Neil Heaney

Date of birth03 November 1971
Place of birthMiddlesbrough
NationalityEnglish
Weight72 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionMidfielder

A left winger with skill and pace, Neil lacked the consistency to establish his place under George Graham at Arsenal but went on to complete big money moves to Southampton and Manchester City.

Neil retired from senior football in December 2002 due to a knee injury.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 14 Nov 1989 22 Mar 1994
Hartlepool United 03 Jan 1991 01 Feb 1991 L
Cambridge United 09 Jan 1992 31 May 1992 L
Southampton 22 Mar 1994 25 Nov 1996
Manchester City 25 Nov 1996 06 Jul 1999
Charlton Athletic 26 Mar 1998 31 May 1998 L
Bristol City 12 Mar 1999 24 Mar 1999 L
Darlington 06 Jul 1999 24 Jul 2000
Dundee United 24 Jul 2000 04 Dec 2001
Plymouth Argyle 04 Dec 2001 13 Dec 2002

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1991-92 Arsenal League Division One
1
1992-93 Arsenal Premier League 3
2
1993-94 Arsenal League Cup
1
1993-94 Arsenal Premier League 1
1993-94 Southampton Premier League 2
1994-95 Southampton FA Cup 5
2
1994-95 Southampton League Cup 2
1
1994-95 Southampton Premier League 21
13
2
3
1995-96 Southampton FA Cup 1
1995-96 Southampton League Cup 2
1
1995-96 Southampton Premier League 15
2
2
5
1996-97 Southampton Premier League 4
4
1
1
1999-00 Darlington FA Cup 1
1999-00 Darlington League Cup 1
2000-01 Dundee United Scottish FA Cup
1
2000-01 Dundee United Scottish League Cup 1
1
2000-01 Dundee United Scottish Premier League 7
5
1
2001-02 Plymouth Argyle League Division 3 1
7
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
18 Apr 1992 Sheffield United v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
31 Jan 1993 Arsenal v Liverpool L 0-1 Premier League
01 May 1993 Everton v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
04 May 1993 Arsenal v Queens Park Rangers D 0-0 Premier League
06 May 1993 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal L 1-0 Premier League
11 May 1993 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-3 Premier League
05 Oct 1993 Arsenal v Huddersfield Town D 1-1
Agg: 6-1
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
16 Oct 1993 Arsenal v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League


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
1988-89 England UEFA Under-18 1
1
1988-89 England Under-18 1
1990-91 England Under-18
1
1991-92 England Toulon Under-21 3
1991-92 England Under-21 1
1992-93 England UEFA Under-21 2


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
20 Sep 1988 Republic of Ireland v England W 0-2 U18
26 Oct 1988 England v Greece W 5-0 UEFA U18 Group 3
27 Mar 1991 Mexico v England L 3-1 U18
12 May 1992 Hungary v England D 2-2 Under-21
24 May 1992 England v Mexico D 1-1 Toulon Under-21 Group A
26 May 1992 England v Czechoslovakia L 1-2 Toulon Under-21 Group A
28 May 1992 France v England D 0-0 Toulon Under-21 Group A
13 Oct 1992 England v Norway L 0-2 UEFA Under-21 Group 2
17 Nov 1992 England v Turkey L 0-1 UEFA Under-21 Group 2


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