Steve Cooper

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Steve Cooper was a professional footballer who played as a forward. Born on June 22, 1964, Cooper's football career included a notable period at Tranmere Rovers, where he made 42 appearances, including 25 starts and 17 as a substitute, scoring 6 goals. He joined Tranmere Rovers in 1990 from Barnsley for a transfer fee of £100,000 and later moved to York City in 1992 for £30,000. Cooper made his debut for Tranmere against Reading on December 14, 1990. He is also remembered for his time with Airdrieonians, where he scored a memorable headed goal in the semi-final against Hearts, leading to the 1995 Scottish Cup final. Sadly, Steve Cooper passed away on February 15, 2004, at the age of 39, but his legacy in football, particularly at Tranmere Rovers, is fondly remembered by former colleagues and fans alike.

Debut: Reading (1990-12-14)

Born: 1964-06-22,

Season Starts Goals Assists Headers Free Kicks Penalties Yellow Cards Red Cards
1990 13 (10) 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 8 (4) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
1992 4 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 25 (17) 6 1 0 0 0 0 0
Season In/Out Fee
Barnsley £100,000
York City £30,000
Season Competition Start/Sub Opposition Goals Subbed By/For
1990 League Start Reading (1990-12-14) 0
1990 League Start Birmingham City (1990-12-21) 0
1990 League Start Cambridge United (1990-12-26) 0
1990 League Start Rotherham United (1990-12-29) 0 Ian Muir
1990 League Sub Stoke City (1991-01-12) 0 John Morrissey
1990 League Sub Leyton Orient (1991-02-02) 0 Neil McNab
1990 League Sub Fulham (1991-02-16) 0 Ian Muir
1990 Leyland Daf Trophy Sub Wigan Athletic (1991-02-19) 0 Jim Steel
1990 League Sub Huddersfield Town (1991-02-26) 0 Dave Higgins
1990 League Sub Shrewsbury Town (1991-03-26) 0 Jim Steel
1990 League Sub Birmingham City (1991-04-02) 0 Mark Hughes
1990 League Sub Rotherham United (1991-04-05) 0 Chris Malkin
1990 Leyland Daf Trophy Sub Preston North End (1991-04-09) 0 Chris Malkin
1990 League Sub Southend United (1991-04-12) 0 Jim Steel
1990 League Start Exeter City (1991-04-20) 0
1990 League Start Mansfield Town (1991-04-27) 0 Chris Malkin
1990 League Start Brentford (1991-05-04) 1 Dave Martindale
1990 League Start Preston North End (1991-05-07) 0
1990 League Start Bury (1991-05-11) 1
1990 Play Offs Start Brentford (1991-05-19) 2
1990 Play Offs Start Brentford (1991-05-22) 0
1990 Leyland Daf Trophy Start Birmingham City (1991-05-26) 1
1990 Play Offs Start Bolton Wanderers (1991-06-01) 0
1991 League Sub Bristol City (1991-09-14) 0 John Morrissey
1991 League Sub Millwall (1991-11-05) 0 Ged Brannan
1991 League Sub Plymouth Argyle (1991-11-08) 0 Chris Malkin
1991 FA Cup Sub Runcorn (1991-11-16) 0 Chris Malkin
1991 FA Cup Start York City (1991-12-07) 0
1991 Zenith Data Systems Trophy Start Nottingham Forest (1991-12-10) 0
1991 League Start Port Vale (1991-12-13) 1
1991 FA Cup Start York City (1991-12-17) 0 Jim Steel
1991 League Start Sunderland (1991-12-26) 0
1991 League Start Grimsby Town (1991-12-28) 0
1991 League Start Watford (1992-01-01) 0 Chris Malkin
1991 FA Cup Start Oxford United (1992-01-04) 0 Neil McNab
1992 Anglo Italian Cup Sub Wolverhampton Wanderers (1992-09-15) 0 Chris Malkin
1992 League Sub Charlton Athletic (1992-09-18) 0 John Morrissey
1992 League Start Birmingham City (1992-10-17) 0
1992 League Start Watford (1992-10-24) 0
1992 Anglo Italian Cup Start Pisa (1992-12-08) 0 Chris Malkin
1992 League Sub Notts County (1993-01-26) 0 Ian Muir
1992 League Start Portsmouth (1993-03-23) 0 Graham Branch