Utility defender and midfielder Scott Maxfield played primarily at left back during his time at Hull City. He joined the club in March 1996 from Doncaster Rovers alongside striker Duane Darby and was eased into the first team during the following month, making an inauspicious debut in a 0-5 drubbing at Wrexham. Scott began 1996/97 in the first team squad, mostly coming on as substitute, but dropped out of contention after the first couple of months. For the remainder of his first full season he played in fits and starts, never establishing himself as a natural first team pick. In 1997/98, under Mark Hateley, Maxfield remained a peripheral figure until March and April 1998 when he had a run of games at left back. However that spell in the first team coincided with Hateley’s most egregious sequences of squalid defeats – including the notorious 0-1 defeat at relegation certs Doncaster Rovers – and Maxfield was released that summer.
Maxfield was born in Doncaster and came through Doncaster Rovers’ YTS programme, debuting in a 1-1 against Scunthorpe in December 1994. He made 30 appearances for Donny prior to his move to Boothferry Park.
Maxfield returned to Doncaster Rovers in June 1998, who were freshly relegated to the Conference. After two seasons at Belle Vue he moved to Barrow in July 2000 and stayed at Holker Street for five seasons. In November 2005 he switched to Stalybridge Celtic, then in June 2007 began an association with Buxton FC that lasted six years and encompassed the roles of player (he made 250 appearances for the Bucks), player-coach, player-manager (briefly in 2011) and player-assistant manager. He left Buxton in September 2013 and had single seasons at Bradford Park Avenue and Handsworth Parramore prior to ending his playing career.
Maxfield remained in the non-league scene, working as number 2 to boss Mark Hume at Matlock Town (between January 2015 and April 2017) and Sheffield FC (between April and September 2017).
Date/Place of Birth: 13 July 1976, Doncaster
Hull City First Game: 20 April 1996, Wrexham A (League Division 2), 19 years, 282 days old
Hull City Final Game: 11 April 1998, Hartlepool United H (League Division 2), 21 years, 272 days old
Doncaster Rovers (1994-1996), Hull City (1996-1998), Doncaster Rovers (1998-2000), Barrow (2000-2005), Stalybridge Celtic (2005-2007), Buxton (2007-2013), Bradford Park Avenue (2013-2014), Handsworth Parramore (2014-2015)
Hull City Record
Career: 39 apps, 0 goalsScott Maxfield
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