Michael John Flynn
(born October 17, 1980 in Newport
) is a Welsh footballer
currently playing for Football League Two
side Bradford City
. He is predominantly an attacking midfielder
Flynn started his career playing for Newport County
. A move to League of Wales
club Barry Town
beckoned in 2000. After forty goals in two seasons, he moved to Wigan Athletic
in the 2002–03 season
Flynn spent a lot of his time on the substitutes' bench as Wigan won Division Two
title. He made seventeen appearances in the league, fourteen of which came from the bench, and scored one goal. The next season did not start any better for Flynn as he started just one game and made seven appearances from the bench before he was loaned to then League One side Blackpool
, where he started six times in the league and once in in the FA Cup
before returning to Wigan.
In the January transfer window
of that season
, Flynn joined Championship
on a free transfer
. Despite his instant success, and his three goals in sixteen starts, Gillingham were relegated to League One on the last day of the season.
Although injury affected his 2005–06 season
, Flynn scored six goals. He took over as captain for the 2006–07 season
season and became top scorer with twelve goals.
It was announced on 8 May 2007 that Flynn had been offered a new contract with Gillingham. He chose not to sign, and left the club when his contract expired at the end of June 2007.
On 5 July 2007, Flynn signed a... Read More