Full Name: Stephen Arthur Buttle
Pob: Norwich, Norfolk, GB
Club Appearance Record
|Season||Tot Apps||Tot Goals|
Career Appearance Record
|Club||Date Signed||Date Left||Fee|
|Ipswich Town||January 1971||August 1973||Youth Team|
|AFC Bournemouth||August 1973||-||£8,800|
|Pittsburgh Spirit||Winter 1978-79||-||-|
A Ross Sunday 10-06-2012
Stephen (Stevie) returned to the UK in 1991 and died in Norwich.(not USA)
Joined Seattle in 1977 and in the first season they reached the Soccer Bowl before they lost to a Pele led New York Cosmos.
In the winter of 1979/80 he played for the Pittsburgh Spirit in the Indoor League before return in Seattle, he then played in both the NASL and the Indoor league for the Sounders before returnin to play for 3 winters for the Pittsburgh Spirit where he also coached
1977 - 1982 - Played 151, goals 15
Pittsburgh Spirit (indoor) 78/79- - Played 28, goals 35
Seattle Sounders (indoor) 80/81 and 81/82 - Played 34, goals 20
Pittsburgh Spirit (indoor) 82/83 - 83/84 - 84/85 - Played 70, goals 24.
In 1987 he joind his former Sounders manager, Alan Hinton at Indoor side Tacoma Stars as a coach they were sacked in 1989.
Andy Button Saturday 09-06-2012
Died 05/06/2012 from cancer in America survived by his parents,ex wife 2 children and 5 grandchildren
Played his last game for the club on 19th April, 1973 in a reserve fixture at Swansea bringing to an end a run of 61 consecutive reserve team appearances by the midfielder