Monmouth Town Football Club

Estd 1876 : The Kingfishers

Monmouth Sportsground, Blestium Street, Monmouth, NP25 3AF

Introducing Our Senior Squad 2015/16

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Management Team

  Andrew Smith. Manager and Midfield. Age 33 Former Welsh Under 18 international who returned to his home club after spells with Newport County, Weston Super Mare and Clevedon Town. Andy managed the side from the Gwent Third division into the Welsh League.  Will keep his boots warm and will be ready when called upon.
 gaz Gareth Blackburn. Assistant Manager joined the club in 2012 season and is a major influence on and off the pitch. Lively and knowledgeable his infectious enthusiasm and steely resolve coupled with his experience at Cardiff City and Newport Academies will be invaluable again this time out.
John Fitzgerald. Physio. Former Newport County and Llanelli physio, “Fitz” was a key signing last season. Combines a successful private practice with his football commitments and it was no coincidence tbat in our title winning season we had very few injuries.

The Players

 keiron Keiron Blackburn. Age 25 Born 24-06-88 Now in his 3rd season with us, Keiron has established himself as a firm fans and dressing room favourite. Part of Newport County’s title wining squad a couple of years ago with bags of Welsh League experience and a Wales U16 cap to boot. Always working hard and looking to improve.
matty Matthew Johns (Goalkeeper) Born 06-04-95 Stepping up from last season’s U19 team, Matt should prove a capable understudy. Formerly with Newport YMCA he has a great future as he matures. Good shot stopper and building a reputation as a penalty saver. Sponsored by SG PARTNERSHIP
 aazy Aaron Davies. Defender 21-01-82 PE teacher Aaron is another defender capable of playing anywhere along the back line. After years of playing as an attacking midfielder, he has consistently produced high quality displays in defence and can get forward with great effect. Youth product.
 jacob Jacob Guy Defender  Signed from Caldicot Town in 2011 the former Cardiff City and Swansea City centre half was an instant hit adding much needed nous to the Kingfishers’ defence and went on to win Supporters’ Player of the Season in 2012 – the first ever awarded! Strong in the air and good on the deck. Sponsored by The Monmouthshire window company

Mitchell Palmer. Midfield. Aged 18  Mitchell comes to the club to join his two elder brothers after  a season with Bristol Rovers and a long stint at Cardiff City after starting off in our mini section in 2003. Comforable on the ball strong in the tackle Mitch will be an asset as he grows ino the game at senior level.


 Alex O’Leary. Aged 24 Defender. Signed this season after a year out the former Colchester United defender is a superb footballer with great left foot and good attitude. Recovering from a serious ankle injury but will feature more as the season progresses. 

 kaz Kazeem Kareem. Midfield/Forward. Aged 27 the Nigerian born Portuguese national has bags of energy and is comfortable on the ball with a few tricks here and there. Signed from Llyswerry
 luke Luke Cleaves Defender. Born 13-01-95 Luke is a quick, strong left back who gets forward well and delivers some great crosses. Can also play wide in midfield and has a great throw. Quiet but effective. Youth product. Sponsored by PETER PEARCE DECORATOR
rob Rob Laurie Born 15-01-86 Signed in 2011 after a number of years out. Now Club Captain, Rob is a mature leader, disciplined performer in front of the back four and scores his fair share of goals. Sponsored by SHAMPOOCH DOG GROOMING SALON
 jac Jack Alderdice. Midfield. Born 24-07-87 Influential team captain Jack play anywhere but in recent seasons has been dictating play from the centre of defence. Often referred to the heartbeat of the team, when Jack plays well, the Kingfishers play well. Youth product. Sponsored by HM & D MCPHERSON
Dan Macdonald. Forward. Born 24-01-88 Prolific goalscorer and playmaker, “Macca” missed the first 5 games of this season having linked up with ex-manager Steve Jenkins at Merthyr Town. Now back and keen to pick up where he left off last season.
sam Sam Palmer. Forward. Born 23-04-87 The oldest of the Palmer football brothers, Sam is capable of playing on either flank, has a bag of tricks and is happiest when one on one with a full back. A creator of many goals and can chip in with some vital ones of his own. Youth product.

Richard Greaves. Forward aged 24 signed from Ely Rangers the former Port Talbot striker will add much needed strength to the Kingfishers front line. A good target man with good technical ability and an eye for a goal.  

 elliot Ellott Ford. Forward. Born 19-04-89 Missed the majority of last season with a knee injury but now fit and raring to go. With electric pace and an attitude to match, Elliott will give any full back a torrid time whilst looking to be as direct as possible.

Callum Porter Midfield Aged 18 Newport born midfielder joined after a short spell with Newport Civil Service. Callum who spent seven years at Cardiff City academy will bring creativity to the towns midfield.


Craig Lewis. Striker. Aged 27 Stalwart Chewy returns after spells at Chepstow. 100% effort and can goals if he doesn’t think!  Will play a crucial part in the squad leading the reserve and the occassional foray at first team level.

 harrrhy Nick Harrhy Striker Aged 30 Abergavenny-born forward joined Newport County in March 2005, having played for most of the season with Gravesend & Northfleet after a spell with North Coburg United in Australia. A former Bristol City youth player who has also appeared for Hereford United, he joined Llanelli in September 2005 returned to Australia, but returned to the league in the summer of 2010 with Carmarthen Town. Signed again in 2011 for Monmouth Town and is a real talent.

Joe Loftus (Midfield) Born 30-11-91 Signed in the summer from Viney St Swthins, Joe has an excellent pedigree and is a former Hereford United Youth Team captain. Spells at Cinderford Town and Pegasus Juniors preceded a serious injury and is now getting back to his best.

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Jac Hardman. Forward. Aged 17 Pacy youngster and Academy product with a great attitude and confident about his own ability. Will get some chances as the season progresses. 


Monmouth Town Football Club

Monmouth Sportsground, Blestium Street, Monmouth, NP25 3AF