League Division One
TOWN SQUAD 2006/07 SEASON.
row left to right: john eyre, jason
maxwell, lee warren, damien steer, dan hope,
leeroy cochrane, alex allen,
craig stones(no longer at the club).
front row left to right : tommy
spall, nathan ireland, helen redgrift(team physio),
simon roach(no longer at the club), dave mclean(manager),
steve housham(club captain/coach), dave andrews(no
longer at the club), karl slack, paul grimes.
Goalkeeper. In his fifth season after signing
from Spalding United. An excellent shot stopper
who has proved himself as the first choice keeper.
NORTON: Goalkeeper. New signing
last season. Former Grimsby Town junior and Loughborough
Student, where he was part of the University Championship
winning side. Full time goalkeeper coach.
Defender. In his seventh season with Brigg, and
continues to improve. Solid defender, good in
the air and packs a powerful left foot shot. Has
been used with some good effect as an emergency
ALLEN: Defender. In his third
season with the Zebras, having signed from Gainsborough
Trinity, where he played in the UniBond Premier
League, before suffering a knee ligament injury.
Now appears to be back to full fitness. Former
Norwich City player, where he was awarded a two
year contract following a YTS.
Defender. This is his third season, and he continues
to impress. Cultured, but strong defender, who
was previously captain of Barnstaple Town in the
HOUSHAM: Defender/Midfield. Signed
for Brigg four seasons ago, but appearances limited,
until 2003/04 season owing to his commitments
with Barrow in the UniBond Premier division. Former
Scunthorpe United player who made 106 League appearances.
Scorer of spectacular first goal in 2002/03 season
FA Vase Final win. Has now taken on the role of
team captain, and leads by example.
Defender/Midfield. Now in his third season for
his second spell with the club, having signed
Winterton Rangers. He has shown that he is up
to the challenge of UniBond football, and never
WARREN: Defender/Midfield. In
his second season after a short spell with Goole.
Experienced former Barrow player, with over 300
football league appearances with Rochdale, Hull
City and Doncaster Rovers.
STONES: Midfield. In his seventh
year having signed from Spalding United. Formerly
with Lincoln City, where he made 20 first team
appearances. Has also spent a short time with
Gainsborough Trinity. Has also shown himself to
be a very capable central defender.
AINSLEY: Midfield. Former Hull
City Junior, in his second season, and possesses
a deadly left foot, particularly effective at
set pieces. Has previously played for Whitley
Bay in the Northern League.
BORLAND: Midfield. New signing
this season following his re- location in the
area. Formely with Burnley and Scunthorpe United,
before joining Accrington Stanley. Other clubs
include Chorley, and last season he was captain
IRELAND: Midfield. Formerly with
Doncaster Rovers, and a new face at the Hawthorns
this season. Shown up well in pre-season games,
and looks to have a good engine.
RICHARDSON: Midfield. Signed midway
through last season from Tadcaster Albion. His
limited appearances showed him to be a good passer
of the ball, and a tenacious tackler.
ROACH: Forward: Now in his seventeenth
season at Brigg, after signing from local football.
A very loyal and talented player, equally effective
on either flank, or down the middle. A consistent
goalscorer, and played in both Brigg’s FA
DRAYTON: Forward. In his fifth
season, after spending two years with Gainsborough
Trinity in the UniBond Premier League. Has a lot
of pace, and in the past has shown to be a proven
GRIMES: Forward/Midfield. New
signing this season from Central Midlands League
Championship winning team, Barton Town Old Boys.
Very quick, with loads of skill, and should make
the grade at a higher level.
SLACK: Forward. Signed from local
football. A proven goalscorer with pace to burn.
Definitely has the talent to progress to a higher
Made 305 League appearances, scoring 79 goals,
for Oldham Athletic, Scunthorpe United and Hull
City. Recruited this season after being with North
Ferriby United last season.
MAXWELL: Forward. New signing
this season. Experience forward, who started with
Scunthorpe United before spells at Grantham Town,
Buxton, Gainsborough Trinity (twice), Bradford
Park Avenue and latterly Belper Town.
Forward. Joined Brigg this season after being
released by Grimsby Town. Looks to have the pace
and skill to upset defences at this level, and
DAWSON: Forward. One of the first
Brigg Town Junior players to come up through the
age groups and challenge for a first team place.
Equally at home up front or in defence. Made his
UniBond League debut last season.
INGALL: vastly experienced non-league
journeyman, with football league experience, Asa
has represented England at college national level
and is equally adept whether playing in defence,
midfield or as a forward, signed from Belper mid-season.
Manager. Very experienced former club captain,
who led by example. Played league football for
Newcastle Utd, Darlington and Scunthorpe Utd.
This is Dave’s third season in management,
but has served the club as player and coach, for
ANDREWS: Assistant Manager. Former
Gainsborough Trinity player, with a lot of experience
managing at the local level, and has managed Brigg’s