The Leeds-born striker was turned into a defender for his Foxes appearances but that transition was a failed one, with an impressive debut in a 6-1 thrashing of Sheffield Wednesday soon followed by less-than-impressive outings that resulted in manager David Pleat allowing him to move elsewhere.
As a striker Horner was capped at England Youth level and Rotherham United took him on-loan when he broke through the City ranks. He turned defender just before being thrown in at the deep-end in a time of 'needs must' for the Foxes and, debut aside, it proved too soon.
The striker-turned-defender eventually moved to Halifax Town on a permanent deal and lists Southport, Blackpool and Lancaster City amongst his other clubs. After football he took a degree in Physiotherapy and ended up back at Blackpool as the club's physio.
|Seasons||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Europe||Other||Total|
|1986-87||Division One (old)||3||0||1||0||-||-||-||-||-||-||4||0|
|1987-88||Division Two (old)||7||0||-||-||1||0||-||-||-||-||8||0|
|1||03.01.1987||6 - 1||Sheffield Wednesday (H)||Division One (old)|
|2||10.01.1987||2 - 5||Queens Park Rangers (A)||FA Cup 3|
|3||21.02.1987||0 - 2||Norwich City (H)||Division One (old)|
|4||25.02.1987||0 - 5||Tottenham Hotspur (A)||Division One (old)|
|5||29.08.1987||1 - 0||Millwall (H)||Division Two (old)|
|6||31.08.1987||1 - 2||Stoke City (A)||Division Two (old)|
|7||05.09.1987||0 - 2||Aston Villa (H)||Division Two (old)|
|8||23.09.1987||2 - 1||Scunthorpe United (H)||League Cup 2 leg 1|
|9||26.09.1987||3 - 2||Bournemouth (A)||Division Two (old)|
|10||30.09.1987||1 - 1||Ipswich Town (H)||Division Two (old)|
|11||01.01.1988||0 - 1||Millwall (A)||Division Two (old)|
|12||02.01.1988||4 - 4||Crystal Palace (H)||Division Two (old)|
|OUT||Rotherham United||On loan||March 1986|