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Here we have short descriptions of players past and present. We have now added more lengthy profiles for certain players. Our long term aim is to have lengthy profiles of all of the players and more are being added all the time.
Player Description
Ian Lochhead Click on name for profile
Paul Djeneralovic Another youth team product who was given his senior debut away to Rothwell Corinthians in a 1998 pre-season friendly unfortunate not to gain a regular first team squad place.
Lee Clayton Defender. Born in Nuneaton. A youngster who was graduated through the youth and reserve teams at Corby. Broke into the senior squad towards the end of last season. Also had a spell on the books of Northampton Town.
Neil Baldwin Midfield. Former Buckingham Town player who joined Corby in July 1999
Kevin Fox Sheffield born goalkeeper who began his career as a junior with Lincoln City and was signed on professional forms in March 1978. He made a handful of first team appearances before being released from Sincil Bank and initially joined Corby Town on loan from neighbours Kettering Town in November 1981. Kevin played just three games before returning to The Poppies and after failing to hold down a regular place at Rockinham Road he went on to play for Rushden Town, Wellingborough Town, Rushden and Diamonds and Raunds Town. Now aged 37, he returned to Corby in January 1998 and played in the final seventeen games of that season. Last term Kevin made 42 appearances and was voted 'Player of the Year' by supporters. He has been a regular choice again this season and up to the turn of the year had played a further 23 games to bring his club total appearances to 85.
Dean Tallentire Big defender who began his career with Rushden & Diamonds and then had a spell on hte books of Northampton Town. Dean joined Kettering Town in April 1997 and made two Conference appearances towards the end of the 1996-97 season. In September 1997 he joined Rothwell Town and since then has played for Aylesbury United and Brackley Town - for whom he also played in attack with some success. A Great Britain student representative, Dean joined Corby in January 1999 adn scored once in 17 appearances last season. Up to the turn of the year he had added a further 18 outings this term.
Richard Tuffey A young central defender from Leicester, "Rich" was one of the mainstays of Pete Dowsing's Friar Lane Old Boys side last season and it came as no surprise when he rejoined his former manager at Corby in the summer.
Tyrone Mintus We welcome back powerful central defender or midfield man Tyrone for a second spell at Corby this season. After starting out with Leicester United he had spells with Hednesford and V.S Rugby and also had trials with Notts County before being signed for The Steelmen by Glen McNulty in December 1995. He made eleven appearances during the remainder of 1995/96 and since leaving the Rockingham Triangle in the summer of 1996 "Ty" has had spells with Grantham, Ilkeston, V.S Rugby, Shepshed Dynamo and Stafford Rangers.
Dougie Keast One of the most experienced and respected midfield players in non-league football, Dougie returned for a second spell with Corby Town in September 1998 and ended last season with 42 appearances to his name. Born in Edinburgh he had a spell on the books of Hibs before coming south to take up teacher training in 1982. After a short stint with Shepshed Charterhouse he joined Kettering Town in December 1983 and went on to make 373 first team appearances (including a club record 297 in the Conference) before arriving for his first period as a 'Steelman' in the summer of 1992. 'Keastie' skippered Corby to third place in the Beazer Homes League Premier Division in 1992/93 but as a result of a financial puge he was sold to Rushden & Diamonds in March 1994. He then spent two full seasons each with them and Burton Albion and in 1997/98 he wore the colours of Rothwell Town. Now playing in defence and with the added responsibility of being assistant manager, he entered the Nwe Year as our only ever present in the first twenty five games of the season.
Gavin Cox 20 year old versatile attacking player currently at college in Northampton. Previously played under Pete Dowsing at Friar Lane Old Boys, Gavin scored twice in 33 appearances last season and after spending the summer coaching soccer in America he has returned to make a further 16 appearances so far this term.
David Hollis Strong and direct wide player who has impressed in the games he has played to date.
Ossie Mintus Forward. Has always played in defence until like his brother Tyrone, joined Corby for his second spell and converted to a "front" player. Rejoined in March 1998 from Friar Lane Old Boys. Previously with Leicester United and Hinckley.
Andy Evans Striker Andy has been a prolific goalscorer locally for a number of years and he scored on his 'Steelmen' debut as substitute against VS Rugby in a Midland Floodlit Cup tie in January 1999. He then netted twice in his first full appearance in a 5-1 Dr. Martens League win over Yate Town and despite carrying an injury for much of his time with the club he still ended last season as top scorer with eight goals in 20 games. Andy originally came top prominence with ON Chenecks in 1992, being top scorer in his first season there with 15 goals in 30 appearances. In 1994 he moved to Wellingborough Town and marked his debut for the 'Doughboys' by scoring twice after coming on as substitute in a 3-0 win over Stamford, ending 1994/95 as joint top scorer with 16 goals in 36 games. He then had a spell with Buckingham Town before joining Rothwell Town in the summer of 1997 but was unable to establish a regular place in the starting line up with the 'Bones' and was playing for Cogenhoe United when Corby snapped him up. Was out through injury early this term but cam into 2000 with 2 goals in nine appearances.
Danum Russel Speedy and hard working striker who came up through the ranks under Pete Dowsing at Friar Lane Old Boys. He made one appearance for Corby towards the end of 1997/98 season and has become a big favourite since his permanent signing in the summer of 1998. His all action style doesn't give opposing defences a moments peace and brought him six goals in 41 games last season. He suffered an injury on the opening day of this season but has now scored twice in ten games since returning to fitness in November.
Danny Poultney Tricky young winger with an eye for goal who arrived at Corby in summer 1998 from Leicestershire Senior League football in the summer, having appeared once at the end of season 1997/98 - and scored our first competitive goal of last season. He was a virtual ever present throughout the campaign, making 48 appearances and was voted 'Players Player of the Year'. Up to the turn of the year he had netted twice in 23 games this term.
Robbie Maddox Young local midfield player who joined Corby Town in November 1999 from United Counties League neighbours Desborough Town. Has already taken the step up in his stride and netted one goal in his first six games.
Steve White Midfield. Joined Corby Town in July 1999 after playing for Birstall United and Friar Lane Old Boys.
Sven Sinden Striker. A prolific non-league goalscorer who joined Corby in July 1999. A player who has travelled around and previous clubs include Hinckley Athletic, Hinckley Town, Atherstone United, Barwell, Shepshed Dynamo and on trial with Kettering Town.
Scott Munton Young defender from Market Harborough. A former youth and reserve team player, Scott made one senior appearance in a Midland Football Cup tie in 1997/98 and was given his Southern League debut in October 1998. In all he scored one goal in 24 first team appearances last term and up to the end of December had played 9 times this season. He follows his dad John and brother Gary - both goalkeepers - into Corby's first team.
Ross Adam Son of manager Lee Adam. Left sided player who made his debut for The Steelmen as a substitute away to St. Leonards in March 1999 after returning from a spell in Australia. Went on to make seven appearances last season.
Alan Barratt A product of the youth team. Was chosen as substitute for the senior side several times towards the end of last season and made a single appearance. He is the son of reserve team manager Dave Barratt.
Richard Clay Goalkeeper.Arrived at Corby in July 1999. Since his debut for VS Rugby in 94-95 he has had two further spells for them and also has played for Hinckley Town and Oadby Town.
Glyn Davies An experienced local defender, Glyn picked up a number of honours during spells with Stewarts & Lloyds, Desborough Town and Rothwell Town in the United Counties League. He made the step up to the Southern league with Rothwell and helped them into the Premier Division before joining Corby Town in December 1999. Made four appearances up to the turn of the year.
Grant Mawby Striker. Prolific goalscorer in local circles for a number of years without getting the recognition he deserved. Joined Corby in the close season of 1998 from Raunds Town where he was part of their successful second string, scoring several hat-tricks. Previous clubs also include Rothwell Town and Rushden & Diamonds.Troubled by injury last season but hopes for better things this season.
Richard Tanner 21 year old striker from Leicester who joined Corby Town from Lutterworth Town - for whom he had been a prolific goalscorer for the previous two years - in October 1998. Although injuries prevented him from establishing a regular place last season he showed glimpses of he ability whilst scoring 4 goals in 29 appearances. This term he has held down a first team place and entered the New Year with six goals in 22 games.
Leon Doughty 18 year old former VS Rugby midfield player who joined Corby Town in January 2000 from Leicestershire football and made an outstanding debut against local rivals Raunds Town.
James Miller Talented 18 year old striker who joined Corby from Nuneaton Borough on the eve of this season and has been a regular in hte first team squad, netting once in 17 appearances up to the turn of the year.
Lee Adam Son of Charlie Adam, who appeared for Leicester City in the 1949 F.A. Cup Final and finished his career at Corby in 1955/56. Lee was a professional with Derby County as a youngster and also had a lengthy spell out in Australia. He then spent three years as assistant to Pete Dowsing at Friar Lane Old Boys and followed Pete to Corby in the same role when he took over as Corby manager in March 1998. Took over as manager in his own right when Dowsing resigned in September 1999.