Project Description

Career to Date:

Portmarnock / Belvedere

  • Neil started his career at these Irish sides before joining the Nottingham Forest Academy aged 14

Nottingham Forest

  • Neil signed apprenticeship forms with Nottingham Forest despite interest from a number of clubs

Rochdale

  • After being released in December 2011, Neil joined Rochdale on trial and scored in a reserve game against Manchester City. He went on to secure an 18-month contract with the League One club after his successful trial
  • He made his full debut for Rochdale in a 3-3 draw against Walsall

Barrow

  • He was released and joined Barrow on a one-month loan deal

AFC Telford

  • In the summer of 2013 he joined National League North side AFC Telford securing promotion on the final game of the season to the National League

Macclesfield Town

  • Neil spent 2 years at Macclesfield Town making over 60 appearances for the club and scoring 4 goals including reaching the FA Trophy Final in the 2016/17 season

Gateshead

  • In May 2017, Neil joined Gateshead until the end of the season and extended that deal for the following season
  • He scored his first goal for the club in the 2nd game of the 2017/18 season against Guiseley

AFC Fylde

  • Neil signed for AFC Fylde for the 2018/19 season and secured the FA Trophy in the Final against Leyton Orient making 44 appearances during his 1st season at the club and has been ever present 2019/20

FC Halifax

  • Neil signed for FC Halifax on a 2 year deal, after reaching an agreement to terminate his contract by mutual consent with AFC Fylde following their relegation to National League North, so he can carry on playing in National League with FC Halifax

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Personal Details.

Height – 1.91m

Weight –  88kg

Position.

Defender

Strengths.

  • Has excellent leadership qualities
  • A good 1 on 1 Defender
  • Aggressive and Commanding
  • Comfortable on the ball
  • Accurate passing ability both long and short
  • Technically and tactically aware
  • Good interpersonal skills Coaches and Teammates