WATN: Craig Lindfield


Continuing our where are they now series, today we look at the life and career of former reserve team striker Craig Lindfield.

Lindfield joined the club as an 8 year old as played an integral part in their youth teams back to back FA Youth cup winning side, scoring 12 goals in 12 games in the competition.

He was soon promoted to the first team squad and scored on his debut as an 18 year old in a pre-season game against Crewe Alexandra, over the next couple of years he was loaned out to lower league clubs to gain experience, his most successful one being Accrington Stanley in 2009 where he made 20 appearances.

He returned to Liverpool in the summer of 2009 but after a hernia operation he was released from his contract, after some failed trials with Carslile & Morecambe he would go on to join Macclesfield Town before later moving back to Accrington Stanley.

Lindfield would spend 3 seasons with Accrington before moving down the football pyramiad and has appeared for such clubs as FC United of Manchester (twice), Marine & Nantwich.

Craig Lindfield Marine

As his professional career came to an end Craig Lindfield would go back to his education studying journalism where he received a bachelors of arts at Staffordshire University and a first class degree in quantity surveying at Liverpool John Moores university.

Where is he now ?

He has put his education to good use and has wrote columns for Lancashire Telegraph & the Daily Mail and is currently an Assistant Quantity Surveyor for Vermont Construction, he is also back playing with Marine alongside another ex Red Steve Irwin & current Red Shamal George.