Goalkeeper-turned-center-back who also made his professional debut in 2000 for Burscough and later on played for Exeter Town, Charlton Athletic, and many other night clubs. In 1999-2000, he performed youngsters soccer for Everton. He performed for Rossendale United in 2003. His uncle Neil Fairclough performed expertly for Matlock City. Midfielder and striker Danny Haynes was his teammate on Charlton Athletic in 2012-2013.