He was a regular in the Newport County side in their first year back in Football League Two, however in February 2014, it was announced that he would be let go alongside Michael Flynn at the end of the season.
I started collecting Orlik pipes sort of by accident.
Like the other hallowed marques acquired by Cadogan around that time, production was moved and quality took a nose dive.
These post-1980 pipes became of little interest to collectors.
The following is not an exact guide to dating Orlik pipes.
Somewhat plain, nothing extraordinary about the shaping, grain nothing to speak of, but there was just something about the cut of their billiard and Lovat and the solid feel of them.
They smoke wonderfully, and if I had to pick a single billiard to represent perfection in the wide, wide field of English billiards, my money is on the Orlik shape 20.
Long before the name Orlik became a property of the Danish tobacco concern we're all familiar with, the name stood for quality London made pipes.
Founded on Bond Street in 1899 by Louis Orlik, the company produced pipes of similar quality to Dunhill, Sasieni, Barling, GBD, Loewe and Comoy's until 1980, when they were acquired by Cadogan.
He returned to Bristol Rovers at the end of the month but failed to make another appearance in the 2009–10 season.
In June 2010, he was jailed for 38 months for fracturing the skull of another man in an unprovoked attack in Bristol.
In June 2012, he was appointed as captain of Newport County.
And 12 months after he been a part of a side that had lost at Wembley in the FA Trophy final, he led Newport to the Football League as captain at Wembley in a 2–0 win over Wrexham in the 2013 Conference Premier play-off Final on .