Steve Bruce

Born: December 31, 1960 (age 56)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Corbridge, England
Nationality: England flag English

Steve Bruce manager of Hull City reacts during the Hull City v KSC Lokeren UEFA Europa League Qualifying Play-Off match at the KC Stadium on August 28, 2014
Career History
Youth1977-1979Gillingham
Senior1979-1984Gillingham
1984-1987Norwich City
1987-1996Manchester United
1996-1998Birmingham City
1998Sheffield United
Managerial1998-1999Sheffield United
1999-2000Huddersfield Town
2001Wigan Athletic
2001Crystal Palace
2001-2007Birmingham City
2007-2009Wigan Athletic
2009-2011Sunderland
2012-2016Hull City
2016-Aston Villa
Sports Mole has 1,738 articles about Steve Bruce. Articles 1 to 40:
Hull City's Ahmed Elmohamady reacts to the draw against Southampton on April 29, 2017
Aston Villa hold interest in Hull City defender Ahmed Elmohamady?
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is reportedly open to the idea of signing Hull City defender Ahmed Elmohamady.
May 22, 11:56
General view ahead of kick off in the npower Championship match between Birmingham City and Nottingham Forest, at St Andrews Stadium on February 25, 2012
Report: Birmingham City interested in Aston Villa defender Tommy Elphick
Out-of-favour Aston Villa defender Tommy Elphick is a transfer target for bitter rivals Birmingham City, according to reports.
May 21, 13:34
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Report: Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce given £1m transfer budget
A report claims that Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce will have to offload some of his big earners if he plans on bringing any new players on board permanently.
May 14, 12:19
Jack Grealish of Aston Villa looks on during a warm- up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on October 3, 2015
Steve Bruce to Jack Grealish: "Ability is not enough alone"
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce wants Jack Grealish to work on his mentality and become more consistent as "ability is not enough alone".
May 8, 22:20
Brighton & Hove Albion players celebrate promotion to the Premier League on April 17, 2017
Team News: Five changes for Brighton & Hove Albion
Chris Hughton makes five changes for Brighton & Hove Albion's trip to Aston Villa.
May 7, 11:06
Jordan Amavi of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015
Napoli consider move for Aston Villa defender Jordan Amavi?
Napoli reportedly identify Aston Villa defender Jordan Amavi as a potential transfer target for the summer.
Apr 27, 11:43
Angers' Jonathan Kodjia runs during a friendly football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Angers (SCO) on July 16, 2015
Team News: Jonathan Kodjia fit to start for Aston Villa
Jonathan Kodjia is passed fit to start for Aston Villa as they welcome Reading to Villa Park.
Apr 15, 14:06
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Steve Bruce "quietly confident" about promotion with Aston Villa next season
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that he is "quietly confident" about winning promotion from the Championship next season.
Apr 10, 18:57
George Boyd in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Aston Villa consider move for Burnley midfielder George Boyd?
Aston Villa are reportedly considering a move for Burnley midfielder George Boyd, who is out of contract at Turf Moor during the summer.
Apr 10, 12:43
Frankfurt's Swiss forward Haris Seferovic celebrates scoring the opening goal during German first division Bundesliga football match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany on May
Report: Aston Villa monitoring Eintracht Frankfurt striker Haris Seferovic
Aston Villa scouts are monitoring Eintracht Frankfurt and Switzerland striker Haris Seferovic, according to reports.
Apr 6, 22:35
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Steve Bruce: Neil Taylor is "deeply disappointed" over Seamus Coleman incident
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that defender Neil Taylor is "deeply disappointed" after breaking Seamus Coleman's leg while on international duty with Wales.
Apr 1, 11:23
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Aston Villa chief: 'Promotion the target next season'
Aston Villa chief executive Keith Wyness admits that "there will be no excuses for us not to go up" to the Premier League in Steve Bruce's first full season in charge.
Mar 29, 21:26
Steve Bruce on the touchline during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Hull City on February 20, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'No big changes this summer'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that the club will not be spending big again this summer.
Mar 28, 14:12
Sergio Romero of Manchester United with Sam Johnstone of Manchester United prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United on August 14, 2015
Aston Villa 'prepare £3m bid for Manchester United keeper'
Aston Villa reportedly prepare an offer of £3m to make Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone's loan move permanent.
Mar 27, 17:49
Neil Taylor in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Georgia on October 9, 2016
Neil Taylor 'embracing' atmosphere during Aston Villa run
Aston Villa full-back Neil Taylor speaks of his delight at playing an important role in the club's recent impressive run in the Championship.
Mar 24, 19:49
Scott Hogan poses with his Player of the Month award for September 2016
Scott Hogan praises "incredible" Aston Villa support
Aston Villa forward Scott Hogan pays tribute to the club's "incredible" support after opening his account in the 2-0 victory at Wigan Athletic.
Mar 21, 18:51
Steve Bruce on the touchline during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Hull City on February 20, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'Mile Jedinak could become a defender'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce suggests that he is considering converting Mile Jedinak into a central defender in order to prolong his career.
Mar 18, 11:26
Steve Bruce gives instructions during the Championship playoff final between Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday on May 28, 2016
Steve Bruce refusing to give up on playoffs
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce refuses to give up on his side making an unlikely push for the playoffs this season.
Mar 17, 13:55
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Steve Bruce: "There are small buds of recovery"
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce acknowledges "small buds of recovery" after his side's 2-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday.
Mar 11, 19:03
Fernando Forestieri of Sheffield Wednesday is tackled by Lawrie Wilson of Bolton during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Reebok Stadium on September 15, 2015
Team News: Fernando Forestieri absent for Sheffield Wednesday
Fernando Forestieri misses out for Sheffield Wednesday's trip to Aston Villa.
Mar 11, 14:04
Leandro Bacuna in action for Aston Villa on January 1, 2015
Steve Bruce: 'Leandro Bacuna ban is a bit harsh'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that Leandro Bacuna's six-match ban for abusing an official is "a bit harsh".
Mar 3, 11:12
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Steve Bruce: Claudio Ranieri sacking "morally wrong"
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce brands Leicester City's decision to sack Claudio Ranieri "morally wrong", "harsh" and "brutal".
Feb 24, 16:18
Scott Hogan poses with his Player of the Month award for September 2016
Scott Hogan to undergo scans on ankle injury
Aston Villa say that striker Scott Hogan will undergo scans on Tuesday after suffering an ankle injury against Newcastle United.
Feb 21, 13:11
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'Newcastle United display sums Aston Villa up'
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce laments the "horrible goals" conceded by his side in their 2-0 loss at the hands of Newcastle United.
Feb 20, 22:46
Rafael Benitez during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City on April 16, 2016
Result: Newcastle United pile misery on Aston Villa to move top of the table
Newcastle United climb to the top of the Championship table with a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa at St James' Park as the visitors fall to a fifth straight defeat.
Feb 20, 21:55
Rafael 'show me the money' Benitez gestures during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 2-0 Aston Villa - as it happened
Relive Newcastle's 2-0 win over Aston Villa as the Magpies move back to the top of the Championship table while condemning their visitors to a fifth straight defeat.
Feb 20, 18:59
Steve Bruce gives instructions during the Championship playoff final between Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday on May 28, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'My job is safe'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce claims to have the full backing of club owner Dr Tony Xia.
Feb 20, 10:08
Steve Bruce watches on during the Championship playoff semi-final between Derby County and Hull City on May 14, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'Aston Villa showing signs of improvement'
Steve Bruce remains confident that Aston Villa will soon turn their results around after losing to Ipswich Town on Saturday to make it seven league games without a win.
Feb 11, 21:47
Steve Bruce gives instructions during the Championship playoff final between Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday on May 28, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'We need to go on a huge run'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce acknowledges that the club need to "put something of a huge run together" in order to bridge the gap to the Championship playoffs.
Feb 6, 18:48
General stadium view prior the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackpool and Bournemouth at Bloomfield Road on December 20, 2014
Everton, Aston Villa scouting Blackpool teenager?
Everton and Aston Villa are among the clubs reportedly interested in Blackpool's teenage winger Bright Osayi-Samuel.
Feb 6, 17:31
Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Steve Bruce: 'Ross McCormack must apologise to play for Aston Villa'
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce says that Ross McCormack will not be considered for a return to his first-team squad unless he apologises to his teammates.
Feb 4, 11:57
Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Ross McCormack: 'Aston Villa departure good for both me and club'
Ross McCormack believes that his departure from Aston Villa on loan to Nottingham Forest is right for both player and club at this moment in time.
Feb 2, 16:50
Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Ross McCormack explains electric gate issue at Aston Villa
On-loan Nottingham Forest striker Ross McCormack admits that he did not deliberately miss training because the electric gates at his house stopped working.
Feb 2, 16:31
Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Ross McCormack makes Nottingham Forest loan switch
Nottingham Forest take striker Ross McCormack on loan from Aston Villa.
Feb 1, 00:07
Scott Hogan poses with his Player of the Month award for September 2016
Aston Villa sign Scott Hogan from Brentford on long-term deal
Aston Villa confirm the signing of Scott Hogan on a four-and-a-half-year deal from Championship rivals Brentford.
Jan 31, 23:33
Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Report: Nottingham Forest make improved offer to Aston Villa for Ross McCormack
Nottingham Forest reportedly make an improved offer to Aston Villa to take striker Ross McCormack on loan for the remainder of the season.
Jan 31, 19:41
Ashley Westwood controls the ball during the Premier League match between Watford and Aston Villa on April 30, 2016
Ashley Westwood 'completes Burnley medical'
Aston Villa midfielder Ashley Westwood reportedly passes a medical ahead of a proposed move to Premier League side Burnley.
Jan 31, 13:24
Swansea player Neil Taylor in action during the Pre season friendly match between Swansea City and Deportivo La Coruna at Liberty Stadium on August 1, 2015
Neil Taylor 'completes medical ahead of move from Swansea City to Aston Villa'
Swansea City defender Neil Taylor reportedly completes a medical ahead of a £4m move to Aston Villa.
Jan 31, 11:42
Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Nottingham Forest enter race to sign Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack?
Nottingham Forest reportedly enter the race to sign Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack.
Jan 31, 11:32
Ross McCormack in action for Aston Villa on August 5, 2016
Norwich City 'enquire about Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack'
Norwich City reportedly revive their interest in Ross McCormack, who has been told that he can leave Aston Villa after turning up to training late numerous times.
Jan 30, 12:40



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