Nathan Eccleston
Nathan Eccleston
Nathan Eccleston
● Nathan Eccleston, c2011 (SKY)

born in England

Nathan Geoffrey Junior Eccleston was born on Sunday, 30th December, 1990, in Manchester.

The 5' 10 (11st 10lbs) forward signed for Alan Archibald's Thistle on Monday, 1st September, 2014, having most recently been with Blackpool.

Aged 23, he made his debut appearance on Friday, 19th September, 2014, in a 2-1 defeat at home to St Mirren in the SPFL Premiership.

Nathan scored his first goal for Thistle on Tuesday, 23rd September, 2014, in a 1-0 win (aet) at home to St Mirren in the League Cup.

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Wednesday, 21st January, 2015, in a 5-0 win at home to Hamilton Academical in the SPFL Premiership.

He played his last game for Thistle on Friday, 30th January, 2015, in a 1-0 defeat at home to St Mirren in the SPFL Premiership, having appeared as a Jag on 11 occasions.

Nathan's club-list included Liverpool, Huddersfield Town, Charlton Athletic, Rochdale, Blackpool, Tranmere Rovers, Carlisle United, Coventry City, Partick Thistle, Kilmarnock, Békéscsaba 1912 Előre and Nuneaton Borough.

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He started his career as a youth player at Bury, before moving to Liverpool's youth system. Having progressed through the club's youth and reserve system, Eccleston made his debut for the club in a League Cup tie against Arsenal. He made his Premier League debut a few days later against Fulham. During his time at Liverpool, Eccleston went on loan to Huddersfield Town, Charlton Athletic and Rochdale. He left Liverpool in August 2012 and signed for Championship side Blackpool on a one-year deal. The majority of his time at Blackpool was spent on loan at Tranmere Rovers, Carlisle United and Coventry City.

After leaving Blackpool, Eccleston was linked to a move to Indian club East Bengal as the club's marquee player. However the Coventry Telegraph reported that Eccleston was joining Glasgow-based Scottish Premiership side Partick Thistle. The move was later confirmed on 1 September 2014, on a one-year deal with the club. Eccleston scored his first Thistle goal in a Scottish League Cup game against St Mirren at Firhill on 23 September, and his first league goal for the club in a 5–0 win over Hamilton Academical in January 2015. Eccleston was then released by Partick Thistle in February 2015. With Thistle, his 2 goals were scored in only 255 minutes of game time.

On 14 February 2015, Eccleston signed for Kilmarnock and he made his debut the same day, as a substitute in a 3–2 win against Dundee United.He scored his first goal for the club in a 3–3 draw away to Inverness CT a week later. After making ten appearances and scoring once, Eccleston was released. Eccleston signed for Hungarian club Békéscsaba 1912 Előre in March 2016. Eccleston scored his first goal for the club in a 2–0 win over Paksi. Following another spell away from the game, Eccleston signed for the club bottom of the National League North, Nuneaton Borough in March 2019.


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