Steve Sims

Date of birth02 July 1957
Place of birthLincoln
NationalityEnglish
PositionCentral defender

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Leicester City 01 Aug 1974 01 Dec 1978
Watford 01 Dec 1978 01 Sep 1984
Notts County 01 Sep 1984 01 Oct 1986
Watford 01 Oct 1986 01 Jun 1987
Aston Villa 01 Jun 1987 01 Oct 1990

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1975-76 Leicester City League Cup 3
1975-76 Leicester City League Division One 10
1976-77 Leicester City FA Cup 1
1976-77 Leicester City League Division One 32
1
1977-78 Leicester City FA Cup 2
1977-78 Leicester City League Cup 1
1977-78 Leicester City League Division One 28
1
2
1978-79 Leicester City League Cup 1
1978-79 Leicester City League Division Two 8
1987-88 Aston Villa League Cup 4
1987-88 Aston Villa League Division Two 29
1988-89 Aston Villa League Cup 1
1988-89 Aston Villa League Division One 12


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 1987 Ipswich Town v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
22 Aug 1987 Aston Villa v Birmingham City L 0-2 League Division Two
29 Aug 1987 Hull City v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division Two
31 Aug 1987 Aston Villa v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division Two
05 Sep 1987 Leicester City v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division Two
08 Sep 1987 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough L 0-1 League Division Two
12 Sep 1987 Aston Villa v Barnsley D 0-0 League Division Two
16 Sep 1987 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa W 0-2 League Division Two
19 Sep 1987 Huddersfield Town v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Two
23 Sep 1987 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
26 Sep 1987 Aston Villa v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division Two
30 Sep 1987 Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Division Two
03 Oct 1987 Plymouth Argyle v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division Two
07 Oct 1987 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough W 1-0
Agg: 2-0
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
10 Oct 1987 Leeds United v Aston Villa W 1-3 League Division Two
17 Oct 1987 Aston Villa v AFC Bournemouth D 1-1 League Division Two
21 Oct 1987 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace W 4-1 League Division Two
24 Oct 1987 Stoke City v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
28 Oct 1987 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
31 Oct 1987 Aston Villa v Reading W 2-1 League Division Two
03 Nov 1987 Shrewsbury Town v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Two
07 Nov 1987 Aston Villa v Millwall L 1-2 League Division Two
14 Nov 1987 Oldham Athletic v Aston Villa W 0-1 League Division Two
18 Nov 1987 Aston Villa v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 League Cup 4th round
28 Nov 1987 Bradford City v Aston Villa W 2-4 League Division Two
05 Dec 1987 Aston Villa v Swindon Town W 2-1 League Division Two
12 Dec 1987 Birmingham City v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division Two
18 Dec 1987 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 League Division Two
26 Dec 1987 Sheffield United v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
28 Dec 1987 Aston Villa v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division Two
04 Apr 1988 Aston Villa v Oldham Athletic L 1-2 League Division Two
02 May 1988 Aston Villa v Bradford City W 1-0 League Division Two
07 May 1988 Swindon Town v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division Two
03 Sep 1988 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Division One
12 Oct 1988 Aston Villa v Birmingham City W 5-0
Agg: 7-0
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
12 Mar 1989 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 0-0 League Division One
18 Mar 1989 Millwall v Aston Villa L 2-0 League Division One
25 Mar 1989 Aston Villa v West Ham United L 0-1 League Division One
27 Mar 1989 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa L 1-0 League Division One
01 Apr 1989 Aston Villa v Luton Town W 2-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1989 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 1-2 League Division One
22 Apr 1989 Norwich City v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
29 Apr 1989 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
02 May 1989 Aston Villa v Southampton L 1-2 League Division One
06 May 1989 Derby County v Aston Villa L 2-1 League Division One
13 May 1989 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 1-1 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
1976-77 England UEFA Under-21 2
1976-77 England Under-21 2
1977-78 England A v B 1
1977-78 England UEFA Under-21 6
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
15 Dec 1976 England v Wales D 0-0 Under-21
27 Apr 1977 England v Scotland W 1-0 U21
26 May 1977 Finland v England W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group
01 Jun 1977 Norway v England W 1-2 UEFA U21 Group
06 Sep 1977 England v Norway W 6-0 UEFA Under-21 Group
12 Oct 1977 England v Finland W 8-1 UEFA U21 Group
08 Mar 1978 England v Italy W 2-1 UEFA Under-21 Quarter-final
05 Apr 1978 Italy v England D 0-0 UEFA Under-21 Quarter-final
19 Apr 1978 Yugoslavia v England L 2-1 UEFA Under-21 Semi-final
02 May 1978 England v Yugoslavia D 1-1 UEFA Under-21 Semi-final
30 May 1978 Malaysia v England D 1-1 A v B


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