Real nameStephen Bruce
Age57 (Born 31 Dec, 1960)
Height6ft (1.83m)
Weight13st (82.54kg)
Place of birthNewcastle


Sheff Utd 02 Jul, 98 24 May, 99 Signed 10 (0)00 (0)01 (0)00 (0)0
Birmingham 22 May, 96 02 Jul, 98 Free 70 (2)26 (0)16 (0)00 (0)0
Man Utd 18 Dec, 87 22 May, 96 £800,000 311 (0)3641 (0)332 (2)632 (2)7
Norwich 24 Aug, 84 18 Dec, 87 £125,000 141 (0)149 (0)120 (0)510 (0)0
Gillingham 27 Oct, 78 24 Aug, 84 Apprentice 203 (2)2914 (0)115 (0)60 (0)0
Totals   £925,000 735 (4)8170 (0)674 (2)1742 (2)7
Goals per Game    0.10 0.08 n/a 0.15

Games played by Steve Bruce in 1996/1997

Football League Div 1Su 18Aug 1996Birmingham1 - 0C Palace
English League CupWe 21Aug 1996Brighton0 - 1Birmingham
Football League Div 1Sa 24Aug 1996Sheff Utd4 - 4Birmingham
English League CupWe 04Sep 1996Birmingham2 - 0Brighton
Football League Div 1Sa 07Sep 1996Tranmere1 - 0Birmingham
Football League Div 1Tu 10Sep 1996Birmingham0 - 0Oldham
Football League Div 1Sa 14Sep 1996Birmingham3 - 1Stoke
English League CupWe 18Sep 1996Coventry1 - 1Birmingham
Football League Div 1Sa 21Sep 1996Man City1 - 0Birmingham
English League CupTu 24Sep 1996Birmingham0 - 1Coventry
Football League Div 1Sa 28Sep 1996Birmingham0 - 0QPR
Football League Div 1Tu 08Oct 1996Huddersfield3 - 0Birmingham
Football League Div 1Sa 12Oct 1996Birmingham3 - 0Bradford
Football League Div 1Tu 15Oct 1996Birmingham1 - 0Ipswich
Football League Div 1Fr 18Oct 1996Oxford0 - 0Birmingham
Football League Div 1Sa 26Oct 1996Birmingham2 - 3Norwich
Football League Div 1Tu 29Oct 1996Portsmouth1 - 1Birmingham
Football League Div 1Sa 02Nov 1996Port Vale3 - 0Birmingham
Football League Div 1Su 17Nov 1996Wolves1 - 2Birmingham
Football League Div 1Sa 23Nov 1996Birmingham1 - 0Swindon
Football League Div 1Tu 03Dec 1996Birmingham0 - 0Barnsley
Football League Div 1Sa 07Dec 1996Birmingham0 - 0Grimsby
Football League Div 1Fr 20Dec 1996Southend1 - 1Birmingham
English FA CupSa 04Jan 1997Stevenage0 - 2Birmingham
Football League Div 1Fr 10Jan 1997Stoke1 - 0Birmingham
Football League Div 1Sa 18Jan 1997Birmingham4 - 1Reading
English FA CupSa 25Jan 1997Birmingham3 - 1Stockport
Football League Div 1We 29Jan 1997QPR1 - 1Birmingham
Football League Div 1Sa 08Feb 1997Birmingham0 - 3Portsmouth
English FA CupSa 15Feb 1997Birmingham1 - 3Wrexham
1 goal1
Football League Div 1Su 23Feb 1997Birmingham1 - 2Port Vale
Football League Div 1We 26Feb 1997Swindon3 - 1Birmingham
Football League Div 1Sa 01Mar 1997Grimsby1 - 2Birmingham
Football League Div 1Tu 04Mar 1997Birmingham1 - 2Wolves
Football League Div 1Sa 08Mar 1997Birmingham2 - 1Southend
Football League Div 1Tu 11Mar 1997Birmingham2 - 0Man City
Football League Div 1Su 16Mar 1997West Brom2 - 0Birmingham
Football League Div 1Sa 26Apr 1997Birmingham2 - 0Oxford
Football League Div 1Su 04May 1997Ipswich1 - 1Birmingham


Match in Focus

19:45 Fr 19Oct SKY

Sheff Wed v Middlesbro

Home WinDrawAway Win
Key stats
  • Middlesbrough have won four of their last five meetings with Sheffield Wednesday
Expert verdict
No side has shipped fewer goals in the Championship than Middlesbrough this term and their defensive resolve can give them the edge against playoff hopefuls Sheffield Wednesday. Tony Pulis’s team have lost just once on the road this season and the Owls are yet to keep a clean sheet in the league.


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