Ian Stewart

Date of birth10 September 1961
Place of birthBelfast
NationalityNorthern Irish
PositionMidfielder

After an encouraging start on Tyneside, Ian struggled to achieve the consistency he would have desired. The talented winger won 31 international caps with Northern Ireland.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Queens Park Rangers 01 May 1980 01 Aug 1985
Newcastle United 01 Aug 1985 01 Jul 1987
Portsmouth 01 Jul 1987 01 Jan 1989

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1985-86 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1985-86 Newcastle United League Cup 3
1985-86 Newcastle United League Division One 25
3
2
1986-87 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1
1986-87 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1
1986-87 Newcastle United League Division One 9
5
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
21 Aug 1985 Newcastle United v Luton Town D 2-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1985 Newcastle United v Liverpool W 1-0 League Division One
26 Aug 1985 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
31 Aug 1985 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1985 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
07 Sep 1985 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 5-1 League Division One
14 Sep 1985 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion W 4-1 League Division One
21 Sep 1985 Newcastle United v Oxford United W 3-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1985 Newcastle United v Barnsley D 0-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
28 Sep 1985 Arsenal v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
05 Oct 1985 Newcastle United v West Ham United L 1-2 League Division One
07 Oct 1985 Barnsley v Newcastle United D 1-1
Agg: 1-1
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
12 Oct 1985 Ipswich Town v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
19 Oct 1985 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest L 0-3 League Division One
26 Oct 1985 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
30 Oct 1985 Oxford United v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Cup 3rd round
02 Nov 1985 Newcastle United v Watford D 1-1 League Division One
09 Nov 1985 Birmingham City v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division One
16 Nov 1985 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-3 League Division One
30 Nov 1985 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 2-1 League Division One
07 Dec 1985 Luton Town v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
21 Dec 1985 Liverpool v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1985 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
01 Jan 1986 Newcastle United v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
04 Jan 1986 Newcastle United v Brighton and Hove Albion L 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
29 Mar 1986 Everton v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
31 Mar 1986 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 4-1 League Division One
05 Apr 1986 Watford v Newcastle United L 4-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1986 Newcastle United v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
16 Apr 1986 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 2-4 League Division One
21 Apr 1986 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 8-1 League Division One
03 May 1986 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
03 Sep 1986 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers L 0-2 League Division One
06 Sep 1986 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday L 2-3 League Division One
13 Sep 1986 Coventry City v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
20 Sep 1986 Newcastle United v Wimbledon W 1-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1986 Bradford City v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
08 Oct 1986 Newcastle United v Bradford City W 1-0
Agg: 1-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
11 Oct 1986 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 3-1 League Division One
18 Oct 1986 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 1-2 League Division One
25 Oct 1986 Aston Villa v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
01 Nov 1986 Newcastle United v Oxford United D 0-0 League Division One
08 Nov 1986 Leicester City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1986 Newcastle United v Everton L 0-4 League Division One
01 Jan 1987 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 4-1 League Division One
03 Jan 1987 Newcastle United v Coventry City L 1-2 League Division One
21 Jan 1987 Newcastle United v Northampton Town W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
24 Jan 1987 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
31 Jan 1987 Newcastle United v Preston North End W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
20 Apr 1987 Everton v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One


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
1981-82 Northern Ireland International Friendly
1
1982-83 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1982-83 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 5
2
1983-84 Northern Ireland British Home Championship 3
1983-84 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1983-84 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1984-85 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 4
1984-85 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
1985-86 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
2
1985-86 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
1986-87 Northern Ireland International Friendly
1
1986-87 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 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
24 Mar 1982 France v Northern Ireland L 4-0 International Friendly
13 Oct 1982 Austria v Northern Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
17 Nov 1982 Northern Ireland v West Germany W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
15 Dec 1982 Albania v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
30 Mar 1983 Northern Ireland v Turkey W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
27 Apr 1983 Northern Ireland v Albania W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
24 May 1983 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 British Home Championship
28 May 1983 Northern Ireland v England D 0-0 British Home Championship
31 May 1983 Northern Ireland v Wales L 0-1 British Home Championship
21 Sep 1983 Northern Ireland v Austria W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
12 Oct 1983 Turkey v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
16 Nov 1983 Germany v Northern Ireland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
13 Dec 1983 Northern Ireland v Scotland W 2-0 British Home Championship
04 Apr 1984 England v Northern Ireland L 1-0 British Home Championship
22 May 1984 Wales v Northern Ireland D 1-1 British Home Championship
27 May 1984 Finland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
12 Sep 1984 Northern Ireland v Romania W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Group 3
16 Oct 1984 Northern Ireland v Israel W 3-0 International Friendly
14 Nov 1984 Northern Ireland v Finland W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
27 Feb 1985 Northern Ireland v England L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
27 Mar 1985 Spain v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
01 May 1985 Northern Ireland v Turkey W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
16 Oct 1985 Romania v Northern Ireland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
13 Nov 1985 England v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 3
26 Mar 1986 Northern Ireland v Denmark D 1-1 International Friendly
23 Apr 1986 Northern Ireland v Morocco W 2-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 1986 Algeria v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
07 Jun 1986 Spain v Northern Ireland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
12 Jun 1986 Brazil v Northern Ireland L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
15 Oct 1986 England v Northern Ireland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
18 Feb 1987 Israel v Northern Ireland D 1-1 International Friendly


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