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Phil Turnbull

Phil Turnbull

Date of birth: 7th January 1987

Date joined: 18th May 2021

Position: Midfielder

Previous clubs: South Shields, Darlington FC, Gateshead FC, York City, Hartlepool Utd.

34 year old centre midfielder Phil Turnbull  is capable of playing with either foot and is described as fiercely competitive player.

Having started out at Hartlepool United before joining York City, with loan spells at Blyth Spartans and Gateshead,  a permanent move to Gateshead in 2008 seen him play over 300 games for the Tynesiders.

In a 7 season spell, which included two successive promotions, the club eventually moved up to The National  League and he became a firm favourite at The International Stadium before moving to Darlington in 2015 where he would gain promotion to The National League North in his first season.

A move to his home town club South Shields happened in 2018 and the move was seen a major signing for the club. He has been key to the recent playing success at South Shields but with the club moving to full time this season Chris Swailes wasted no time in bringing the vastly experienced and talented midfielder to the UTS Stadium.


Phil Turnbull is kindly sponsored by:

Home shirt -  Margaret

Away shirt - Page Powder Coatings

3rd shirt - Mr Tom Etherington

Training kit -  Trades Needs

Published Thursday 20th May 2021 (last updated Wednesday 24th November 2021)