Steve Pyle was associated with Cambridge United between 1980 to 1986 making a total of 67 (13) appearances scoring 8 times. He signed as a full time professional in 1981 having scored 40 times for the youth side in the previous season.
Steve made his first appearance for the U's when he came on as substitute in a match at St James Park against Newcastle
He scored his first league goal for the U's in the 90th minute against Swansea and followed it the next season scoring twice against the same team
On the opening day of the 1985/86 season Steve scored a hat trick against Hartlepool. All the goals coming in a ten minute period after halftime.
The following is his top side.
Formation - 4 4 2
Malcolm Webster. -- Webby unbelievable clean sheet record at one time.
Dave Donaldson. -- Donno always steady and cud defend but balls to forwards very good.
Cris Turner --Turn best header of ball and great talker.
SteveFallon. --Fallon so consistent
Jamie Murray. -- Jamie best left back in the old 2nd div for a couple of seasons.
Steve Spriggs. -- Spriggsy best player I played with. Top division player
Tom Finney. --Finn hard and great knowledge. Full international.
Andy Sinton. -- Andy cud tell he wud go higher.
Derrick Christie.--Del just pace and always a threat.
George Reilly. -- George unplayable ask wolves & villa who he murdered.
David Crown -- Crowny goals say no more.
Manager - Doc.
Quite easy really. Good team !!!
Think that team compliments each other
After Steve left Cambridge United he played for Torquat and Blyth Spartans where he was cult hero
Read about his time at Green and Whites where he was cult player for them here
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