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Stephen Carney (22 September 1957 – 6 May 2013) was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League as a defender for Newcastle United, Carlisle United, Darlington, Rochdale and Hartlepool United.[2]

Steve Carney
Personal information
Date of birth (1957-09-22)22 September 1957
Place of birth Wallsend, England
Date of death 6 May 2013(2013-05-06) (aged 55)
Place of death Newcastle upon Tyne,[1]
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1985 Blyth Spartans
1979–1985 Newcastle United 134 (1)
1984Carlisle United (loan) 6 (0)
1985–1986 Darlington 12 (0)
1985Rochdale (loan) 4 (0)
1986 Hartlepool United 7 (0)
Tow Law Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Carney joined Newcastle United in October 1979 from Blyth Spartans for a £1,000 fee, made his debut on 1 December in a 2–0 win against Fulham in the Second Division, and left the club in 1985 for £20.000. transfer to Darlington.[3]

He died in 2013, aged 55, of pancreatic cancer.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Steve Carney". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Steve Carney profile". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 29 November 2009.
  3. ^ "Steve Carney Newcastle United FC". Football Heroes. Sporting Heroes Collections. Retrieved 29 November 2009.
  4. ^ Newcastle and Blyth Spartans footballer Steve Carney dies

External linksEdit

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