Christchurch Football Club Senior Teams

Christchurch Football Club has two senior teams. The First Team plays in the Wessex League Premier Division and the Reserve Team plays in the Wessex League Combination Division.

Team Biographies 2009/10
November 2009

STEWART KEARN  -  goalkeeper
The “daddy” of the team, signed from Bournemouth Poppies at the start of last season, 2 years as a professional at Sheffield Wednesday, rated as one of, if not the best keeper in the league.

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JASON COLLINS  -  goalkeeper
A regular in the reserves, came through the youth ranks and played several games for the 1st team for the last two season, works hard at his game.

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COLIN DAND  -  defender
Now established in his 5th season at the club, hoping for an injury free season, can play anywhere in the back four.

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ADAM COSTELLO  -  defender
Product of our successful youth system, this talented player is now in his fourth season with the first team squad. Reads the game exceptionally well for one so young.

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STEVE LINPOW  -  defender
At Portsmouth as a youngster, completed soccer scholarship in the USA with Alabama, strong and powerful.

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DAN TAYLOR  -  defender
Left sided defender who loves to get forward, broke into the 1st team two seasons ago and now in his 3nd season with the Club.

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DAN CRUTCHLEY  -  defender / midfield
Now in his 5th season at the club, local PE teacher who is now our Club captain, gives his all in every game.

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MARK SMITH  -  midfield
Smudger is a class player, scored and won a winners medal in Hants Senior Cup final for Winchester. Other previous Clubs include Poppies, Bashley, Wimborne and Brockenhurst.

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JAMES BURDEN  -  midfield
3rd season with the Club, plays out wide with an eye for goal, watch out for his sweet left foot, previously with Bashley.

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PAUL RIDEOUT  -  winger
Came up through the youth ranks, a clever, tricky player who is always a frequent goal scorer and can play on either flank.

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PAUL MANNING  -  midfield
Right footed wide player at Cardiff City as a youth, has played for several Wessex league clubs. Look out for him in the glossy magazines as he works as a model.

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SIMON KEATES  -  midfield
Second season with the Club, has played in the Western league for Frome (his town of birth) and Larkhall, very fit lad who will run forever.

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MARTIN LAWRENCE  -  midfield
Elegant passer of the ball who has been known to score one goal per season! Loyal lad who is one of the longest serving players at the Club.

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GARETH BARNES  -  forward
The big man made his debut for Christchurch 15 years ago, since then has won Wessex league & cup double with Wimborne Town, rejoined the Club from Bournemouth Poppies.

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BEN OSBORNE  -  forward
Ben is like a boomerang, he keeps coming back to the Club! Now in his third spell with us, at Portsmouth as a youngster has since played for Hamworthy United, Poole Town and Brockenhurst in the Wessex league. Intelligent leader of the front line with an eye for goal.

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GRAHAM KEMP  -  First Team Manager
Our manager is now in his 3rd season, joined us from Brockenhurst, ever enthusiastic, always first at Hurn Bridge on match days, vast experience as a player in the Wessex league having played over 800 games including 4 Wessex league titles with Lymington.

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LETITIA FORD  -  Bsc Hons MSST sports therapist
“Tish” qualified at Chichester University, previously experience with Nottingham Forest, AFC Bournemouth and Crawley, her 3rd season with us, has brought much needed professionalism to the treatment room.


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TIM COLLINS  -  Reserves Team Manager

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Seasons Matches
28th April
CFC (6) v Alresford Town (0)
26th April
Moneyfields (0) v CFC (1)
24th April
CFC v (1) Blackfield & Langley (1)
22nd April
Totton & Eling (0) v CFC (1)
17th April
CFC (4) v Poole Town (4)
13th April
Hayling United (1) v CFC (1)
12th April
CFC (5) v Moneyfields (1)
9th April
CFC (1) v Brockenhurst (1)
6th April
New Milton (1) v CFC (3)
30th March
CFC (5) v Cowes Sports (2)
27th March
CFC (5) v Lymington Town (2)
20th March
Hamworty United (1) v CFC (1)
16th March
CFC (2) v Fareham Town (1)
13th March
CFC (3) v Bemerton HH (3)
6th March
Fareham Town (1) v CFC (2)
2nd March
CFC (0) v Poole Town (8)
Wessex League Cup QF
20th February
Cowes Sports (3) v CFC (4)
13th February
CFC (2) v Brading Town (2)
6th February
CFC (4) v Winchester City (1)
2nd February
CFC (2) v New Milton Town (3)
29th January
Brockenhurst (2) v CFC (1)
26th January
CFC (4) v Moneyfields (0)
Hants Senior Cup QF
23rd January
CFC (3) v Totton & Eling (1)
12th December
Alresford Town (2) v CFC (1)
28th November
Brading Town (1) v CFC (2)
7th November
Blackfield & Langley (2) v CFC (3)
3rd November
CFC (1) v Bournemouth (2)
31st October
Lymington Town (1) v CFC (1)
24th October
CFC (2) v Wimborne Town (1)
17th October
CFC (0) v Romsey Town (0)
13th October
New Milton (4) v CFC (5)
10th October
CFC (2) v Laverstock & Ford (1)
6th October
CFC (2) v Eastleigh (1)
Hants Senior Cup
3rd October 2009
CFC (2) v Newport(IoW) (2)
29th September
Downton (6) v CFC (7)
26th September
Romsey Town (1) v CFC (2)
22nd September
CFC (4) v Hamworthy United (0)
19th September
Winchester City (3) v CFC (3)
15th September
CFC (3) v Hayling United (0)
12th September
CFC (2) v Alton Town (1)
8th September
CFC (3) v Fawley AFC (1)
Hants Senior Cup
5th September
Newport (IOW) (2) v CFC (0)
31st August
Poole Town (3) v CFC (0)
29th August
Bournemouth (7) v CFC (0)
22nd August
Laverstock & Ford (1) v CFC (2)
18th August
Bemerton HH (3) v CFC (1)
15th August
Ringwood Town (2) v CFC (1)
FA Cup (EPR)
11th August
Wimborne Town (0) v CFC (1)
8th August
Alton Town (2) v CFC (2)
3rd August
CFC v Weymouth
30th July
CFC v Bashley
25th July
Sherbourne Town v CFC
23rd July
S Bernard Cup
Chichester City v CFC
21st July
14th July
Verwood Town v CFC

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