Clubs played for: Sunderland, Vancouver Royals, Charlton Athletic, Brighton & Hove Albion (1964-1976)
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne
Biography: A goalkeeper he played in the Football League between 1964-76. He became the youngest player ever to play for Sunderland and in a First Division match when he made his debut in 1964 aged 15 years 185 days. Although he remained at Sunderland until 1972 he only made 18 league appearances for them due to Jim Montgomery being first choice goalkeeper. When he left he only made another 12 league appearances for his two clubs. In 1976 he returned to the North East and played local football. He worked for Washington Leisure Centre for thirty years until retiring in 2007 when he lost his left eye through cancer. He still lives in Sunderland and enjoys playing golf.
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