Neal Eardley

Date of birth06 November 1988
Place of birthLlandudno
NationalityWelsh
Weight67 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionDefender

Neal Eardley signed his first pro contract with Oldham Athletic in September 2006.

It ran to June 2009 and was extended to June 2010 in October 2007.

Eardley joined Blackpool in August 2009 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2012 in May 2011.

He joined Birmingham City in July 2013 with a three-year contract.

Neal joined Northampton Town in January 2017 with a contract to June 2017.

He joined Lincoln City in August 2017 with a contract to January 2018.

His Imps contract was extended to June 2020 in May 2018.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Oldham Athletic 20 Sep 2006 06 Aug 2009
Blackpool 06 Aug 2009 30 Jun 2013
Birmingham City 01 Jul 2013 30 Jun 2016
Leyton Orient 22 Jan 2015 09 Feb 2015 L
Hibernian 28 Sep 2016 12 Jan 2017
Northampton Town 12 Jan 2017 30 Jun 2017
Lincoln City 03 Aug 2017

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2005-06 Oldham Athletic League One 1
2006-07 Oldham Athletic FA Cup 3
1
2006-07 Oldham Athletic League Cup 1
1
2006-07 Oldham Athletic League One 36
2
3
1
2006-07 Oldham Athletic League One Play-Offs 1
2007-08 Oldham Athletic FA Cup 5
1
2007-08 Oldham Athletic Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2007-08 Oldham Athletic League Cup 2
2007-08 Oldham Athletic League One 40
2
6
1
1
2008-09 Oldham Athletic Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2008-09 Oldham Athletic League Cup 2
2008-09 Oldham Athletic League One 31
3
2
6
2009-10 Blackpool FA Cup 1
1
2009-10 Blackpool League Championship 22
2
3
2009-10 Blackpool League Cup 1
1
2010-11 Blackpool FA Cup 1
2010-11 Blackpool League Cup 1
2010-11 Blackpool Premier League 30
1
1
4
2011-12 Blackpool FA Cup 3
2011-12 Blackpool League Championship 22
4
1
5
2011-12 Blackpool League Championship Play-Offs 3
1
2011-12 Blackpool League Cup 1
2012-13 Blackpool FA Cup 2
2012-13 Blackpool League Championship 20
3
2
2012-13 Blackpool League Cup 1
2013-14 Birmingham City League Championship 5
2
2013-14 Birmingham City League Cup 2
1
2014-15 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
2014-15 Birmingham City League Championship 4
1
1
2014-15 Birmingham City League Cup 1
2014-15 Leyton Orient League One 1
2015-16 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
2015-16 Birmingham City League Championship 5
2
2015-16 Birmingham City League Cup 2
2016-17 Northampton Town League One 10
1
2017-18 Lincoln City FA Cup 1
2017-18 Lincoln City Football League Trophy 5
1
1
2017-18 Lincoln City League Cup 1
2017-18 Lincoln City League Two 44
1
7
2017-18 Lincoln City League Two Play-Offs 2
1


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
06 May 2006 Oldham Athletic v Scunthorpe United D 1-1 League One
05 Aug 2006 Tranmere Rovers v Oldham Athletic L 1-0 League One
22 Aug 2006 Rotherham United v Oldham Athletic L 3-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
27 Aug 2006 Oldham Athletic v Carlisle United D 0-0 League One
09 Sep 2006 Oldham Athletic v Scunthorpe United W 1-0 League One
12 Sep 2006 Nottingham Forest v Oldham Athletic W 0-2 League One
16 Sep 2006 Blackpool v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 League One
23 Sep 2006 Oldham Athletic v Gillingham W 4-1 League One
26 Sep 2006 Oldham Athletic v Rotherham United W 2-1 League One
30 Sep 2006 Bristol City v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League One
06 Oct 2006 Doncaster Rovers v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
14 Oct 2006 Oldham Athletic v Leyton Orient D 3-3 League One
25 Nov 2006 Huddersfield Town v Oldham Athletic W 0-3 League One
01 Dec 2006 Kings Lynn v Oldham Athletic W 0-2 FA Cup 2nd round
05 Dec 2006 Oldham Athletic v Crewe Alexandra W 1-0 League One
09 Dec 2006 Chesterfield v Oldham Athletic L 2-1 League One
16 Dec 2006 Oldham Athletic v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League One
23 Dec 2006 Oldham Athletic v Northampton Town W 3-0 League One
26 Dec 2006 Rotherham United v Oldham Athletic W 2-3 League One
30 Dec 2006 Gillingham v Oldham Athletic W 0-3 League One
01 Jan 2007 Oldham Athletic v Nottingham Forest W 5-0 League One
06 Jan 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 2007 Scunthorpe United v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
16 Jan 2007 Oldham Athletic v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
20 Jan 2007 Oldham Athletic v Bristol City L 0-3 League One
28 Jan 2007 Northampton Town v Oldham Athletic W 2-3 League One
03 Feb 2007 Oldham Athletic v Tranmere Rovers W 1-0 League One
10 Feb 2007 Swansea City v Oldham Athletic W 0-1 League One
17 Feb 2007 Oldham Athletic v Millwall L 1-2 League One
20 Feb 2007 Port Vale v Oldham Athletic L 3-0 League One
27 Feb 2007 Oldham Athletic v Blackpool L 0-1 League One
03 Mar 2007 Carlisle United v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
11 Mar 2007 Oldham Athletic v Doncaster Rovers W 4-0 League One
17 Mar 2007 Leyton Orient v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 League One
25 Mar 2007 Brentford v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 League One
31 Mar 2007 Oldham Athletic v Yeovil Town W 1-0 League One
07 Apr 2007 Oldham Athletic v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League One
09 Apr 2007 Bradford City v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
14 Apr 2007 Oldham Athletic v Cheltenham Town L 0-2 League One
28 Apr 2007 Brighton and Hove Albion v Oldham Athletic W 1-2 League One
05 May 2007 Oldham Athletic v Chesterfield W 1-0 League One
13 May 2007 Oldham Athletic v Blackpool L 1-2 League One Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
11 Aug 2007 Oldham Athletic v Swansea City W 2-1 League One
14 Aug 2007 Oldham Athletic v Mansfield Town W 4-1 League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
18 Aug 2007 Carlisle United v Oldham Athletic L 1-0 League One
25 Aug 2007 Oldham Athletic v Bristol Rovers L 0-1 League One
28 Aug 2007 Burnley v Oldham Athletic L 3-0 League Cup 2nd round
01 Sep 2007 Hartlepool United v Oldham Athletic L 4-1 League One
15 Sep 2007 Oldham Athletic v Southend United L 0-1 League One
22 Sep 2007 Walsall v Oldham Athletic W 0-3 League One
29 Sep 2007 Oldham Athletic v Crewe Alexandra W 3-2 League One
02 Oct 2007 Oldham Athletic v Leeds United L 0-1 League One
06 Oct 2007 Cheltenham Town v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
20 Oct 2007 Huddersfield Town v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
23 Oct 2007 Doncaster Rovers v Oldham Athletic L 3-0 Johnstones Paint Trophy 2nd round - northern section
27 Oct 2007 Oldham Athletic v Northampton Town L 0-1 League One
30 Oct 2007 Nottingham Forest v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League One
03 Nov 2007 Leyton Orient v Oldham Athletic L 1-0 League One
06 Nov 2007 Tranmere Rovers v Oldham Athletic W 0-1 League One
10 Nov 2007 Oldham Athletic v Doncaster Rovers D 2-2 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
24 Nov 2007 AFC Bournemouth v Oldham Athletic W 0-3 League One
27 Nov 2007 Doncaster Rovers v Oldham Athletic W 1-2 FA Cup 1st round replay
01 Dec 2007 Oldham Athletic v Crewe Alexandra W 1-0 FA Cup 2nd round
04 Dec 2007 Oldham Athletic v Luton Town D 1-1 League One
08 Dec 2007 Oldham Athletic v Doncaster Rovers D 1-1 League One
15 Dec 2007 Millwall v Oldham Athletic W 2-3 League One
26 Dec 2007 Oldham Athletic v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League One
29 Dec 2007 Oldham Athletic v Walsall L 0-2 League One
05 Jan 2008 Everton v Oldham Athletic W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 2008 Yeovil Town v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League One
22 Jan 2008 Gillingham v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League One
26 Jan 2008 Oldham Athletic v Huddersfield Town L 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
29 Jan 2008 Oldham Athletic v Carlisle United W 2-0 League One
02 Feb 2008 Swansea City v Oldham Athletic L 2-1 League One
09 Feb 2008 Oldham Athletic v Gillingham W 2-1 League One
12 Feb 2008 Bristol Rovers v Oldham Athletic L 1-0 League One
16 Feb 2008 Oldham Athletic v Yeovil Town W 3-0 League One
23 Feb 2008 Brighton and Hove Albion v Oldham Athletic L 1-0 League One
26 Feb 2008 Oldham Athletic v Swindon Town D 2-2 League One
01 Mar 2008 Port Vale v Oldham Athletic W 0-3 League One
04 Mar 2008 Oldham Athletic v Hartlepool United L 0-1 League One
08 Mar 2008 Oldham Athletic v Tranmere Rovers W 3-1 League One
11 Mar 2008 Oldham Athletic v AFC Bournemouth W 2-0 League One
15 Mar 2008 Luton Town v Oldham Athletic L 3-0 League One
22 Mar 2008 Oldham Athletic v Millwall D 1-1 League One
24 Mar 2008 Doncaster Rovers v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
29 Mar 2008 Oldham Athletic v Huddersfield Town W 4-1 League One
05 Apr 2008 Swindon Town v Oldham Athletic L 3-0 League One
12 Apr 2008 Oldham Athletic v Leyton Orient W 2-0 League One
19 Apr 2008 Northampton Town v Oldham Athletic L 2-0 League One
26 Apr 2008 Oldham Athletic v Cheltenham Town W 2-1 League One
03 May 2008 Crewe Alexandra v Oldham Athletic W 1-4 League One
09 Aug 2008 Oldham Athletic v Millwall W 4-3 League One
12 Aug 2008 Rochdale v Oldham Athletic W 0-0 (4-1) League Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
16 Aug 2008 Leeds United v Oldham Athletic W 0-2 League One
23 Aug 2008 Oldham Athletic v Cheltenham Town W 4-0 League One
26 Aug 2008 Burnley v Oldham Athletic L 3-0 League Cup 2nd round
30 Aug 2008 Colchester United v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 League One
02 Sep 2008 Oldham Athletic v Morecambe L 1-1 (4-5) Johnstones Paint Trophy 1st round - northern section
06 Sep 2008 Tranmere Rovers v Oldham Athletic W 0-1 League One
13 Sep 2008 Oldham Athletic v Milton Keynes Dons W 2-0 League One
20 Sep 2008 Hartlepool United v Oldham Athletic D 3-3 League One
27 Sep 2008 Oldham Athletic v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League One
03 Oct 2008 Stockport County v Oldham Athletic L 3-1 League One
25 Oct 2008 Swindon Town v Oldham Athletic L 2-0 League One
28 Oct 2008 Oldham Athletic v Scunthorpe United W 3-0 League One
01 Nov 2008 Oldham Athletic v Yeovil Town L 0-2 League One
13 Dec 2008 Peterborough United v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 League One
20 Dec 2008 Oldham Athletic v Leyton Orient D 1-1 League One
26 Dec 2008 Crewe Alexandra v Oldham Athletic W 0-3 League One
28 Dec 2008 Oldham Athletic v Carlisle United D 0-0 League One
03 Jan 2009 Huddersfield Town v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
12 Jan 2009 Oldham Athletic v Hartlepool United W 2-1 League One
17 Jan 2009 Hereford United v Oldham Athletic L 5-0 League One
07 Feb 2009 Leicester City v Oldham Athletic D 0-0 League One
14 Feb 2009 Oldham Athletic v Northampton Town W 2-1 League One
21 Feb 2009 Yeovil Town v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 League One
24 Feb 2009 Oldham Athletic v Bristol Rovers L 0-2 League One
28 Feb 2009 Millwall v Oldham Athletic W 2-3 League One
02 Mar 2009 Oldham Athletic v Leeds United D 1-1 League One
07 Mar 2009 Oldham Athletic v Colchester United L 0-1 League One
14 Mar 2009 Milton Keynes Dons v Oldham Athletic L 6-2 League One
21 Mar 2009 Oldham Athletic v Tranmere Rovers L 0-2 League One
04 Apr 2009 Oldham Athletic v Peterborough United L 1-2 League One
10 Apr 2009 Carlisle United v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League One
13 Apr 2009 Oldham Athletic v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League One
18 Apr 2009 Brighton and Hove Albion v Oldham Athletic L 3-1 League One
25 Apr 2009 Oldham Athletic v Southend United D 1-1 League One
02 May 2009 Walsall v Oldham Athletic W 1-2 League One


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Wales International Friendly 1
4
2007-08 Wales UEFA European Championship 2
2007-08 Wales Under-21 1
2008-09 Wales FIFA World Cup 1
2008-09 Wales International Friendly 1
1
2008-09 Wales UEFA Under-21 2
2009-10 Wales FIFA World Cup
2
2009-10 Wales International Friendly
1
2010-11 Wales International Friendly
1
2010-11 Wales Nations Cup 2


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

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
22 Aug 2007 Bulgaria v Wales W 0-1 International Friendly
17 Oct 2007 San Marino v Wales W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group D
17 Nov 2007 Wales v Republic of Ireland D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group D
06 Feb 2008 Wales v Norway W 3-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Luxembourg v Wales W 0-2 International Friendly
15 May 2008 Wales v England L 0-2 Under-21
28 May 2008 Iceland v Wales W 0-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Wales L 2-0 International Friendly
20 Aug 2008 Wales v Georgia L 1-2 International Friendly
10 Oct 2008 Wales v England L 2-3 UEFA Under-21 Play-off 1st leg
14 Oct 2008 England v Wales D 2-2 UEFA Under-21 Play-off 2nd leg
19 Nov 2008 Denmark v Wales W 0-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2009 Azerbaijan v Wales W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
12 Aug 2009 Montenegro v Wales L 2-1 International Friendly
10 Oct 2009 Finland v Wales L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
14 Oct 2009 Liechtenstein v Wales W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 4
11 Aug 2010 Wales v Luxembourg W 5-1 International Friendly
08 Feb 2011 Republic of Ireland v Wales L 3-0 Nations Cup
25 May 2011 Wales v Scotland L 1-3 Nations Cup


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