1ST TEAM

Richard Fey

Manager

Richard has extensive managerial experience at Bridgwater, Bitton, Paulton Rovers and Street, culminating in Street winning the Premier Division of the Western League ( with us runners up) and finishing 8th last season in the Southern League.

Nathan Rudge

Assistant Manager

Previously assisted Richard Fey at Street. He is a former manager of local rivals, Chippenham Town, after a long playing career that began at Norwich City and covered a number of local clubs. 

Luke Ballinger

Player Coach

'Bally' has returned to his home town club after spells playing at higher level with Frome Town, Chippenham Town and Gloucester City. A versatile player with plenty of experience Luke is the holder of a record number of England futsal caps at over 100. Has featured in a variety of positions for the club at either right back, right mid or up top and recently taken on caretaker manager role.

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OUR SQUAD

Aidan joins us from Street having previously been a product of the Yeovil Town Academy, where he played for their U18s and made a couple of appearances on the bench for the First Team. He has also played for Gillingham and Weymouth. He is a hard-working midfielder who always gives 100%. A decent signing for us who will provide skill and tact in midfield.

Midfielder

Aidan Chainey

Harry is a young goal keeper who represented the Melksham U18 team last year as well as playing with the Chippenham Academy. He is talented and has the opportunity to develop his career further with the First Team this year.

Goal Keeper

Harry Pickering

A welcome return to Melksham for Ian who has been helping Westbury United to Western League success in recent seasons. He is a valuable addition to the team in the defensive unit and has a left foot that can whip crosses in or deliver precision set pieces. A local lad who is popular amongst fans and players. Currently on dual registration with Warminster Town.

Defender

Ian Jeffrey

Jake impressed for the Reserves last season and stepped up admirably during the final months showing a maturity and calmness which defied his years. He will aim to gain further Southern League experience this year and look to cement a place in the team. Currently on dual registration with Odd Down.

Defender

Jake Hutchings

Joe has recently joined the club on loan from Swindon Town. Joe is a young defender who has shown outstanding potential already in his early career. Having completed a loan spell at Bath City last year, he earned an extension on his contract at Swindon. He is a brave and composed defender who will bring much to our defence.

Defender

Joseph Romanski

Josh is an experienced Central Defender who began his career at Queens Park Rangers. He is an uncompromising defender who defends with commitment. A natural leader, he was the Captain of Yate Town when they won promotion in 2019 to the Southern Premier League. Josh has also played at Paulton, Frome and Larkhall.

Defender

Josh Ford

Liam is a young player who started his career with Bristol City. He has since had spells with Bath City, Frome Town and Paulton Rovers. He was highly rated at Paulton Rovers during his time there, and was their Supporters Player of the Year last season. A highly energetic and combative midfielder. He joins us from Yate Town.

Midfielder

Liam Monelle

Matt is a new signing from Street. A composed and skilful midfielder who has already shown in pre-season why he has been recruited. He can pick a pass with ease and has scored the odd wonder goal in previous season. Previously played at Bridgwater Town with the manager and displays an attitude which will help us this season.

Midfielder

Matt Hurley

Oscar is another player who joins from Street and someone who has impressed in pre-season. He is an attacking midfielder who has shown in spells with Bridport and Street that he can create and score goals. A skilful player with bags of potential and energy.

Midfielder

Oscar Latas

From his debut in 2011, he has been a loyal and dependable member of the club. Comfortable anywhere in the back line, he has good pace and is aided by dangerous long throws which can effectively become a corner when attacking. Another good role model for the younger lads in the squad.

Defender

Sayeed Ibrahim

Tai has joined the club on a work experience loan from Yeovil Town. He is a young defender who has shown alot of promised in his early days at the Glovers.

Defender

Tai Fleming

Tom is a player who has developed in recent seasons through the Reserve Team. A naturally left footed player who can operate anywhere on the left. He has scored regularly for the Reserves and will look to bring his undoubted talent into the Southern League. A youngster with bags of promise and a cracking attitude. Currently splitting his time between home and Plymouth University.

Defender

Tom Mack

Will joined the Melksham ranks from Cirencester Town in October 2019. Prior to this, Will played at Swindon Town and Bath City. A capable and poised defender, quick on his feet and experienced at this level for his young age.

Defender

Will Christopher

Chris is an experienced ball playing midfielder with the ability to pick a pass and split defences wide open. He has previously played at Swindon Town, Bath City, Weymouth and Chippenham Town. A class operator who will again provide a good example to those young members of the squad.

Midfielder

Chris Allen

Harry has recently joined us on loan from neighbours Chippenham Town. He is a local player who is a strong and mobile Central Defender. He will be looking to get further experience in the Southern League during his time with us. Harry is highly regarded at Chippenham and had an impressive debut against Basingstoke.

Defender

Harry Rutty

Jack is a summer signing from Paulton Rovers where he has been top scorer regularly for the last few seasons. He began his career at Yeovil Town and has since shown himself to be one of the most consistent goal scorers at Southern League level and a constant threat to defences. He has shown some great finishing in the pre-season games and long may it continue into the League and Cup campaigns this coming year.

Striker

Jack Ball

Jamie is a familiar face to local football fans having served our near neighbours Bradford Town with distinction over recent years. He joins us in the Southern League bring a physical presence and outstanding shot stopping ability to our defence.

Goal Keeper

Jamie Bartlett

Josh has joined us from Street during the summer and is already proving to be an impressive addition in the pre-season friendlies. He is comfortable on the ball, solid defensively and likes to get forward. He won the 'Manager's Player of the Year' at Street last year and will be an important part of a new look defensive team.

Defender

Josh Bennett

Leigh joins us from Street having also played at Bridport in previous seasons. He is a dominating presence at both ends of the pitch. Capable of playing anywhere, he is another experienced player who will make a solid impression at Melksham.

Defender

Leigh Bailey

Luke has played for several teams in the region having begun with Bristol City before moving onto spells with Frome Town, Gloucester City and Chippenham Town. He can literally play anywhere and will regularly score goals from all over the pitch. He is the record England Futsal Cap holder with over 108 caps.

Striker/Midfielder/Defender

Luke Ballinger

Goal Keeper Coach

Nick Evans

Phil is a new signing for Melksham having previously played for Gillingham Town, Dorchester Town and Street. He is a powerful and mobile centre forward who has shown he can score goals at every level he has played at.

Striker

Phil Ormrod

Sol is a young attacker who joined us from Highworth Town in October 2019. Prior to this, he was a Swindon Town player who scored twice on his debut against Stevenage in late 2018. He also spent time on loan at Dulwich Hamlet and Bath City at the end of the season. Strong on the ball and a natural finisher.

Striker

Sol Pryce

Taiwo has joined the club on loan from Yeovil Town where he is highly rated. He is a pacey left sided defender who brings energy and ability in abundance.

Defender

Taiwo Daniel Ojo

Tyrone signed from Slimbridge during September 2019. He is a lively and direct wide player who has decent experience in the Southern League despite his youthful years. Previous clubs include Gloucester City, Mangotsfield and Evesham United.

Midfielder

Tyrone Tucker-Dixon

Will is a local lad who is developing into a quality member of the squad. He shows good composure when on the ball. Will has undoubted talent and will be one to watch after an impressive end to last year.

Midfielder

Will Thomson

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