KETTERING Town:
(Svala & Joutsi * 25.12.2010 ~ viimeisimmät lisäykset: 25.12.2010)

2008-09 : 'Conference' (viides sarjataso).

Kettering Town Conference-liigassa (viides sarjataso).

Mark Cooper toimi Kettering Townin managerina ajalla 16.05.2007-13.11.2009.

Urheilukanava esitti 30.11.2008 (Tero Karhun selostamana) F.A. Cupin toisen kierroksen ottelun Notts County (neljäs sarjataso) - Kettering (viides sarjataso).
Ottelu päättyi tasapeliin 1-1. Ketteringin maalintekijä oli Solkhon.

Kettering Town: Harper, Geohaghan, Branston, Dempster, Jaszczun, Potter ( Arthur, 64 ) , Boucaud, Solkhon, Westcarr, Rawle ( Seddon, 67 ) ja Christie ( Marna, 80 ).
Vaihtopenkillä: Wrack, Galbraith, Williams ja Bennett.

Uusintaottelu pelattiin 10.12.2008 Ketteringin kotikentällä ja Notts County hävisi 1-2. Ketteringin maalintekijät olivat Solkhon ja Seddon.

Kettering Town: Harper, Dempster, Geohaghan, Branston, Jaszczun, Potter (Marna, 74 ) , Boucaud, Solkhon, Wrack, Westcarr ja Seddon (Christie, 86 ).
Vaihtopenkillä : Dorrill, Eaden, Arthur, Rawle ja Bennett.

2009-10 : 'Conference National' (5th level).

'Conference National' (viides sarjataso) - sijoitus kuudes.

Maalivahti Lee Harper korvasi manageri Mark Cooperin 14.11.2009.

Lee Harper, Kettering Town ~ maalivahti ja manageri 14.11.2009 alkaen.

2010-11 : 'Conference National' (5th level).

'Conference National' (viides sarjataso).

Maalivahti Lee Harper jatkoi kauden alkaessa managerina, mutta syyskussa 2010 hänet korvasi Kettering.managerina jo aiemminkin toiminut Morell Maison.

Kirjoitushetkellä (25.12.2010) Kettering Town oli sarjassa vaatimattomalla kuudennellatoista sijalla.

Paul Furlong, Kettering Town 2010-11

Paul Furlong: syntynyt 1.10.1968 eli on jo 41 vuotias -aiemmat seurat: Enfield, Coventry City, Watford, Chelsea, Birmingham City, QPR, Sheffield United, Luton, Southend United ja Barnet.
The much travelled experienced striker who once commanded a £2.5 million transfer from Watford to Chelsea, joined the Poppies in July 2010 as a player coach. Paul is a former England semi-professional international and brings a wealth of experience as well as talent with him.

Ketteringin kokoonpano 21.11.2010: Jack, Dempster, Noubissie, Davis ( Solkhon, 40 ) , Graham, Boucaud ( McKoy, 85 ) , Kelly ( Marna, 57 ) , Dance, Green, Furlong ja Makofo.
Vaihtomiehet: Roper ja Cooper.

2011-12 : 'Conference National' (5th level).

Kettering Town 2011-12 (seuran nettisiuvulta 19.8.2011):

Morell Maison, Kettering Town manager 2011-12

Maison, Morell - Position: Manager
Originally Morell, was brought in as caretaker manager after the sacking of Kevin Wilson in February 2006. The former Buckingham Town manager was going to take charge of the Poppies reserve side along with former Wilson coach Alan Biley as assistant manager, who had been managing Spalding United on a temporary basis. But Morell faced his first game at the helm against full time Conference North favourites Northwich Victoria, a real baptism of fire, a game the Poppies won 2-0 to confound all the critics and Maison the perfect start to his Kettering Town managerial career.
After an impressive start in the managerial hot seat the a few defeats curtailed any reasonable chance of a play-off berth, failing in the end by just 4 points. This though after a superb series of results finishing the season off in championship form with 7 victories in 8 games. Morell was appointed manager of the Poppies for the 2006-07 season. With the club going full time expectancy was high, Morell guided the club to second place in the league, having topped the Division for a couple of weeks, his side produced some of the most attractive football seen at Rockingham Road for many a year but, a 3-1 defeat at Hinckley United which more or less put the title and automatic promotion out of reach and with just two league games to go, after 14 months in charge, Maison was relieved of his duties. In October 2007 Maison became the manager of Halesowen Town. Later he became the director of football at Chester City.
Sensationally Morell returned to the Poppies in September 2010, in a caretaker capacity after the departure of Lee Harper, but after just three games in temporary charge he was replaced by Marcus Law. After the surprise departure of Law to Tamworth and much speculation, it was announced that Morell would be in charge of the club for a third time in June 2011 with Nicky Eaden returning as his assistant.

Nicky Eaden, Kettering Town assistant manager 2011-12

Eaden, Nicky - Position: Assistant Manager
Born Sheffield. Previous clubs: Wigan Athletic, Birmingham City, Nottingham Forest, Barnsley, Lincoln City, Halesowen Town, Solihull Moors. A Mark Cooper signing in October 2007. Nicky almost gave the game up but for the intervention of Cooper. Nicky chipped in with some valuable contributions that belied his advancing years as the Poppies stormed the Blue Square North, to win the Championship. Nicky became the player coach for the club for the 2008-09 season. Nicky started off the season in fine form as did the Poppies, once the war horse was rested midway through the campaign it was strange the sides form dropped off.
Nicky returned spasmodically defying the years with some vintage displays as once again with him in the side results improved. A valuable asset to any side experience counts and with ‘Eads’ in the side the quality shines through. Nicky became assistant manager for the onset of the 2009-10 season. A great competitor Nicky’s last game for the Poppies was the 1-0 FA Cup away win at Hartlepool United, before he left the club with Mark Cooper to join Peterborough United as assistant manager. Nicky returned to the Poppies in June 2011 as Morell Maison’s assistant.

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Walker, Laurie - Position: Goalkeeper - Squad number: 12
Nationality: English
Debut v Newport County (h) 13:08:11
A young talented goalkeeper who was signed by Morell Maison in July 2011 after impressing during pre-season. A strong, commanding shot stopper who is already earning the plaudits.
Laurie was born in Bedford and his previous clubs include MK Dons, Cambridge United and Morecambe.

Haxia, Aldi - Position: Goalkeeper - Squad number: 31
Nationality: Albanian.
Young goalkeeper brought up through the Chelsea youth academy ranks, also featured for the Blues reserve side.

Ashikodi, Moses - Position: Striker - Squad number: 7
Debut: v Altrincham (h) 05/09/09, Blue Square Premier.
Nationality: English-Nigerian
Previous Clubs: Millwall, West Ham, Gillingham, Rangers, Watford, Bradford City, Swindon Town, Hereford United, Shrewsbury Town, Ebbsfleet United
A Mark Cooper deadline day 2009 signing, the former England U16,17,18 & 19 international and youngest player to represent Millwall's first team (at 15 years old) Moses became an instant Poppies hero scoring on his debut as a late substitute against Altrincham in Kettering's 2-0 win. After scoring 8 goals in 19 games including the winner against Hartlepool in the FA Cup, Moses joined Ebbsfleet for the final months of the 2009-10 season scoring against the Poppies on his debut.
He rejoined the Poppies over the summer 2010, however struggled with injury throughout making only a handful of games before being sidelined. Fit are raring to go a lot is expected of Moses this season.

Bridges, David - Position: Midfield - Squad number: 20
Debut v Worcester City (a) 25/08/07, Blue Square North.
Nationality: English
Ever green midfielder born in Huntingdon. His previous clubs include Histon and Cambridge United. A Mark Cooper signing in July 2007. David scored his first goal for the Poppies in the 2-1 home win against Tamworth. He was to be the real find of the season as he scored 5 goals in 6 games and a 4 in 4 spell as well, before injury interrupted his promising season.
Dave, a live wire in the side scored perhaps his most memorable goal, the games third, as he headed in against AFC Telford to seal the Blue Square North Championship, the celebrations began. Unfortunately David decided to join rivals Stevenage Borough for the onset of the 2008-09 season, but returned to the club during July 2011 for the new Blue Square Bet Premier season at Nene Park, a truly good signing by Morell Maison.

Challinor, Jon - Position: Midfield - Squad number: 17
Debut: v Grimsby Town (a) 18/01/11, Blue Square Bet Premier.
Nationality: English
Born in Northampton Jon's previous clubs include Rushden & Diamonds, Cambridge City, St Albans City, Aldershot Town, Kalamazoo Kingdom (USA), Exeter City, Forest Green Rovers, Mansfield Town, Cambridge United, Brackley Town, Newport County.
An experienced midfielder signed by Marcus Law in January 2011, having been released from Newport. Jon opened his goal scoring account for the Poppies on the final Saturday of the season as Kettering beat Southport 3-1, the last ever league goal to be scored at Rockingham Road.

Cunnington, Adam - Position: Striker - Squad number: 24
Debut: v Newport County (h) 26/02/11, Blue Square Bet Premier.
Nationality: English
Adam is a former Barwell and Solihull Moors player signed by Marcus Law on transfer deadline day January 2011. It took Adam a while to find his feet but he opened his goal scoring account, winning the Man-of-the-Match award against Southport on the final day of the season as the Poppies won 3-1.

Davis, Sol - Position: Defender - Squad number: 3
Debut: v Leeds United (h)29/11/09, FA Cup.
Nationality: English
Previous Clubs: Swindon Town, Luton Town, Peterborough United, Milton Keynes Dons
A Lee Harper loan signing from the Dons in November 2009. Sol made his league debut against one of his former clubs as the Poppies ran out 1-0 winners at Luton Town. Returned to MK Dons during January when his loan period had expired. Re-joined the Poppies on a permanent basis in May 2010 becoming Lee Harper’s first signing of the 2010-11 campaign.

Dobson, Craig - Position: Midfield - Squad number: 9
Debut: v Salisbury City (h) 05/12/09, Blue Square Premier.
Nationality: English
Craig was Born in Chingford, his previous clubs include Cheltenham Town, Barnet, Cambridge City, Wycombe Wanderers, Brentford, Stevenage Borough and Mansfield Town, originally a Lee Harper loan signing from the Stags in November 2009. He Returned to Mansfield when his loan period had expired, later played for Farnborough, Sutton United and Braintree Town. Rejoined the Poppies under Morell Maison in July 2011.

Ifil, Jerel - Position: Defender - Squad number: 6
Nationality: English
Debut v Newport County (h) 13:08:11
A powerhouse defender born in Wembley, brought into the squad by Morell Maison for the onset of the 2011-12 season. Previous Clubs, Watford, Huddersfield Town, Swindon Town, Aberdeen and Bristol Rovers.

Ifil, Phil - Position: Defender - Squad number: 2
Nationality: English
Debut v Newport County (h) 13:08:11
A Morell Maison signing in July 2011 after impressing during pre-season. Born Willesden Phil's previous clubs include Tottenham Hotspur, Millwall, Southampton, Colchester United and Dagenham & Redbridge.
A towering defender with plenty of Football League experience, becoming only the second set of brothers (with Jerel) to play together in the Poppies side since 1979.

Kelly, Marcus - Position: Midfield - Squad number: 11
Debut: v Luton Town (a) 02/12/09, Blue Square Bet Premier.
Nationality: English
Previous Clubs: Rushden and Diamonds, Oxford United
Marcus became manager Lee Harper’s first addition to the 2009-10 squad in November 2009. After a few cameo appearances on loan he joined the Poppies on a permanent basis in January 2010. Marcus scored his first goal for the club away at Barrow as the Poppies ran out 2-0 winners.
After 17 appearances and 2 goals the quick paced playmaker signed on for the 2010-11 campaign. An impressive 2010-11 campaign saw Marcus scoop all the club awards.

Koo-Boothe, Nathan - Position: Central defender - Squad number: 21
Debut v Harrogate Town (h) 04/03/06, Nationwide Conference North.
Nationality: English.
Westminster born Nathan's previous clubs include Watford, MK Dons and Grays Athletic (loan). A Morell Maison signing in February 2006 from MK Dons. The Jamaican U-23 international scored his first goal (a thumping header) against league leaders Stafford Rangers in the Poppies 3-1 win at Marston Road. But 13 league games into the 2006-07 season tragedy befell the big man, playing against Stalybridge Celtic, Nathan was the victim of a vicious tackle breaking his leg in the process, which put him out of action for the rest of the season – the Poppies won the game 2-1. That was to be his last action in a Poppies shirt, after his rehabilitation had been completed he left in May 2007.
Nathan signed for Aldershot Town in December 2007. He left the Shots in March 2008 without making a first team appearance. Rejoined the Poppies in July 2011.

Jean-Paul Marna, Kettering Town 2011-12

Marna, Jean-Paul - Position: Striker / Winger - Squad number: 10
Debut: v Hucknall Town (a) 15/08/06, Blue Square North.
Nationality: French
Previous Clubs: Paris St Germain, Berkhampstead Town.
The former French National futsal striker created quite an impression during his first season at Rockingham Road. Quick footed and with blistering pace, JP has the ability to mesmerize opposing defences at will.
Jean-Paul was on fire during the 2007-08 season putting in some amazing performances with his all round soccer skills show. The Frenchman scored a brilliant hat-trick (one with his head) against Hinckley United, earning him 13 goals in all competitions. 2008-09 was JP's first in the Blue Square Premier, overall he made 52 appearances out of a possible 61, scoring 11 goals.
JP was the club's leading goalscorer during the 2009-10 and 2010-11. Making him the club's leading career scorer with 67 strikes in 227 appearances.
Started off the 2011-12 season in historic form scoring the first goal at Nene Park and the winner in the 90th minute against Newport County, to cement himself in 4th place in the Poppies goalscorer charts since 1979.

McKenzie, Leon - Position: Forward - Squad number: 14
Debut v Stockport County (a) 16:08:11
Nationality: English
Experienced striker signed by Morell Maison from Northampton Town. A former Norwich City legend, who also played for Coventry City, Charlton Athletic, Fulham, Crystal Palace and Peterborough United.

Meecham, Steven - Position: Midfield - Squad number: 16
Nationality: Scottish
Debut v Stockport County (a) 16:08:11
Steven was born in Glasgow. A Morell Maison signing in July 2011 after applying his trade in Scotland with Motherwell and Albion Rovers, a tough determined player who will add a touch of steel in the new look squad.

Navarro, Jaime - Position: Centre-back - Squad number: 22
Nationality: Spanish
A young Spanish starlet signed by Morell Maison in July 2011 from giants Real Madrid. The Madrid born Jaime played for Madrid's 'C' team and had trials at Bolton Wanderers before opting to join the Poppies.

Noubissie, Patrick - Position: Midfielder - Squad number: 23
Debut: v Oxford United (h) 11:08:09, Blue Square Premier.
Nationality: French
Previous Clubs: CS Sedan, US Roye, Crewe Alexandra, Stockport County, Grimsby Town, Swindon Town, Hibernian, Livingston, Dundee, Ayia Napa.
The powerful holding midfielder scored his first goal for the club in the fine 2-1 away win at Wrexham in August. He was a permanent feature in the team throughout the campaign and was an essential member of the team that eventually finished 6th in the league.

Parry, Andrew - Position: Central defender - Squad Number: 28
Debut v Newport County (h) 13:08:11
Nationality: English
A young central defender signed by Morell Maison in August from Blackburn Rovers.

Sangare, Djoumin - Position: Centre-back - Squad number: 5
Nationality: French
An experienced central defender, brought to the Poppies by Morell Maison in July 2011. The Dunkirk born play maker previous clubs include, ES Wasquehal (France), Lewes, Redbridge, St Albans City, Grays Athletic, Stafford Rangers, Salisbury City, York City, Oxford United.

Taft, George - Position: Central defender - Squad number: 18
Nationality: English
Debut v Stockport County (a) 16:08:11
A young defender signed on loan by Morell Maison from Leicester City.

Thompson, Jake - Position: Midfield - Squad number: 15
Nationality: English
Debut v Stockport County (a) 16:08:11
Former Southampton, Bournemouth, Exeter City, Torquay United and Cheltemham Town midfielder, signed by Morell Maison in August 2011.

Verma, Aman - Position: Midfield - Squad number: 8
Nationality: English
Debut v Newport County (h) 13:08:11
An exciting prospect brought to the club by Morell Maison in July 2011, having played at Wembley for Darlington in the FA Trophy victory over Mansfield.
Born in Leicester, Aman previous clubs include Leicester City, Bedworth United, Redditch United, Crewe Alexandra, Histon, Kidderminster Harriers and Darlington.

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