Skip to main content

 

Hastings United First Team Squad 2013/14

Photographs kindly supplied by Steve Hunnisett and Terry Blackman, Hastings Observer


Appearances & Goals Tables

 

GOALKEEPERS | DEFENDERS | MIDFIELDERS | STRIKERS


 


MANAGEMENT & BACKROOM STAFF



Terry White
First Team Manager

 

Appointed to the role in January 2014, having returned to the backroom team at the Club in June 2013 as First Team Coach after six years away from the game. Previously served as Coach throughout much of 2005, and a long time former player at the Pilot Field, making his debut in the mid-1980s and, aside from brief spells with Hythe Town and St Leonards, remaining at United until the 2000/01 season, latterly serving as Assistant Manager. He then left for a further brief spell as player/manager with St Leonards and also enjoyed a short stint as caretaker manager of Dover Athletic in early 2007.

 

 


John Masters
Goalkeeping Coach

 

Took over the role of goalkeeping coach at the Pilot Field during the summer of 2013, having previously served the Club in assistant-manager and coaching roles with the Reserves in the 2009/10 campaign. His son Clark is a former United keeper.

 

 BACK TO TOP 


 


 

 


GOALKEEPERS



Josh Pelling
Kindly sponsored by Jason, Sarah, Natalie & Lee Vater
Date of Birth 22/4/91
Debut 10/8/13 v Chipstead
2013/14 Appearances 57 Clean Sheets 16
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 57 Clean Sheets 16

 

Signed for the Club ahead of the 2013/14 season, having spent much of the previous campaign with Eastbourne Town. Played his junior football for Brighton & Hove Albion, but was released by the Seagulls in the summer of 2010 and spent the subsequent pre-season at the Pilot Field, only to then join County League neighbours Rye United, whilst he has also featured for Sidley United.

 

BACK TO TOP 

 

 


 

 


DEFENDERS



Charlie Bachellier
Date of Birth 21/8/95
Debut 16/10/12 v Lewes
2013/14 Appearances 9 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 3 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 15 Goals 0

 

Teenage defender or central midfielder, who joined United's Under 18s ahead of the 2011/12 season and went on to feature regularly for the Reserves, before being handed a senior debut in a League Cup tie against Lewes in October 2012. Left the Club over the summer of 2013 in search of first team football with Little Common, but returned to the Pilot Field in January 2014.

 

 


Andy Corrigan
Date of Birth 20/11/92
Debut 20/8/13 v Burgess Hill Town
2013/14 Appearances 11 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 11 Goals 0

 

Right sided full back who joined the Club ahead of the 2013/14 season after a pre-season trial. Formerly with Eastbourne Borough, where he was a Reserve Team regular, having come through the youth ranks at Priory Lane. Subsequently signed with Eastbourne United Association on a dual registration basis towards the end of December 2013.

 

 


Akwasi Fobi-Edusei
Date of Birth 12/9/86
Debut 7/9/13 v Faversham Town
2013/14 Appearances 9 Goals 1
Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 9 Goals 1

 

Specialist left back who joined the Club from Burgess Hill Town in August 2013. Started his career as a winger with Gillingham, making a number of Football League appearances, but subsequently dropped into the non-league game with Welling United in 2006. Went on to enjoy spells with Ramsgate, Tonbridge Angels, Farnborough and Margate, amongst others, before signing for the West Sussex side. Subsequently released by the Club in November 2013.

 

 


Tom Gilbert
Date of Birth 13/2/91
Debut 10/8/13 v Chipstead
2013/14 Appearances 26 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 26 Goals 0

 

Joined the Club on a dual registration basis with Conference South side Eastbourne Borough in the summer of 2013. Progressed through the youth ranks at, before becoming a Reserve Team regular at Priory Lane, whilst also featuring for Horsham. Subsequently joined Eastbourne Town in March 2014.

 

 


Josh Hare
Date of Birth 12/8/94
Debut 12/10/13 v Tooting & Mitcham United
2013/14 Appearances 10 Goals 1
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 10 Goals 1

 

Teenage centre back, who joined the U's on a one month loan deal from League One side Gillingham in October 2013. The son of one time Hastings Town striker Darren Hare, the Gills' current Youth Team Manager, he was handed his first professional contract in November 2013, having spent some time on loan at Whitstable Town.

 

 


Andy Henson
Date of Birth 1/3/93
Debut 10/8/13 v Chipstead
2013/14 Appearances 20 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 4 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 20 Goals 0

 

Right sided full back, who signed on a dual registration basis with Eastbourne Borough in July 2013. A product of the Priory Lane youth system, who had also progressed to the Conference South side's Reserves during the second half of the 2012/13 campaign.

 

 

Josh Jirbandey
Date of Birth 5/6/91
Debut 22/11/08 v Cambridge City
2013/14 Appearances 12 Goals 1
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 178 Goals 10

 

First signed for United on a work experience deal from Peterborough United in November 2008, and returned to the Pilot Field on a permanent basis ahead of the 2009/10 campaign, having been unable to win a full time contract with the Football League side. Tall central defender, who joined the then League One side on a YTS scholarship in October 2007, having previously played for Rye United in the County League. Also spent time on work experience with Lewes in the Conference during the 2008/09 season, and later enjoyed an ultimately unsuccessful trial period with Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund. Became a permanent fixture in the First Team from February 2011 onwards, and ended the season by being voted the Supporters' Club Player of the Season. Took over the captain's armband the following year, which was due to be his last at United before moving to the United States, but a delay in this plan saw him re-sign ahead of the 2012/13 campaign. Signed off with a goal on his final appearance in early January 2013, but then made a surprise return to United colours just over a year later, following another brief spell with Lewes.

 

 

Ben Judge
Kindly sponsored by GED
Date of Birth 22/5/77
Debut 22/1/13 v Cray Wanderers
2013/14 Appearances 52 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 3 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 75 Goals 0

 

Hugely experienced central defender, who joined the U's in January 2013. Started his playing career at Croydon, where he spent seven years, but went on to make his name in a similarly lengthy stint with Crawley Town, where he was also player/manager for a spell. Two and a half seasons at AFC Wimbledon followed a brief stay at Bromley, before a move to Longmead at the start of the 2010/11 campaign. Switched to the Pilot Field shortly after his release from the Kent side and was named captain for the 2013/14 season.

 

 

Sean Kelly
Kindly sponsored by Tim Reeves Brickwork
Date of Birth 12/12/84
Debut 10/8/13 v Chipstead
2013/14 Appearances 34 Goals 3
Yellow Cards 4 Red Cards 1
Career Appearances 34 Goals 3

 

Left sided full back or centre half, who joined United in the summer of 2013 after a highly successful pre-season trial saw him contribute three goals in seven appearances. Formerly a long time servant of County League neighbours Rye United.

 

 


Bryce Masters
Date of Birth 1/1/93
Debut 31/3/14 v Faversham Town
2013/14 Appearances 1 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 1 Goals 0

 

Right full back who joined the Club from Rye United in March 2014. A regular for United Reserves in central midfield during the 2009/10 season, but moved on to Sidley United a year later, before switching to The Salts.

 

 


Bruno Pacheco
Date of Birth 27/11/92
Debut 16/11/13 v Corinthian-Casuals
2013/14 Appearances 5 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 5 Goals 0

 

Portuguese born left sided full back or midfielder, who joined the U's in November 2013, having gained previous Ryman League experience with Whitehawk. His registration was subsequently transferred to Eastbourne Town in February 2014.

 

 

Jono Richardson
Date of Birth 8/9/88
Debut 7/9/10 v Sutton United
2013/14 Appearances 12 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 57 Goals 2

 

Left sided central defender or full back, who first joined the U's ahead of the 2010/11 season, on a dual registration basis with County League neighbours Rye United, for whom he originally played as a teenager. Returned to Rye after making only five appearances, including a goalscoring full debut, but was back at the Pilot Field for the start of the 2012/13 campaign. Has also played for Winchester City in the Southern League, and for Wessex League side AFC Totton, during his time at Southampton University. Rejoined Rye on a dual registration basis in November 2013, before signing for Sittingbourne the following month.

 

 


Charlie Slocombe
Date of Birth 27/7/93
Debut 24/9/10 v Herne Bay
2013/14 Appearances 14 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 14 Goals 0

 

Specialist right back, who joined United in September 2013 on a dual registration basis from Conference South side Tonbridge Angels. Also played for Crawley Down Gatwick during the 2012/13 campaign, and returned to the West Sussex side in January 2014.

 

BACK TO TOP  

 

 


 

 


MIDFIELDERS



Sulayman Bah
Date of Birth 16/7/87
Debut 21/9/13 v Merstham
2013/14 Appearances 4 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 4 Goals 0

 

Left sided midfielder, born in Sierra Leone, who joined the U's in September 2013, having most recently been on Dulwich Hamlet's books. First left his country of birth to join Lokomotiv Moscow, but played only Reserve football in a three year spell in the Russian capital. Came to the attention of then Premier League side Queens Park Rangers upon moving to the UK, but a trial at Loftus Road, and another at Leeds United, proved unsuccessful. Subsequently released by the Club in October 2013.

 

 


Jay Crisford
Date of Birth 18/10/94
Debut 14/10/13 v Faversham Town
2013/14 Appearances 1 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 1 Goals 0

 

A former Under 18 and Reserve Team regular, who was handed a senior debut in the early stages of the 2013/14 season. Usually operates on the left hand side of midfield.

 

 


Sam Cruttwell
Date of Birth 3/1/97
Debut 12/8/13 v Walton Casuals
2013/14 Appearances 23 Goals 1
Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 23 Goals 1

 

Left sided midfield prospect, who featured for United's Under 18 and Reserve sides when aged just sixteen during the 2012/13 season, before joining the First Team squad for the following pre-season. 

 

 


Chris Cumming-Bart
Date of Birth 11/5/94
Debut 3/12/13 v Margate
2013/14 Appearances 2 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 2 Goals 0

 

Central midfielder who joined the U's in October 2013 and scored twice in his first three games for the Under 21s, before being handed a senior debut in a League Cup win at Margate. A former trainee at Brighton & Hove Albion, but was released by the Seagulls before he could earn a professional contract. Has also played locally for Little Common. Subsequently joined Eastbourne Town in January 2014.

 

 


Matt Darby
Date of Birth 5/12/90
Debut 23/10/07 v Wealden
2013/14 Appearances 46 Goals 3
Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 53 Goals 4

 

First joined the U's from local football ahead of the 2007/08 season, becoming a Reserve and Youth Team regular. Made a handful of senior appearances the following year, but subsequently left to join Sidley United, only returning to the Pilot Field ahead of the 2013/14 campaign.

 

 


Bobbi-Jay Deegan
Date of Birth 8/11/97
Debut 3/12/13 v Margate
2013/14 Appearances 1 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 1 Goals 0

 

Central midfield prospect, who worked his way through the Youth set-up at the Pilot Field and made his senior debut aged just sixteen in the League Cup win at Margate in December 2013.

 

 


Ronnie Dolan
Date of Birth 3/3/92
Debut 11/11/13 v Sittingbourne
2013/14 Appearances 15 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 15 Goals 0

 

Joined the Club from Division One South rivals Hythe Town in November 2013. Spent just over three successful seasons at the Reachfields Stadium, following a summer move from Ashford Town ahead of the 2010/11 campaign. Subsequently left the Club to join Ashford United in February 2014.

 

 


Russell Eldridge
Date of Birth 21/1/83
Debut 3/5/00 v Witney Town
2013/14 Appearances 1 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 246 Goals 28

 

Re-signed with United for a fifh spell in March 2014, whilst simultaneously fulfilling a player/manager role with County League neighbours Little Common, having not played for the U's since the final day of the 2010/11 campaign. Made his First Team debut for the Club in May 2000, and has interspersed his various stints at the Pilot Field with appearances for Sidley United, St Leonards, Horsham YMCA, Horsham and Burgess Hill Town. Predominantly a left sided or central midfielder, but has also filled in at left back and in the centre of defence over the years. Achieved representative honours with Sussex during his time in County League circles.

 

 


Danny Ellis
Kindly sponsored by the Hastings & District Chelsea Supporters' Club
Date of Birth 18/3/86
Debut 28/10/03 v Folkestone Invicta
2013/14 Appearances 46 Goals 4
Yellow Cards 5 Red Cards 1
Career Appearances 245 Goals 24

 

Returned to the Pilot Field from County League neighbours Bexhill United in December 2011, having last played for the U's in January 2008. Made his debut as a seventeen year old in October 2003, after an impressive start to the season in the Reserves. A right sided attacking midfielder, who was at Brighton as a junior, and who has also played for Rye United. Voted the Supporters' Club player of the year for the 2012/13 campaign.

 

 


Nathan Ferguson
Date of Birth 12/10/95
Debut 31/3/14 v Faversham Town
2013/14 Appearances 8 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 8 Goals 0

 

Central midfield prospect, who joined the Club in March 2014 on a work experience arrangement from League Two side Dagenham & Redbridge. Has enjoyed similar spells with Chelmsford City and St Albans City earlier in the 2013/14 campaign.

 

 


Taser Hassan
Date of Birth 22/6/91
Debut 8/3/14 v Walton & Hersham
2013/14 Appearances 15 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 15 Goals 0

 

Joined the Club in March 2014 from Division One South rivals Hythe Town. Played his junior football at Portsmouth and Gillingham, before earning a short term professional contract with then League One side Huddersfield Town in February 2010. Released at the end of the season and moved to Reachfields Stadium at the start of the 2011/12 campaign. Has also had trials at LA Galaxy and a brief stint playing full time in the Turkish lower leagues for Giresunspor.

 

 


Matt Maclean
Date of Birth 25/2/90
Debut 23/10/07 v Wealden
2013/14 Appearances 11 Goals 2
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 73 Goals 8

 

Free scoring attacking midfielder, who first came to prominence at the Pilot Field in two sensational seasons at Under 18 level. Soon made the step up to the First Team, but left the Club in early 2010 for a brief spell at Sidley United, before enjoying a lengthier and successful stint at Rye United. Rejoined the U's ahead of the 2013/14 campaign, but then signed for Eastbourne United Association on a dual registration basis in September 2013.

 

 


Lendzo Narins
Date of Birth 9/11/94
Debut 25/1/13 v Leatherhead
2013/14 Appearances 1 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 1 Goals 0

 

Right sided attacking midfielder, born in France, who joined the Club's Under 21 set-up in December 2013, scoring twice in four appearances, before being handed a senior debut towards the end of January 2014.

 

 


Tom O'Connor
Date of Birth 28/5/96
Debut 17/8/13 v Redhill
2013/14 Appearances 21 Goals 1
Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 21 Goals 1

 

Creative central midfielder, who joined the U's on a dual registration basis from Conference South side Bromley in August 2013. A product of the Kent side's Academy system, but made his way into the First Team squad at Hayes Lane during the 2012/13 campaign. His Ryman League registration was subsequently switched to Cray Wanderers in December 2013, only for it to be switched back again towards the end of January 2014.

 

 


Tim Olorunda
Kindly sponsored by Marie O'Mara
Date of Birth 1/9/84
Debut 29/1/02 v Arundel
2013/14 Appearances 43 Goals 7
Yellow Cards 11 Red Cards 1
Career Appearances 238 Goals 19

 

Combative central midfielder and occasional defender, who rejoined the Club for a fourth spell in the summer of 2013, having helped Maidstone United to promotion the previous season. First played for the Club's Youth and Reserve sides in the early 2000s, leaving in search of senior football at St Leonards and Rye United. Returned in June 2005 and played an integral role in United's own play-off winning side in 2006/07, and has since had two spells with Tonbridge Angels, either side of his third stint at the Pilot Field.

 

 


Denis Peyer
Date of Birth 5/3/94
Debut 14/10/13 v Faversham Town
2013/14 Appearances 1 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 1 Goals 0

 

Joined the Club's new Under 21 side for the 2013/14 campaign and was handed a senior debut in the League Cup a couple of months later.

 

 


Matt Scott
Date of Birth 17/10/90
Debut 7/9/13 v Faversham Town
2013/14 Appearances 1 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 1 Goals 0

 

Attacking, right sided midfielder, who played his junior football at Lewes, before joining the U's at the start of September 2013.

 

 


Tristan Toney
Date of Birth 26/12/85
Debut 22/3/14 v Eastbourne Town
2013/14 Appearances 8 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 8 Goals 0

 

Central midfielder or striker, who joined the Club from Lewisham Borough of the Kent Invicta League in March 2014. Played his junior football for Colchester United and Dagenham & Redbridge, and has also had spells with Leyton, Merthyr Tydfil and Harrow Borough.

 

 


Tom Vickers
Date of Birth 21/9/93
Debut 18/8/12 v Hampton & Richmond Borough
2013/14 Appearances 24 Goals 4
Yellow Cards 8 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 63 Goals 6

 

First played for the Club as a junior, before being snapped up by Brighton & Hove Albion and joining the Seagulls' Academy set-up as a fourteen year old. Won a scholarship deal a couple of years later, but despite progressing to captain the Under 18s, was released without being offered a professional contract and signed for the U's ahead of the 2012/13 campaign. Joined Lewes for the start of the following season, but returned to the Pilot Field in November 2013 after the briefest of spells at Rye United.

 

 

  Jordan Woodley
Kindly sponsored by GB Plastering & Building Services
Date of Birth 7/10/92
Debut 29/10/11 v Horsham
2013/14 Appearances 25 Goals 3
Yellow Cards 4 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 40 Goals 3

 

Initially joined the U's on a one month loan deal from Brighton & Hove Albion at the end of October 2011. Came through the Youth set-up with the Seagulls, before earning himself his first professional contract ahead of the Championship side's 2011/12 campaign, but was subsequently released before making a senior appearance at the Amex Stadium. Signed for Rye United, moving quickly to Burgess Hill Town, and then back to The Salts, before returning to the Pilot Field at the end of December, only to be released by the U's again in March 2012. Made a handful of Reserve Team appearances for United during the 2012/13 season, before an impressive pre-season showing saw him back in the First Team squad the following year. Rejoined Rye on a dual registration basis in January 2014.

 

BACK TO TOP 


 


 


STRIKERS



Sam Adams
Kindly sponsored by Michael Court-Boran
Date of Birth 11/12/86
Debut 23/8/05 v Corinthian-Casuals
2013/14 Appearances 55 Goals 12
Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 344 Goals 90

 

First joined United in June 2005 from Rye & Iden United, and quickly enhanced his reputation as a natural goalscorer with a fine start to his debut season, which saw him rewarded with the offer of a two year contract, later renewed for a further twelve months to the end of the 2007/08 campaign. Having finished as leading scorer on the Club's return to the Premier Division, he was then strongly linked with a summer move to Ashford Town, but United quickly exercised an option to extend his contract once again and persuaded him to stay at the Pilot Field, combining his undoubted talents as an out-and-out striker, with those of a central midfield general, and even an attacking right winger. Left the Club at the end of the 2010/11 season and returned to Rye, but was eventually persuaded back to the Pilot Field in February 2013.

 

 


Michael Aladetoun
Date of Birth 17/11/85
Debut 14/10/13 v Faversham Town
2013/14 Appearances 2 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 2 Goals 0

 

Strong and powerful striker, who joined the Club in September 2013 and made his senior debut a month later. Has previously played for Rugby Town and Bedworth United in the Southern League and also spent a couple of seasons playing professionally in Finland.

 

 


Rodrigo Branco
Date of Birth 14/7/91
Debut 5/10/13 v Brentwood Town
2013/14 Appearances 5 Goals 1
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 5 Goals 1

 

Brazilian born striker, who joined the Club in October 2013 after a brief stint with Conference Premier side Woking. Played his junior football in his homeland for Sao Bernardo and Sao Paulo and had an unsuccessful trial with Blackburn Rovers in 2010. Returned to the UK and signed for Fleetwood Town in 2012, but made only a single appearance for the League Two team, whilst finding true goalscoring form in a loan spell at Lancaster City. Joined Maltese Premier League side Floriana in early 2013, but was back in England for the start of the next season. Subsequently released by the Club towards the end of November 2013.

 

 


Bailo Camara
Kindly sponsored by Darryl Tribbeck
Date of Birth 13/3/85
Debut 20/3/12 v Tooting & Mitcham United
2013/14 Appearances 25 Goals 4
Yellow Cards 2 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 68 Goals 12

 

Quick and powerful striker, who joined the U's on a dual registration basis from Conference South neighbours Eastbourne Borough in March 2012, before returning for the start of the 2012/13 campaign. Originally hailing from Guinea-Bissau in West Africa, he moved to Priory Lane during the 2011/12 campaign, making a handful of first team appearances, having previously spent four years playing for clubs in the Portuguese second and third divisions, most recently Sporting Club Odemirense.

 

 


Jamie Crone
Date of Birth 30/7/94
Debut 10/8/13 v Chipstead
2013/14 Appearances 9 Goals 2
Yellow Cards 3 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 9 Goals 2

 

Highly rated young striker, who joined the U's from County League neighbours Little Common ahead of the 2013/14 season. Released by the Club in September 2013, returning to his former club.

 

 


Trevor McCreadie
Date of Birth 15/12/93
Debut 19/11/13 v Westfield
2013/14 Appearances 25 Goals 12
Yellow Cards 6 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 25 Goals 12

 

Joined the Club in November 2013, signing from Division One South rivals Crawley Down Gatwick, and scoring on his debut. Started the season at Peacehaven & Telscombe and has previously played for Horsham, Daventry Town, Eastbourne Town and Hailsham Town. Started his career as a junior with Crawley Town. Subsequently quit the Club in April 2014.

 

 


Josh Oyinsan
Date of Birth 2/10/94
Debut 3/2/14 v Walton & Hersham
2013/14 Appearances 11 Goals 1
Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 11 Goals 1

 

Tall and imposing young striker, who joined United towards the end of January 2014 on a dual registration basis from Conference South side Bromley, having previously spent time with Cray Wanderers. A member of the 2013/14 Nike Academy set-up, where he was leading scorer.

 

 


Kenny Pogue
Kindly sponsored by the McCrossan family
Date of Birth 4/8/87
Debut 21/8/10 v Wealdstone
2013/14 Appearances 50 Goals 17
Yellow Cards 7 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 115 Goals 32

 

Tall and strong centre forward, who first signed for the Club in August 2010 after impressing throughout the pre-season campaign. Previously enjoyed a stint at the Pilot Field with the Reserves during the 2003/04 and 2004/05 seasons, and rejoined the U's after a successful promotion winning year with County League neighbours Sidley United. Signed dual registration forms with Rye United in January 2012, and subsequently left United to sign for Burgess Hill Town in February 2012, soon returning to Sidley and moving back to the Pilot Field in the summer of 2013.

 

 


Frankie Sawyer
Date of Birth 15/9/88
Debut 24/11/07 v Boreham Wood
2013/14 Appearances 20 Goals 12
Yellow Cards 1 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 91 Goals 33

 

Diminutive striker with electrifying pace, who returned to the Club for a third spell in January 2014 after spending the first few months of the season with Tooting & Mitcham United. First signed for United from Welling United in November 2007, and was frequently used as an impact player off the bench, highlighted by a seven minute hat-trick as a substitute against Folkestone Invicta on Easter Monday 2008. Was a more regular starter throughout the following season and, in a home game against Billericay Town, he became the first United player in forty-three years to score five goals in a single game. Has also played for Fisher Athletic, Dagenham & Redbridge, Carshalton Athletic, Cray Wanderers, Chipstead, Croydon Athletic and Dulwich Hamlet.

 

 


Jacob Shelton
Date of Birth 4/12/95
Debut 27/1/14 v Burgess Hill Town
2013/14 Appearances 1 Goals 0
Yellow Cards 0 Red Cards 0
Career Appearances 1 Goals 0

 

Young striker or left sided attacking midfielder, who joined the Club ahead of the 2013/14 campaign and quickly established a goalscoring reputation in the Youth Team. Signed for Bexhill United to gain some valuable First Team experience, before linking up with the senior squad at the Pilot Field in January 2014. Spent two years of his junior career with Brighton & Hove Albion.

 

BACK TO TOP