Defender capable of playing center back or right back; he debuted in 2010 with Middlesbrough and played for England's youth teams.
From 2005-2010, he played youth soccer for Middlesbrough.
He played on loan with Plymouth Argyle in 2011.
His uncle Steve Gibson became the chairman of Middlesbrough in 1994.
He and left back/left winger Adam Reach both joined Middlesbrough's senior club in 2010.