Born of an Antiguan Descent in 11 January 1978, his father ran security for businesses in Leicester City. He attended the City of Leicester School in Evington. His football career lasted for 18 years. Initially started with Leicester as one of its upcoming and promising players, he produced results more than anybody could hope for. He later moved on to and signed to Liverpool in 2000, which he was part of the squad who won the Treble of the FA Cup, League Cup, and UEFA Cup in which he scored 22 goals.
He then moved on from different clubs across the country, Birmingham, Wigan Athletic, Aston Villa, and as of 2012, he was signed by an A-League Australian Club, Newcastle Jets, which he was nominated to the Jets’ Player of the Year. He left Australia to pursue an English club and was eventually signed by the Bolton Wanderers, and after 2 years, he announced his retirement from the game in the following season.
His international career throughout the 18 years has been amazing, he started with the England Under-16 national team in 1994. After a successful run, he then on was part of the under-18 team, which he ended with 5-goals in 8 appearances.
With his international career in set, he played for the England National Team in 2002 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2004, 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification, UEFA Euro 2008 qualification, 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification, and 2010 FIFA World Cup. He had 62 appearances and 7 goals.