, November 10, 1987) is a footballer
. He is the son of former Swindon Town
favourite Kenny Stroud
. Stroud currently plays for Swindon Supermarine
Stroud made his breakthrough into the Swindon Town
first team in October 2005 when still a youth team player. With manager Iffy Onuora
previously responsible for youth development, he gave Stroud a chance in a match at Huddersfield Town
, Stroud produced a solid performance that impressed Onuora—his pace being his main attribute
After continuing in the first team the following week, a hamstring injury sidelined Stroud for a period, and he did not appear in the first team again until the New Year.
On December 30, 2006 it was announced that Stroud's contract would not be extended and was released from Swindon.
After being released from Swindon, David signed for Swindon Supermarine F.C.
, and subsequently scored in their play off final win over Taunton Town
on 5 May 2007.
He also spent two separate occasions on loan at Basingstoke Town
whilst going up through the ranks at Swindon Town
.In his second spell with Basingstoke he played in the clubs famous first round F.A Cup win away at Chesterfield before being recalled by Swindon manager Paul Sturrock, forcing him to miss the second round tie against Aldershot Town