Ian Brightwell

Date of birth09 April 1968
Place of birthLutterworth
NationalityEnglish
Weight78 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionDefender

Ian, who is a former England Under-21 international, was appointed first team coach at Port Vale in June 2003.

He also extended his playing contract at Vale Park for the 2003-04 season.

He followed his former Manchester City and Port Vale boss Brian Horton to Macclesfield Town in July 2004 as player / reserve team manager.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1992-93 Manchester City Coca-Cola League Cup 3
1992-93 Manchester City FA Cup 1
1992-93 Manchester City Premier League 21
1
1993-94 Manchester City Premier League 6
1
1994-95 Manchester City Premier League 29
1
6
1995-96 Manchester City Coca-Cola League Cup 3
1995-96 Manchester City Premier League 26
3
3
1
1996-97 Manchester City FA Cup 1
1997-98 Manchester City Coca-Cola League Cup 2
1997-98 Manchester City FA Cup 1
1998-99 Coventry City Worthington Cup 1
1
2000-01 Walsall FA Cup 3
2000-01 Walsall League Division 2 43
1
4
2000-01 Walsall League Division 2 Play-Offs 3
2000-01 Walsall Worthington Cup 4
1
2001-02 Stoke City League Division 2 3
1
1
2001-02 Stoke City League Division 2 Play-Offs
1
2001-02 Walsall FA Cup 2
2001-02 Walsall League Division 1 25
2
4
2001-02 Walsall Worthington Cup 2
2002-03 Port Vale FA Cup 1
2002-03 Port Vale LDV Vans Trophy 1
2002-03 Port Vale League Division 2 34
1
3
2002-03 Port Vale Worthington Cup 1
2003-04 Port Vale LDV Vans Trophy 1
2003-04 Port Vale League Division 2 2
2004-05 Macclesfield Town FA Cup 1
1
2004-05 Macclesfield Town League Two 3
3
2005-06 Macclesfield Town League Two 10
1
2006-07 Macclesfield Town Carling Cup 1
2006-07 Macclesfield Town League Two 4


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
02 Dec 1989 Manchester City v Liverpool L 1-4 League Division One
17 Aug 1992 Manchester City v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 Premier League
19 Aug 1992 Middlesbrough v Manchester City L 2-0 Premier League
26 Aug 1992 Manchester City v Norwich City W 3-1 Premier League
29 Aug 1992 Manchester City v Oldham Athletic D 3-3 Premier League
01 Sep 1992 Wimbledon v Manchester City W 0-1 Premier League
05 Sep 1992 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester City W 0-3 Premier League
12 Sep 1992 Manchester City v Middlesbrough L 0-1 Premier League
20 Sep 1992 Manchester City v Chelsea L 0-1 Premier League
23 Sep 1992 Manchester City v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 Coca-Cola League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
28 Sep 1992 Arsenal v Manchester City L 1-0 Premier League
03 Oct 1992 Manchester City v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 Premier League
07 Oct 1992 Bristol Rovers v Manchester City W 1-2 Coca-Cola League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
17 Oct 1992 Crystal Palace v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
24 Oct 1992 Manchester City v Southampton W 1-0 Premier League
28 Oct 1992 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 Coca-Cola League Cup 3rd round
31 Oct 1992 Everton v Manchester City W 1-3 Premier League
07 Nov 1992 Manchester City v Leeds United W 4-0 Premier League
21 Nov 1992 Coventry City v Manchester City W 2-3 Premier League
06 Dec 1992 Manchester United v Manchester City L 2-1 Premier League
12 Dec 1992 Ipswich Town v Manchester City L 3-1 Premier League
19 Dec 1992 Manchester City v Aston Villa D 1-1 Premier League
26 Dec 1992 Manchester City v Sheffield United W 2-0 Premier League
28 Dec 1992 Liverpool v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
02 Jan 1993 Manchester City v Reading D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
01 May 1993 Southampton v Manchester City W 0-1 Premier League
26 Mar 1994 Oldham Athletic v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
29 Mar 1994 Ipswich Town v Manchester City D 2-2 Premier League
02 Apr 1994 Manchester City v Aston Villa W 3-0 Premier League
04 Apr 1994 Southampton v Manchester City W 0-1 Premier League
23 Apr 1994 Manchester United v Manchester City L 2-0 Premier League
30 Apr 1994 Manchester City v Chelsea D 2-2 Premier League
07 May 1994 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
20 Aug 1994 Arsenal v Manchester City L 3-0 Premier League
24 Aug 1994 Manchester City v West Ham United W 3-0 Premier League
27 Aug 1994 Manchester City v Everton W 4-0 Premier League
31 Aug 1994 Chelsea v Manchester City L 3-0 Premier League
10 Sep 1994 Manchester City v Crystal Palace D 1-1 Premier League
17 Sep 1994 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
24 Sep 1994 Manchester City v Norwich City W 2-0 Premier League
01 Oct 1994 Leeds United v Manchester City L 2-0 Premier League
08 Oct 1994 Manchester City v Nottingham Forest D 3-3 Premier League
15 Oct 1994 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester City W 1-2 Premier League
22 Oct 1994 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur W 5-2 Premier League
25 Oct 1994 Queens Park Rangers v Manchester City W 3-4 Coca-Cola League Cup 3rd round
29 Oct 1994 Coventry City v Manchester City L 1-0 Premier League
05 Nov 1994 Manchester City v Southampton D 3-3 Premier League
10 Nov 1994 Manchester United v Manchester City L 5-0 Premier League
20 Nov 1994 Leicester City v Manchester City W 0-1 Premier League
26 Nov 1994 Manchester City v Wimbledon W 2-0 Premier League
03 Dec 1994 Ipswich Town v Manchester City W 1-2 Premier League
12 Dec 1994 Manchester City v Arsenal L 1-2 Premier League
17 Dec 1994 West Ham United v Manchester City L 3-0 Premier League
26 Dec 1994 Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers L 1-3 Premier League
28 Dec 1994 Liverpool v Manchester City L 2-0 Premier League
31 Dec 1994 Manchester City v Aston Villa D 2-2 Premier League
25 Jan 1995 Manchester City v Leicester City L 0-1 Premier League
04 Feb 1995 Southampton v Manchester City D 2-2 Premier League
11 Feb 1995 Manchester City v Manchester United L 0-3 Premier League
22 Feb 1995 Manchester City v Ipswich Town W 2-0 Premier League
25 Feb 1995 Manchester City v Leeds United D 0-0 Premier League
04 Mar 1995 Norwich City v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
08 Mar 1995 Manchester City v Chelsea L 1-2 Premier League
15 Mar 1995 Everton v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
19 Aug 1995 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 Premier League
23 Aug 1995 Coventry City v Manchester City L 2-1 Premier League
10 Sep 1995 Manchester City v Arsenal L 0-1 Premier League
16 Sep 1995 Newcastle United v Manchester City L 3-1 Premier League
19 Sep 1995 Wycombe Wanderers v Manchester City D 0-0 Coca-Cola League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Sep 1995 Manchester City v Middlesbrough L 0-1 Premier League
30 Sep 1995 Nottingham Forest v Manchester City L 3-0 Premier League
04 Oct 1995 Manchester City v Wycombe Wanderers W 4-0 Coca-Cola League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
21 Oct 1995 Manchester City v Leeds United D 0-0 Premier League
25 Oct 1995 Liverpool v Manchester City L 4-0 Coca-Cola League Cup 3rd round
28 Oct 1995 Liverpool v Manchester City L 6-0 Premier League
18 Nov 1995 Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
22 Nov 1995 Manchester City v Wimbledon W 1-0 Premier League
25 Nov 1995 Manchester City v Aston Villa W 1-0 Premier League
02 Dec 1995 Leeds United v Manchester City W 0-1 Premier League
09 Dec 1995 Middlesbrough v Manchester City L 4-1 Premier League
18 Dec 1995 Manchester City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 Premier League
23 Dec 1995 Manchester City v Chelsea L 0-1 Premier League
26 Dec 1995 Blackburn Rovers v Manchester City L 2-0 Premier League
01 Jan 1996 Manchester City v West Ham United W 2-1 Premier League
20 Jan 1996 Manchester City v Coventry City D 1-1 Premier League
31 Jan 1996 Southampton v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
03 Feb 1996 Manchester City v Queens Park Rangers W 2-0 Premier League
12 Mar 1996 Chelsea v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
16 Mar 1996 Manchester City v Southampton W 2-1 Premier League
23 Mar 1996 West Ham United v Manchester City L 4-2 Premier League
30 Mar 1996 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester City D 1-1 Premier League
06 Apr 1996 Manchester City v Manchester United L 2-3 Premier League
08 Apr 1996 Wimbledon v Manchester City L 3-0 Premier League
13 Apr 1996 Manchester City v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 Premier League
27 Apr 1996 Aston Villa v Manchester City W 0-1 Premier League
05 May 1996 Manchester City v Liverpool D 2-2 Premier League
15 Feb 1997 Manchester City v Middlesbrough L 0-1 FA Cup 5th round
12 Aug 1997 Blackpool v Manchester City L 1-0 Coca-Cola League Cup 1st round 1st leg
26 Aug 1997 Manchester City v Blackpool W 1-0 Coca-Cola League Cup 1st round 2nd leg
25 Jan 1998 Manchester City v West Ham United L 1-2 FA Cup 4th round


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
Manchester City 07 May 1986 02 Jul 1998
Coventry City 02 Jul 1998 11 Feb 2000
Walsall 11 Feb 2000 28 Mar 2002
Stoke City 28 Mar 2002 30 Jun 2002
Port Vale 31 Jul 2002 30 Jun 2004
Macclesfield Town 01 Jul 2004 30 Jun 2008

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1986-87 England Under-19 Youth Tournament 2
1988-89 England UEFA Under-21 1
1
1988-89 England Under-21 1
1989-90 England UEFA Under-21 2
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
02 Jun 1987 Brazil v England L 2-0 U19 YOUTH TOUR
10 Jun 1987 Uruguay v England D 2-2 U19 YOUTH TOUR
13 Sep 1988 England v Denmark D 0-0 Under-21
25 Apr 1989 England v Albania W 2-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 2
05 Sep 1989 Sweden v England L 1-0 UEFA Under-21 Group 2
10 Oct 1989 Poland v England W 1-3 UEFA Under-21 Group 2


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