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Steve Yates (footballer, born 1953)

Steve Yates (born 8 December 1953) is an English former professional footballer who played as a left back. He made nearly 300 appearances in the Football League mainly for Southend United.[1]

Steve Yates
Personal information
Date of birth (1953-12-08) 8 December 1953 (age 65)
Place of birth Measham, England
Playing position Left back
Youth career
1971–1974 Leicester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1977 Leicester City 19 (0)
1977–1983 Southend United 225 (8)
1983–1985 Doncaster Rovers 44 (1)
1984Darlington (loan) 4 (0)
1985Chesterfield (loan) 1 (0)
1985–1986 Stockport County 2 (0)
Shepshed Charterhouse
Total 295 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Born in Measham, Yates began his career at Leicester City, making his Football League debut on 23 March 1974.[2] He later played for Southend United, Doncaster Rovers, Darlington, Chesterfield and Stockport County,[3] before playing non-league football with Shepshed Charterhouse.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Steve Yates at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
  2. ^ Sporting-Heroes profile - Leicester City
  3. ^ Doncaster Rovers F.C. profile