Ian is a vastly experience keeper who joins on loan from Worksop Town, a team he joined from Kettering Town at the start of the season. He made 30 appearances for Kettering Town last season, since joining them in October 2000. Prior to this, he made over 200 appearances for Mansfield during a 5 year stint. In 1993 he joined Bradford City on loan from Lincoln City, before Bradford payer ?27,500 for him to sign on. He made only 35 appearances for the Yorkshire outfit during his 2 years there. Before Bradford, Lincoln had sent Ian out on loan to Hartlepool where he kept goal once. Ian started his career at Gainsborough Trinity in 1987, staying for a year before joining Lincoln City. Whilst at Lincoln, he made 68 appearances.