Adrian AGER (25) Defender. Summer 2008 signing from Norwich United where he
was team captain. A competent defender who can add the experience that the Club lacked last season.
BARTLEY (18) Forward. Last season’s Ridgeons Youth League East Division top goalscorer who is now looking to
establish his ability and talents in senior football.
DARBY (24) Defender. A welcome return to the Club for this former Youth player, a dependable defender who gives
confidence to the youngsters playing around him and has shown great commitment to the Club.
GORBOULD (19) Defender. A product of the Youth system who is getting better with each season; still learning his
trade and certainly has the ability for a bright future at the Club.
HILTON (18) Goalkeeper. Summer 2008 signing from Diss
Town. An exciting young keeper with an excellent future ahead of him,
highly rated by the Management at the Club.
LAMB (24) Midfield. A welcome return to the Club for this former Youth player who has returned from local football;
has shown in pre-season he has the ability to justify his selection.
PALMER (21) Defender. A product of the Youth system who is developing into a very competent defender; has quickly
come to grasp with football at this level and is highly rated.
PRIDE (22) Goalkeeper. A product of the Youth system who established himself as first choice last season with some
outstanding performances and won Players’ Player of the season.
REED (17) Forward. Exciting young prospect from the Youth team set up who has shown dramatic all round improvement
from last season and is taking the opportunity of first team football with both hands; a talented forward with a big future.
ROACH (30) Forward. A former Norwich City apprentice,
Stewart made a welcome return to the Club last season from Leiston, and he finished top Yarmouth goalscorer with fifteen
goals in only sixteen games. Previously at the Club 1997-2001, his goalscoring exploits are legendary.
SAVAGE 23) Defender. Summer 2008 signing from Diss
Town. A small, compact defender and a excellent addition to the quality
of the squad at the Club.
SEWELL (17) Midfield. Current Youth team player who broke into the first team squad last season; highly regarded
as the future of the club and a versatile player who can slot into any position - and has!
SMITH (17) Midfield. Another current Youth team player who broke into the first team squad last season and is also
highly regarded as the future of the Club; skilful, with a great engine, and he covers every blade of grass on the pitch.
SQUIRE (21) Midfield. Early season signing from Norwich United; despite a long lay off from injury he has
already shown that he is a quality all-round midfield player who will become an invaluable member of the senior playing squad.
SULLIVAN (24) Midfield. Last season’s signing from Sole Bay (Southwold Town) who fast established himself in
midfield; comfortable with both feet and has a vision for goal. Will improve on even last season’s performances.
THOMPSON (23) Midfield. ‘Mr Commitment’ has enthusiasm to burn and has worked hard on his fitness last
summer; a match winner on his day and one of the most skilful players in the squad.
VIDE (21) Forward. A product of the Youth system who can create something out of nothing; unpredictable and with
a spark of brilliance. Once of Sporting Lisbon, he has settled well to the English game.
WATT (20) Defender. Former midfield player who reverted to the defence last season and has not looked back since.
Supporters’ Club Player of the Season last term.
WOODCOCK (20) Forward. A welcome return to the Club for this former Youth player with electric pace; an excellent
addition to the squad who has proven he has an eye for goal.
Joint-Managers: Paul Tong rejoins the club this season. Was manager 1997-2004
and assistant manager 1989-90 before that. Now famous as “The Flying Pig” after a BBC TV interview on Football
Focus! Kept goal for Norwich City A in his younger days. Has
managed several Norfolk clubs over the years.
Kevin Cruickshank has been associated with GYTFC since the
mid-1980s when he played in the A team. Has since managed at every level within the club, rising to the first team on the
resignation of Nick Banham in Nov. 2007.
Sports Injury Therapists: Terry Reeves (“El Tel”) has been with
the club for over a decade and has a wealth of experience and expertise in the job. A famed “Hatters” supporter.
Marianne McNally (“Mazza”) joined the club last season and has proved a talented and popular
addition to the personnel.