Leeds' All Time Greats: No 13 Mel Sterland

18 February 2010 10:41
Sterland had a habit of scoring great goals. Mel Sterland (1989-93) 146 apps, 20 goals Like a runaway stag party, the Yorkshire Zico stormed up and down the right with a crowd-pleasing zeal. That he did so while always looking slightly overweight only endeared him to the fans all the more. Sterland also had a habit of scoring great goals and was one of those rare players who looked as if he actually enjoyed this pro-football lark. Personal informationFull nameMelvyn SterlandDate of birth1 September 1961 (1961-09-01) (age 48)Place of birth   Sheffield, EnglandPlaying positionRight-BackSenior career1YearsClubApp (Gls)*1978-19881988-19891989-19941994-1996Sheffield WedesdayRangersLeeds UnitedBoston UnitedTotal279 (38)9 (3)114 (16)32 (5)434 (62)   National team1988England1 (0)Teams managed1994-1996Boston United1 Senior club appearances and goalscounted for the domestic league only.* Appearances (Goals)