Neil Mustoe

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Neil Mustoe
Personal information
Full name Neil John Mustoe
Date of birth (1976-11-05) 5 November 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Gloucester, England
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Gloucester City
Youth career
Manchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Manchester United 0 (0)
1997 Wigan Athletic 0 (0)
1997–2002 Cambridge United 99 (4)
2002–2003 Gloucester City 33 (0)
2003 Stevenage Borough
2003–2004 Yeovil Town 2 (0)
2004–2015 Gloucester City 364 (9)
National team
England U16 5 (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Neil John Mustoe (born 5 November 1976) is an English former footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. He last played for Conference North side Gloucester City. He first signed for City at the start of the 2002-03 season but left in January 2003 to join Stevenage Borough,[1] and soon afterwards, Yeovil Town. He re-signed for the club in August 2003.

Born in Gloucester, Mustoe signed for Manchester United on leaving school in 1993 and subsequently earned Schoolboy International honours. He won the FA Youth Cup in 1995 while at Old Trafford, and became a professional soon afterwards, but Alex Ferguson never selected him for a first-team game and he joined Wigan Athletic in December 1997, later turning out for Cambridge United for four seasons, but was released in summer 2002 as part of cost-cutting measures following the ITV Digital collapse.

He became joint-caretaker manager of non-league Gloucester City, with Adie Harris, on 5 January 2006 following the resignation of Chris Burns until the appointment of Tim Harris from Merthyr Tydfil on 11 January 2006.

Mustoe captained his home town club to win the Southern Football League play offs with a 1-0 win over Farnborough Town to earn promotion to the Conference North in May 2009.

For the 2010–11 season Mustoe was appointed First Team Coach, a position he will hold in addition to his playing duties.


  • FA Youth Cup 1995
  • Football League Division 3 Runner up 1998/99
  • Cambridge United Player of the Year 1998/99
  • Southern League Western Runner up 2003/04.
  • Southern League Playoff Winners 2008/09.


  1. ^ "Dreyer recruits duo". BBC Sport. 20 January 2003. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 

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