Deployed as a midfielder, Davis currently plays for Southampton in the Premier League and captains the Northern Ireland national football team. He enjoyed success at Aston Villa with being named "Young Player of the Year", "The Fans player of the Year" and "Player of the Year" for the 2005-06 season. At Rangers, he made 211 appearances for the club, winning three consecutive league titles in 2009, 2010, and 2011, two Scottish Cups and three League Cups. A full international since 2005, Davis has been capped 77 times at senior level, scoring seven goals.
Davis began his youth career at St Andrews Boys Club before transferring to Aston Villa in 2002 where he was a member of the 2002 FA Youth Cup winning the team that beat Everton 4-2 in the final.
His excellent form in the 2005-06 season made him be stated that he could be "another
- The meaning of the name Davis: Son Of David