Peter Beardsley

Date of birth18 January 1961
Place of birthNewcastle
NationalityEnglish
Weight73 kg
Height1.73 m
PositionForward

Beardsley is a Liverpool and England legend. Bought for £1.9million from Newcastle United, Beardsley played helped Liverpool to the Championship in his first season with the club. The FA Cup followed in 1989 and a second championship came in 1990. Beardsley's skill and vision was only matched by his sheer enthusiasm. He was surprisingly sold to Everton by Souness before returning to Newcastle United. Awarded the MBE for services to football in 1995.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Wallsend BC 01 Jul 1978 30 Jun 1979
Carlisle United 09 Aug 1979 01 Apr 1982
Vancouver Whitecaps 01 Apr 1982 09 Sep 1982
Manchester United 09 Sep 1982 23 Sep 1983
Newcastle United 23 Sep 1983 24 Jul 1987
Liverpool 24 Jul 1987 05 Aug 1991
Everton 05 Aug 1991 16 Jul 1993
Newcastle United 16 Jul 1993 20 Aug 1997
Bolton Wanderers 20 Aug 1997 26 Mar 1998
Manchester City 17 Feb 1998 17 Mar 1998 L
Fulham 26 Mar 1998 31 Dec 1998
Hartlepool United 31 Dec 1998 30 Jun 1999

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1982-83 Manchester United League Cup 1
1983-84 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1983-84 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1983-84 Newcastle United League Division Two 34
1
20
1984-85 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1984-85 Newcastle United League Cup 4
1984-85 Newcastle United League Division One 38
17
1985-86 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1985-86 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1985-86 Newcastle United League Division One 42
19
1986-87 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1986-87 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1986-87 Newcastle United League Division One 32
5
1987-88 Football League Centenary 1
1987-88 Liverpool FA Cup 7
3
1987-88 Liverpool League Cup 3
1987-88 Liverpool League Division One 36
2
15
1988-89 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1988-89 Liverpool FA Cup 5
2
1988-89 Liverpool League Cup 6
1988-89 Liverpool League Division One 33
4
10
1989-90 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1
1989-90 Liverpool FA Cup 8
4
1989-90 Liverpool League Cup 2
1
1
1989-90 Liverpool League Division One 27
2
10
1990-91 Liverpool FA Charity Shield 1
1990-91 Liverpool FA Cup 2
3
2
1990-91 Liverpool League Division One 24
3
11
1990-91 Liverpool Rumbelows League Cup 2
1991-92 Everton FA Cup 2
1
1991-92 Everton League Cup 4
3
1991-92 Everton League Division One 42
15
1992-93 Everton FA Cup 2
1992-93 Everton League Cup 4
2
1992-93 Everton Premier League 39
10
1993-94 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
2
1993-94 Newcastle United League Cup 3
1
1993-94 Newcastle United Premier League 35
21
2
1994-95 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1994-95 Newcastle United League Cup 3
1994-95 Newcastle United Premier League 34
13
3
1994-95 Newcastle United UEFA Cup 4
2
1995-96 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1
1995-96 Newcastle United League Cup 3
2
1995-96 Newcastle United Premier League 35
8
6
1996-97 Newcastle United FA Charity Shield 1
1996-97 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1996-97 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1
1996-97 Newcastle United Premier League 22
3
5
2
1996-97 Newcastle United UEFA Cup 6
2
1997-98 Bolton Wanderers FA Cup
1
1997-98 Bolton Wanderers League Cup 3
1997-98 Bolton Wanderers Premier League 14
3
2
1
1998-99 Fulham League Cup 4
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
06 Oct 1982 Manchester United v AFC Bournemouth W 2-0 League Cup 2nd 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
1985-86 England FIFA World Cup 3
1
1
1985-86 England International Friendly 3
2
1
1985-86 England Unofficial 1
1986-87 England International Friendly 1
1986-87 England Rous Cup 2
1986-87 England UEFA European Championship 3
1987-88 England International Friendly 5
1987-88 England Rous Cup 2
1
1987-88 England UEFA European Championship 4
2
1988-89 England FIFA World Cup 3
1
2
1988-89 England International Friendly 3
1
1989-90 England FIFA World Cup 5
2
1989-90 England International Friendly 2
2
1990-91 England B International 1
1990-91 England England Challenge Cup
1
1990-91 England UEFA European Championship 2
1
1
1991-92 England B International 1
1993-94 England International Friendly 3
1
1994-95 England International Friendly 3
1994-95 England Umbro Cup 2
1995-96 England International Friendly
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
29 Jan 1986 Egypt v England W 0-4 International Friendly
26 Feb 1986 Israel v England W 1-2 International Friendly
26 Mar 1986 USSR v England W 0-1 International Friendly
14 May 1986 England v Korea Republic W 4-1 UNOFFICIAL
17 May 1986 England v Mexico W 3-0 International Friendly
24 May 1986 Canada v England W 0-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 1986 Portugal v England L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
11 Jun 1986 England v Poland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
18 Jun 1986 England v Paraguay W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
22 Jun 1986 Argentina v England L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
15 Oct 1986 England v Northern Ireland W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
12 Nov 1986 England v Yugoslavia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
18 Feb 1987 Spain v England W 2-4 International Friendly
01 Apr 1987 Northern Ireland v England W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 4
19 May 1987 England v Brazil D 1-1 ROUS CUP
23 May 1987 Scotland v England D 0-0 ROUS CUP
09 Sep 1987 West Germany v England L 3-1 International Friendly
14 Oct 1987 England v Turkey W 8-0 UEFA European Championship Group 4
11 Nov 1987 Yugoslavia v England W 1-4 UEFA European Championship Group 4
17 Feb 1988 Israel v England D 0-0 International Friendly
23 Mar 1988 England v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
27 Apr 1988 Hungary v England D 0-0 International Friendly
21 May 1988 England v Scotland W 1-0 ROUS CUP
24 May 1988 England v Colombia D 1-1 ROUS CUP
28 May 1988 Switzerland v England W 0-1 International Friendly
12 Jun 1988 England v Republic of Ireland L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
15 Jun 1988 England v Netherlands L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
14 Sep 1988 England v Denmark W 1-0 International Friendly
19 Oct 1988 England v Sweden D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 1
16 Nov 1988 Saudi Arabia v England D 1-1 International Friendly
08 Feb 1989 Greece v England W 1-2 International Friendly
08 Mar 1989 Albania v England W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Group 2
26 Apr 1989 England v Albania W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
03 Jun 1989 England v Poland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
07 Jun 1989 Denmark v England D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 1989 Sweden v England D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
11 Oct 1989 Poland v England D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 2
15 Nov 1989 England v Italy D 0-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 1990 England v Brazil W 1-0 International Friendly
22 May 1990 England v Uruguay L 1-2 International Friendly
02 Jun 1990 Tunisia v England D 1-1 International Friendly
11 Jun 1990 England v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
21 Jun 1990 England v Egypt W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
01 Jul 1990 England v Cameroon W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
04 Jul 1990 Germany v England L 1-1 (3-4) FIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
07 Jul 1990 Italy v England L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals 3rd place
17 Oct 1990 England v Poland W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
14 Nov 1990 Republic of Ireland v England D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
05 Feb 1991 Wales v England W 0-1 B INTER
27 Mar 1991 England v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 7
21 May 1991 England v USSR W 3-1 England Chall Cup
28 Apr 1992 C.I.S. v England D 1-1 B INTER
09 Mar 1994 England v Denmark W 1-0 International Friendly
17 May 1994 England v Greece W 5-0 International Friendly
22 May 1994 England v Norway D 0-0 International Friendly
16 Nov 1994 England v Nigeria W 1-0 International Friendly
15 Feb 1995 Republic of Ireland v England D 0-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 1995 England v Uruguay D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 1995 England v Japan W 2-1 UMBRO CUP
08 Jun 1995 England v Sweden D 3-3 UMBRO CUP
12 Dec 1995 England v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
23 May 1996 China PR v England W 0-3 International Friendly


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