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David Batty

Leeds United AFC, Blackburn Rovers FC, Newcastle United FC, Leeds United AFC
 
42 appearances, 0 goals
 
P 42 W 22 D 13 L 7 F 76: A
27
*(actual F 59: A 22)
68% successful

1990-99

disciplined: 6 1
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
2984

Profile

Full name David Batty (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 2 December 1968 in Moortown, Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Leeds, December 1968].
Attended Shakespeare Middle School, Chapel Allerton and Allerton Grange High School, Leeds (as did Brian Deane, who was a year above).
Height/Weight 5' 7", 12st. 0lbs [1996]. 5' 8", 12st. 0lbs [2006].

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2006] & FindMyPast.com

Biographies David Batty - The Autobiography: David Batty (Headline Books, 2001)
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) Represented Leeds at schoolboy level and played for Tingley Athletic FC, before being signed by Leeds United AFC as an amateur in July 1985 and signed professional forms on 3 August 1987. After 211 league appearances and four goals, he was reluctantly transferred to Blackburn Rovers FC on 26 October 1993 for £2.75 million. After 54 Premiership appearances, and a solitary goal, and handing in a transfer-request, Batty joined Newcastle United FC on 2 March 1996 for £3.75 million. After 83 Premiership appearances and three goals, Batty moved back to Elland Road on 9 December 1998 for £4.4 million. He played ninety Premiership appearances, and missed the entirety of the 2000-01 season due to injury. His last appearance was on 4 January 2004, in which he was injured, he retired the following summer.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1989-90; Football League Champions 1991-92; FA Charity Shield winners 1992;
Individual honours PFA Premier League Team of the Year 1993-94, 1996-97, 1997-98;
Distinctions None

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2006]

England Career

Player number 1026th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 671, 21 May 1991, England 3 USSR 1, an England Challenge Cup match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (70), aged 22 years 170 days.
Last match No. 761, 8 September 1999, Poland 0 England 0, a World Cup qualification match at Stadion Wojska Polskiego, Warszawa, sent-off (84), aged 30 years 279 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 1998; European Championship Finals 1992;
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (five appearances), England U21 (seven appearances, one goal)
Distinctions The eighth player to be sent-off playing for the full national side. The only player to never play again after being sent-off.

Beyond England

Fronts advertising campaigns for prostate cancer as well as football punditary with in the Leeds area, for Aire FM.

 

David Batty - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
62+ 42 22 32 10 8 2984 0 0 min 0 none 6
1
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

David Batty - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 20 11 5 4 36 13 +23 6 11 1.80 0.65 67.5 +7
Away 15 9 5 1 21 7 +14 3 10 1.40 0.467 76.7 +8
Neutral 7 2 3 2 9 7 +2 1 3 1.289 1.00 50.0 =0
All 42 22 13 7 76 27 +49 10 24 1.81 0.643 67.9 +15

 

David Batty - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 34 19 10 5 68 20 +48 7 19 2.00 0.589 70.6 +14
Red 7 2 3 2 6 7 -1 3 4 0.857 1.00 50.0 =0
Blue 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 42 22 13 7 76 27 +49 10 24 1.81 0.643 67.9 +15

 

David Batty - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

9 6 2 1 20 2 +18 2 7 2.222 0.222 77.8 +5
WCF 4 2 1 1 17 4 +13 0 2 4.25 1.00 62.5 +1
World Cup 13 8 3 2 37 6 +31 2 9 2.846 0.462 73.1 +6

ECP

7 3 4 0 11 1 +10 3 6 1.571 0.143 71.4 +3
ECF 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1 1 0.50 1.00 25.0 -1
European Championship 9 3 5 1 12 3 +9 4 7 1.333 0.333 61.1 +2
Minor Tournaments 7 3 2 2 10 10 =0 1 1 1.429 1.429 57.1 +1
Friendly 13 8 3 2 17 8 +9 3 7 1.308 0.615 73.1 +6
All 42 22 13 7 76 27 +49 10 24 1.81 0.643 67.9 +15

 

David Batty - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1992-94 2 1 1 0 7 1 +6 0 1 3.50 0.50 75.0 +1
WCP 1996-98 7 5 1 1 13 1 +12 2 6 1.857 0.143 78.6 +4
WCP All 9 6 2 1 20 2 +18 2 7 2.222 0.222 77.8 +5
World Cup Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 1998 4 2 1 1 17 4 +13 0 2 4.25 1.00 62.5 +1
WCF All 4 2 1 1 17 4 +13 0 2 4.25 1.00 62.5 +1
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 1992-94 2 1 1 0 7 1 +6 0 1 3.50 0.50 75.0 +1
WC 1996-98 11 7 2 2 30 5 +25 2 8 2.727 0.455 72.7 +5
WC All 13 8 3 2 37 6 +31 2 9 2.846 0.462 73.1 +6
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1990-92 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
ECP 1998-2000 6 2 4 0 10 1 +9 3 5 1.667 0.167 66.7 +2
ECP All 7 3 4 0 11 1 +10 3 6 1.571 0.143 78.6 +4
European Championship Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1992 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1 1 0.50 1.00 25.0 -1
ECF All 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 1 1 0.50 1.00 25.0 -1
European Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 1990-92 3 1 1 1 2 2 =0 1 2 0.667 0.667 50.0 =0
EC 1998-2000 6 2 4 0 10 1 +9 3 5 1.667 0.167 66.7 +2
EC All 9 3 5 1 12 3 +9 4 7 1.333 0.333 61.1 +2
Minor Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
England Challenge 1991 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 0 0 2.50 1.50 75.0 +1
US Cup 1993 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 0 0.50 1.50 25.0 -1
Umbro Cup 1995 2 1 0 1 3 4 -1 0 0 1.50 2.00 50.0 =0
Le Tournoi 1997 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1 0 1 1.00 0.00 100.0 +1
TC All 7 3 2 2 10 10 =0 1 1 1.429 1.429 57.1 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 13 8 3 2 37 6 +31 2 9 2.846 0.462 73.1 +6
EC 9 3 5 1 12 3 +9 4 7 1.333 0.333 61.1 +2
TC 7 3 2 2 10 10 =0 1 1 1.429 1.429 57.1 +1
All 29 14 10 5 59 19 +40 7 17 2.034 0.656 65.5 +9

 

David Batty - Match History
 Club: Leeds United A.F.C. - 14 full caps

Coach: Bobby Robson - 0 full capsx

Age 20
1 b 14 November 1989 - England B 1 Italy B 1, Goldstone Ground, Brighton Fr HD Start 10
Age 21
2 b 12 December 1989 - England B 2 Yugoslavia B 1, The Den, London Fr HW Start 4
3 b 27 March 1990 - Ireland B 4 England B 1, Turners Cross, Cork Fr AL Start 8
 

Coach: Graham Taylor - 14 full capsx

- 667 14 November 1990 - Republic of Ireland 1 England 1, Lansdowne Road, Dublin ECP AD replacement squad member
Age 22
- 669 27 March 1991 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HD squad member
4 b 27 April 1991 - England B 1 Iceland 0, Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford Fr HW Start 4
- 670 1 May 1991 - Turkey 0 England 1, Atatürk Stadyumu, İzmir ECP AW unused sub 14
1 671 21 May 1991 - England 3 USSR 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley TC HW sub 70 15
2-1 when substituting
2 672 25 May 1991 - England 2 Argentina 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HD Start 4
3 673 1 June 1991 - Australia 0 England 1, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney Tour AW Start 4
4 674 3 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 1, Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland AW Start off ht 4
0-0 when substituted
- 675 8 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 2, Athletic Park, Wellington AW squad/
sub
?
5 676 12 June 1991 - Malaysia 2 England 4, Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur AW Start 4
6 677 11 September 1991 - England 0 Germany 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start 4
7 678 16 October 1991 - England 1 Turkey 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 4
Age 23
- 680 19 February 1992 - England 2 France 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 14
5 b 24 March 1992 - Czechoslovakia B 0 England B 1, Stadion Na Streleckem Ostrove, Ceské Budejovice Fr AW Start 4
8 683 12 May 1992 - Hungary 0 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest Fr AW sub 70 14
0-1 when substituting
684 17 May 1992 - England 1 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD squad member 
- 685 3 June 1992 - Finland 1 England 2, Olympiastadion, Helsinki Fr AW squad
/sub
?
- 686 11 June 1992 - Denmark 0 England 0, Malmö Stadion, Malmöt ECF ND unused sub 19
9 687 14 June 1992 - France 0 England 0, Malmö Stadion, Malmöt ND Start
10 688 17 June 1992 - Sweden 2 England 1, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna AL Start
- 689 9 September 1992 - Spain 1 England 0, Estadio El Sardinero, Santander Fr AL withdrawn squad member
11 690 14 October 1992 - England 1 Norway 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HD Start 4
Age 24
12 692 17 February 1993 - England 6 San Marino 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 11
- 695 29 May 1993 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Slaski, Chorzów WCP AD squad/
sub
?
- 696 2 June 1993 - Norway 2 England 0, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo AL unused sub 14
13 697 9 June 1993 - USA 2 England 0, Foxboro Stadium, Foxboro Tour AL Start 8
14 698 13 June 1993 - England 1 Brazil 1, Robert F. Kennedy Stadium ND Start off ht
0-0 when subbed
- 699 19 June 1993 - Germany 2 England 1, Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac NL squad
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Terry Venables - 3 full capsx

Age 25
15 703 9 March 1994 - England 1 Denmark 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW sub 66 ?
1-0 when substituting
Age 26
16 711 3 June 1995 - England 2 Japan 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley TC HW Start off 69 4
1-1 when subbed
- 712 8 June 1995 - England 3 Sweden 3, Elland Road, Leeds HD unused sub
17 713 11 June 1995 - England 1 Brazil 3, Wembley Stadium, Wembley HL Start off 78
1-3 when subbed
 Club: Newcastle United F.C. - 20 full caps

Coach: Glenn Hoddle - 20 full capsx

Age 27
18 727 1 September 1996 - Moldova 0 England 3, Stadionul Republican, Chişinău WCP AW sub 80 14
0-3 when substituting
19 729 9 November 1996 - Georgia 0 England 2, Boris Paichadze National Stadium, Tbilisi WCP AW Start 11
Age 28
20 730 12 February 1997 - England 0 Italy 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HL Start off 88 8
0-1 when substituted
21 731 29 March 1997 - England 2 Mexico 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start off 53 4
1-0 when substituted
22 732 30 April 1997 - England 2 Georgia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 4
23 733 24 May 1997 - England 2 South Africa 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW sub 57 14
1-1 when substituting
24 734 31 May 1997 - Poland 0 England 2, Stadion Slaski, Chorzów WCP AW sub 17 16
1-1 when substituting
- 735 4 June 1997 - England 2 Italy 0, Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes TC NW unused sub 17
25 736 7 June 1997 - France 0 England 1, Stade de la Mosson, Montpellier AW Start off ht
0-0 when subbed
- 737 10 June 1997 - Brazil 1 England 0, Parc des Princes, Paris NL unused sub
26 738 10 September 1997 - England 4 Moldova 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley WCP HW Start 4
27 739 11 October 1997 - Italy 0 England 0, Stadio Olimpico, Roma WCP AD Start 11
- 740 15 November 1997 - England 2 Cameroon 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 14
Age 29
28 741 11 February 1998 - England 0 Chile 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HL Start off 63 4
0-1 when substituted
29 742 25 March 1998 - Switzerland 1 England 1, Wankdorfstadion, Bern Fr AD sub 80 14
1-1 when substituting
30 743 22 April 1998 - England 3 Portugal 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 8
31 744 23 May 1998 - England 0 Saudi Arabia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HD Start 4
- 745 27 May 1998 - Morocco 0 England 1, Complexe Sportif Mohammed V, Casablanca TC AW squad member
- 746 29 May 1998 - Belgium 0 England 0, Complexe Sportif Mohammed V, Casablanca ND unused sub ?
32 747 15 June 1998 - England 2 Tunisia 0, Le Stade Vélodrome, Marseille WCF NW Start 8
33 748 22 June 1998 - Romania 2 England 1, Stade Municipal, Toulouse NL Start
34 749 26 June 1998 - England 2 Colombia 0, Stade Félix-Bollaert, Lens NW sub 83
2-0 when subbed
35 750 30 June 1998 - Argentina 2 England 2, Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Saint-Étienne ND Start
penalty saved in shoot-out
36 752 10 October 1998 - England 0 Bulgaria 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HD sub 67 15
0-0 when substituting
37 753 14 October 1998 - Luxembourg 0 England 3, Stade Josy Barthel, Stad Lëtzebuerg AW Start 4
- 754 18 November 1998 - England 2 Czech Republic 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW unused sub 15
 Club: Leeds United A.F.C. - 5 full caps

Coach: Kevin Keegan - 5 full capsx

Age 30
- 756 27 March 1999 - England 3 Poland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW injured squad member
38 757 28 April 1999 - Hungary 1 England 1, Népstadion, Budapest Fr AD Start 4
39 758 5 June 1999 - England 0 Sweden 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HD Start 58 8
40 759 9 June 1999 - Bulgaria 1 England 1, Stadion Balgarska Armia, Sofiya AD Start 8
41 760 4 September 1999 - England 6 Luxembourg 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley ECP HW Start 4
42 761 8 September 1999 - Poland 0 England 0, Stadion Wojska Polskiego, Warszawa   AD Start 84 4

0-0 when dismissed

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