English flag Peter Withe

Born30 August 1951, Liverpool
NationalityEnglish
PositionForward

England International

With Aston Villa, 1st Division Champion 1981 European Cup winner 1982. Having won the First Division title with Nottingham Forest, Peter dropped down to the Second Division to join United for a club record fee of 200,000. Although popular on Tyneside, the big centre-forward was unable to lead the Magpies back in to the top flight.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1978-79 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
2
1978-79 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1978-79 Newcastle United League Division Two 39
14
1979-80 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1979-80 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1979-80 Newcastle United League Division Two 37
11
1980-81 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
1980-81 Aston Villa League Cup 3
1
1980-81 Aston Villa League Division One 36
20
1981-82 Aston Villa European Cup 9
3
1981-82 Aston Villa FA Cup 2
1981-82 Aston Villa League Division One 35
10
1981-82 Aston Villa Milk Cup 6
2
1982-83 Aston Villa European Cup 6
2
1982-83 Aston Villa FA Cup 3
1
1982-83 Aston Villa Intercontinental Cup 1
1982-83 Aston Villa League Division One 35
16
1982-83 Aston Villa Milk Cup 1
1
1982-83 Aston Villa UEFA Super Cup 2
1983-84 Aston Villa FA Cup 2
1
1983-84 Aston Villa League Division One 36
16
1983-84 Aston Villa Milk Cup 7
1
1983-84 Aston Villa UEFA Cup 4
4
1984-85 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
1984-85 Aston Villa League Division One 40
12
1984-85 Aston Villa Milk Cup 2


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
26 Aug 1978 Newcastle United v Luton Town W 1-0 League Division Two
29 Aug 1978 Watford v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
02 Sep 1978 Cambridge United v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
09 Sep 1978 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 League Division Two
16 Sep 1978 Wrexham v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
23 Sep 1978 Newcastle United v Orient D 0-0 League Division Two
30 Sep 1978 Notts County v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division Two
07 Oct 1978 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 1-0 League Division Two
14 Oct 1978 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
21 Oct 1978 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United L 4-1 League Division Two
28 Oct 1978 Newcastle United v Cardiff City W 3-0 League Division Two
04 Nov 1978 Bristol Rovers v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division Two
11 Nov 1978 Newcastle United v Millwall W 1-0 League Division Two
18 Nov 1978 Luton Town v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division Two
22 Nov 1978 Newcastle United v Cambridge United W 1-0 League Division Two
25 Nov 1978 Newcastle United v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League Division Two
02 Dec 1978 Crystal Palace v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
09 Dec 1978 Newcastle United v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division Two
16 Dec 1978 Fulham v Newcastle United W 1-3 League Division Two
23 Dec 1978 Newcastle United v Burnley W 3-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1978 Sheffield United v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
30 Dec 1978 Brighton and Hove Albion v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division Two
16 Jan 1979 Newcastle United v Torquay United W 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
27 Jan 1979 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1979 Orient v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division Two
17 Feb 1979 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
22 Feb 1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 1-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
24 Feb 1979 Newcastle United v Sunderland L 1-4 League Division Two
03 Mar 1979 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 5-3 League Division Two
10 Mar 1979 Cardiff City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
24 Mar 1979 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 5-0 League Division Two
31 Mar 1979 Oldham Athletic v Newcastle United W 1-3 League Division Two
04 Apr 1979 Newcastle United v Preston North End W 4-3 League Division Two
07 Apr 1979 Newcastle United v Crystal Palace W 1-0 League Division Two
10 Apr 1979 Burnley v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
14 Apr 1979 Newcastle United v Sheffield United L 1-3 League Division Two
16 Apr 1979 Preston North End v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Apr 1979 Newcastle United v Notts County L 1-2 League Division Two
25 Apr 1979 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United W 1-3 League Division Two
28 Apr 1979 Stoke City v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
02 May 1979 Newcastle United v Bristol Rovers W 3-0 League Division Two
05 May 1979 Newcastle United v Brighton and Hove Albion L 1-3 League Division Two
08 May 1979 Newcastle United v Wrexham W 2-0 League Division Two
18 Aug 1979 Newcastle United v Oldham Athletic W 3-2 League Division Two
21 Aug 1979 Preston North End v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
25 Aug 1979 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
29 Aug 1979 Sunderland v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Sep 1979 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 2-1 League Division Two
05 Sep 1979 Newcastle United v Sunderland D 2-2 League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Sep 1979 Orient v Newcastle United W 1-4 League Division Two
15 Sep 1979 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 3-2 League Division Two
22 Sep 1979 Newcastle United v Wrexham W 1-0 League Division Two
29 Sep 1979 Birmingham City v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
06 Oct 1979 West Ham United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
10 Oct 1979 Newcastle United v Preston North End D 0-0 League Division Two
13 Oct 1979 Newcastle United v Shrewsbury Town W 1-0 League Division Two
20 Oct 1979 Watford v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division Two
27 Oct 1979 Newcastle United v Cambridge United W 2-0 League Division Two
03 Nov 1979 Oldham Athletic v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
10 Nov 1979 Newcastle United v Cardiff City W 1-0 League Division Two
17 Nov 1979 Bristol Rovers v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Nov 1979 Swansea City v Newcastle United W 2-3 League Division Two
01 Dec 1979 Newcastle United v Fulham W 2-0 League Division Two
08 Dec 1979 Luton Town v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
15 Dec 1979 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers W 4-2 League Division Two
22 Dec 1979 Notts County v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division Two
01 Jan 1980 Newcastle United v Sunderland W 3-1 League Division Two
05 Jan 1980 Newcastle United v Chester L 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 1980 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 4-0 League Division Two
19 Jan 1980 Newcastle United v Orient W 2-0 League Division Two
02 Feb 1980 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
09 Feb 1980 Wrexham v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
20 Feb 1980 Newcastle United v Birmingham City D 0-0 League Division Two
23 Feb 1980 Shrewsbury Town v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division Two
01 Mar 1980 Newcastle United v Watford L 0-2 League Division Two
08 Mar 1980 Cambridge United v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division Two
22 Mar 1980 Cardiff City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division Two
29 Mar 1980 Newcastle United v Bristol Rovers W 3-1 League Division Two
02 Apr 1980 Newcastle United v Notts County D 2-2 League Division Two
05 Apr 1980 Sunderland v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division Two
07 Apr 1980 Newcastle United v Burnley D 1-1 League Division Two
26 Apr 1980 Queens Park Rangers v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division Two
03 May 1980 Newcastle United v Luton Town D 2-2 League Division Two


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
Southport 01 Nov 1970 01 Dec 1971
Barrow 01 Dec 1971 01 Nov 1973
Wolverhampton Wanderers 01 Nov 1973 01 Aug 1975
Birmingham City 01 Aug 1975 01 Sep 1976
Nottingham Forest 01 Sep 1976 01 Aug 1978
Newcastle United 01 Aug 1978 01 May 1980
Aston Villa 01 May 1980 01 Jul 1985
Sheffield United 01 Jul 1985 01 Jul 1988

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1980-81 England British Championships 2
1980-81 England International 1
1981-82 England British Championships 1
1981-82 England FIFA World Cup
1
1981-82 England International 1
1982-83 England British Championships 2
1982-83 England European Championship 1
1
1983-84 England European Championship
1
1984-85 England FIFA World Cup 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
12 May 1981 England v Brazil L 0-1 International
20 May 1981 England v Wales D 0-0 British Championships
23 May 1981 England v Scotland L 0-1 British Championships
09 Sep 1981 Norway v England L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 4
27 Apr 1982 Wales v England W 0-1 British Championships
02 Jun 1982 Iceland v England D 1-1 International
27 Apr 1983 England v Hungary W 2-0 European Championship Group 3
28 May 1983 Northern Ireland v England D 0-0 British Championships
01 Jun 1983 England v Scotland W 2-0 British Championships
12 Oct 1983 Hungary v England W 0-3 European Championship Group 3
14 Nov 1984 Turkey v England W 0-8 FIFA World Cup Group 3


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