Graeme Souness

Date of birth06 May 1953
Place of birthEdinburgh
NationalityScottish
PositionMidfielder

Scottish international Graeme Souness was a hard-tackling and effective midfielder. With Liverpool he won the 1st Division Championship in 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, and 1984, the League Cup in 1982, 1983 and 1984 and European Cup in 1978, 1981 and 1984. He went on to manage Rangers, Liverpool, Galatasaray, Southampton, Torino, Benfica, Blackburn and Newcastle.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Tottenham Hotspur 01 May 1970 01 Jan 1973
Middlesbrough 01 Jan 1973 01 Jan 1978

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1971-72 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Cup
1
1972-73 Middlesbrough FA Cup 1
1972-73 Middlesbrough League Division Two 11
1973-74 Middlesbrough FA Cup 2
1973-74 Middlesbrough League Cup 2
1973-74 Middlesbrough League Division Two 34
1
7
1974-75 Middlesbrough FA Cup 5
1974-75 Middlesbrough League Cup 4
1974-75 Middlesbrough League Division One 38
7
1975-76 Middlesbrough League Cup 5
1975-76 Middlesbrough League Division One 34
1
3
1976-77 Middlesbrough FA Cup 5
1
1976-77 Middlesbrough League Cup 1
1976-77 Middlesbrough League Division One 38
2
1977-78 Liverpool European Cup 2
1
1977-78 Liverpool League Division One 15
2
1977-78 Middlesbrough League Cup 3
1977-78 Middlesbrough League Division One 19
3
1978-79 Liverpool European Cup 2
1978-79 Liverpool FA Cup 7
1
1978-79 Liverpool League Cup 1
1978-79 Liverpool League Division One 41
8
1978-79 Liverpool UEFA Super Cup 2
1979-80 Liverpool European Cup 2
1979-80 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1979-80 Liverpool FA Cup 8
1
1979-80 Liverpool League Cup 7
1979-80 Liverpool League Division One 41
1
1980-81 Liverpool European Cup 8
6
1980-81 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1980-81 Liverpool FA Cup 1
1980-81 Liverpool League Cup 8
1
1980-81 Liverpool League Division One 37
6
1981-82 Liverpool European Cup 6
1981-82 Liverpool FA Cup 3
1981-82 Liverpool Intercontinental Cup 1
1981-82 Liverpool League Cup 9
1
1981-82 Liverpool League Division One 34
1
5
1982-83 Liverpool European Cup 6
1982-83 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1982-83 Liverpool FA Cup 3
1982-83 Liverpool League Cup 8
2
1982-83 Liverpool League Division One 41
9
1983-84 Liverpool European Cup 9
1983-84 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1983-84 Liverpool FA Cup 2
1983-84 Liverpool League Cup 12
5
1983-84 Liverpool League Division One 37
7


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
14 Sep 1971 Keflavik v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-6 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1969-70 Scotland UEFA Under-18 1
1973-74 Scotland Under-23 1
1974-75 Scotland International Friendly 2
1974-75 Scotland UEFA European Championship 1
1975-76 Scotland UEFA Under-23 1
1977-78 Scotland British Home Championship 1
1
1977-78 Scotland FIFA World Cup 1
1977-78 Scotland International Friendly 1
1978-79 Scotland British Home Championship 3
1978-79 Scotland UEFA European Championship 2
1979-80 Scotland British Home Championship 1
1979-80 Scotland International Friendly 1
1979-80 Scotland UEFA European Championship 3
1980-81 Scotland FIFA World Cup 3
1981-82 Scotland British Home Championship 2
1981-82 Scotland FIFA World Cup 5
1
1
1981-82 Scotland International Friendly 1
1982-83 Scotland British Home Championship 2
1982-83 Scotland International Friendly 2
1
1
1982-83 Scotland UEFA European Championship 4
1983-84 Scotland British Home Championship 2
1983-84 Scotland International Friendly 1
1984-85 Scotland FIFA World Cup 5
1984-85 Scotland International Friendly 2
1
1985-86 Scotland FIFA World Cup 4
1985-86 Scotland International Friendly 3
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
18 May 1970 Scotland v Italy W 2-1 UEFA U18 Group 1
13 Mar 1974 England v Scotland L 2-0 U23
30 Oct 1974 Scotland v East Germany W 3-0 International Friendly
20 Nov 1974 Scotland v Spain L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
16 Apr 1975 Sweden v Scotland D 1-1 International Friendly
18 Feb 1976 Netherlands v Scotland L 2-0 UEFA U23 Quarter-final
22 Feb 1978 Scotland v Bulgaria W 2-1 International Friendly
17 May 1978 Scotland v Wales D 1-1 British Home Championship
20 May 1978 Scotland v England L 0-1 British Home Championship
11 Jun 1978 Netherlands v Scotland W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Finals group 4
20 Sep 1978 Austria v Scotland L 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 2
25 Oct 1978 Scotland v Norway W 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 2
19 May 1979 Wales v Scotland L 3-0 British Home Championship
22 May 1979 Scotland v Northern Ireland W 1-0 British Home Championship
26 May 1979 England v Scotland L 3-1 British Home Championship
12 Sep 1979 Scotland v Peru D 1-1 International Friendly
17 Oct 1979 Scotland v Austria D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 2
21 Nov 1979 Belgium v Scotland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
26 Mar 1980 Scotland v Portugal W 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group 2
16 May 1980 Northern Ireland v Scotland L 1-0 British Home Championship
15 Oct 1980 Scotland v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
25 Feb 1981 Israel v Scotland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
28 Apr 1981 Scotland v Israel W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
14 Oct 1981 Northern Ireland v Scotland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 6
18 Nov 1981 Portugal v Scotland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 6
24 Feb 1982 Spain v Scotland L 3-0 International Friendly
24 May 1982 Scotland v Wales W 1-0 British Home Championship
29 May 1982 Scotland v England L 0-1 British Home Championship
15 Jun 1982 Scotland v New Zealand W 5-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group 6
18 Jun 1982 Brazil v Scotland L 4-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 6
22 Jun 1982 USSR v Scotland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group 6
13 Oct 1982 Scotland v East Germany W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
17 Nov 1982 Switzerland v Scotland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
15 Dec 1982 Belgium v Scotland L 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group 1
30 Mar 1983 Scotland v Switzerland D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group 1
28 May 1983 Wales v Scotland W 0-2 British Home Championship
01 Jun 1983 England v Scotland L 2-0 British Home Championship
12 Jun 1983 Canada v Scotland W 0-2 International Friendly
16 Jun 1983 Canada v Scotland W 0-3 International Friendly
20 Jun 1983 Canada v Scotland W 0-2 International Friendly
21 Sep 1983 Scotland v Uruguay W 2-0 International Friendly
13 Dec 1983 Northern Ireland v Scotland L 2-0 British Home Championship
28 Feb 1984 Scotland v Wales W 2-1 British Home Championship
12 Sep 1984 Scotland v Yugoslavia W 6-1 International Friendly
17 Oct 1984 Scotland v Iceland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
14 Nov 1984 Scotland v Spain W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
27 Feb 1985 Spain v Scotland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
27 Mar 1985 Scotland v Wales L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
25 May 1985 Scotland v England W 1-0 International Friendly
28 May 1985 Iceland v Scotland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
16 Oct 1985 Scotland v East Germany D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Nov 1985 Scotland v Australia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe v Oceania play-off
04 Dec 1985 Australia v Scotland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe v Oceania play-off
26 Mar 1986 Scotland v Romania W 3-0 International Friendly
23 Apr 1986 England v Scotland L 2-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 1986 Denmark v Scotland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
08 Jun 1986 West Germany v Scotland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E


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