Brian Howard

Date of birth23 January 1983
Place of birthWinchester
NationalityEnglish
Weight70 kg
Height1.73 m
PositionMidfielder

Brian, who is a former England youth international, joined Swindon Town in July 2003 on a one-year contract.

This was extended to June 2005 in July 2004.

Brian's contract at Barnsley was extended to June 2009 in May 2007.

He joined Reading in September 2009 with a three-year contract.

Brian joined Bristol City in February 2013 with a contract to June 2013.

He joined Birmingham City in January 2014 with a contract to June 2014.

Brian joined Oxford United in September 2014 with a contract to January 2015.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2003-04 Swindon Town Carling Cup 1
1
2003-04 Swindon Town FA Cup 1
2003-04 Swindon Town LDV Vans Trophy 1
2003-04 Swindon Town League Division 2 21
14
4
5
1
2003-04 Swindon Town League Division 2 Play-Offs 2
2004-05 Swindon Town Carling Cup 2
2004-05 Swindon Town FA Cup 3
1
1
2004-05 Swindon Town LDV Vans Trophy 1
1
2004-05 Swindon Town League One 28
7
5
6
2005-06 Barnsley FA Cup 3
2005-06 Barnsley LDV Vans Trophy 1
2005-06 Barnsley League One 25
6
5
8
1
2005-06 Barnsley League One Play-Offs 3
1
2006-07 Barnsley FA Cup 2
1
2006-07 Barnsley League Championship 42
8
5
2007-08 Barnsley Carling Cup 1
2007-08 Barnsley FA Cup 5
1
2007-08 Barnsley League Championship 41
13
9
2008-09 Barnsley Carling Cup 1
2008-09 Barnsley League Championship 7
1
4
2008-09 Sheffield United FA Cup 1
2
2008-09 Sheffield United League Championship 22
4
2
6
2008-09 Sheffield United League Championship Play-Offs 3
1
2009-10 Reading FA Cup 3
2
1
1
2009-10 Reading League Championship 30
4
2
5
2009-10 Sheffield United Carling Cup 1
2009-10 Sheffield United League Championship 3
1
1
2010-11 Reading Carling Cup 2
1
2010-11 Reading FA Cup
1
2010-11 Reading League Championship 19
5
4
1
2010-11 Reading League Championship Play-Offs
1
2011-12 Millwall League Championship 11
1
3
2011-12 Reading Carling Cup 1
2011-12 Reading League Championship
1
2012-13 Bristol City League Championship
6
2012-13 Portsmouth FA Cup 1
2012-13 Portsmouth Johnstones Paint Trophy 2
1
1
2012-13 Portsmouth League One 23
6
2013-14 Birmingham City League Championship 4
1
1
1
2014-15 Oxford United League Two 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
09 Aug 2003 Swindon Town v Sheffield Wednesday L 2-3 League Division 2
12 Aug 2003 Southend United v Swindon Town W 2-3 Carling Cup 1st round
23 Aug 2003 Swindon Town v Notts County W 4-0 League Division 2
30 Aug 2003 Swindon Town v Blackpool D 2-2 League Division 2
20 Sep 2003 Barnsley v Swindon Town D 1-1 League Division 2
24 Sep 2003 Leeds United v Swindon Town D 2-2 Carling Cup 2nd round
27 Sep 2003 Swindon Town v Peterborough United W 2-0 League Division 2
01 Oct 2003 Swindon Town v Luton Town D 2-2 League Division 2
04 Oct 2003 Bristol City v Swindon Town L 2-1 League Division 2
11 Oct 2003 Swindon Town v Stockport County L 1-2 League Division 2
15 Oct 2003 Boston United v Swindon Town L 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
18 Oct 2003 Chesterfield v Swindon Town L 3-0 League Division 2
21 Oct 2003 Tranmere Rovers v Swindon Town L 1-0 League Division 2
25 Oct 2003 Swindon Town v Port Vale D 0-0 League Division 2
01 Nov 2003 Swindon Town v Wycombe Wanderers W 2-0 League Division 2
08 Nov 2003 Wycombe Wanderers v Swindon Town L 4-1 FA Cup 1st round
22 Nov 2003 Swindon Town v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division 2
13 Dec 2003 Swindon Town v Plymouth Argyle L 2-3 League Division 2
20 Dec 2003 Brentford v Swindon Town W 0-2 League Division 2
26 Dec 2003 Rushden and Diamonds v Swindon Town L 2-0 League Division 2
28 Dec 2003 Swindon Town v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-1 League Division 2
03 Jan 2004 Swindon Town v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 League Division 2
10 Jan 2004 Sheffield Wednesday v Swindon Town D 1-1 League Division 2
17 Jan 2004 Swindon Town v Colchester United W 2-0 League Division 2
24 Jan 2004 Notts County v Swindon Town W 1-2 League Division 2
31 Jan 2004 Blackpool v Swindon Town D 2-2 League Division 2
14 Feb 2004 Stockport County v Swindon Town W 2-4 League Division 2
21 Feb 2004 Swindon Town v Chesterfield W 2-0 League Division 2
03 Mar 2004 Swindon Town v Tranmere Rovers W 2-0 League Division 2
06 Mar 2004 Swindon Town v Brentford W 2-1 League Division 2
13 Mar 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Swindon Town L 2-1 League Division 2
17 Mar 2004 Swindon Town v Grimsby Town W 2-0 League Division 2
20 Mar 2004 Wrexham v Swindon Town L 3-2 League Division 2
27 Mar 2004 Swindon Town v Barnsley D 1-1 League Division 2
30 Mar 2004 Port Vale v Swindon Town D 3-3 League Division 2
17 Apr 2004 Wycombe Wanderers v Swindon Town W 0-3 League Division 2
24 Apr 2004 Swindon Town v Oldham Athletic L 1-2 League Division 2
01 May 2004 Queens Park Rangers v Swindon Town L 1-0 League Division 2
08 May 2004 Swindon Town v Hartlepool United D 1-1 League Division 2
16 May 2004 Swindon Town v Brighton and Hove Albion L 0-1 League Division 2 Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
20 May 2004 Brighton and Hove Albion v Swindon Town W 1-2 League Division 2 Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
07 Aug 2004 Wrexham v Swindon Town L 2-1 League One
11 Aug 2004 Swindon Town v Luton Town L 2-3 League One
15 Aug 2004 Swindon Town v Milton Keynes Dons W 2-1 League One
21 Aug 2004 Bristol City v Swindon Town W 1-2 League One
24 Aug 2004 Rushden and Diamonds v Swindon Town W 0-1 Carling Cup 1st round
28 Aug 2004 Swindon Town v Hartlepool United W 3-0 League One
30 Aug 2004 Walsall v Swindon Town L 3-2 League One
04 Sep 2004 Colchester United v Swindon Town W 0-1 League One
11 Sep 2004 Swindon Town v Peterborough United L 0-1 League One
18 Sep 2004 Blackpool v Swindon Town D 1-1 League One
21 Sep 2004 Leeds United v Swindon Town L 1-0 Carling Cup 2nd round
25 Sep 2004 Swindon Town v Bradford City W 1-0 League One
02 Oct 2004 Stockport County v Swindon Town D 3-3 League One
16 Oct 2004 Swindon Town v Oldham Athletic W 1-0 League One
19 Oct 2004 Port Vale v Swindon Town L 1-0 League One
23 Oct 2004 Barnsley v Swindon Town D 2-2 League One
27 Oct 2004 Swindon Town v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-2 League One
30 Oct 2004 Swindon Town v Torquay United D 3-3 League One
06 Nov 2004 Tranmere Rovers v Swindon Town L 2-1 League One
13 Nov 2004 Swindon Town v Sheffield Wednesday W 4-1 FA Cup 1st round
20 Nov 2004 Swindon Town v Hull City W 4-2 League One
27 Nov 2004 Chesterfield v Swindon Town L 1-0 League One
30 Nov 2004 Swindon Town v Bristol City W 1-0 LDV Vans Trophy Quarter-final - southern section
04 Dec 2004 Swindon Town v Notts County D 1-1 FA Cup 2nd round
08 Dec 2004 Swindon Town v Huddersfield Town L 1-2 League One
11 Dec 2004 Swindon Town v Doncaster Rovers D 1-1 League One
15 Dec 2004 Notts County v Swindon Town L 1-0 FA Cup 2nd round replay
18 Dec 2004 AFC Bournemouth v Swindon Town L 2-1 League One
28 Dec 2004 Swindon Town v Brentford W 3-0 League One
01 Jan 2005 Swindon Town v Colchester United L 0-3 League One
03 Jan 2005 Bradford City v Swindon Town W 1-2 League One
08 Jan 2005 Sheffield Wednesday v Swindon Town L 2-0 League One
15 Jan 2005 Swindon Town v Blackpool D 2-2 League One
25 Jan 2005 Southend United v Swindon Town L 2-0 LDV Vans Trophy Semi-final - southern section
29 Jan 2005 Swindon Town v Stockport County W 3-0 League One
05 Feb 2005 Oldham Athletic v Swindon Town W 1-2 League One
26 Feb 2005 Doncaster Rovers v Swindon Town D 1-1 League One
19 Mar 2005 Swindon Town v Wrexham W 4-2 League One
25 Mar 2005 Milton Keynes Dons v Swindon Town D 1-1 League One
02 Apr 2005 Hartlepool United v Swindon Town L 3-0 League One
13 Apr 2005 Swindon Town v Bristol City D 0-0 League One
16 Apr 2005 Hull City v Swindon Town D 0-0 League One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Southampton 27 Jan 2000 30 Jun 2003
Swindon Town 15 Jul 2003 30 Jun 2005
Barnsley 06 Jul 2005 07 Jan 2009
Sheffield United 03 Oct 2008 03 Jan 2009 L
Sheffield United 07 Jan 2009 01 Sep 2009
Reading 01 Sep 2009 30 Jun 2012
Millwall 26 Sep 2011 26 Dec 2011 L
Portsmouth 16 Aug 2012 15 Jan 2013
Bristol City 15 Feb 2013 30 Jun 2013
CSKA Sofiya 16 Aug 2013 30 Dec 2013
Birmingham City 14 Jan 2014 30 Jun 2014
Oxford United 15 Sep 2014

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 England Under-19 1
2002-03 England Toulon Tournament 3
2002-03 England Toulon Under-21 1
2002-03 England Under-20 2
2
2002-03 England Under-20 Four Nations Competition 1
2003-04 England Under-18
1
2003-04 England Under-20
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
01 Oct 2001 England v Iceland W 2-0 Under-19
23 Oct 2002 Germany v England W 1-2 Under-20
12 Dec 2002 England v Switzerland L 0-2 Under 20
06 Feb 2003 England v Germany W 2-1 Under-20
19 Mar 2003 Switzerland v England D 1-1 Under-20
21 May 2003 Italy v England L 3-0 Under-20 Four Nations Competition
11 Jun 2003 England v Portugal L 0-3 Toulon Under-21 Group B
13 Jun 2003 England v Argentina L 0-8 Toulon Under-21 Group B
15 Jun 2003 England v Turkey L 0-1 Toulon Under-21 Group B
19 Jun 2003 England v Japan L 0-1 Toulon Tournament Group B
09 Oct 2003 England v Czech Republic W 2-0 Under-20
31 Mar 2004 England v Belgium D 0-0 U18


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.