Date of birth
Shot stopper Ben completed his apprenticeship with Sunderland Football Club, leaving the Black Cats in summer of 2013.
Whilst on trial later in the year, he impressed for City’s U21/DVP side against Charlton Athletic and Chelsea and signed on a permanent basis from January 2014.
Ben extended his time at Cardiff City Stadium in the summer of 2014, not only continuing his strong form for the U21/DVP side but appearing on the substitutes' bench for the first team in League and Cup competition, before making his first start in the Capital One Cup in 2015/16.
Following a string of first team appearances in the early part of the 2016/17 season, Ben moved to Rochdale on loan for the remainder of the campaign.