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David Batty

Leeds United AFC, Blackburn Rovers FC, Newcastle United FC, Leeds United AFC
 
42 caps, 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 Leeds, 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) Made his Leeds United AFC debut in November 1987, having signed professional forms on 3 August 1987 from being a trainee. 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 enrirety 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.

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 Preliminary Competion and Final Tournaments
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 Preliminary Competition and Final Tournaments
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 Tournaments
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, Ballsbridge, Dublin ECP AD replacement squad member
Age 22
- 669 27 March 1991 - England 1 Republic of Ireland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London 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, London TC HW sub 70 15
2-1 when substituting
2 672 25 May 1991 - England 2 Argentina 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HD Start 4
3 673 1 June 1991 - Australia 0 England 1, Sydney Football Stadium, Moore Park, Sydney Tour AW Start 4
4 674 3 June 1991 - New Zealand 0 England 1, Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, 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, London Fr HL Start 4
7 678 16 October 1991 - England 1 Turkey 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Start 4
Age 23
- 680 19 February 1992 - England 2 France 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London 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, London 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 kommun, Stockholms län 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, London WCP HD Start 4
Age 24
12 692 17 February 1993 - England 6 San Marino 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW Start 11
- 695 29 May 1993 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Śląski, 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, Massachusetts Tour AL Start 8
14 698 13 June 1993 - England 1 Brazil 1, Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, D.C. ND Start off ht
0-0 when subbed
- 699 19 June 1993 - Germany 2 England 1, Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Michigan 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, London Fr HW sub 66 ?
1-0 when substituting
Age 26
16 711 3 June 1995 - England 2 Japan 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London 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, London 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, London WCP HL Start off 88 8
0-1 when substituted
21 731 29 March 1997 - England 2 Mexico 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start off 53 4
1-0 when substituted
22 732 30 April 1997 - England 2 Georgia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London 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 Śląski, Chorzów WCP AW sub 17 16
1-1 when substituting
- 735 4 June 1997 - England 2 Italy 0, Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes, France 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, France NL unused sub
26 738 10 September 1997 - England 4 Moldova 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London 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, London Fr HW unused sub 14
Age 29
28 741 11 February 1998 - England 0 Chile 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London 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, London Fr HW Start 8
31 744 23 May 1998 - England 0 Saudi Arabia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London 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, London 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, London 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, London 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, London 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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