- Played professional soccer from 1986-1999 for several English Football League teams, including Wimbledon, Leeds United and Queens Park Rangers.
- Made his film debut in 1998 as a villainous debt collector in Guy Ritchie's Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
- Wrote Vinnie: The Autobiography—Confessions of a Bad Boy? in 1999 and Vinnie: My Life in 2001.
- Released a blues album titled Respect in 2002.