Profiles

Walton & Hersham F.C. Player Profiles 

Season 2017-2018

Brendan Norris (Goalkeeper) – Born in Canada, Brendan’s last club in his country of birth was Kingston FC. Since moving to the UK he has played for Winchester City, Hendon, Farnborough and Badshot Lea. He joined Swans during the summer. Age: 21 Debut: 05.08.17 v. Mile Oak.

Jim Fenlon (Defender) – An AFC Wimbledon youth product, Jim made 41 first-team appearances before a move to Ross County in July 2014. Upon his release, he joined Hayes & Yeading United in January 2015, before a move to Leatherhead in September 2016. He joined Walton Casuals in December 2016, moving to Swans in the summer. Age: 23. Debut: 05.08.17 v. Mile Oak.

Charlie Holmes (Defender) – Charlie is a young defender who joined Swans in December after being on the books of Dagenham & Redbridge. Age: 19. Debut: 30.12.17 v. Epsom & Ewell.

Billy Jeffreys (Defender) – Billy started as a young player at Millwall before playing for Ashford Town (Mx.) and Hampton & Richmond Borough for several seasons, where he was also club captain. He then played for Slough Town and Bedfont Sports, from whom he joined Swans in October. Age: 27. Debut: 24.10.17 v. Bedfont Sports.

Jake Newton (Defender) – Like his older brother Howard, Jake is a former Guyanese international. He has played for several clubs including Staines Town and Havant & Waterlooville. He joined Swans at the beginning of last season. Age: 33. Debut: 06.08.16 v. Westfield.

Adam Thompson (Defender) – Originally coming through the youth and reserve sides as a striker, Thommo made his senior debut for Swans in February 2002. After over 160 appearances he moved on to play for Staines Town, Kingstonian, for whom he made well over a century of appearances, Hayes & Yeading United, Tooting & Mitcham United and Shepparton FC in Australia. After a gap of 16 years he returned to Swans in January. Age: 35. Debut: 27.02.02 v. Croydon.

Jamie Thoroughgood (Defender) – An experienced defender who joined Swans during the summer, Jamie has previously played for Lymington Town, Romsey Town, Bashley, Guildford City, Chipstead, Croydon Athletic and Winchester City. Age: 25. Debut: 06.08.16 v. Westfield.

Julian Hornby (Defender/Midfield) – New to the club this season after impressing in pre-season games, Julian has previously been playing for Amateur Football Alliance club Old Carthusians.  Age: 25. Debut: 05.08.17 v. Mile Oak.

Howard Newton (Defender/Midfield) – Howard is player/assistant manager at Swans and is a former Guyanese international. He has played for several clubs in a long career including Hamilton Wanderers in New Zealand, and is best known for his time at Staines Town. He joined Swans at the beginning of last season Age: 35. Debut: 06.08.16 v. Westfield.

Chris Onoufriou (Defender/Midfield) – Chris joined Swans in September, having previously played for AFC Bournemouth, Andover Town, Tiverton Town, Bashley, Blackfield & Langley, AFC Totton and Salisbury City. Age: 27. Debut: 09.09.17 v. Little Common.

Louis Taylor (Defender/Midfield) – A former captain of Molesey’s youth team, Louis joined Swans during the summer. Age: 22. Debut: 06.08.16 v. Westfield.

Jamel Johnson (Midfield) – A product of Aldershot Town’s youth set-up, Jamel joined Swans in August. Age: 19. Debut: 05.08.17 v. Mile Oak.

Jesse Kewley-Graham (Midfield) – After coming through the youth ranks at Wycombe Wanderers, Jesse made 9 Football League appearances for them. He had loan spells at both Staines Town and Havant & Waterlooville before moving to Hampton & Richmond Borough. He joined Swans from Hanwell Town in January. Age: 24. Debut: 27.01.18 v. North Greenford United.

James Simmonds (Midfield) – A highly promising player at Chelsea, James played for Northern Ireland U19s, and after leaving joined the Glenn Hoddle Academy in Spain. While at Chelsea he was on loan at Cardiff City, and has also played for Spanish club Ecija Balompie, Hampton & Richmond Borough, Dover Athletic, Hemel Hempstead Town and Hanwell Town. He joined Swans from North Greenford United in February. Age: 30. Debut: 17.02.18 v. Banstead Athletic.

Elliott Simpson (Midfield) – Elliott joined Swans at the beginning of last season. He was previously at Tooting & Mitcham United and Hayes & Yeading United. Age: 22. Debut: 06.08.16 v. Westfield.

Leon Solomon (Midfield) – A youth at both Millwall and Gillingham, Leon moved on to play for several clubs, including Hastings United, Welling United, Hayes & Yeading United, Hemel Hempstead Town, Bracknell Town, Windsor & Eton, Harrow Borough, Maidenhead United and Wingate & Finchley, from whom he joined Hampton & Richmond Borough. He signed for Swans on dual-registration in November. Age: 32. Debut: 04.11.17 v. CB Hounslow United.

Athan Smith-Joseph (Forward-Midfield) – Athan joined Swans in October after previously being at Guildford City, Tooting & Mitcham United and Hanworth Villa. Age: 19. Debut: 28.10.17 v. Balham.     

Abdeen Abdul (Forward) – While growing up in Ireland and playing for Parkvilla FC, Abdeen won a nationwide search for young talent called The Dream. After moving to England his clubs included Clapton, Waltham Forest and Billericay Town. He joined Swans in August. Age: 22. Debut: 15.08.17 v. Farnham Town.

Cameron Gyeabour (Forward) – Formerly with Sutton Common Rovers, Cameron joined Swans in August 2016. Age: 23. Debut: 13.08.16 v. Spelthorne Sports

Tinashe (TJ) Nkoma (Forward) – TJ re-signed for Swans at the beginning of last season after a loan spell from Tooting & Mitcham United the previous season was cut short by injury. Age: 22. Debut: 09.01.16 v. Peacehaven & Telscombe.

Karl Parker (Forward) – Following spells at both Chipstead and Horley Town this season, Karl joined Swans in February. He has also played for Whyteleafe and South Park. Age: 30. Debut: 17.02.18 v. Banstead Athletic.

Sam Shaban (Forward) – After being with Farnborough, Aveley and Enfield Town, Sam moved to Lithuania to play for FK Dainava Alytus and FK Atlantas. After returning to the UK he played for Barking, before joining Swans in December. Age: 22. Debut: 09.12.17 v. Chertsey Town.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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