Project Description

Career to Date:

Nottingham Forest FC

  • Joined Forest aged 14yrs from Northern Irish club Ards
  • He was scouted playing in the Milk Cup Youth Tournament.
  • Played in Forest Youth Team for 4 years; signing professional contract and was sent out on loan to gain first team experience

Lincoln City

  • Went on a short term loan in September 2012 making his debut against Hyde in 3 – 2 win, making 10 appearances

Dundee FC

  • He signed for Scottish Premier League club Dundee on loan deal in January 2013; only making 1 appearance against Celtic, due to a change of manager never made another appearance


  • Joined Tamworth on loan in Conference Premier, making 14 appearances

Ilkeston Town

  • After his release from Nottingham Forest he signed under the leadership of Kevin Wilson, where he made 40 appearances in Evo-Stik Northern Premier League
  • Losing to Curzon Ashton in the play off final, he then followed Kevin Wilson to Nuneaton Town in National League North at the end of the season

Nuneaton Town

  • Played in National League North making 70 appearances and scoring 4 goals, he then joined AFC Fylde for undisclosed 5 – figure sum in March 2017

AFC Fylde

  • Signed a 2 half-year deal helping AFC Fylde gain promotion to the National Premier League for the 2017 – 18 seasons, making 8 appearances

Harrogate Town

  • Joined on a short term contract making 3 appearances before signing for Southport FC

Southport FC

  • David signed for Southport in the September of 2017 on an 18 month contract; recently extended his contract to 2020 and made club captain following excellent performances and a lot interest from league clubs
  • David signed a new 1 year deal until the end of 2022

International Career

  • Representing Northern Ireland U17 level making 5 appearances and scoring 2 goals, U19 making 4 appearances, U21 making 4 appearances
  • David graduated from Staffordshire University in 2016 with a 1st Class Batchelors Degree in Professional Sports Writing & Broadcasting

Video Highlights:

Personal Details.

Height – 1.75m

Weight – 74kg


Central Midfielder No 4


  • Strong tackling midfielder
  • Technically and tactically excellent.
  • Very good decision maker with a range of passing
  • Calm and composed on the ball
  • Good interpersonal skills.