| Philip Airey|
Whitley Bay F.C.
| (1991-11-14) 14 November 1991 (age 24)|Phil Airey Wikipedia
Philip Airey (born 14 November 1991), known as Phil Airey, is an English footballer, currently a playing for Whitley Bay, on loan from Blyth Spartans, who plays as a striker. Airey has also previously played for Premier League club Newcastle United and Scottish Premier League club Hibernian.
Airey joined the Newcastle United Academy at age 10 and made his reserve team debut on 18 November 2008 against Everton as a right back. Airey made his first team debut on 8 January 2011 as a second-half substitute in a 3–1 defeat against Stevenage in the FA Cup. He won the Golden Boot in the Premier Reserve League North with 11 goals. Airey signed on loan for Scottish Premier League club Hibernian in August 2011. He made just one substitute appearance before returning to Newcastle a month later. On 20 January 2012, Airey signed for Conference National side Gateshead on a one-month loan. He made his debut the following day as a 79th-minute substitute in Gateshead's 3–3 draw with Lincoln City. Airey was released by Newcastle United on 1 June 2012.
He then joined Blyth Spartans in August 2012. He started out at the club as a striker but moved to Right-Back to accommodate for the loss of Shaun Utterson. Airey had a number of trials at full-time clubs over the 2012–13 season, but failed to secure a deal. On 18 November 2013, Airey joined Northern League side Whitley Bay on a month loan, making a goal-scoring debut the following day in a 7–3 win against Alnwick Town in the Northumberland Senior Cup.As of 20:00, 24 January 2012 (UTC)