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Steve Bould

Arsenal FC

2 caps, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 5: A 0
75% successful

1994-95

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Stephen Andrew Bould
Born 16 November 1962 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire [registered in Stoke-on-Trent, December 1962].
Height/Weight 6' 4", 14st. 2lbs [1994 & 2000].

Source

Jack Rollin's Rothman's Yearbook [1994], Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2000] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Started his career as a schoolboy with his hometown club, Stoke City FC in 1978, he turned professional in November 1980, making his league debut the following September. Unable to command a first-team place, Bould went to Torquay United FC for nine league matches from October 1982, he went on to play in 183 league matches for Stoke, scoring six times. After establishing his reputation, Bould choose Arsenal FC over Everton FC on 13 June 1988 for £390,000. His successful time at Highbury saw him play in 287 league matches, scoring five goals, including Arsenal's first as Premiership founding member. In July 1999, he joined Peter Reid's Sunderland AFC and became the club captain. He played 21 Premiership appearances, before arthritis forced his retirement.
Club honours Bass Charity Vase winners 1980; Staffordshire Senior Cup winners 1981-82; Football League Champions 1988-89, 1991-92; FA Charity Shield runners-up 1989, 1993, shared 1991, winners 1998; FA Cup winners 1992-93 (injured), 1997-98; Football League Cup winners 1992-93 (injured); UEFA European Cup Winners Cup winners 1992-93; FA Premiership Champions 1997-98;
Individual honours Arsenal FC Supporters Player of the Year 1991-92;
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 1054th players (1055) to appear for England.
Position(s) Central-defence
First match No. 704, 17 May 1994, England 5 Greece 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 31 years 181 days.
Last match No. 705, 26 May 1994, England 0 Norway 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 31 years 186 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours England B (one appearance)
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring and earning his UEFA coaching badges, Bould returned to Arsenal FC as backroom staff when he became the head of Youth coaching, winning several leagues and the Youth Cup. After long standing assistant manager, Pat Rice, finally retired, it was Bould that replaced him in May 2012.

 

Steve Bould - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 2 0 2 0 0 180 0 0 min 0 None None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Steve Bould - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 2 1 1 0 5 0 +5 1 2 2.50 0.00 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 5 0 +5 1 2 2.50 0.00 75.0 +1

 

Steve Bould - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
Red 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5 0 1 5.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 5 0 +5 1 2 2.50 0.00 75.0 +1

 

Steve Bould - Match History
 Club: Arsenal F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: Terry Venables - 2 full capsx

Age 31
1 704 17 May 1994 - England 5 Greece 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 5
2 705 22 May 1994 - England 0 Norway 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start 5
Age 32
- 715 11 October 1995 - Norway 0 England 0, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo Fr AD unused sub 14

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