Archives for 2018-19

Bill Montague

William is a versatile player who is usually found as a right winger but can also play at full back. He is the son of former Staines Town Youth player Darius Montague and joined the Swans from Woking in July 2018. He had two seasons at Kingfield, punctuated by a shorty spell with Farnborough early in season 2017/18. In his junior years, he started with Aldershot Town, was with Hampton & Richmond Borough for a season and then had four years at Oxford United, where he was the leading scorer in his final (U16) season.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Midfielder.

Ciaran Gordon-Stearn

Ciaran started his career with Puma2000 and Wadham, before stepping up to play for Barking, from where he was scouted by Ipswich Town. After two and a half years with the Suffolk club, the 6’1″ tall ‘keeper moved on to Luton Town, where he has spent the last two seasons, interspersed with games for London Colney.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Goalkeeper.

Harry Wickens

Harryson came to Staines Town from in June 2018 having spent the previous season at Aldershot Town and AFC Wimbledon. He was part of The Shots U19 squad that won their National U19 Alliance divisional championship by a remarkable 19 points. He is 5’8″ tall and has previous experience at Norwich City and Walton Casuals.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Midfielder.

Harry Stow

Harry joined Staines Town from Kent County League club Kennington FC in June 2018, and made his mark with a pre-season hat-trick the following month.   He was a youth at Watford from the age of 12, and later appeared for Charlton Athletic U18s. In addition to this he has represented Redhill, Ashford United and Brentford side Spartans.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Forward.

Emmanuel Agboola

Emmanuel joined Staines Town on loan from Oxford United in August 2018, he had been with Reading’s John Madejski Academy before joining The U’s in summer 2015. Within a couple of years had earned a professional contract. He had a loan spell with North Leigh in 2016/17 and in the second half of last season had a month on loan at Hampton & Richmond Borough followed by three months at Leatherhead. A goalkeeper mature beyond his years, Emmanuel has great reflexes and is a good organiser of his defence.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Goalkeeper.

Ruudi Clarke

After starting out at Walton Casuals, Ruudi was quickly snapped up by Queens Park Rangers, where he played right through from the U8s to the U23 side. He joined the Swans in the summer of 2018. 
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Midfielder.

Elan Assiana

Elan is a former junior at Fulham, where he won the U14 Premier League Cup and was Player of the Year. He was then picked up by Manchester City, representing their U16s, youth team, and reserves and winning the league. In October 2014 he was transferred to Charlton Athletic and gained further National League honours, winning the U18 and U23 titles. During his time at Man City he gained his England U16 cap, playing against Northern Ireland.  However as Elan was born in the Republic of the Congo, he has also gained U20 caps for his birth nation. In 2017/18
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Defender.

Andy Ali

Andy was one of the first players to join the new-look Staines Town in May 2018. His last club was Corinthian-Casuals, whose second string he helped to a Suburban League and League Cup ‘double’ in 2017/18. Prior to that, he had played for East Grinstead Town, Maidenhead United (Allied Counties Youth League winners), Northwood, and North Greenford United, and had represented the Middlesex FA.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Forward.

Akeeb Adeyemo

Akeeb is a strong, quick and agile player who predominantly plays at right back, but can also function at centre-back and in midfield. His early days were spent with Meridian FC before spells with Dartford and Dulwich Hamlet. He represented London and the Blackheath District, and earned a 6 week trial with Crystal Palace. Aka went on to appear for Thamesmead Town, Elite Pro FC, Phoenix Sports, and most recently Corinthian-Casuals, from which he came to Staines Town in June 2018.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Defender.

Davis Cofie

Davis’ early clubs included Bedhead Blues, Hendon, Doverhouse Lions, and Wandle Wanderers, before his first spell at Staines Town as an Academy player in 2013/14.   He then went on to appear for Metropolitan Police in their successful youth and reserve sides and also play for Sutton Common Rovers, Whyteleafe U21, and Corinthian-Casuals prior to re-joining Staines in July 2018.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Defender.

Makhosini Ryan Khanye

Khanye is now in his second spell with Staines Town, having originally joined from Greenwich Borough for the last ten weeks of the 2016/17 season at Wheatsheaf Park. Early in his career he spent time with Brentford, Bristol City, and Erith & Belvedere, and between the two spells he had played at Whitehawk and trialled with Crewe Alexandra. Last season he helped Ashton United achieve promotion to the National League North via the Evo-Stik (Northern Premier) Play-offs.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Defender.

Thomas Gogo

Thomas joined Staines Town in July 2018, having previously been an U23 player with Crawley Town. He spent 11 years at the West Ham United Academy, rising to their U21 squad. Upon his release he had a short spell with Redbridge FC before the move to Crawley. Additionally, Thomas also represented West Ham Schools, and Hackney & Tower Hamlets Schools.  
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Midfielder.

Andre Odetola

Early in his career this 5’9″ tall Anglo-Nigerian was playing in the USA for the Chivas club, before returning to London and was last season with Haringey Borough.  He has also played for Leyton Orient and Grays Athletic.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Midfielder.

Dawayne Campbell

An imposing centre back with experience from Crystal Palace, where he spent a year as a youngster before moving on to Wycombe Wanderers.  He was also at Bromley, and spent a year’s loan with Carshalton Athletic.  After two seasons with Wycombe, he has most recently had three with AFC Wimbledon.  He came to Staines Town in August 2018.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Defender.

Harry Agombar

A former Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur youth, he completed his development at Grays Athletic before rising to their First Team, and making a total of 80 League appearances for them in four spells spanning 2009 – 2015.  He has also played for Barnet, Macclesfield Town, Histon (loan), Floriana (Malta, loan), Swindon Town, Hereford United (loan), Thurrock, AFC Hornchurch, and most recently Bowers & Pitsea.  International adventures have seen him linked with clubs in Spain, Florida, and with Avram Grant’s Partizan Belgrade for a trial.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Midfielder.

George Barker

Barker features a professional football background, starting his career at Brighton and Hove Albion before having loan spells at Barnet and Newport County. Barker then joined Swindon Town for the 2014-15 campaign. In the past few seasons he has featured for non-league teams on the south coast, with spells at Gosport, Havant & Waterlooville and a short spell at the start of this season at Salisbury FC.
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Seasons: 2018-19.
Positions: Forward.