Released by Ipswich Town at the age of 16, Nick dropped into non-league football with neighbouring Bury Town before being handed his professional chance once more with Charlton Athletic.
Joining the Addicks in May 2011, he made his debut in the Championship against Bristol City in May 2013. Extended loans then came at League Two sides York City and Bury before establishing himself with his parent club during the 2015/16 season.
His form caught the eye of Burnley manager Sean Dyche and he moved to Turf Moor ahead of the 2016/17 season.
While games were in short supply in his first campaign with the Clarets, he was first-choice keeper the following season, making 35 Premier League appearances. His impressive form earned an England call and he was a member of the Three Lions’ World Cup finals squad in 2018, making his debut against Costa Rica that June.
Sadly, a dislocated shoulder ruled him out for most of the following season, but he again established himself in the Burnley first team for the 2019/20 campaign, winning his second England cap in the process, against Kosovo that November.
The 20/21 season has seen Nick collect further England caps as he continues to enhance his reputation as one of the Premier League’s outstanding goalkeepers.
After excelling in the 2021/22 season, in the summer of 2022 Nick joined Newcastle United and his status among the elite continues to grow.
The 2022-23 campaign saw Nick help the club end their 20-year wait for Champions League football in his first season with the Magpies, playing a crucial role in their fourth-place finish in the Premier League.
Nick’s contributions also saw Newcastle reach their first League Cup final since 1976.
Although the stopper was suspended for the final at Wembley, Nick only conceded one goal from the third round all the way to the semi-final second leg.
His Newcastle side have been drawn against AC Milan, PSG and Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League group stage.