Squads


Name: RACHEL BIRKS

D.O.B: 25th Mar 1999

Position: First Team Sports Therapist

Rachel has been at the club since 2018, after completing university she has been with Kettering Town's first team for three years. Rachel has h…

Name: JACKSON SMITH

D.O.B: 14th Oct 2001

Position: Goalkeeper

Jackson, a goalkeeper signed for the Poppies on the opening day of the 2021-22 from Wolverhapton Wanderers.  …

Name: Rhys Davies

D.O.B: 27th Nov 1999

Position: Goalkeeper

Goalkeeper Rhys, was signed in pre-season having played for Cardiff City, Newport County AFC and Leicester City, where he saved a penalty against R…

Name: ALEX BROWN

D.O.B: 21st Sep 1998

Position: Defender

The club is delighted to announce the signing of full-back Alex Brown from Kings Lynn Town. The former England C international’s career start…

Name: Chris Smith

D.O.B: 14th Oct 2001

Position: Defender

Chris a centre-back career started at Ipswich Town, he later played for Chelmsford City, Aldershot Town and last season Kings Lynn Town before join…

Name: CONNOR BARRETT

D.O.B: 01st Mar 2002

Position: Defender

Connor, a defender was signed by Paul Cox from Burnley after impressing during pre-season, a pacey defender always looking to go forward. …

Name: Connor Johnson

D.O.B: 10th Mar 1988

Position: Defender

Kettering born central defender Connor Johnson signed for the club in December 2020. He has played for the Sunderland U23 side, Wolverhampton Wande…

Name: Gary Stohrer

D.O.B: 21st Nov 1992

Position: Defender

Gary signed for the Poppies in July 2017 from Frickley Athletic. A right back born in Northampton he has also plated for Irchester, Long Buckby, Ga…

Name: LUKE WARD

D.O.B: 25th Sep 2001

Position: Defender

Centre-back Luke joined the Poppies in August 2021 after impressing manager Paul Cox throughout the pre-season campaign. Luke previously played for…

Name: Rhys Sharpe

D.O.B: 17th Oct 1994

Position: Defender

Defender Rhys Sharpe joined the club from Stratford Town his career started at youth level for Derby County before loan …

Name: TOM UNWIN

D.O.B: 04th Jan 2000

Position: Defender

Defender Tom is another player who featured throughout the Poppies pre-season campaign, signing from Barrow AFC, where he played under current Popp…

Name: Connor Kennedy

D.O.B: 17th Apr 1997

Position: Midfielder

An impressive midfielder Connor made the switch from Corby Town in June 2019, he was the Steelmen’s Supporters Player of the Year and the Pla…

Name: HARRISON NEAL

D.O.B: 05th Dec 2001

Position: Midfielder

Midfielder Harrison joined the Poppies August 2021 having been brought through the Sheffield United Academy. He is the Sheffield United U-23 captai…

Name: LAMINE SHERIF

D.O.B: 27th Jan 1999

Position: Midfielder

Lamine is a midfielder who joined the Poppies from Accrington Stanley in August 2021. He had previous been through the Leicester City academy where…

Name: RICCARDO CALDER

D.O.B: 26th Jan 1996

Position: Midfielder

Midfielder Riccardo joined the Poppies in the summer 2021 having previously played for Rushall Olympic, Dundee, Inverness Caledonian Thistle, AFC T…

Name: Callum Powell

D.O.B: 28th Jan 1996

Position: Forward

Callum Powell is a former Northampton Town U18, Simon Frazer University (Canada), Rugby Town, Wrexham, Tamworth, Stratford Town and Stourbridge pla…

Name: CLAUDIO OFOSU

D.O.B: 27th Sep 1998

Position: Forward

Claudio joined the Poppies in August 2021 from Hartlepool United. He had been on the Poppies radar for some time so Paul Cox was delighted to get h…

Name: Decarrey Sheriff

D.O.B: 18th Feb 1998

Position: Forward

Decarrey, a forward whose previous clubs include Concord Rangers, Dulwich Hamlet, Needham Market, Maldon & Tiptree, and Colchester United U23. …

Name: ISSAC STONES

D.O.B: 14th Jun 2002

Position: Forward

Issac a young striker joined the club in August 2021 after impressing the management during the pre-season campaign. He previously played for Kimbe…

Name: Jordon Crawford

D.O.B: 26th Mar 1997

Position: Forward

Jordon, a striker was signed by manager Paul Cox during the 2021-22 closed season, having previously played for Desborough Town, S & L Corby, H…

Name: Kyle Perry

D.O.B: 05th Mar 1986

Position: Forward

Experienced forward Kyle Perry signed for the Poppies in November. Ketteing fans will remember Kyle's goals against …

Name: LAURIC DIAKIESSE

D.O.B: 17th May 1997

Position: Forward

Name: Paul Cox

D.O.B: 06th Jan 1972

Position: First Team Manager

Paul was appointed manager of Kettering Town in October 2019, with the club at the foot of the Vanarama National League North, the former Poppy has…

Name: John Ramshaw

D.O.B: 11th Mar 1953

Position: Assistant Manager

John originally  joined the Poppies midway through the 2016-17 season having previously managed Leek Town, Eastwood Town and Lincoln United am…

Name: Ben Marvin

D.O.B: 19th Jun 1992

Position: First Team Coach

Ben's  first role in football was in 2013 at Eastwood Town FC as First Team Coach, the club however folded during the season…

Name: Jack Norman

D.O.B: 01st Jan 1970

Position: