Born Salford 14 February 1963
Damian grew up in South Devon and attended secondary school in Torquay. In 1981/82 he played first-team football for Torquay United starting one league game and coming on in two more as a substitute.
Damien then joined Teignmouth registering as a non-contract player for Exeter City in 1983.
He later worked in the design business in Torquay.