Stephen's record of 27
goals in 169 games for Hartlepool brought an approach from Sunderland,
but the move was cancelled after a tribunal had set the fee at £385,000.
Went to Motherwell for a spell before returning to England an almost
kept them in the football league on his own. Signed by Rovers 23rd
July 2000 along with Jamie Paterson,but failed to settle at Belle
Vue after losing his first team place, and moved to Carlisle United
on a free transfer.
name: Stephen William Halliday
birth date: 3 May 1976
height: 5ft 10ins
weight: 12st 12lbs
Rovers debut: 19 August 2000
Rovers 1 Nuneaton Borough 1 (Paterson)