Striker who played for Newcastle United from 2009 to 2013; helped lead the team to a Football League Championship in 2009-10; joined Swindon Town in 2013.
He began his youth career with Crystal Palace before joining the youth systems of Southampton and Newcastle United.
He scored 2 goals in 8 appearances while on loan to Sheffield Wednesday in 2012.
He was born in Wood Green, England.
He and Aaron Hughes both began their professional careers with Newcastle United.