Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 21 March 1944
Mother tongue: English
Other languages: None
Place of Residence: Northern Ireland 

Confederation represented

FIFA Ex-Co member since
June 2011

Other functions in football
Honorary Life President of Irish Football Association
IFA President from 1995 to 2001
President Cliftonville F.C.


Professional career
25 years manager for Sun Life Assurance Northern Ireland

Football, cricket, travel

What does football mean to you?
Everything. It brings people of all classes and creeds together.

Which football club did you support as a child?
Cliftonville FC from Northern Ireland

Did you ever have an idol in football?

What is your fondest footballing memory?
Being chairman of Cliftonville FC when we won the Irish Premier League in 1997 - 1998 for the first time in 88 years. And also to be the IFA President for 12 years.

What has been your biggest disappointment in football?
Not seeing Northern Ireland qualify for major final since 1986.