Steve Castle

Born 17 May 1966 in Barking.

Steve played in the Football League between 1984 and 2001. He played for  Leyton Orient in three separate spells, amassing a total of 322 appearances for them. Castle’s combative style attracted the attention of Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish and Wimbledon manager Bobby Gould.

Steve joined the Posh on a free transfer as player-coach for the 1997/98 season and debuted on the opening day of the 1997/98 season in a 1-0 home defeat against Scunthorpe. Steve was influential in midfield during the 1998/99 season alongside home grown players Simon Davies and Matthew Etherington. Dubbed ‘Captain Marvel’ by Barry Fry in the three seasons he was at the Posh. Steve’s final game for the Posh was the play-off final against Darlington in 2000 at Wembley.

Steve moved to Leyton Orient on a free transfer.

Did you know: A Twitter poll in 2014 saw Steve voted as Orient’s greatest ever captain.