Lee Mudd (Born 25 September 1981) was a professional footballer hailing from Belfast, Northern Ireland beginning his career at Stockport County at the age of 16 having been signed from Glentoran F.C. Lee had further spells with Bolton, Brighton, and also Lyon[specify] in France. The death of his father while in France forced him to take time out of the game.
Lee then took the opportunity to play in New Zealand under Bobby Gould for Hawkes Bay UTD in the NZFC - The national league in New Zealand.
Lee was a Northern Ireland youth International having played at U-16,u-17 and U -19 levels in European competitions.
Lee returned to NI and had further spells in the Irish League with Crusaders, Bangor, Newry, Dundela & Brantwood
Lee took up the position of Chief Scout in NI/Republic with Championship club Brentford Football Club, after a year in the position Lee then moved on to take up the role of chief scout with Premiership club Crystal Palace Football Club.
Life as an Agent
Lee Mudd is currently an Agent and has been influential in helping players make the full-time move from Part-time football to full-time football in England & Scotland.
- "Football: Lee's Name Not 'Mudd' for Alfie". The News Letter. 21 October 2000. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
- Bidwell, Hamish (17 June 2005). "SOCCER: United find that Mudd sticks". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
- Gillespie, John (23 November 2013). "Mudd can't wait to get stuck in as Bees' scout". Newtownabbey Times. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
- Lennon, Steven (15 April 2008). "Football: MUDD READY TO STICK AT IT; NEWTOWNABBEY NATIVE SETS SIGHTS ON LOCAL LEAGUE AFTER BLAZING A TRAIL ACROSS GLOBE Globetrotter Finally Settling Down after Success Down Under". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 15 January 2014.