Steve MacKenzie

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Steve MacKenzie
Personal information
Date of birth (1961-11-23) 23 November 1961 (age 57)
Place of birth Romford, England
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Crystal Palace
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1981 Manchester City 58 (8)
1981–1987 West Bromwich Albion 156 (23)
1987–1990 Charlton Athletic 100 (7)
1990–1992 Sheffield Wednesday 15 (2)
1992–1994 Shrewsbury Town 24 (1)
1994–???? Willenhall Town
2004 Gresley Rovers 1 (1)
National team
1981–1982 England U21 3 (0)
Teams managed
2000–2002 Atherstone United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Steve MacKenzie (born 23 November 1961) is an English former footballer who played mostly as an attacking midfielder.

Playing career[edit]

After beginning as an apprentice at Crystal Palace, he signed for Manchester City in 1979 for £250,000, then a record for a teenager. The move attracted considerable attention because MacKenzie had yet to play a Football League match. He spent two seasons at Maine Road, and his second season coincided with the replacement of Malcolm Allison with John Bond and an upturn in fortunes. He gained renown for scoring spectacular goals, most notably in the 1981 FA Cup Final replay against Tottenham Hotspur[1].

He moved to West Bromwich Albion and spent six seasons at the Hawthorns before joining Charlton Athletic. He later played for Sheffield Wednesday and Shrewsbury Town, and had a spell managing non league Atherstone United.

External links[edit]

  • Steve MacKenzie at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database