Elliott started his footballing career at Arsenal in 1993, before being released two years later at 15 years-old. He was then picked up by Newcastle United in 1995. However, he failed to make an appearance for The Toon Army and endured numerous loan spells whilst contracted to Newcastle.|
In 1997 he was loaned out to Hull City where he made three appearances, before joining Swindon Town and Gillingham in 1998. In 1999, he joined Wrexham on loan making a total of 10 appearances before joining Hartlepool United turning out another 5 times.
The new millennium saw Stuart go out on loan twice more to Bournemouth and Stockport, before his eventual release from Newcastle United at the end of the season.
During his time at Newcastle, Elliott was a regular with the side’s reserve team and eventually became captain, helping the side to win the Northumberland Senior Cup twice.
Following his release from St. James’ Park, he joined Darlington for a season, where he made a total of 33 appearances, scoring four times. Stuart picked up two red cards along the way as well. He finished the 2000/01 season with Plymouth Argyle after signing with them in March 2001.
In August 2001, he joined Carlisle United following a successful trial and signed on a short-term basis. He made just seven appearances for The Cumbrians before being released after he was not offered a new contract. Stuart subsequently signed with non-league outfit, Durham City in October 2001. However, just seven days later he joined Scarborough on a non-contract basis, ...[Read more]