Midfielder who played for Manchester City, Bury, the Blackburn Rovers, and Sheffield United from 1991 to 2006.
He scored 3 goals in 10 appearances for England's U21 team.
After retiring, he became manager of Leigh Genesis in 2009.
He married his high school sweetheart, Karen, and had two children with her before they separated.
He left Manchester City when chairman Francis Lee told the team to sell its most profitable player.