Gary Stevens

Born Mar 27, 1963

Gary Michael Stevens is a retired English footballer who is best remembered playing in defence for a successful Everton side of the 1980s, as well as for the England national football team.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Gary Stevens.


1963 Birth Born on March 27, 1963.


1982 19 Years Old Stevens made his Everton debut in 1982 and settled into the senior game quickly during the second half of the 1981–82 season as Kendall's otherwise ageing side struggled to make an impact on their rivals and on the top flight in general during the first couple of years after Kendall's appointment in 1981. … Read More


1985 22 Years Old After a fine season for Everton, Stevens was given his debut for England by Bobby Robson in June 1985, and he quickly established himself as first choice right back for his country. … Read More
1986 23 Years Old Stevens was again a regular as Everton aimed to defend their League title in 1986, but a rejuvenated Liverpool overhauled them. … Read More
1987 24 Years Old Stevens again played frequently as the blue half of Merseyside regained the League championship in 1987, although he did incur the wrath of Liverpool fans when a tackle on left back Jim Beglin left the Liverpool player with a badly broken leg, which finally led to his retirement from playing in 1990.
1988 25 Years Old 1 More Event
At club level, 1988 was not successful for Everton, although Stevens did score a famous goal to give Everton a 1–0 win over Liverpool in the League Cup, at a time when Liverpool were in the process of a 29-game unbeaten start to the league season. … Read More
1990 27 Years Old When England qualified for the 1990 World Cup in Italy, Stevens was duly named in the squad though again a handful of critics had been scathing of his displays. … Read More
1992 29 Years Old England qualified for the 1992 European Championships but Stevens was left out of Taylor's initial squad in favour of Dixon. … Read More


1994 31 Years Old Having started the 1994–95 out of favour at Ibrox as manager Walter Smith selected Alex Cleland at right back in the Rangers team, Stevens accepted an offer to move to English Division One promotion challengers Tranmere Rovers on 22 September 1994 for a fee of £350,000. … Read More
1998 35 Years Old He retired in 1998.
2002 39 Years Old He graduated in 2002 from the University of Salford with a degree in Physiotherapy. … Read More