Kidderminster Harriers In Focus 2012-13

The return of inspirational ex-skipper Keith Briggs from Fleetwood, Danny Pilkington (York City) and Ricky Shakes (Ebbsfleet United) will give the Harriers some midfield this term. But Steve Burr  has also rebuilt the defence signing  Ryan Austin (Burton Albion)  Exodus Geohaghon in from (Darlington  /  Mansfield Town) and Cheyenne Dunkley (Hednesford).  Keeper Nathan Vaughan will also give Danny Lewis a run for the number 1 spot too.

thanks for reading Neil Gentleman-Hobbs

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STMI takes a look at The Harriers, who will be at Sincil Bankthis Saturday.  Here are Ticket prices for all BSP Away supporters prices , the BSP ground guide is here and please feel free to bookmark our  Blue square zone for when you are playing the Imps – HERE. The guide will start with the preseason results, transfers in & out, plus the released and new deals list. Then we will have a glance at the  summer sound-bites (most recent to last) and finally the current confirmed squad as at 5th August. 

Kidderminsterbadge.pngPre-season friendlies

Harriers 0-1 Stourbridge
Harriers 2-3 Walsall
Harriers 1-0 Wolves Xi
Stafford Rangers 0-4Harriers
Stourport Swifts 0-1 Harriers
AFC Wulfrunians 1-3 Harriers
WBA XI 2-3 Harriers

Kidderminsterbadge.pngTransfer dealings.

IN- Keeper Nathan Vaughan
OUT- Keeper Dean Lyness to Burton Albion.
IN – Midfielder Keith Briggs from Fleetwood
OUT- Daniel Bradley to Alfreton for 2,500
IN- Defender Ryan Austin from Burton.
IN- Defender Exodus Geohaghon from Darlington.
OUT- Tony Breeden to Tamworth
OUT- Tom Marshall to Tamworth
IN-Midfielder Danny Pilkington from York
IN- Winger Ricky Shakes from Ebbsfleet United.
OUT- Michael Briscoe to Telford.
OUT- Nick Wright to Mansfield
OUT- Luke Jones to Mansfield
IN- Defender Cheyenne Dunkley  from Hednesford (Tribunal)

Released – Michael Briscoe, David Hankin (to Chester), Tony Breedon

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New deals –  1 year extensions for Mike Williams, Jamille Matt and Callum Gittings.  New 1 year deals offered to James Vincent, Dean Lyness, Rob Thompson-Brown, Dan Bradley, Danny Lewis, Lee Vaughan, Mickey Demetriou, Kyle Storer, Jack Byrne, Anthony Malbon, Ryan Rowe, Marvin Johnson and Jamille Matt

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Latest gossip – Burr unhappy with 1-0 County cup defeat to Stourbridge. Keeper Nathan Vaughan signs. Ken Rae joins the board. Keeper Dean Lyness signs for Burton Albion on a free transfer. Former captain & midfield general Keith Briggs has returned to Aggborough from Fleetwood. Jamie Matt on trial at Sheff Utd. Keeper Danny Lewis returns to training after 10 months out. Lee Hendrie has been released.

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Daniel Bradley joins Alfreton. Central defenders Exodus Geohaghon and Ryan Austin join from Darlo and Burton respectively. Breedon and Marshall join Tamworth. Danny Pilkington joins from York and Ricky Shakes joins from Ebbsfleet. Steve Guinan signs 1 year extension. Steve Burr hopes to have striker Jamille Matt’s bid for British citizenship sorted in time for him to report for pre-season training.

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Burr is going to be looking for some defenders as Tom Marshall is expected to follow fellow defender Luke Jones and striker Nick Wright (both to Mansfield) out of the club after turning down a new deal. With 16 signed up the management team had felt they are almost ready to go. Telford want Briscoe. Striker Nicky Wright stalling on new deal as he looks at interest from other BSP sides. James Vincent and Marvin Johnson played for England C in their 4-0 loss to a very strong Russian under-21s side in Moscow. Groundshare proposal with Worcester City on the cards.

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Squad

Goalkeepers

1 Danny Lewis, Nathan Vaughan

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Defenders

2 Lee Vaughan, 3 Mickey Demetriou 5 Exodus Geohaghon, 16 Ryan Austin, 6 Mike Williams 15 Tom Sharpe, 22 Cheyenne Dunkley (LB,RB,CB), 25 Ashley Checkitts. Paul Hurrell

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Midfielders

4 Kyle Storer, 7 Jack Byrne 8 James Vincent 11 Marvin Johnson, 14 Danny Pilkington, 17 Ricky Shakes, 18 Callum Gittings 21 Keith Briggs, Dave Hankin,

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Strikers

9 Ryan Rowe, 10 Anthony Malbon, 19 Steve Guinan, 20 Jamie Matt,

Posted on August 6, 2012, in Blue Square Premier Squads & Transfers 2012-13, Blue Square zone, Writers - Neil Gentleman-Hobbs and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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