|Date of birth||28 February 1991|
|Place of birth||Nottingham, England|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2010||→ Ilkeston (loan)||9||(1)|
|2011||→ Burton Albion (loan)||3||(0)|
|2011||→ Darlington (loan)||1||(0)|
|2011||→ Mansfield Town (loan)||2||(0)|
|2013||AFC Telford United||3||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Nialle Seyi E. Rodney (born 28 February 1991) is an English former professional footballer who plays as a forward. He retired in 2014 to pursue a career in business, but resumed playing at amateur level shortly thereafter.
Rodney started his career with Nottingham Forest. In the 2009–10 season, he went out on loan to Ilkeston Town making nine appearances and scoring twice against Eastwood Town and Solihull Moors. He made his Forest debut in November 2010, against Cardiff City, coming on as a substitute for the injured Dexter Blackstock. On 8 March 2011, he signed a one-month loan deal with Football League Two side Burton Albion, but after three appearances he had to return to Nottingham Forest because of an ankle injury.
Rodney left Forest and signed a one-year contract with Bradford City in July 2011. In October 2011, he was given a one-month loan spell at Conference side Darlington to gain first-team experience, before moving to Mansfield Town on loan in November 2011.
AFC Telford United
Rodney joined League 2 side Hartlepool United on a one-year contract after impressing coaching staff during a months trial after scoring in friendlies against Whitby Town and during the club's pre-season tour of Holland against Almere City Towards the end of March, Hartlepool announced that Rodney was to leave the club at the end of the month.
After Rodney's release from Hartlepool, he signed for Greyhounders of the Grantham and District Saturday League in December 2014. Rodney scored on his debut in a cup game against Caythorpe, and then scored five goals in his first league game in an 8–1 win against, the same side, Caythorpe in January 2015.
Rodney is the founder, head designer and co-owner of clothing company ENOS.
Club career statistics
- (correct as of 14 March 2014)
|Club Performance||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other[A]||Total|
|Ilkeston Town (loan)||Conference North||9||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||9||2|
|Burton Albion (loan)||League Two||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3||0|
|Nottingham Forest Total||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3||0|
|Bradford City||2011–12||League Two||5||0||0||0||1||0||1||0||7||0|
|Darlington (loan)||Conference Premier||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|Mansfield Town (loan)||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||0|
|Lincoln City (loan)||6||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||6||0|
|Bradford City Total||5||0||0||0||1||0||1||0||7||0|
|AFC Telford United||2012–13||Conference Premier||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||3||0|
|Hartlepool United||2013–14||League Two||12||0||0||0||1||0||2||1||15||1|
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- "Burton sign Forest striker Rodney". BBC News. 8 March 2011.
- "Bradford City complete one-year deal for Nialle Rodney". B BC Sport. 13 July 2011.
- "Mansfield Town sign Nialle Rodney, Aman Verma and Marcus Kelly". BBC Sport. 24 November 2011.
- "Winger Rodney Becomes Latest Signing". Official Lincoln City Website. 31 January 2012.
- "MATCH REPORT: Whitby Town 0 Hartlepool United 2". Hartlepool Mail. 17 July 2013.
- "Almere City 3-1 Hartlepool". Hartlepool Mail. 5 July 2013.
- "Rodney Set For Pools Exit". Hartlepool United. 29 March 2014.
- "Rodney & Fielder fire Greyhounders into next round". Greyhounders FC. 13 December 2014.
- "Greyhounders cruise into 2015 with convincing win". Greyhounders FC. 3 January 2015.
- "Signature Opens Its Doors to Footballer Nialle Rodney". Signature. 9 December 2014.