Keeper match day warm-up – Issue 22 (May 2012)
Eric Steele started his professional football career at Newcastle United in 1972, moving on to Peterborough United, for whom he achieved a club record 124 consecutive appearances. He went on to play for Brighton & Hove Albion, Watford and Derby County, winning five promotions in 12 seasons with those clubs.
After retiring from the game in 1988, Steele began providing coaching expertise to the likes of Manchester City, Leeds United, Derby County and Barnsley, and worked overseas in Australia, Switzerland, Norway, Germany and the US.
Since 1997, he has had full-time roles in the Premier League at Derby County, Aston Villa and Manchester City, before joining Manchester United in 2008 where he now oversees the development of shotstoppers David de Gea, Anders Lindegaard and others.
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