Players

GOALKEPPERS


Very reliable and experienced NL player, leader and great organiser. Kicking not too shabby either. Last season with Newton Aycliffe and previously with Durham and Horde CW.
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Signed pre-season from Seaham Red Star. He mixes height and strength to provide a considerable barrier to the opposition. Big solid commanding GK with a quality left foot.


DEFENDERS


 Former Blyth Town player. Steady and sensible defender with plenty of pace also happy to operate anywhere across the back line or even as a wingback.

 

 


Adam Cocks: Very composed and steady midfield turned defender who rarely lets you down. Solid, reliable and can play on both the left and right side of defence. Confident in going forward.


Elliot Woods: Excellent defender comfortable anywhere across back four, previously with Crook Town, Bishop Auckland and a spell


Very strong and physical, comfortable anywhere down the middle of the park, previously with Gateshead, Sunderland RCA and Washington
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Davey Gordon: Excellent left-back with a great engine, previously with Seaham Red Star, Spennymoor, Shildon, West Auckland and Jarrow Roofing


Ben Riding (Captain): Excellent defender, very strong and aggressive, previously with Crook Town, South Shields and Bishop Auckland


Carl Jones: very experienced centre-half. Signed from Shildon, previously with Dunston, Sunderland RCA, Blyth Spartans, Gateshead, York City and Hartlepool United


Corey Nicholson: Very quick and strong, comfortable anywhere out wide, previously with Willington, Crook Town, Marske United and Newton Aycliffe


Liam Robson: Pacey fullback who loves to get forward and express himself, just turned 17 so has a bright future


MIDFIELDERS


Oliver Hotchkiss: Signed from Washington FC where he was player Manager at the start of the 2018/2019 season. Previously Manager at Durham City and formerly a player with Leeds United and Mansfield. One of the best technically gifted players in the area who has been hampered by injury or would most definitely played higher (ask their Tommy)


Christopher Wallace: Combative player who mixes his passion for the game with strength and an eye for a pass


Chris Trewick: Excellent Midfielder who quietly goes about his business, been with Ryhope CW since he was 12 years old apart from a very brief spell at Bishop Auckland

 

 

 

 

 

 


David Vincent: Signed from Easington Colliery. Dynamic box to box midfielder who is comfortable on the ball, doesn’t mind the physical side of the game and chips in with his share of the goals.
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Nathaniel Skidmore: Classy young midfielder, previously with Hartlepool United


Robbie Bird: Very tricky wide player who is very experienced in the Northern League. Previously with Chester-le-Street, Crook Town, Whitley Bay and Seaham Red Star.
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Jon Weirs: A young lively attacking winger. Comfortable crossing from either side or cutting in and taking a shot
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FORWARDS


Matty Weirs: Tricky wide man, great feet and work rate, previously with Bishop Auckland and Crook Town
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Michael Rae: Very experienced, top centre-forward offering physical strength and goalscoring pedigree. Previously a pro with Hartlepool United, also played for Spennymoor, Celtic Nation and Shildon.


James Ellis: Superb and accurate left foot, previously with England Schoolboys, Chester-Le-Street and Brandon United

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Jack Devlin: Signed from Newcastle Benfield and previously with Stoke City. Still only 21, Jack is a talented forward with a knack to being in the right place at the right time which is one of the reasons why Stoke City took a chance on him 2 seasons ago. Still to fulfil his potential.