Neil Sykes

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Neil Sykes
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-12-17) 17 December 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth Doncaster, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Sheffield Wednesday
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2002 Central United
2005–2007 Auckland City
2007–2011 Waitakere City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Neil Sykes (born 17 December 1974) is an English former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.


Sykes played in New Zealand with Central United, Auckland City and Waitakere City, appearing in the OFC Champions League and FIFA Club World Cup.[1][2] He won the New Zealand Football Championship five times, and the OFC Champions League twice.[3] In November 2010, Sykes made his 100th appearance in the ASB Premiership.[4]


  1. ^ Neil SykesFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Profile". 
  3. ^ "Profile". 
  4. ^ "Neil Sykes set to break ASB Premiership 100 cap barrier". Northern Football Federation. 18 November 2010.