Lee Mudd

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Early career[edit]

Lee Mudd (Born 25 September 1981) was a professional footballer hailing from Belfast, Northern Ireland[1] beginning his career at Stockport County[2] 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.[3] The death of his father while in France forced him to take time out of the game.[4]

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

Scouting[edit]

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[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football: Lee's Name Not 'Mudd' for Alfie". The News Letter. 21 October 2000. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  2. ^ Bidwell, Hamish (17 June 2005). "SOCCER: United find that Mudd sticks". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  3. ^ Gillespie, John (23 November 2013). "Mudd can't wait to get stuck in as Bees' scout". Newtownabbey Times. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  4. ^ 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.

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