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Shane Herbert

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Norwich Career: 2001-2005 (Academy)
Current Club: Norwich United (Ridgeons League)
Date of Birth: 23/09/1986 (Hethersett) 
Nationality: English


Goalkeeper Shane Herbert was in the Norwich City Under 15 squad that won the Northern Ireland Milk Cup in August 2001. He had joined Norwich's academy at the end of the 2000/01 season and was attending Hethersett High School.

Shane made his Under-19s debut on January 11th 2003, keeping a clean sheet as the young Canaries beat Arsenal 2-0 away. Shane was then offered a place as a first year scholar with the club's academy in 2003/4. This came into place in July 2003. His nickname is Sherb. He has been plagued with cartilage injuries.

During December 2004, Sherb played for Ridgeons League side Gorleston

In November 2005, Shane was loaned to Gillingham for the remainder of the 2005/6 season as his chances at Norwich were limited.

A free agent in the summer of 2006, Shane was invited by Tommy Taylor to join Kings Lynn for pre-season training. As a result of which, he signed Southern League forms with the Linnets. He then trialled with Cambridge United, on the recomendation of Paul Crichton whom he was with at Gillingham, and played in their 22nd July 2006 friendly against Enfield. This was Herbert's second trial spell with United - having played for them in friendlies against Thetford and Huntingdon at the end of the 2005/6 season

On 28th July 2006, Shane signed non-contract forms with Cambridge United. He was a regular for them during 2006/7 but was released by Jimmy Quinn in mid-May 2007. In July 2007, Shane joined Cambridge rivals Cambridge City.

Shane returned to Norwich in Septem,ber 2008 to sign for Norwich United but conceded five goals on his debut against Wivenhoe in the Ridgeons League.

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