Daley was originally with the Norwich City academy as a boy but
was releaed when he was an under-12. He was recalled as a under-14
but his family then moved to Northampton, limiting his ability
to play and train with the academy. He then spent some time with
In October 2005, the
academy decided to move the young striker to Norwich in preparation
for him joining the academy as a full-time scholar in the summer
of 2006. This is the first time that Norwich have moved a schoolboy
into digs but Luke's talent was apparent from the fact that in
October 2004, he was called up for England Under-15s vs
Northern Ireland at Lurgan on Nov 4th
Luke was called up by Glenn Roeder to
the first team and was on the bench for the 11th March 2008 clash
with Stoke City. He had impressed with four goals from six reserve
team starts during 2007/8 and eight goals from his 20 Academy
Under-18 games. he was awarded his first professional contract
on 4th April 2008
Luke made his professional debut for Norwich as a late substitute
in the 1-1 draw with Burnley at Carrow Road on 21st February 2009.
On 14th October 2009, Luke extended his contract with the Canaries
until June 2012 after playing eight games under new manager Paul
Lambert. He finished the season with 10 appearances to his
On 21st January 2011, Luke was loaned to Stevenage for one month
and made two appearances for the Hertfordshire club, both as substitute.
He returned to Norwich on 24th February 2011.
In July 2011, Luke joined Plymouth on trial along with former
Oldham Athletic striker Andy Crompton. Luke's trial was successful
and he joined Plymouth on a free transfer on 20th July 2011.
Luke was released by the Pilgrims in mid-May 2012. He had made
21 appearances, scoring twice
In August 2012, he trialled with Grimsby, playing against Stalybridge
Celtic in a friendly but was not retained. Grimsby manager Rob
Scott said "Nothing's going to be done with Luke at the
minute. Unfortunately, he's not what we're looking for at this
moment in time." He then joined Lincoln on trial and
signed on non-contract terms on 10th August 2012. He made his
debut the next day in a 10 win against Kidderminster Harriers.
Daley made five appearances before leaving Lincoln on 29th August
In early October 2012, Daley signed for Conference side Braintree
who include former Canaries Josh Dawkin
and Sam Habergham in their ranks.
After making 60 appearances for Braintree, scoring eight goals,
Daley signed for Conference rival Dartford on 25th July 2014.
He was released by Dartford at the end of the 2014/15 season.