Defender Phil Bugg was a Trainee professional at Norwich City in 1990-1992 who previously attended the club's centre of excellence at Trowse.
After spells at Swindon, Cambridge, Derby and Wolves, he signed for Diss Town in the summer of 1993. That season Phil scored valuable goals leading up to a successful season winning the FA Vase Final at Wembley in May 1994. Phil then had further spells at Wroxham, Concorde Rangers in the Essex Senior League, Diss Town and Watton Utd. Phil retired from football for medical reasons in the summer of 2002 after suffering a knee injury against Swaffham.
Whilst studying at the University of Greenwich between 1994 and 1998 to become a PE teacher Phil also won the British Universities cup. He taught at Sewell Park College in Norwich until 2015. He coached the Norwich City academy under 11s before running the junior 9-11s section where he proudly coached the likes of Todd Cantwell, Angus Gunn and Carlton Morris.
In 2015, Phil took up a position of Assistant Principal at Cromer Academy before becoming their Vice Principal in 2016. In 2018 he moved to Kings Lynn Academy where he is currently Vice Principal of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning.