English midfielder who won the Victory Shield title in 2006 and 2007 and the Tournoi de Montaigu title in 2008 as a member of the English national team. In league play, he is best known for his time with Everton and Sheffield United.
He was born in Bootle, Merseyside and began playing for the Everton youth squad as a 6 year old. He debuted with the senior squad in 2008.
In his professional debut against the Blackburn Rovers, he became the youngest player ever to play for Everton at 16 years and 191 days old.
His mother's name is Mary Jane.
He has been teammates with English winger Matt Done at Sheffield United.