The Evo-Stik League Southern
Published 7th June 2012
....transfer market as he re-signed the talented Tom Bates from new league rivals Bedworth United.
Bates has played for the Canaries before, having spent a short time at Kirkby Road at the beginning of 2011.
He then went to Coventry Sphinx, Daventry Town, Nuneaton Town and ended last season at Bedworth where he was instrumental in their promotion push into the Southern Premier Division.
He started his career at Coventry City and after a spell at Rochdale he was on the local scene at Sphinx, Nuneaton, Atherstone and Leamington before joining Barwell in December 2010.
He is a dynamic, left-sided midfielder who will contribute with his set-pieces as well as hoping to score significant goals, and hopes to improve on last year’s tally of fourteen.