Defender who made his professional debut in 2011 with Sunderland and played for the Wycombe Wanderers on loan in 2012.
From 2009-2011, he played youth soccer for Sunderland.
He played for England U19 in 2010-2011.
He was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Winger James McClean was his teammate on Sunderland.