Defender who made his senior career debut in 2000 for Portsmouth. He made 30 appearances with the team before joining Bournemouth in 2003.
He came up through Portsmouth, where he played his youth soccer.
While signed with Stoke City from 2004-2009, he was loaned to Sheffield Wednesday, who he then signed with after his Stoke City contract ran up.
He got married during his career, and has a child.
At Portsmouth he was led by legendary manager Harry Redknapp.