|Full name||Stephen Paul Whitton|
|Date of birth||4 December 1960|
|Place of birth||London, England|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|1980||→ Seiko SA (loan)|
|1983–1986||West Ham United||39||(6)|
|1986||→ Birmingham City (loan)||8||(2)|
|1990||→ Halmstads BK (loan)||13||(7)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
In a playing career spanning 20 years (1978–1998), Whitton made more than 450 league appearances. He played in the Football League and Premier League in England, the Swedish Allsvenskan and the Hong Kong First Division League. After being forced to retire with injury he became assistant manager at Colchester United under Steve Wignall and his successor Mick Wadsworth. He went on to manage the team after Wadsworth resigned just weeks before the start of the season. He continued as manager until he left by mutual consent in early 2003.
|Colchester United||28 August 1999||29 January 2003||181||52||45||84||28.7|
- Ipswich Town
- Colchester United
- Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 134. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9.
- Steve Whitton at Soccerbase
- "Steve Whitton". Post War English & Scottish Football League A-–Z Player's Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 2008-05-07.
- "Steve Whitton" (in Swedish). Halmstads BK. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011.
- "Steve Whitton". League Managers' Association. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
- "Whitton exits Colchester". BBC Sport. 28 November 2002. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
- "Players: Steve Whitton". Coludata.co.uk. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
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