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Full Name: Neil Mitchell
Normal Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'6
Born: 07/11/1974 (Lytham St Annes)

Mitchell, a central midfielder, began his career as a trainee with Blackpool in 1991. He remained at Bloomfield Road for five years, making 67 league appearances and scoring eight goals. He was sent on loan to Rochdale in the 199596 season where he made his debut on 9 December 1995 against Doncaster Rovers and made four appearances. In March 1996 he joined Southport on loan.

He signed for Sammy McIlroy's Macclesfield Town, who were then in the Conference in August 1996. The Silkmen won promotion to the Football League that season. However, after playing just five games for Macclesfield in two years, Mitchell moved back to the Lancashire coast with Morecambe, then in the Conference, on 9 February 1998. He also went on to play for Northern Premier League club Chorley.

Now retired from professional football Mitchell lives back on the Fylde coast where he coaches football at local schools with the YMCA, and also helps run Youth football tournaments each year.

He also plays Sunday League football, for Bloomfield Veterans FC, in the Blackpool & Fylde Sunday League Alliance Division One, who he has played for since July 2004, along with fellow former Blackpool and Southport player, Andy Gouck.



Season Date From To Value
1995/1996 MACCLESFIELD TOWN Southport Loan


Season: 1995/1996 [Back to Player Stats]
The player made an appearance in the following games:
Date Competition Venue Opponents Score Goals
30/03/1996 League / Conference Home STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 5 - 3 1
03/04/1996 Conference League Cup / SF2L Away MACCLESFIELD TOWN 1 - 2 0
06/04/1996 League / Conference Away BROMSGROVE ROVERS 1 - 4 0
08/04/1996 League / Conference Home SLOUGH TOWN 2 - 0 2
13/04/1996 League / Conference Home BATH CITY 2 - 1 0
16/04/1996 League / Conference Home MORECAMBE 1 - 1 0
22/04/1996 League / Conference Home MACCLESFIELD TOWN 2 - 1 1
24/04/1996 League / Conference Away GATESHEAD 2 - 2 0
27/04/1996 League / Conference Home DOVER ATHLETIC 0 - 0 0
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