John Beresford

Date of birth04 September 1966
Place of birthSheffield
NationalityEnglish
Weight76 kg
Height1.68 m
PositionDefender/Left back

With Newcastle United, 1st Division Champion 1993. A fine attacking left-back, John made the long but productive move from Portsmouth to Newcastle. He won England honours at three levels.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Manchester City 16 Sep 1983 04 Aug 1986
Barnsley 04 Aug 1986 23 Mar 1989
Portsmouth 23 Mar 1989 02 Jul 1992
Newcastle United 02 Jul 1992 06 Feb 1998
Southampton 06 Feb 1998 30 Jun 2000
Birmingham City 06 Oct 1999 13 Oct 1999 L
Ossett Town 27 Jun 2001 01 Jan 2002
Alfreton Town 01 Jan 2002 30 Jun 2002
Halifax Town 12 Aug 2002 12 Sep 2002

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1992-93 Newcastle United FA Cup 4
1992-93 Newcastle United League Cup 4
1992-93 Newcastle United League Division 1 42
1
1993-94 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1993-94 Newcastle United League Cup 3
1993-94 Newcastle United Premier League 34
1
1994-95 Newcastle United FA Cup 4
1
1994-95 Newcastle United League Cup 5
1994-95 Newcastle United Premier League 33
7
1994-95 Newcastle United UEFA Cup 4
1995-96 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1995-96 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1995-96 Newcastle United Premier League 32
1
5
1
1996-97 Newcastle United FA Charity Shield 1
1996-97 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1996-97 Newcastle United Premier League 18
1
4
1996-97 Newcastle United UEFA Cup 3
1
1997-98 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1
1
1997-98 Newcastle United League Cup 3
1997-98 Newcastle United Premier League 17
1
2
3
1997-98 Newcastle United UEFA Champions League 7
4
1997-98 Southampton Premier League 10
1998-99 Southampton Premier League 1
3
1999-00 Southampton Premier League
3


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
15 Aug 1992 Newcastle United v Southend United W 3-2 League Division 1
19 Aug 1992 Newcastle United v Mansfield Town W 2-1 League Cup 1st round 1st leg
22 Aug 1992 Derby County v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division 1
12 Sep 1992 Newcastle United v Portsmouth W 3-1 League Division 1
19 Sep 1992 Newcastle United v Bristol City W 5-0 League Division 1
23 Sep 1992 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
26 Sep 1992 Peterborough United v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Division 1
04 Oct 1992 Brentford v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division 1
07 Oct 1992 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United W 1-3
Agg: 1-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
10 Oct 1992 Newcastle United v Tranmere Rovers W 1-0 League Division 1
18 Oct 1992 Sunderland v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division 1
24 Oct 1992 Newcastle United v Grimsby Town L 0-1 League Division 1
28 Oct 1992 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
31 Oct 1992 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division 1
04 Nov 1992 Birmingham City v Newcastle United W 2-3 League Division 1
08 Nov 1992 Newcastle United v Swindon Town D 0-0 League Division 1
14 Nov 1992 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United W 1-3 League Division 1
21 Nov 1992 Newcastle United v Watford W 2-0 League Division 1
28 Nov 1992 Newcastle United v Cambridge United W 4-1 League Division 1
05 Dec 1992 Notts County v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division 1
13 Dec 1992 Barnsley v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division 1
20 Dec 1992 Newcastle United v Millwall D 1-1 League Division 1
28 Dec 1992 Oxford United v Newcastle United L 4-2 League Division 1
02 Jan 1993 Newcastle United v Port Vale W 4-0 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Jan 1993 Bristol City v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division 1
16 Jan 1993 Newcastle United v Peterborough United W 3-0 League Division 1
20 Jan 1993 Southend United v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division 1
23 Jan 1993 Rotherham United v Newcastle United D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
27 Jan 1993 Luton Town v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division 1
31 Jan 1993 Newcastle United v Derby County D 1-1 League Division 1
03 Feb 1993 Newcastle United v Rotherham United W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
09 Feb 1993 Portsmouth v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division 1
13 Feb 1993 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 1-0 FA Cup 5th round
21 Feb 1993 West Ham United v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division 1
24 Feb 1993 Newcastle United v Bristol Rovers D 0-0 League Division 1
28 Feb 1993 Tranmere Rovers v Newcastle United W 0-3 League Division 1
06 Mar 1993 Newcastle United v Brentford W 5-1 League Division 1
10 Mar 1993 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic D 2-2 League Division 1
13 Mar 1993 Swindon Town v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division 1
20 Mar 1993 Newcastle United v Notts County W 4-0 League Division 1
23 Mar 1993 Watford v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division 1
28 Mar 1993 Newcastle United v Birmingham City D 2-2 League Division 1
03 Apr 1993 Cambridge United v Newcastle United W 0-3 League Division 1
07 Apr 1993 Newcastle United v Barnsley W 6-0 League Division 1
10 Apr 1993 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division 1
17 Apr 1993 Millwall v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division 1
25 Apr 1993 Newcastle United v Sunderland W 1-0 League Division 1
04 May 1993 Grimsby Town v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division 1
06 May 1993 Newcastle United v Oxford United W 2-1 League Division 1
09 May 1993 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 7-1 League Division 1
14 Aug 1993 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 Premier League
18 Aug 1993 Coventry City v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
21 Aug 1993 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
25 Aug 1993 Newcastle United v Everton W 1-0 Premier League
29 Aug 1993 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
31 Aug 1993 Ipswich Town v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
13 Sep 1993 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 4-2 Premier League
18 Sep 1993 Swindon Town v Newcastle United D 2-2 Premier League
22 Sep 1993 Newcastle United v Notts County W 4-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
25 Sep 1993 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 2-0 Premier League
02 Oct 1993 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 0-2 Premier League
05 Oct 1993 Notts County v Newcastle United W 1-7
Agg: 2-11
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
16 Oct 1993 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers L 1-2 Premier League
24 Oct 1993 Southampton v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
27 Oct 1993 Wimbledon v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
30 Oct 1993 Newcastle United v Wimbledon W 4-0 Premier League
18 Dec 1993 Everton v Newcastle United W 0-2 Premier League
22 Dec 1993 Newcastle United v Leeds United D 1-1 Premier League
28 Dec 1993 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
01 Jan 1994 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 2-0 Premier League
04 Jan 1994 Norwich City v Newcastle United W 1-2 Premier League
08 Jan 1994 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1994 Queens Park Rangers v Newcastle United W 1-2 Premier League
22 Jan 1994 Newcastle United v Southampton L 1-2 Premier League
29 Jan 1994 Newcastle United v Luton Town D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
09 Feb 1994 Luton Town v Newcastle United L 2-0 FA Cup 4th round replay
12 Feb 1994 Wimbledon v Newcastle United L 4-2 Premier League
19 Feb 1994 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
05 Mar 1994 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
12 Mar 1994 Newcastle United v Swindon Town W 7-1 Premier League
19 Mar 1994 West Ham United v Newcastle United W 2-4 Premier League
23 Mar 1994 Newcastle United v Ipswich Town W 2-0 Premier League
29 Mar 1994 Newcastle United v Norwich City W 3-0 Premier League
01 Apr 1994 Leeds United v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
04 Apr 1994 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 0-0 Premier League
16 Apr 1994 Liverpool v Newcastle United W 0-2 Premier League
23 Apr 1994 Newcastle United v Oldham Athletic W 3-2 Premier League
27 Apr 1994 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 5-1 Premier League
30 Apr 1994 Sheffield United v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
07 May 1994 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 2-0 Premier League
21 Aug 1994 Leicester City v Newcastle United W 1-3 Premier League
24 Aug 1994 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 4-0 Premier League
27 Aug 1994 Newcastle United v Southampton W 5-1 Premier League
31 Aug 1994 West Ham United v Newcastle United W 1-3 Premier League
10 Sep 1994 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 4-2 Premier League
13 Sep 1994 Royal Antwerp v Newcastle United W 0-5 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 1994 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 2-3 Premier League
21 Sep 1994 Newcastle United v Barnsley W 2-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
24 Sep 1994 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
27 Sep 1994 Newcastle United v Royal Antwerp W 5-2
Agg: 10-2
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
01 Oct 1994 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 0-2 Premier League
05 Oct 1994 Barnsley v Newcastle United W 0-1
Agg: 1-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
09 Oct 1994 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
15 Oct 1994 Crystal Palace v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
18 Oct 1994 Newcastle United v Athletic Bilbao W 3-2 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
22 Oct 1994 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 Premier League
26 Oct 1994 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
29 Oct 1994 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
01 Nov 1994 Athletic Bilbao v Newcastle United L 1-0
Agg: 3-3
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
05 Nov 1994 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 Premier League
07 Nov 1994 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
19 Nov 1994 Wimbledon v Newcastle United L 3-2 Premier League
26 Nov 1994 Newcastle United v Ipswich Town D 1-1 Premier League
30 Nov 1994 Manchester City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Cup 4th round
03 Dec 1994 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 4-2 Premier League
10 Dec 1994 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 3-1 Premier League
17 Dec 1994 Coventry City v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
21 Dec 1994 Newcastle United v Manchester City L 0-2 League Cup 4th round replay
26 Dec 1994 Leeds United v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
31 Dec 1994 Norwich City v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
02 Jan 1995 Newcastle United v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
08 Jan 1995 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1995 Newcastle United v Manchester United D 1-1 Premier League
18 Jan 1995 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
21 Jan 1995 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
11 Feb 1995 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 Premier League
19 Feb 1995 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 3-1 FA Cup 5th round
25 Feb 1995 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 3-1 Premier League
28 Feb 1995 Ipswich Town v Newcastle United W 0-2 Premier League
04 Mar 1995 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
08 Mar 1995 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 2-0 Premier League
12 Mar 1995 Everton v Newcastle United L 1-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
29 Apr 1995 Manchester City v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
03 May 1995 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur D 3-3 Premier League
08 May 1995 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
14 May 1995 Newcastle United v Crystal Palace W 3-2 Premier League
19 Aug 1995 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 3-0 Premier League
22 Aug 1995 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United W 1-3 Premier League
27 Aug 1995 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United W 0-2 Premier League
30 Aug 1995 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough W 1-0 Premier League
09 Sep 1995 Southampton v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
16 Sep 1995 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 3-1 Premier League
24 Sep 1995 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 2-0 Premier League
01 Oct 1995 Everton v Newcastle United W 1-3 Premier League
14 Oct 1995 Queens Park Rangers v Newcastle United W 2-3 Premier League
21 Oct 1995 Newcastle United v Wimbledon W 6-1 Premier League
29 Oct 1995 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
04 Nov 1995 Newcastle United v Liverpool W 2-1 Premier League
08 Nov 1995 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 1-0 Premier League
18 Nov 1995 Aston Villa v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
25 Nov 1995 Newcastle United v Leeds United W 2-1 Premier League
29 Nov 1995 Liverpool v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Cup 4th round
03 Dec 1995 Wimbledon v Newcastle United D 3-3 Premier League
09 Dec 1995 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
16 Dec 1995 Newcastle United v Everton W 1-0 Premier League
23 Dec 1995 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest W 3-1 Premier League
27 Dec 1995 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
10 Jan 1996 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Cup Quarter-final
14 Jan 1996 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
17 Jan 1996 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 2-2 (2-4) FA Cup 3rd round replay
20 Jan 1996 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers W 2-1 Premier League
03 Feb 1996 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 Premier League
10 Feb 1996 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United W 1-2 Premier League
21 Feb 1996 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
24 Feb 1996 Manchester City v Newcastle United D 3-3 Premier League
04 Mar 1996 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
18 Mar 1996 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 3-0 Premier League
23 Mar 1996 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
03 Apr 1996 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 4-3 Premier League
06 Apr 1996 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 Premier League
08 Apr 1996 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
14 Apr 1996 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 1-0 Premier League
11 Aug 1996 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 4-0 FA Charity Shield
17 Aug 1996 Everton v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
14 Sep 1996 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 Premier League
21 Sep 1996 Leeds United v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
24 Sep 1996 Halmstads BK v Newcastle United L 2-1
Agg: 2-5
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
30 Sep 1996 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 4-3 Premier League
12 Oct 1996 Derby County v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
15 Oct 1996 Ferencváros v Newcastle United L 3-2 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
20 Oct 1996 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 5-0 Premier League
26 Oct 1996 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
16 Nov 1996 Newcastle United v West Ham United D 1-1 Premier League
19 Nov 1996 Metz v Newcastle United D 1-1 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
28 Dec 1996 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 7-1 Premier League
01 Jan 1997 Newcastle United v Leeds United W 3-0 Premier League
05 Jan 1997 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1997 Aston Villa v Newcastle United D 2-2 Premier League
15 Jan 1997 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
18 Jan 1997 Southampton v Newcastle United D 2-2 Premier League
26 Jan 1997 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest L 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
18 Mar 1997 AS Monaco v Newcastle United L 3-0
Agg: 4-0
UEFA Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
13 Apr 1997 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
16 Apr 1997 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 3-1 Premier League
19 Apr 1997 Newcastle United v Derby County W 3-1 Premier League
03 May 1997 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
06 May 1997 West Ham United v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
08 May 1997 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
11 May 1997 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest W 5-0 Premier League
09 Aug 1997 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 Premier League
13 Aug 1997 Newcastle United v Croatia Zagreb W 2-1 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
23 Aug 1997 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 1-0 Premier League
27 Aug 1997 Croatia Zagreb v Newcastle United D 2-2
Agg: 3-4
UEFA Champions League 2nd round 2nd leg
13 Sep 1997 Newcastle United v Wimbledon L 1-3 Premier League
17 Sep 1997 Newcastle United v Barcelona W 3-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
20 Sep 1997 West Ham United v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
24 Sep 1997 Newcastle United v Everton W 1-0 Premier League
27 Sep 1997 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
01 Oct 1997 Dynamo Kiev v Newcastle United D 2-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
04 Oct 1997 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 Premier League
15 Oct 1997 Newcastle United v Hull City W 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
18 Oct 1997 Leeds United v Newcastle United L 4-1 Premier League
22 Oct 1997 PSV Eindhoven v Newcastle United L 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
25 Oct 1997 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
01 Nov 1997 Newcastle United v Leicester City D 3-3 Premier League
05 Nov 1997 Newcastle United v PSV Eindhoven L 0-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
08 Nov 1997 Coventry City v Newcastle United D 2-2 Premier League
18 Nov 1997 Derby County v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Cup 4th round
26 Nov 1997 Barcelona v Newcastle United L 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
21 Dec 1997 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
26 Dec 1997 Derby County v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
28 Dec 1997 Newcastle United v Liverpool L 1-2 Premier League
04 Jan 1998 Everton v Newcastle United W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
07 Jan 1998 Newcastle United v Liverpool L 0-2 League Cup Quarter-final
10 Jan 1998 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
17 Jan 1998 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers W 2-1 Premier League
20 Jan 1998 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
25 Jan 1998 Stevenage Borough v Newcastle United D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 1998 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
04 Feb 1998 Newcastle United v Stevenage Borough W 2-1 FA Cup 4th round replay


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
1983-84 England Cannes Youth Tournament 4
1
1983-84 England UEFA Under-16 3
1984-85 England Trophy Yugoslavia 3
1984-85 England UEFA Under-18 3
1
1985-86 England World Youth Cup 3
1993-94 England B International 1
1994-95 England B International 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
19 Oct 1983 Scotland v England W 0-4 UEFA U16
01 Mar 1984 England v France W 4-0 UEFA U16
18 Apr 1984 England v Mexico W 4-0 Cannes Youth Tournament
20 Apr 1984 England v Italy W 1-0 Cannes Youth Tournament
22 Apr 1984 England v Algeria W 3-0 Cannes Youth Tournament
23 Apr 1984 France v England L 2-1 Cannes Youth Tournament Final
05 May 1984 England v Yugoslavia W 1-0 UEFA U16
06 Sep 1984 Austria v England D 2-2 TROPHY YUGOSLAVIA
08 Sep 1984 USSR v England W 0-1 TROPHY YUGOSLAVIA
10 Sep 1984 Sweden v England D 1-1 TROPHY YUGOSLAVIA
16 Oct 1984 England v Iceland W 5-3 UEFA U18 Group 1
27 Nov 1984 England v Scotland L 1-2 UEFA U18 Group 1
26 Feb 1985 Republic of Ireland v England L 1-0 UEFA U18 Group 1
24 Aug 1985 England v Paraguay D 2-2 World Youth Cup Group D
26 Aug 1985 England v China PR L 0-2 World Youth Cup Group D
29 Aug 1985 England v Mexico L 0-1 World Youth Cup Group D
10 May 1994 England v Northern Ireland W 4-2 B INTER
13 Dec 1994 England v Republic of Ireland W 2-0 B INTER


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