Steve Harper

Sport: Soccer
Position: goalkeeper
Nationality: England England
Birth date: 1975-03-14 (39 years)

Team history

Hull City AFC Hull City AFC 2013 - present
Newcastle United FC Newcastle United FC 1993 - 2013
Spacer Brighton & Hove Albion FC 2011 (loan)
Spacer Huddersfield Town FC 1997 - 1998 (loan)
Spacer Stockport County FC 1997 (loan)
Spacer Hartlepool United FC 1997 (loan)
Spacer Gateshead 1996 (loan)
Spacer Bradford City AFC 1995 (loan)

Stephen Alan “Steve” Harper is an English football player who currently features for the English Premier League football club Newcastle United. He plays as a goalkeeper and has always played for the Magpies.

Steve Harper was signed by Newcastle United from Seaham Red Star(his youth club) in 1993 for a nominal fee and Harper has been at St. James’ Park ever since. He has always been used as a back-up and has never managed to play first team football on a regular basis.

So much so that Steve Harper has played ust over 70 matches in the English Premier League so far.

Harper though has played on loan for a number of clubs. He played for Bradford City in 1995, then for Gateshead, Stockport County, Hartlepool United and Huddlersfield Town.

Steve Harper is also a FA-approved referee, one of the few professional footballers to have earned their referee’s license.

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