Archives for Defender

Derek Feyi

  A giant defender who joined Staines under Chico Ramos in early December 2021 having played under him during his season and a half at Arlesey Town. He has a Hellenic League championship medal from his time at Thame United, has played at all three Aylesbury clubs (“FC”, “United”, and “Vale Dynamos”), as well as a spell at Winslow United, and a brief dual registration at Woodford Town. Made his début in the memorable 1-0 win at Chipstead on 4.12.21.
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Leagues: Isthmian League Division One South Central.
Seasons: 2021-22.
Positions: Defender.

Rhys Paul

A tall and powerfully built defender who has gained experience at numerous clubs since starting his junior career with Millwall, Watford, Fulham and Charlton Athletic.  He has since passed through Salisbury City, Eastbourne Borough, Thurrock, Hitchin Town, Maidenhead United, Hendon, Enfield Town, AFC Hayes, Marlow, Walton Casuals, Molesey, Egham Town, Hanwell Town, Greenwich Borough, from where he joined Staines in July 2019, making the first of his 23 appearances (+1 unused sub) on 13.7.19, a 3-3 friendly draw at Haringey Borough.  His League début came 5 weeks later at Ware, also ending 3-3, with Rhys getting one of his 3
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Leagues: Isthmian League Division One South Central.
Seasons: 2019-20 and 2021-22.
Positions: Defender.

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.

Luis Fernandes

  Started as a junior with GS Loures in 1998/9, and for the following six seasons played for the GS Loures/Sporting Lisbon youth side.  Stepped up into men’s football with UD Vilafranquense, where he would amass 162 appearances (15 goals) in the Portuguese 2nd and 3rd National Divisions between 2005 and 2010.  Signed for Staines upon coming to England, and his club début was one of his two Reserve team appearances in January 2011 (12th, H v Hayes & YU Res, D0-0).  He would then move on and play for the likes of Southall (2012-14, 2 goals), North Greenford United
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Leagues: FA Cup, FA Trophy, Isthmian League Division One South Central, Middlesex Senior Cup and Southern Combination Cup.
Seasons: 2021-22.
Positions: Defender.