youth team left back James Middleton played for Norwich City Reserves
in a 2-1 victory over Portsmouth on 6th May 1999. He has since been
relased by 'Boro. After spells with Whitby Town and Markse United,
James transferred to Bishops Auckland in October 2001. In February
2002, he moved on again, joining Thornaby-on-Tees where he played
primarily in midfield. He currently plays for Shildon although he
was the subject of an appraoch from Spennymoor. In June 2005, he
switched to Billingham Synthonia.