Project Description

Career to Date:

Portmarnock / Belvedere

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

Nottingham Forest

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

Rochdale

  • After being released in December 2011, Neill 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

  • Neill 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, Neill 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

  • Neill 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

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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