Steve Senior is an English former footballer who played as a defender for York City, Northampton Town, Wigan Athletic and Preston North End. Born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Senior started his career at York City, where he was part of the team that was promoted from the Fourth Division in the 1983–84 seasons. In 1987, he moved to Northampton Town for a fee of £14,000. He went on to play for Wigan Athletic and Preston North End. Towards the end of his career, he also played for Bamber Bridge.