Neil Ayrton

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Neil Ayrton
Personal information
Date of birth February 11, 1962
Place of birth Lewisham, England
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Maidstone United
1979–1981 Portsmouth 2 (0)
Maidstone United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Neil Ayrton (born February 11, 1962 in Lewisham), is a former professional footballer who played as a forward.

Since retiring from professional football Neil has enjoyed a successful running, cycling and triathlon career, representing Blackheath and Bromley Harriers Athletic Club. Notable highlights have been Ironman Antwerp 70.3 triathlons in 2009 and 2010 and Vitruvian Middle Distance Triathlons in 2011 and 2012. Recent focuses have been geared towards marathon running at Lochness Marathon in 2013.


  • Mike Neasom, Mick Cooper & Doug Robinson (1984). Pompey: The History of Portsmouth Football Club. Milestone Publications. ISBN 0-903852-50-0.