Stockport Cosmos Orion Manager
I’m 45 yrs. old been Married to the Amazing Lisa for 21 yrs. and have 2 grown up Children Dylan and Millie.
I started My Football Career at 16 signing for Spurley Hey FC in the Robant Services Football League.
When at Spurley I spent 16 Seasons over 2 spells with a Season at Cheadle Heath Nomads and 1 season at Meadow Villa Fc
Whilst at Spurley we moved to the Lancashire and Cheshire league where I enjoyed my Success winning the Div C title and WRAY Cup in the Same season and Finishing Runners Up on 4 other occasion.
I spent most of my playing Career with the 2nd team having 3 season in the 1st coming runners up in the Lancashire And Cheshire Premier Division and winning the Cup in my 3 seasons.
I then took over as Manager of the 2nd team as Player Manager and had 3 runners up positions to our name which was a great achievement.
I also played Sunday League Football at the same time playing in the Stockport and Cheadle Sunday League for CG Villa Fc , Cheadle Heath Athletic Fc for 10 years enjoying some good times.
In 2008 I decided to hang up my boots and become as they same Poacher turned game keeper and gained my Referees badge.
In 2010 I gained my highest level in refereeing when I got my Level 4 badge.
I have continued to enjoy officiating on numerous cup finals in County FA And District Finals.
I officiated on Macclesfield Town Vs Stockport County in 2015 which was a great Achievement.
Cosmos Coach Mini Interview
Who is your favourite football player of all time?
Roy Keane as he was the Midfield General and I played the same position.
What made you start football coaching?
I started Coaching after playing for Spurley and the Manager just walked out and left us without anybody, so I volunteered and it went from there.
What’s the best thing about being a Stockport Cosmos Coach?
I wanted to become a Cosmos coach due to the Ethos of the club and the Collective Team Spirit they have within the Club.
The Club is run how a Grassroots Club should be run making sure all Players Enjoy the game no matter of their ability.
Guilty Pleasures :
Bad Habits :
Biting my Nails