Archives for Forward

Calvin Barreto

Calvin is a striker born in Johannesburg and played there for Florida Albion when very young; then moved to Portugal, where he had associations with CD Maritimo and CD Nacional.  Upon coming to England, he spent time at Chelsea, and Eton Wick, and was most recently at Windsor FC before joining the Staines Town / Kingston College Academy in July 2018.  He is 5’9” tall and a Berkshire youth rep.
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Seasons: 2018-19 and 2019-20.
Positions: Forward.

Leroy Hlabi

Had nearly 5 years with Gillingham, where he started as a 14 year old in July 2014, and graduated from the U18s to earn a pro’ contract in 2018, and immediately went on a month’s loan with Canterbury City.  In 2019 he spent a season with Eskilstuna City FK (Sweden Div 2). On his return, he signed for Ashford United, scoring 4 times in 6 games for the Kent club’s U23 side before lockdown, and eventually completed the 2019/20 season with Walthamstow.   Staines Town début 12.06.21-  H v SCA London (fr, W3-2)
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Leagues: FA Cup and Isthmian League Division One South Central.
Seasons: 2021-22.
Positions: Forward.

Brandon McCarthy

A former Barnet and Crystal Palace player who was at Sutton United in 2018/19, scoring on his 1st Team début in the Surrey Senior Cup and regularly netting for the Reserves.  He went on loan Egham Town and continued to hit the target (14 goals in 18 games), earning a move to Ashford United at the start of 2019/20.
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Leagues: FA Cup and Isthmian League Division One South Central.
Seasons: 2021-22.
Positions: Forward.

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.

Sheridan Campbell

Earlier in his career, he had played for Flackwell Heath, Knaphill, and Beaconsfield SYCOB, as well as being dual registered at Abbey Rangers while at Hanwell Town.  Originally signed by Staines from Hanwell and scored on his club début on 18 Jan 20 A v Hertford Town (Isthmian Div 1 SC, L1-4); the first of his 2 goals in 10 games before that season was cut short.  He then signed for South Park at the beginning of the 2020/1 campaign, but moved on without playing a competitive game for them, spending the remainder of the brief season at Egham Town.
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Leagues: FA Cup and Isthmian League Division One South Central.
Seasons: 2021-22.
Positions: Forward.

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.

Henry “Dinero” Omorogieva

Also known as Henry Dinero, he played youth team football for Tonbridge Angels and Corinthian-Casuals, before playing in Dorking Wanderers’ Combined Counties League side from Feb 2019, and then signing for South Park in 2020/1.  Signed for Staines in August 2021.   Staines Town début 21.08.21–  H v Wraysbury Village (fr, W4-1)
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Leagues: FA Cup and Isthmian League Division One South Central.
Seasons: 2021-22.
Positions: Forward.

Aaron McCallum

Striker, 22.  An August 2019 signing for Staines Town, 6’1” tall Aaron had most recently been dual registered with Banstead Athletic and with neighbours Molesey, whom he joined after the sad demise of Thamesmead Town midway through last season.  Played at Fulham and Charlton Athletic as a junior, and then moved on to AC London (where he helped them win the Combined Couties Division 1 Cup Final v Redhill in 2016/17) and Kent Football FC.
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Seasons: 2019-20.
Positions: Forward.

Jamie Philpot

Striker. Another major capture for Anthony Gale in July 2019, Jamie’s previous club was Barrow AFC, but he also appeared in the opposite corner of the country last season for Dartford, Maidstone United, and Bromley.  He began his acreer at Millwall, spending 13 years at the club, rising from the juniors via the U21s to the Football League, and scoring on his First Team début vs Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2015.  The final year at The New Den saw him make National League appearances for three clubs, during loan spells with Bromley, Woking, and Welling United.
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Seasons: 2019-20.
Positions: Forward.

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.

David Pitt

Started as a scholar with Brentford (2008-10), before playing for Cypriot club APEP Pitsilia in 2011/12, followed by a short spell in Albania with VKZ Vllaznia Shkodër.  Had trials at a number of other European clubs, including one in Greece and one in the Romanian 3rd Division, before returning to play for Ascot United in 2015/16.  He then appeared for Brackley Town (2016/17), Hayes & Yeading United (2017/18 2 apps 1 gl), Barton Rovers (2017/18), Bedfont Sports (2018/19), Chalfont St Peter (2019/20, 7 app, 1 gl), and briefly for Stratford Town (2019/20, 1 app).  Added some appearances for Broadfields United
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Leagues: FA Cup and Isthmian League Division One South Central.
Seasons: 2021-22.
Positions: Forward.