Started his playing career in the youth set up at Manchester City playing up to the under 16 level. Moved in to non-League football with spells at Curzon Ashton, Maine Road, Mossley and time in Wales with Holywell Town. Moved into coaching at the Manchester City Academy in 1995 joining West Ham United in 2005 where he was the Under 21’s Manager. After 10 years with the Hammers left to join the Premier League where is is a Club Academy Support Manager and is involved in the development of coaches. Moved to City with Rod Stringer from Bishop’s Stortford.