The Danish keeper joined Manchester City after a three week trial at Maine Road. Kevin Keegan decided that the youngster was a great prospect for the future and Stuhr-Ellegaard has already been described as the "next Peter Schmeichel".
Kevin recieved another boost in 2002/03, when the original Peter Schmeichel
came to City as first choice keeper for a season before retiring. He will
have learned a lot from the master and will eager to impress in the future.