SimonParkes

Simon Parkes

Manager

Played at Railway for many years before switching to Manse Lane in 2016 where he became a regular member of the team until a series of injuries brought a halt to his playing career. After acting as assistant to Rob Hunter from the start of the 2021/22 campaign, Simon took over the reins for the last few games of the season. Simons first full season in management was last season where he guided the team to a top half finish
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Colin Heath

Assistant Manager

Colin joined the club in 2011. Formerly a junior at Leeds United and Manchester United, he spent time on loan at Royal Antwerp, Swindon Town and Cambridge United. After being released by the Reds, Colin played for Chesterfield and Macclesfield before crossing to Farsley Celtic. Hit his 100th goal for the club in early 2018.
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Paul Clayton

Coach

Paul Clayton returns to the club as part of Simon Parkes management team after spending the first part of the season at Tadcaster Albion. 

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Tommy Brown

Tommy Brown

Goalkeeper

Joined in the summer of 2022 after periods at Selby Town and Scarborough Athletic. Tommy was born in France and grew in Dallas, Texas. Progressed from the Notts County academy.
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Alex Marsh

Alex Marsh

Defence

Alex joined the club at the back end of 2021/22 season from Thackley AFC.
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Col Wildin

Cole Wildin

Defence

Cole hails from Leicester and played for Bedworth United and Ansty Nomads in that area. Having moved to college at Leeds Trinity, he joined Yorkshire Amateur from whom he joined Knaresborough late in 2021/22 season.
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Sam Cook

Defence

Sam played for Harrogate Railway through the junior ranks before breaking through to the senior side. Joined Knaresborough as his chances at Station View were limited, but joined Thackley for the same reason. Returned in early 2016, and quickly broke back into the first team.
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Gregg Anderson

Gregg Anderson

Defence

Summer 2017 signing. Gregg played at Harrogate Railway Under 19’s and 21’s before breaking through to the first team. Moved to Tadcaster Albion and Clitheroe before being sold to Buxton. Moved to AFC Halifax and then North Ferriby before moving back to Clitheroe and then Tadcaster before joining the team at Manse Lane.
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Greg Kidd

Sam Kilner

Defence

Leeds University student, Sam, joined in the summer having previously represented Buxton, Mossley and Hemsworth Miners’ Welfare.
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Eddie Cass

Defence

Played for Pickering, Darlington and Scarborough before a period at college in the United States. Joined Ossett United on his return and turned out for Hemsworth in the NCEL.
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James Beaston

Defence

Joined this summer from Tadcaster Albion.
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Phil Milsom

Phil Milsom

Defence/Midfield

Left-sided player, Phil arrived from Boroughbridge in late 2019 and has now become a regular at left back having started further forward. Previously turned out for Pannal Sports and Harrogate Town youth sides before switching to Wetherby Athletic at Open Age.
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Harry Lee

Defence

Harry joined the club in the summer from Harrogate Railway. 
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Harry McCalmont

Defence

Harry joined the club last summer. He started with the reserves before quickly moving into the first team where he would go on to make many appearences last season
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Dom Creamer

Dom Creamer

Midfield

Dom’s previous clubs were Wetherby Athletic, Boroughbridge, The Royal Engineers and the Army team
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Jake Rose

Midfield

Joined the club in December 2021 having previously featured for Yorkshire Amateur and Tadcaster Albion.
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Jack Carr

Midfield

Jack returns to the club after spending a season away at Liversedge.
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Jack Emmett

Midfield

Local lad, Jack, played at Wetherby and Ripon before representing Loughborough University and signing on for Harrogate Town. Was part of the Town side which won promotion to the EFL, but had to take a break from football due to fatigue.
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George Thewlis

George Thewlis

Midfield

George’s previous clubs were Bradford City Academy, Ossett United, Marske United and Pontefract Collieries
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Ben Parkes

Midfield

Ben played at Harrogate Railway as a junior before linking with the Knaresborough Town junior team at Under 18’s. Was a part of the side in the first season in the Northern Counties East League before picking up a bad injury which kept him out for over a year.
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Ewan Gregson

Ewan Gregson

Midfield

Formerly in the junior ranks at Doncaster Rovers, Ewan joined Knaresborough in 2021 after a spell at Wakefield. Was recommended to the club by Simon Clifford with whom he had worked in the Brazilian style football coaching.
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Danny Edwards

Danny Edwards

Striker

Wakefield-born Danny played for Hunslet in the West Yorkshire League before moving to Nostell Miners’ Welfare, from where he joined ‘Boro’ in January of this year.
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Rob Guilfoyle

Attacker

Rob joined Town after spells with Pickering Town and Goole AFC. 
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Brad Walker

Brad Walker

Striker

Ex-Harrogate Town junior, Brad made his breakthrough following scoring a string of goals for the reserves in the West Yorkshire League. Played at Railway all through the junior ranks before spending three years in the Harrogate Town academy and switching to senior level at Manse Lane several seasons back.
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