Stewart Downing had a very good career over the course of two decades. His career as a professional football player came to an and at the end of last season after his spell at Blackburn Rovers in the English Championship. Stewart Downing enjoyed the best time of his career at Middlesbrough over two spells. In total, the retired England international played 402 times for Middlebrough and he had an attacking return of 32 goals.
Apart from Middlesbrough and Blackburn Rovers, Downing also played for clubs such as Aston Villa, Merseyside club Liverpool and London outfit West Ham United. However, his various spells at these clubs could not be compared with the one at Middlesbrough.
Stewart Downing spent the majority of his career in the Premier League. His time in the English Championship was towards the end of his career and at the end of his career. He retired officially at the end of last season after his Blackburn Rovers contract ended. His time with the former Premier League champions brought to an end, a fantastic career.