Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Steve Harper, the professional football player

Stephen Alan "Steve" Harper is an English footballer who was born on March 14, 1975 in Easington, England and played as a goalkeeper for the England national team and club Manchester City. Herper raised in the mining village and learn the sport in East Durham colledge. He was interested in football when you were young age and became one of the supporters of Newcastle. Anfield is the first football pitch and the first time he went to watch football in the years 1982-1983, Haprer was offered at Liverpool John Moores University. In 1993, Harper signed a contract with Newcastle from the local club Red Star Seanham freely transfer. He was then loaned out to several clubs including Bradford, Gateshead, Stockpoprt County, Hearlepool United before becoming half substitute against Wimbledon in 1998. In the 1999-2000 season, Harper played in the FA Cup as Newcastle lose to Manchester United. Subsequently in 2002, Harper made ​​several appearances in the Champions League against Juventus and including his rumored move to several clubs including West Bromwich, Celtic, Watford, Rangers and Liverpool. But instead he signed a new contract with Newcastle until the month of June 2009, even before the contact runs out in January 2009 he signed a contract extension until 2012. Harper notes played 50 times for Newcastle in the Premier League. On 18 September 2010, he was injured and the match had to be replaced by another goalkeeper in the first round. He should be out for three months. Harper returned to play in December 2010 when his club against Liverpool but must be willing to sit on the bench because of his position once played by the young goalkeeper. On October 24, 2011, Harper joined the Football League Championship Brighton & Hove albion on loan for a month and his debut against West Ham. [read more]