Michael Nelson

Date of birth28 March 1980
Place of birthGateshead
NationalityEnglish
Weight88 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

A former Portsmouth trainee, Michael Nelson originally joined Bury from Bishop Auckland on a non-contract basis.

He signed a new contact in the 2002 close season that keeps him at Gigg Lane until June 2004.

However, he moved to Hartlepool United - on the day that Neale Cooper was appointed manager - with a year of his Shakers contract still to run.

Michael joined Norwich City in July 2009 with a two-year contract.

He joined Scunthorpe United in January 2011 with a contract to June 2013.

Michael joined Cambridge United in August 2014 with a one-year contract.

He joined Barnet in August 2015 with a one-year contract that was extended to June 2017 in May 2016 and to June 2018 in June 2017.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Bishop Auckland 01 Jul 2000 02 Mar 2001
Bury 02 Mar 2001 26 Jun 2003
Hartlepool United 26 Jun 2003 30 Jun 2009
Norwich City 02 Jul 2009 31 Jan 2011
Scunthorpe United 31 Jan 2011 14 Jan 2012
Kilmarnock 14 Jan 2012 16 Jan 2013
Bradford City 16 Jan 2013 01 Aug 2013
Hibernian 01 Aug 2013 25 Aug 2014
Cambridge United 26 Aug 2014 30 Jun 2015
Barnet 03 Aug 2015 30 Jun 2018

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Bury League Division 2 2
1
2001-02 Bury FA Cup 2
2001-02 Bury LDV Vans Trophy 2
2001-02 Bury League Cup 1
2001-02 Bury League Division 2 28
3
2
4
2002-03 Bury FA Cup 1
2002-03 Bury LDV Vans Trophy 1
2002-03 Bury League Cup 3
2002-03 Bury League Division 3 38
1
5
3
2002-03 Bury League Division 3 Play-Offs 2
2003-04 Hartlepool United FA Cup 3
2003-04 Hartlepool United LDV Vans Trophy 1
2003-04 Hartlepool United League Cup 2
2003-04 Hartlepool United League Division 2 38
2
3
8
2003-04 Hartlepool United League Division 2 Play-Offs 2
2004-05 Hartlepool United FA Cup 5
2004-05 Hartlepool United LDV Vans Trophy 3
2004-05 Hartlepool United League Cup 2
2004-05 Hartlepool United League One 42
1
1
7
2004-05 Hartlepool United League One Play-Offs 3
2005-06 Hartlepool United FA Cup 2
1
2005-06 Hartlepool United League Cup 2
2005-06 Hartlepool United League One 43
2
7
1
2006-07 Hartlepool United FA Cup 3
1
2006-07 Hartlepool United Johnstones Paint Trophy 2
2006-07 Hartlepool United League Cup 2
2006-07 Hartlepool United League Two 42
1
3
2007-08 Hartlepool United FA Cup 2
2007-08 Hartlepool United Johnstones Paint Trophy 2
2007-08 Hartlepool United League Cup 2
2007-08 Hartlepool United League One 44
1
2
5
2008-09 Hartlepool United FA Cup 5
1
2008-09 Hartlepool United Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2008-09 Hartlepool United League Cup 3
2008-09 Hartlepool United League One 46
5
5
2009-10 Norwich City FA Cup 2
2009-10 Norwich City Johnstones Paint Trophy 3
1
2009-10 Norwich City League One 28
3
3
1
2010-11 Norwich City League Championship 7
1
2
1
2010-11 Norwich City League Cup 1
2010-11 Scunthorpe United League Championship 20
3
2011-12 Scunthorpe United FA Cup 2
1
2011-12 Scunthorpe United Johnstones Paint Trophy 2
2011-12 Scunthorpe United League Cup 2
1
2011-12 Scunthorpe United League One 8
2
1
2012-13 Bradford City League Two 12
1
2012-13 Bradford City League Two Play-Offs 1
2014-15 Cambridge United FA Cup 5
2014-15 Cambridge United League Two 33
3
3
2015-16 Barnet FA Cup 2
2015-16 Barnet Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2015-16 Barnet League Cup 2
2015-16 Barnet League Two 22
5
1
3
2016-17 Barnet FA Cup 1
1
2016-17 Barnet Football League Trophy 1
1
2016-17 Barnet League Cup 1
2016-17 Barnet League Two 43
2
3
2017-18 Barnet Football League Trophy 1
2017-18 Barnet League Cup 1
2017-18 Barnet League Two 25
2
5


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
28 Apr 2001 Bury v Wycombe Wanderers D 1-1 League Division 2
05 May 2001 Brentford v Bury L 3-1 League Division 2
11 Aug 2001 Tranmere Rovers v Bury W 1-2 League Division 2
18 Aug 2001 Bury v Queens Park Rangers L 1-2 League Division 2
21 Aug 2001 Bury v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-3 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
25 Aug 2001 Huddersfield Town v Bury L 2-0 League Division 2
27 Aug 2001 Bury v Swindon Town L 0-3 League Division 2
08 Sep 2001 Bury v Wigan Athletic L 0-2 League Division 2
13 Oct 2001 Cambridge United v Bury L 3-1 League Division 2
16 Oct 2001 Hartlepool United v Bury W 0-1 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
20 Oct 2001 Bury v Chesterfield W 2-1 League Division 2
23 Oct 2001 Brentford v Bury L 5-1 League Division 2
30 Oct 2001 Bury v Notts County L 2-3 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - northern section
07 Nov 2001 Bury v Cardiff City W 3-0 League Division 2
11 Nov 2001 Bury v Northampton Town W 2-1 League Division 2
17 Nov 2001 Lincoln City v Bury D 1-1 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
20 Nov 2001 Bury v Bristol City D 2-2 League Division 2
24 Nov 2001 Colchester United v Bury W 0-1 League Division 2
27 Nov 2001 Bury v Lincoln City L 1-1 (2-3) FA Cup 1st round replay
01 Dec 2001 Bury v Brighton and Hove Albion L 0-2 League Division 2
15 Dec 2001 Notts County v Bury W 1-2 League Division 2
22 Dec 2001 Bury v Blackpool D 1-1 League Division 2
26 Dec 2001 Wigan Athletic v Bury D 1-1 League Division 2
29 Dec 2001 Swindon Town v Bury L 3-1 League Division 2
12 Jan 2002 Queens Park Rangers v Bury L 3-0 League Division 2
15 Jan 2002 Bury v Huddersfield Town D 0-0 League Division 2
19 Jan 2002 Bury v Tranmere Rovers L 0-1 League Division 2
09 Feb 2002 Chesterfield v Bury L 2-0 League Division 2
16 Feb 2002 Bury v Cambridge United D 2-2 League Division 2
19 Feb 2002 Cardiff City v Bury L 1-0 League Division 2
23 Feb 2002 Bury v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 League Division 2
26 Feb 2002 Stoke City v Bury L 4-0 League Division 2
02 Mar 2002 Wycombe Wanderers v Bury W 0-2 League Division 2
05 Mar 2002 Bury v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League Division 2
09 Mar 2002 Bury v Notts County L 0-4 League Division 2
29 Mar 2002 Northampton Town v Bury L 1-0 League Division 2
01 Apr 2002 Bury v Brentford W 2-0 League Division 2
06 Apr 2002 Bristol City v Bury L 2-0 League Division 2
26 Aug 2002 Bury v Shrewsbury Town W 4-3 League Division 3
31 Aug 2002 Boston United v Bury D 1-1 League Division 3
06 Sep 2002 Bury v York City W 2-1 League Division 3
10 Sep 2002 Bury v Stoke City W 1-0 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
14 Sep 2002 AFC Bournemouth v Bury W 1-2 League Division 3
17 Sep 2002 Bristol Rovers v Bury L 2-1 League Division 3
28 Sep 2002 Wrexham v Bury D 2-2 League Division 3
02 Oct 2002 Bolton Wanderers v Bury W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
05 Oct 2002 Bury v Southend United L 1-3 League Division 3
12 Oct 2002 Bury v Darlington D 2-2 League Division 3
19 Oct 2002 Rushden and Diamonds v Bury W 0-1 League Division 3
26 Oct 2002 Bury v Macclesfield Town W 2-1 League Division 3
29 Oct 2002 Lincoln City v Bury D 1-1 League Division 3
02 Nov 2002 Leyton Orient v Bury W 1-2 League Division 3
06 Nov 2002 Fulham v Bury L 3-1 League Cup 3rd round
09 Nov 2002 Bury v Torquay United L 0-1 League Division 3
12 Nov 2002 Bury v Barnsley W 1-0 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - northern section
16 Nov 2002 Bury v Plymouth Argyle L 0-3 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
23 Nov 2002 Carlisle United v Bury W 1-2 League Division 3
30 Nov 2002 Bury v Exeter City W 1-0 League Division 3
14 Dec 2002 Scunthorpe United v Bury W 0-1 League Division 3
21 Dec 2002 Bury v Rochdale D 1-1 League Division 3
26 Dec 2002 Shrewsbury Town v Bury L 4-1 League Division 3
29 Dec 2002 Bury v Kidderminster Harriers D 1-1 League Division 3
01 Jan 2003 Bury v Hull City W 1-0 League Division 3
14 Jan 2003 Swansea City v Bury W 2-3 League Division 3
18 Jan 2003 Bury v Boston United D 0-0 League Division 3
04 Feb 2003 Cambridge United v Bury W 1-2 League Division 3
08 Feb 2003 Torquay United v Bury D 1-1 League Division 3
15 Feb 2003 Bury v Leyton Orient L 0-1 League Division 3
22 Feb 2003 York City v Bury D 1-1 League Division 3
01 Mar 2003 Bury v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 League Division 3
04 Mar 2003 Bury v Bristol Rovers L 0-1 League Division 3
07 Mar 2003 Hartlepool United v Bury D 0-0 League Division 3
15 Mar 2003 Macclesfield Town v Bury D 0-0 League Division 3
18 Mar 2003 Bury v Rushden and Diamonds L 0-1 League Division 3
22 Mar 2003 Bury v Lincoln City W 2-0 League Division 3
25 Mar 2003 Bury v Oxford United D 1-1 League Division 3
29 Mar 2003 Darlington v Bury L 3-1 League Division 3
05 Apr 2003 Exeter City v Bury W 1-2 League Division 3
12 Apr 2003 Bury v Carlisle United D 1-1 League Division 3
18 Apr 2003 Rochdale v Bury W 1-2 League Division 3
21 Apr 2003 Bury v Scunthorpe United D 0-0 League Division 3
26 Apr 2003 Southend United v Bury W 1-2 League Division 3
10 May 2003 Bury v AFC Bournemouth D 0-0 League Division 3 Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
13 May 2003 AFC Bournemouth v Bury L 3-1
Agg: 3-1
League Division 3 Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.