Steve Harper

Position Goalkeeper
Height / weight 0.0 m / 82 kg
Born Mar 14, 1975
Nationality England England
Number 33
Team History
Sunderland AFC Sunderland 2016
Hull City AFC Hull City 2013 - 2015
Newcastle United FC Newcastle 1993 - 2013
Brighton & Hove Albion FC Brighton 2011 (loan)
Huddersfield Town FC Huddersfield 1997 - 1998 (loan)
Stockport County FC Stockport County 1997 (loan)
Hartlepool United FC Hartlepool Utd 1997 (loan)
Gateshead Gateshead 1996 (loan)
Bradford City AFC Bradford City 1995 (loan)
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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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