Stephen McBride

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Stephen McBride
Personal information
Full name Stephen Derek McBride
Date of birth (1964-05-02) 2 May 1964 (age 53)
Place of birth Lurgan, Northern Ireland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1978–1982 Linfield
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1984 Linfield 6 (5)
1984 Motherwell 3 (0)
1984–1985 Linfield 0 (0)
1985–1996 Glenavon 260 (123)
1996–1998 Linfield 33 (8)
1998 Bangor 3 (1)
1998–1999 Crusaders 9 (0)
Total 314 (137)
National team
1990 Irish League XI 2 (0)
1990 Northern Ireland U23 1 (1)
1990–1991 Northern Ireland 4 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2009 Glenavon
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Stephen Derek McBride (born 2 May 1964 in Lurgan, Northern Ireland) is a former Northern Irish footballer.[1]

Managerial career[edit]

In August 2008, he succeeded Terry Cochrane as manager of his local and former team, Glenavon. However, with Glenavon languishing at the bottom of the IFA Premiership, McBride and Director of Football at the club, Alan Fraser were sacked on 28 January 2009.[2][3] In August 2010, the former Glenavon and Linfield striker took over from Tony Bell at Mid Ulster league club Tandragee Rovers. A Club spokesman said of McBrides appointment, "We are delighted to get an A licence coach with his experience and high profile, we look forward to the Rovers going from strength to strength during the coming season."[4]

Representative Honours[edit]

  • Northern Ireland: 4 Full Caps (1990–1991)
  • 1 Under-23 Cap / 1 Goal (1990)
  • Irish League: 2 Caps (1990).
  • Club Honours: (with Glenavon) Irish Cup Runner-Up 1987/88, 1990/91, 1995/96;
  • Irish League Cup Winner 1989/90;
  • Floodlit Cup Winner 1988/89; Gold Cup Winner 1990/91;
  • Co. Antrim Shield Winner 1990/91, 1995/96;
  • Mid-Ulster Cup Winner.

Awards[edit]

Northern Ireland Cap Details[edit]

Summary[edit]

  • 1(3)/0. Won 2, Drew 1, Lost 1.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://nifootball.blogspot.com/2007/04/stephen-mcbride.html
  2. ^ "Club Statement". Glenavon F.C. 2009-01-28. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  3. ^ "Glenavon sack McBride and Fraser". BBC Sport. 2009-01-28. Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  4. ^ Tandragee Rovers website
  5. ^ M. Brodie (ed.), Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbook 2009-2010, p. 102. Belfast:Ulster Tatler Publications