Danny Higginbotham

Born: December 29, 1978 (age 38)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Manchester, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Defender
Sheffield United's Danny Higginbotham wins a header for his side in their match against Reading on January 26, 2013
Career History
Senior2003-2006Southampton
2006-2007Stoke City
2007-2008Sunderland
2008-2013Stoke City
→ 2012Nottingham Forest (loan)
→ 2012Ipswich Town (loan)
2013Sheffield United
2013-2014Chester FC
Sports Mole has 79 articles about Danny Higginbotham. Articles 1 to 40:
A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester City at The Stadium of Light on December 3, 2014
Danny Higginbotham: 'Sunderland players must stop hiding'
Former Sunderland defender Danny Higginbotham believes that multiple players at the club are "hiding" and urges them to be pulling in the same direction.
Sep 14, 21:51
Danny Higginbotham of Gibraltar in action during the international friendly match between Gibraltar and Slovakia at Estadio do Alagarve on November 19, 2013
Danny Higginbotham: 'January signings key for Sunderland'
Sunderland's January signings were the main reason why they stayed up, according to the club's former defender Danny Higginbotham.
May 11, 21:57
Danny Higginbotham of Gibraltar in action during the international friendly match between Gibraltar and Slovakia at Estadio do Alagarve on November 19, 2013
Danny Higginbotham: Tottenham Hotspur "only going to get better"
Ex-Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham backs Tottenham Hotspur to improve over the coming campaigns following their 4-0 win at the Britannia Stadium.
Apr 18, 22:40
Bojan Krkic of Stoke City is tackled by Jack Cork of Swansea City during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Stoke City at Liberty Stadium on October 19, 2015
Preview: Stoke City vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Stoke City's home Premier League encounter against Swansea City at the Britannia Stadium.
Mar 31, 18:17
Shay Given of Stoke City kicks the ball during the Colonia Cup 2015 match between FC Porto and Stoke City FC at RheinEnergieStadion on August 2, 2015 in Cologne, Germany.
Danny Higginbotham: 'Shay Given should replace Jack Butland'
Danny Higginbotham urges Stoke City manager Mark Hughes to pick Shay Given in goal for this weekend's home game against Swansea City.
Mar 31, 12:39
Danny Higginbotham of Gibraltar in action during the international friendly match between Gibraltar and Slovakia at Estadio do Alagarve on November 19, 2013
Stoke City's midfield duo excites Danny Higginbotham
Danny Higginbotham backs Stoke City's Giannelli Imbula and Glenn Whelan to form a "very good midfield partnership".
Feb 11, 12:55
Danny Higginbotham of Stoke City celebrates victory after the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON 6th Round match between Stoke City and West Ham United at the Britannia Stadium on March 13, 2011
Danny Higginbotham: "Exciting times" for Stoke City
Danny Higginbotham believes that "exciting times" are ahead for Stoke City after they smash the club's transfer record to sign Giannelli Imbula from Porto.
Feb 1, 23:07
Swansea Citys English manager Garry Monk sits in the dugout during the English Premier League football match between Swansea City and Leicester City at The Liberty Stadium in Swansea, south Wales on December 5, 2015.
Danny Higginbotham: 'Poor decision from Swansea City to sack Garry Monk'
Danny Higginbotham says that Swansea City have made a "poor decision" sacking Garry Monk.
Dec 9, 17:24
Roy Keane, manager of Sunderland looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Bolton Wanderers at The Stadium of Light on November 29, 2008 in Sunderland, England.
On this day: Roy Keane resigns as Sunderland boss
On this day in 2008, Roy Keane resigned as Sunderland manager after 100 games in charge at the Stadium of Light.
Dec 4, 06:00
Asteras Tripolis' Marton Fulop in action against PAOK during their Greek Super League match on May 22, 2013
Goalkeeper Marton Fulop passes away: Twitter tributes
Sports Mole takes a look at the Twitter reaction to the news of Marton Fulop's death at the age of 32.
Nov 12, 12:19
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney kicks the ball during the English League Cup third round football match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 23, 2015.
Sands of time running out for Manchester United's Wayne Rooney
Sports Mole looks into the reasons behind Wayne Rooney's struggles of late and argues that it's time to drop the Manchester United captain.
Nov 2, 11:10
Jack Butland of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015
Danny Higginbotham hails "outstanding" Jack Butland
Talking to Sports Mole, Danny Higginbotham is full of praise for Stoke City and England goalkeeper Jack Butland.
Oct 17, 09:00
Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney kicks the ball during the English League Cup third round football match between Manchester United and Ipswich Town at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 23, 2015.
Interview: Danny Higginbotham: 'Don't write off Manchester United's Wayne Rooney'
Sports Mole discusses Wayne Rooney's ongoing slump in form with former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham.
Oct 16, 14:00
Liverpool's Christian Benteke celebrates scoring against Man Utd on September 12, 2015
Danny Higginbotham: 'Christian Benteke can thrive under Jurgen Klopp'
Danny Higginbotham tells Sports Mole that Christian Benteke can be a success at Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp's management.
Oct 16, 10:00
Danny Higginbotham of Gibraltar in action during the international friendly match between Gibraltar and Slovakia at Estadio do Alagarve on November 19, 2013
Danny Higginbotham: 'Glen Johnson right for Stoke City'
Danny Higginbotham tells Sports Mole that Glen Johnson will prove himself to be a "very good signing" for his former club Stoke City.
Jul 16, 12:43
Danny Higginbotham of Stoke City celebrates victory after the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON 6th Round match between Stoke City and West Ham United at the Britannia Stadium on March 13, 2011
Danny Higginbotham: 'Asmir Begovic not motivated by money'
Asmir Begovic may have moved to Chelsea too early, his former Stoke City teammate Danny Higginbotham tells Sports Mole.
Jul 14, 12:35
Danny Higginbotham of Gibraltar in action during the international friendly match between Gibraltar and Slovakia at Estadio do Alagarve on November 19, 2013
Danny Higginbotham: 'No Bastian Schweinsteiger concerns'
Danny Higginbotham tells Sports Mole that Manchester United's signing of Bastian Schweinsteiger is not a gamble.
Jul 14, 10:38
Danny Higginbotham of Gibraltar in action during the international friendly match between Gibraltar and Slovakia at Estadio do Alagarve on November 19, 2013
Danny Higginbotham: Raheem Sterling fee is "absurd"
Talking to Sports Mole, Danny Higginbotham questions the reported £49m fee that Manchester City are shelling out to sign Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling.
Jul 13, 16:57
Danny Higginbotham of Gibraltar in action during the international friendly match between Gibraltar and Slovakia at Estadio do Alagarve on November 19, 2013
Danny Higginbotham expects Radamel Falcao departure
Danny Higginbotham is not expecting Manchester United to sign Colombian striker Radamel Falcao on a permanent basis.
May 4, 12:51
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Danny Higginbotham unsure about Borussia Dortmund duo
Former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham does not believe that Mats Hummels and Ilkay Gundogan are the players that the club needs to sign this summer.
May 4, 09:40
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Interview: Danny Higginbotham - Life after professional football
Sports Mole catches up with former Manchester United and Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham as he adapts to life in the media.
May 3, 10:18
Stoke City fans celebrate their team winning at the final whistle during the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON semi final match between Bolton Wanderers and Stoke City at Wembley Stadium on April 17, 2011
On this day: Stoke City thrash Bolton Wanderers to reach FA Cup final
Sports Mole looks back at Stoke City's 5-0 FA Cup semi-final win over Bolton Wanderers in 2011.
Apr 17, 08:00
Danny Higginbotham in action for Nottingham Forest on February 25, 2012.
Danny Higginbotham backs Charlie Austin over Rickie Lambert for England
Danny Higginbotham backs calls for Charlie Austin to take over from Rickie Lambert for England.
Nov 15, 08:28
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City is mobbed by team mates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Manchester United on November 2, 2014
Manchester derby: 10 talking points
Sports Mole picks out 10 talking points to have arisen from the Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium.
Nov 3, 11:47
Danny Higginbotham of Southampton in action during the Coca-Cola Championship match between Millwall and Southampton at the New Den on October 22, 2005
Danny Higginbotham: Nathaniel Clyne can fill England's right-back "vacancy"
Former Southampton defender Danny Higginbotham tells Sports Mole that Saints star Nathaniel Clyne has the ability to be England's regular right-back.
Nov 2, 11:36
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Danny Higginbotham: 'Individuals, lack of leaders costing Manchester United'
Manchester United's defensive problems are down to individual errors and a lack of leaders, former Red Devils defender Danny Higginbotham tells Sports Mole.
Nov 2, 10:55
Danny Higginbotham of Southampton in action during the Coca-Cola Championship match between Millwall and Southampton at the New Den on October 22, 2005
Danny Higginbotham hails "brilliant" Southampton
Talking to Sports Mole, Danny Higginbotham admits that he was wrong to think that Southampton would struggle in the Premier League this season.
Nov 1, 12:24
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Danny Higginbotham previews Manchester derby
Sports Mole looks ahead to tomorrow's Manchester derby with former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham.
Nov 1, 11:13
Danny Higginbotham of Stoke City celebrates victory after the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON 6th Round match between Stoke City and West Ham United at the Britannia Stadium on March 13, 2011
Danny Higginbotham: 'Stoke City too close to other big clubs'
Former Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham claims that the Potters' close proximity to other big clubs stops them from sourcing the best local young players.
Oct 29, 20:00
Will Grigg of Milton Keynes Dons scores his second goal past goalkeeper David De Gea of Manchester United during the Capital One Cup Second Round match on August 26, 2014
MK Dons 4-0 Manchester United: Twitter reacts
Sports Mole picks out some of the best Twitter reaction to Manchester United's hammering at the hands of MK Dons.
Aug 27, 10:56
John Terry of Chelsea celebrates as he scores their second goal with a header during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge on December 1, 2013
Fantasy Football advice: Week 1
Sports Mole's fantasy football advice returns with a closer look at the best players to pick and avoid for the opening weekend of the Premier League season.
Aug 13, 16:48
Danny Higginbotham in action for Nottingham Forest on February 25, 2012.
Danny Higginbotham tips Germany to win World Cup
Danny Higginbotham expects Germany to beat Argentina 2-1 in this evening's World Cup final.
Jul 13, 14:57
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Danny Higginbotham happy with Manchester United's start
Danny Higginbotham says that Manchester United should be "delighted" with their first six Premier League fixtures.
Jun 18, 14:34
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Danny Higginbotham highlights Manchester United's need for "leaders"
Former Manchester United defender Danny Higginbotham discusses with Sports Mole the current squad's requirement for new "leaders".
Apr 1, 15:47
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Danny Higginbotham previews "very difficult" Bayern Munich tie
Sports Mole looks ahead to Manchester United's Champions League tie against Bayern Munich with their former defender Danny Higginbotham.
Mar 31, 11:24
Danny Higginbotham in action for Nottingham Forest on February 25, 2012.
Danny Higginbotham hails Peter Odemwingie signing
Former Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham says that Peter Odemwingie's arrival has helped the club reverse their negative early season form.
Mar 30, 09:36
Danny Higginbotham in action for Nottingham Forest on February 25, 2012.
Danny Higginbotham urges quick Nottingham Forest managerial appointment
Danny Higginbotham believes that Nottingham Forest still stand a good chance of gaining promotion, but only if they make a quick managerial appointment.
Mar 29, 12:17
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Danny Higginbotham discourages use of protest plane
Talking to Sports Mole, Danny Higginbotham reveals his hope that Manchester United fans cancel their planned plane protest against manager David Moyes.
Mar 29, 09:31
Danny Higginbotham in action for Manchester United against Watford on April 29, 2000
Danny Higginbotham: Neil Warnock "great appointment" for Nottingham Forest
Former Nottingham Forest defender Danny Higginbotham backs reports that Neil Warnock is to become the club's new manager.
Mar 24, 12:24
Preston North End's forward Tom Finney smiles as he holds his trophy in London after being elected the Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers Association on 29 April, 1954
Sir Tom Finney passes away: Twitter reacts
Sports Mole looks back over the Twitter reaction to the news that Sir Tom Finney has passed away at the age of 91.
Feb 15, 11:00



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3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163