Steve Buckley (footballer)

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Steve Buckley
Personal information
Full name Steven Buckley
Date of birth (1953-10-16) 16 October 1953 (age 64)
Place of birth Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Nottingham Forest
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Borrowash Victoria
0000–1974 Burton Albion
1974–1978 Luton Town 123 (9)
1977–1986 Derby County 323 (21)
1986–1988 Lincoln City 36 (2)
1988–1990 Boston United 56 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:13, 5 May 2007 (UTC)

Steve Buckley (born 16 October 1953 in Eastwood, England[1]) is an English former footballer. His brother Alan Buckley and nephew Adam Buckley also played professionally.

In 1974, he was snapped up by Luton Town where he spent four seasons before moving to Derby County. At Derby he was twice voted player-of-the-season, winning the award for the 1979-1980 and 1981-1982 seasons.[2]

Buckley joined Lincoln City for the 1986–87 season and he made a total of 72 appearances for them in two seasons.[3] After his time at Lincoln he moved on to Boston United.[1]


  1. ^ a b Steve Buckley at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
  2. ^ Derby Players of the Season
  3. ^ "Steve Buckley". The Official Archive. Lincoln City Football Club. Archived from the original on 15 July 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2011.