Project Description

Career to Date:

Stockport County F.C.

  • Ryan signed for Stockport on a 2 year scholarship, playing in U18 and Reserves making good development under the watchfully eye of Craig Madden and Alan Lord; due to the financial problems within the club he left in his 2nd year to join Ilkeston FC to play Senior football

Ilkeston FC

  • He was an outstanding performer with Ilkeston, winning the Evo-Stik South Division play off Final in his first season with the club, and was a regular the following season in Evo-Stik Premier league, beating Leek 2-0
  • Played over 120 games in the Evo-Stik South / Premier League


  • Made 20 appearances in the National League Premier as a Left Back

Alfreton Town

  • Ryan signed a 2 year deal National League North playing over 75 games in 2 years, playing in every position in defence and across midfield, but due to a crippling injury list in his second season at the club

Matlock Town

  • Ryan spent just 5 games at Matlock, before 7 day approach was received from AFC Telford

AFC Telford

  • Ryan moved to Telford for the chance to play at a higher level, making 18 appearances in National League North, before moving to Australia to play in State League
  • Currently playing in the National League North

Peninsula Strikers

  • Moved to Australia in March 2018 to play for Andy O Dell and Jamie Patterson at Strikers, producing some outstanding performances and was watched by teams in in the NPL

Casey Comets

  • Ryan moved to Comets to join Jamie Skelly, at the end of the season he was offered a new deal for season 2019; he also had offers in the NPL, but due to his visa ending in March he decided to return to England

Basford United

  • Ryan went to Australia for 1 year, playing and coaching, before returning in March 2019 and signing a short term deal with Basford which was then extended by a further 12 months in May 2019
  • He had a lot of offers from as high as the National Premier League to Evo Stik Premier League, he decided to play the last 7 games at Basford United winning the Notts Senior Cup, playing as left back and in a central midfield role; making a big impression and being offered an improved 1 year Contract for 2019/20 season
  • Ever present and consistent performances week in, week out making 30 appearances and earning a new contract for 2020/21 season, following the premature end 2019/20 season in March due to the Coronavirus that null and void the season.

International Career

Northern Ireland Youth International

  • Made 2 Appearances at U16 level
  • Made 4 Appearances at U18 level, scoring 1 goal

Video Highlights:

Personal Details.

Height – 1.79m

Weight – 76kg


Centre Midfielder / Left Back / Can play in a number of different positions


  • Excellent range of passing
  • Technically excellent and tactically aware.
  • Quality Left foot with excellent delivery
  • Physically fit with excellent work ethic
  • Good interpersonal skills with both players and coaches.