Steve Howey

Where is Steve Howey now?

Former Newcastle United central defender Steve Howey retired from the game in 2005 after short spells with Major League Soccer side New England Revolution and Hartlepool.

Playing for 16 years he made over 350 first-team appearances for six different teams winning the First Division title with both the Magpies as well as Manchester City.

He also made four appearances for the England national side and was a member of the 1996 UEFA European Championships squad.

Upon retiring he had a short spell as manager of Crook Town followed by a time as a youth coach at Middlesbrough and then as a coach at Bishops Auckland.

From 2007 to 2011 he worked at East Durham College Football Development Centre firstly as a coach and then as head coach.

He now works as a Premier League referee’s assessor covering games in the North East and North West of England as well as coaching around the world with the Premier Skills initiative run by the Premier League which provides highly qualified A-License coaches to train young coaches in football’s developing countries.

In 2020 Howey played a small part in the second series of ‘Harry Heroes which saw a group of former England players travel to Germany to play some of their ex-internationals in a grudge match. The Three Lions were victorious with a 1-0 victory against a team containing German legends such as Thomas Hassler and Steffen Freund.

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Steve Howey: Premier League Statistics

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Premier League Teams Played forBolton Wanderers, Leicester City, Manchester City, Newcastle United,

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