Defender who spent more than a decade in the Premier League playing for Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers FC. He is a UEFA Intertoto Cup, Iran Pro League and Hazfi Cup champion.
He attended the all-boys Roman Catholic school St Joseph's Academy, Blackheath.
He became a player-manager at Egerton in 2017.
He was married to Emma Pritchard up until his death.
He played with Andranik Teymourian at both Bolton and Esteghlal.