Stewart established himself in the lower leagues with Blackpool from 1981-1987 earning himself a place in the club's Hall of fame before joining Manchester City in the First Division. City were immediately relegated, but Stewart blossomed in his first full season scoring 24 goals in 40 matches. Tottenham Hotspur brought him back to the top-flight and developed Stewart into a midfielder, gaining England recognition. Liverpool clearly rated Stewart highly as they spent £2.3 million on the 27-year-old prior to the 1992/93 season.…
"To know him is to like him, though there are some who are hostile to him, because they never tried to know him. He is a man of energy, determination, and honesty of purpose, and under his presidency the Liverpool Club is sure to prosper, the same way the Everton Club did."
Anfield | Sunday 10 Nov 2019
Signed by Bill Shankly’s Liverpool as the most expensive teenager in British football history for £100,000 two weeks before his nineteenth birthday. At 26 he was at Walsall in the third division.
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