Full Name: Lee Matthew Howey
Pob: Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, GB
Position: Central Defender
Club Appearance Record
|Season||Tot Apps||Tot Goals|
Career Appearance Record
|Club||Date Signed||Date Left||Fee|
|Ipswich Town||July 1985||1988||Youth Team|
|Seaham Red Star||October 1991||-||-|
|Bishop Auckland||July 1992||March 1993||-|
|Ipswich Town||February 1993||February 1993||On Trial|
|Sunderland||March 1993||August 1997||Free|
|Burnley||August 1997||February 1999||£200,000|
|Northampton Town||November 1998||February 1999||On Loan|
|Northampton Town||February 1999||September 2001||£50,000|
|Forest Green Rovers||August 2001||January 2002||Free|
|Nuneaton Borough||January 2002||October 2002||Player Exchange|
|Bedford Town||October 2002||October 2003||-|
A Ross Tuesday 21-07-2020
Lee Howey wrote his autobiography in 2018 - great title Massively violent and decidedly average
From the book can confirm that Lee joined Ipswich as an apprentice in July 1985 and then left in 1988 after a serious knee injury
He returned in 1993 for a trial playing in a reserve game v Charlton. He was offered a contract but instead chose to sign for his hometown club, Sunderland - managed then by Terry Butcher.
Below are the list of other clubs he played for including a spell in Belgium when he resurrected his career after his serious injury at Ipswich.
Update on clubs Lee Howey played for and dates ( just additional information to this page
Joined Gateshead in September 1988 - Joined AS Hemptinne = Belgium in October 1988 + Left = Sacked in October 1990
Joined Seaham Red Star in October 1991 - Joined Bishop Auckland in July 1992
He finally stopped playing for Buckingham Town in March 2006
He was player coach + player manager at Ayiesbury United + Kettering Town + Long Buckley
Serious injury curtailed his Portman Road career
A Ross Wednesday 01-04-2009
Lee played for Seaham Red Star in 1992 before joining Bishop Auckland. Lee Howey signed as a player for Bedford Town in October 2002, .He was signed by Bedford manager and ex Town player Kevion Wilson. He left Bedford in October 2003 when he and Wilson left for Aylesbury United.He became assistant manger to Wilson at Aylesbury. He then followed Kevin to Kettering Town where he was assistant manger, leaving there in March 2005. In 2005/06 spent a short period as manager of Buckingham Town Played for Sunderland in the 2007 and 2008 Masters. Now a corporate sales manager, living back in the North East
Lee Howey joined Ipswich Town + Became An Apprentice - Some Time In The 1984 / 85 Season.
He signed ether YTS Forms or a Professional Contract with Ipswich Town in October 1986.
He left Ipswich Town in June 1987.
He was on a trial with Ipswich Town from Bishop Auckland in February 1993.