Defender who began his professional career with Coventry City in 2005; was sent on loan to Peterborough United in 2006 and Oldham Athletic in 2007; joined Cardiff City in 2011.
Prior to joining Coventry City's senior club, he played in their youth system from 2004 to 2005.
He played in one game for England's U-19 national team in 2007.
He grew up in Birmingham, England.
He became teammates with striker Fraizer Campbell on Cardiff City.