiving a red card in their first game against China. Old was named as part of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup New Zealand squad.
Old has recently been called up to the All Whites 17-man squad to take on Mexico on 3 March 2010 as an injury-replacement player for captain Ryan Nelsen who suffered a knee injury while playing for English club side Blackburn Rovers.
|1||19 February 2006||Malaysia||1–0||Win||Friendly|
|Last updated 7 April 2010|
Club career statistics
|Club||Season||A-League||Pre-Season Cup||Finals Series||Asia||Total|
|Wellington Phoenix F.C.
|Club||Season||Premier League||Scottish Cup||League Cup||Europe||Total|
(Scottish Premier League)
|Last updated 7 April 2010|
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- "Steven Old". Kilmarnock F.C. 31 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-31.
- "Kilmarnock complete defender deal". BBC Sport. 31 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-31.
- "A-League opportunity for Steven Old". stuff.co.nz. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
- "Frank on Salisbury, Losing Angus, and a New Signing". Basingstoke Town F.C. 13 February 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
- "Basingstoke Town 2 - 2 Salisbury City". Basingstoke Town F.C. 14 February 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2012.
- "A-International Scorers – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 2008-07-25.
- "Olympic Football Squads Named". New Zealand Olympic Committee. 4 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-04.
- "2009 Confederations Cup – New Zealand squad". FIFA.com. Retrieved 9 June 2009.
- "All Whites call up Steven Old as Nelsen replacement". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 22 February 2010.
- Steven Old – FIFA competition record
- Steven Old career stats at Soccerbase
- Steven Old Basingstoke profile