(born 28 October 1985 in Edinburgh
) is a professional football
Foy attended Oxgangs
Primary School and Firrhill High School
, and played for youth club Hutchison Vale, before making the move down south and signing for Liverpool in 2000. Beforehand, he had spells at Hibernian and Rangers.
Foy came through the ranks at the Liverpool Academy
and began training full-time at Melwood
as he was a sensation during the 2003–04 season. He made his senior debut as a substitute
during the pre-season win over Wrexham
in July 2004, replacing Harry Kewell at half-time. He was also a substitute, albeit unused, for the first team during the League Cup
win over Tottenham Hotspur
He is traditionally a winger
and has the ability to play on the right wing as well up front but most see him at his best on the left. Foy finished the 2004–05 season at Chester City
with a three-month loan spell, having been signed by Liverpool legend Ian Rush
. This move allowed Foy to gain first-team experience, although he failed to find the net for the Blues, however he did help them avoid relegation.
In August 2005, Foy was again sent out on loan, this time for a five-month spell at Wrexham. He made 12 appearances for Liverpool reserves
during the 2005-06 season, scoring three times. He was given a free transfer by Liverpool in May 2006.
Foy undertook a trial with Scottish Premier League
side Dunfermline Athletic
during July 2006, but failed to gain a... Read More