Manchester: The City Years

Stephen Ireland

Stephen IrelandPosition: Midfielder

Date of birth: 22/08/1986

Signed from: Youth team

Sold to: Aston Villa

Debut: Bolton Wanderers, H, 18/09/2005

Last game: Manchester United, H, 17/04/2010

Seasons played


League 110 (29)
FA Cup 11 (2)
League Cup 9 (2)
European 13 (1)
Other 0 (0)
Total 143 (34)


League 16
FA Cup 2
League Cup 2
European 3
Other 0
Total 23

All history and statistical material has been produced based on the research and writing of Manchester football historian Gary James ( It is maintained by Ric Turner & Gary James. All text remains the copyright of the original contributors.

Gary's book, Manchester - the City Years: Tracing the Story of Manchester City from the 1860s to the Modern Day, is available to order on Amazon.