Nathan Craig – founder and owner of Pêl-droed Nathan Craig Football
Craig joined Everton at the age of 12 and, having progressed through the youth team ranks, he was offered a place as a first-year scholar in the summer of 2008. A deadball specialist, he became a regular in the Under-18s during the 2008/09 season. His versatility down the left flank and set-piece delivery saw him progress to Everton’s reserves in the 2009/2010 and he became a regular for the reserves during the 2010/2011 season. He made his competitive first-team debut versus BATE Borisov on 17 December 2009 in the UEFA Europa League.
Craig Joined Torquay United after a successful trial in 2012 and went on to make 47 appearances, scoring 1 goal. Following the club’s relegation to the Conference in May 2014 Craig, along with 7 other teammates, was placed on the transfer list. On 7 June 2014 following the player’s request, his contract was mutually terminated
Craig made a goalscoring debut for the Wales under-17 side on 27 August 2007 during a 2–1 victory over Belgium after replacing Matthew Hurdman as a first-half substitute. Two months after making his debut, Craig was included in the squad for the qualifying round of the 2008 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship, making appearances in matches against Spain and Andorra. Having advanced to the elite round of qualifying, Craig played in all three group matches as Wales finished second in their group, failing to qualify for the tournament.
He made his debut for the Wales under-21 side against Bosnia and Herzegovina in October 2009.