(born 26 January 1957
) is an English
former professional footballer
. He was a central defender who began his career with Sunderland
before playing for Norwich City
and Colchester United
. He also played with the Seattle Sounders
in the North American Soccer League
. He ended his professional career in the USA
in 1991, playing 13 times without scoring for the Albany Capitals
in the American Professional Soccer League
Elliott was captain at Sunderland and led them to the 1985 Milk Cup final, but missed the match through the suspension. Sunderland lost the final to Norwich City, who went down to the Second Division with them that season.
While with Sunderland, Elliott won three caps for the England 'B' team.