Quailey, Brian

Birth Date

21st March 1978





Biographical Text

Brian Quailey played for Exeter City as a twenty-year-old on loan from West Bromwich Albion in 1998/99. He later spent two-and-a-half years with Scunthorpe United before embarking on a lengthy non-league career in the Midlands.

Brian joined West Bromwich Albion from Nuneaton Borough in September 1997, when aged nineteen, and had featured in half-a-dozen first-team games when he arrived at St James’ Park on loan in December 1998.

Making his Exeter City debut against Torquay United on Boxing Day, Brian played a total of twelve league games as well as two matches in the Football League Trophy. Scoring firstly in the Trophy against Southend, he added league goals against Swansea and Hartlepool before making his final appearance against Cardiff on 20 March 1999.

Returning to the Hawthorns Brian played twice more for the first-team before, after a couple of games on loan with Blackpool, signing for Scunthrorpe United where he netted 16 goals in 71 league games. Dropping into the Conference, initially with Doncaster and then Halifax Town, he rejoined former club Nuneaton in May 2003 ahead of switching to Tamworth a few months later.

Brian was soon on the move again to Stevenage Borough in April 2004 followed by a further return to Nuneaton and a spell at Stafford Rangers. Appearing next for Hinckley United, Brian later made the short familiar trip back to Nuneaton before signing for Atherstone Town towards the end of 2008. Thereafter he coached in Leicester City’s academy and at Shepshed Dynamo alongside running a coaching school and a logistics business.



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