Nigel Spink

Former Professional Goalkeeper & Football Speaker

Former professional footballer Nigel Spink has enjoyed a long and established career spanning over 25 years. An acquired after dinner speaker, he played his domestic football across a range of clubs in England, including Premier League stalwarts Aston Villa, receiving one International cap during his career. His extensive and successful career has helped Nigel establish a life after football as a respected sports speaker.

Helping Villa secure the European Cup in 1982, Spink made over 360 appearances for them before moving across the midlands to join neighbours West Bromwich Albion in 1996- nearly two decades on from joining the claret and blue outfit. Retiring a few months shy of his 42nd birthday, Nigel Spink hung up his gloves in 2000 after having amassed over 440. His experiences across a multitude of clubs have helped Nigel Spink establish himself as a prolific and well-requested after dinner speaker.

Turning his hand to professional coaching and management, Spink had a two year spell as manager of Forest Green Rovers until 2002. He later worked at multiple clubs, most recently Bristol City as a goalkeeper coach, passing on his knowledge and experience to the next generation of football goalkeepers. His ability to engage the players translates seamlessly into his aptitude as an after dinner speaker, plying his advanced background knowledge as a sports speaker specifically sought-after for speaking duties revolving around dedication, determination and peak performance.

A reputable football speaker available as an keynote speaker to attend events and engagements, Nigel Spink has established himself as a prolific footballer and now a sought after football speaker.

To book Nigel Spink as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When he’s at corporate events, Nigel is known to cover the following topics:

  • Football Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • Peak Performance
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Achieving Goals