Date of birth
Preston-born Fenton came through the youth ranks of Premiership side Manchester City.
He enjoyed loan spells at Notts County and Bournemouth whilst at City before he signed permanently for Notts County for a fee of £150,000. Nick played over 150 appearances for The Magpies until his departure at the end of the 2003–04 season.
Though born in England, as he went to a school in Wales he represented Wales at schoolboy level, captaining the under-15 side.
Nick made a large number of appearances for Doncaster Rovers, Grimsby Town, Rotherham United, Morecambe and most-recently Alfreton Town.
Following his release by Alfreton, Fenton retired from the playing side of the sport and was hired by the Brewers as the club's team physiotherapist for the 2014-15 season.