Chromasport United Counties League
Published 6th July 2012
....inaugural season in the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Division One.
James Allcock is a utility player who joins from Northampton Spencer. He made thirty-eight appearances for the Millers last season, scoring eleven goals in league and cup during their season in the UCL Premier.
He had also played three games at Kingsthorpe Mill in the 2010/11 season.
Matthew Brady is a central midfielder, who was at Corby Town from January 2012, having previously been with Kettering Town`s under-21 team and Spalding United.
He had earlier played for Newport Pagnell Town and Wellingborough Town. Jamie Burrows is a young left-back or left midfielder who joins the club from the Newport Pagnell`s youth set-up.
George Cox is a 20-year-old central midfielder who has also played at full-back.
Cox hails from Bedford and joined Rushden & Diamonds youth set up at under-14 level. He made his full debut for the then Conference Premier outfit in September 2008 against Rothwell Town in the Northants County FA Hillier Senior Cup.
He went on `work experience` with Northampton Spencer during November 2009 and then Spalding United later that season.
After being released by Diamonds he joined Southern League Division One Central side Biggleswade Town in August 2010. He then joined Spalding later in the season before signing for Deeping Rangers in July 2011.
Lee Gotch is a centre back who joined Cogenhoe United from Irchester United for the 2006/07 season, and he played in the same team as another of AFC`s new signings, Alfie Taylor, for the Cooks during the 2010/11 season.
He then moved to Thrapston Town for their season in the UCL Premier when he was almost ever-present, only missing two games.
Joe Merrill is a versatile player who can play as a sweeper, full-back or in midfield, and he also joins from Northampton Spencer.
He made twenty-nine league and cup appearances for the Millers in the UCL Premier last season, and twenty the season before.
Peter Okechukwu is a winger who also joins from Northampton Spencer where he made twenty-four appearances for the Millers in the UCL Premier last season. Jamie O’Grady is a 23-year-old right-back who was in the Northampton Town Academy until he was 16 and then signed and played for Aylesbury United for three years.
He then went over to Leighton Town for two years and has also played at Buckingham Town.
Luke Pritchard is a right-back, who is another signing from Northampton Spencer.
He made twnty-eight appearances for the Millers in the UCL Premier last season and twenty-three the season before.
Pritchard has also had spells with Long Buckby, Wellingborough Town and Cogenhoe.
These nine signings join the players already confirmed to have joined the squad - Ashley Meeks, Louis Smith and Ashley Foulger – all graduates from last season’s under-18 side - plus goalkeeper Quincy Shorunmu, defenders Aynsley McDonald and Alex Deakin and striker Alfie Taylor.