Lee Steele

Date of birth07 December 1973
Place of birthLiverpool
NationalityEnglish
Weight79 kg
Height1.73 m
PositionForward

Out of contract at Shrewsbury Town, Lee joined Brighton & Hove Albion in the summer of 2000 but, rather appropriately for a player wearing the number 13 shirt, he enjoyed very little luck in the 2000-01 season.

He suffered a hand injury that kept him out for a few weeks in the early part of the campaign and injured his knee in a car accident towards the end of the year.

Then when Bobby Zamora was injured in late March, Lee missed his opportunity due to suspension.

He is a tough centre forward with a low centre of gravity that enables him to turn defenders.

He was placed on the open to offers list in the 2001 summer leading to his eventual move to Oxford United.

Lee joined Leyton Orient in July 2004 with a two-year contract.

After a loan spell, Lee joined Chester City in January 2007 with a contract to June 2008 before being made available for transfer in July 2007.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Northwich Victoria 01 Jul 1996 23 Jul 1997
Shrewsbury Town 23 Jul 1997 10 Jul 2000
Brighton and Hove Albion 10 Jul 2000 30 Jun 2002
Oxford United 03 Jul 2002 30 Jun 2004
Leyton Orient 01 Jul 2004 05 Jan 2007
Chester City 27 Oct 2006 02 Jan 2007 L
Chester City 05 Jan 2007 08 Aug 2007
Northwich Victoria 08 Aug 2007 30 Jun 2009
Oxford City 01 Jul 2009

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Brighton and Hove Albion FA Cup
2
2000-01 Brighton and Hove Albion LDV Vans Trophy 1
2000-01 Brighton and Hove Albion League Division 3 4
19
2
2001-02 Brighton and Hove Albion FA Cup 1
2
2001-02 Brighton and Hove Albion LDV Vans Trophy 3
1
1
2001-02 Brighton and Hove Albion League Cup 1
1
2001-02 Brighton and Hove Albion League Division 2 20
17
9
4
2002-03 Oxford United FA Cup
1
2002-03 Oxford United League Division 3 3
7
3
2003-04 Oxford United League Division 3 3
13
1
2004-05 Leyton Orient FA Cup 1
2004-05 Leyton Orient LDV Vans Trophy 2
2004-05 Leyton Orient League Cup 1
1
2004-05 Leyton Orient League Two 37
2
16
1
2005-06 Leyton Orient FA Cup 1
1
2
2005-06 Leyton Orient LDV Vans Trophy 1
2005-06 Leyton Orient League Cup
1
2005-06 Leyton Orient League Two 14
13
4
2
2006-07 Chester City FA Cup 1
2
2
1
2006-07 Chester City Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2006-07 Chester City League Two 11
9
1
1
2006-07 Leyton Orient League Cup
1
2006-07 Leyton Orient League One 9
2
4
1
2007-08 Northwich Victoria FA Cup 1
2009-10 Oxford City FA Cup 1
2011-12 Oxford City FA Cup 1
1
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
12 Aug 2000 Southend United v Brighton and Hove Albion L 2-0 League Division 3
16 Sep 2000 Brighton and Hove Albion v Cheltenham Town W 3-0 League Division 3
23 Sep 2000 York City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 0-1 League Division 3
06 Oct 2000 Hull City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 0-2 League Division 3
14 Oct 2000 Brighton and Hove Albion v Scunthorpe United D 0-0 League Division 3
18 Oct 2000 Brighton and Hove Albion v Hartlepool United W 4-2 League Division 3
21 Oct 2000 Chesterfield v Brighton and Hove Albion L 1-0 League Division 3
24 Oct 2000 Brighton and Hove Albion v Plymouth Argyle W 2-0 League Division 3
28 Oct 2000 Darlington v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-2 League Division 3
04 Nov 2000 Brighton and Hove Albion v Carlisle United W 4-1 League Division 3
11 Nov 2000 Macclesfield Town v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League Division 3
18 Nov 2000 Aldershot v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-6 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
25 Nov 2000 Brighton and Hove Albion v Shrewsbury Town W 4-0 League Division 3
02 Dec 2000 Brighton and Hove Albion v Halifax Town W 2-1 League Division 3
05 Dec 2000 Brighton and Hove Albion v Cardiff City W 2-0 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
09 Dec 2000 Scunthorpe United v Brighton and Hove Albion L 2-1 FA Cup 2nd round
03 Feb 2001 Torquay United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 0-1 League Division 3
10 Feb 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Cardiff City W 1-0 League Division 3
20 Feb 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Blackpool W 1-0 League Division 3
03 Mar 2001 Leyton Orient v Brighton and Hove Albion W 0-2 League Division 3
06 Mar 2001 Scunthorpe United v Brighton and Hove Albion L 2-1 League Division 3
21 Apr 2001 Carlisle United v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League Division 3
28 Apr 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Macclesfield Town W 4-1 League Division 3
01 May 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Chesterfield W 1-0 League Division 3
03 May 2001 Halifax Town v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League Division 3
05 May 2001 Shrewsbury Town v Brighton and Hove Albion L 3-0 League Division 3
11 Aug 2001 Cambridge United v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League Division 2
18 Aug 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Wigan Athletic W 2-1 League Division 2
21 Aug 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Wimbledon W 2-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
25 Aug 2001 Tranmere Rovers v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League Division 2
27 Aug 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Blackpool W 4-0 League Division 2
31 Aug 2001 Northampton Town v Brighton and Hove Albion L 2-0 League Division 2
08 Sep 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Division 2
11 Sep 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Southampton L 0-3 League Cup 2nd round
14 Sep 2001 Wrexham v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-2 League Division 2
18 Sep 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Stoke City W 1-0 League Division 2
22 Sep 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 League Division 2
25 Sep 2001 Wycombe Wanderers v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Division 2
29 Sep 2001 Cardiff City v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Division 2
05 Oct 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Brentford L 1-2 League Division 2
13 Oct 2001 Huddersfield Town v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-2 League Division 2
16 Oct 2001 Swansea City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-2 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - southern section
20 Oct 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Oldham Athletic W 3-0 League Division 2
23 Oct 2001 Notts County v Brighton and Hove Albion D 2-2 League Division 2
27 Oct 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Colchester United W 1-0 League Division 2
30 Oct 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Wycombe Wanderers W 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - southern section
03 Nov 2001 Bristol City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 0-1 League Division 2
10 Nov 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Port Vale W 1-0 League Division 2
17 Nov 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Shrewsbury Town W 1-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
21 Nov 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Peterborough United D 1-1 League Division 2
24 Nov 2001 Swindon Town v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Division 2
04 Dec 2001 Cambridge United v Brighton and Hove Albion L 2-1 LDV Vans Trophy Quarter-final - southern section
08 Dec 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Rushden and Diamonds W 2-1 FA Cup 2nd round
21 Dec 2001 Brighton and Hove Albion v Chesterfield D 2-2 League Division 2
26 Dec 2001 Queens Park Rangers v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League Division 2
29 Dec 2001 Blackpool v Brighton and Hove Albion D 2-2 League Division 2
12 Jan 2002 Wigan Athletic v Brighton and Hove Albion L 3-0 League Division 2
15 Jan 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Preston North End L 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Cambridge United W 4-3 League Division 2
21 Jan 2002 Chesterfield v Brighton and Hove Albion W 1-2 League Division 2
24 Jan 2002 Brentford v Brighton and Hove Albion L 4-0 League Division 2
31 Jan 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Cardiff City W 1-0 League Division 2
23 Feb 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Wrexham D 0-0 League Division 2
26 Feb 2002 AFC Bournemouth v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League Division 2
01 Mar 2002 Stoke City v Brighton and Hove Albion L 3-1 League Division 2
05 Mar 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Wycombe Wanderers W 4-0 League Division 2
09 Mar 2002 Reading v Brighton and Hove Albion D 0-0 League Division 2
16 Mar 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Bury W 2-1 League Division 2
23 Mar 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Notts County D 2-2 League Division 2
01 Apr 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Bristol City W 2-1 League Division 2
06 Apr 2002 Peterborough United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 0-1 League Division 2


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