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Andy ROBERTSON

Goalkeeper

Andy is a real character in the dressing room and joined the Magpies from Evo-Stik Division One North side Trafford in the summer of 2012.

CFC Career Apps Goals
  4 0

Former Clubs: Droylsden, Mossley, New Mills, Flixton, Ramsbottom United, Salford City, Trafford

WAS RELEASED BY THE CLUB AT THE END OF AUGUST 2012

Matt WALWYN

Winger  |  Striker

Started out as a junior at Blackburn Rovers as a junior before joining Kirkham & Wesham where he scored twice at Wembley for them in the FA Vase Final.

When Kirkham became AFC Fylde he stayed on and made a name for himself as a great finisher. He left Fylde on the summer of 2011, going on trial at Blue Square Premier side Southport before joining Skelmersdale United where he smashed in eleven times in just seven appearances before switching to Victory Park in mid October 2011.

CFC Career  Apps Goals
Up to end of 2011/12 25 13

Former Clubs: Blackburn Rovers, Kirkham & Wesham/AFC Fylde, Skelmersdale United

LEFT THE CLUB DURING THE SUMMER OF 2012

Russell SAUNDERS

Goalkeeper

Joined the Magpies during the summer of 2011 having been voted the Supporters Player of the Year at Blue Square North side Hyde FC.

Made a massive impact at the club in his first season, being ever present in the league.

CFC Career  Apps Goals
Up to end of 2011/12 47 0

Former Clubs: Wigan Athletic, Altrincham, Ashton United, Hyde FC

LEFT THE CLUB IN AUGUST 2012

Jordan BOWEN

Central Midfielder | Winger

Signed in late October 2011 following his release from Ewood Park.

A diminutive ball playing midfielder who has represented England at youth level.

His appearances were mainly limited to ones from the bench, but when he was a called into action he displayed fantastic close control and an eye for a pass.  He will be hoping to break into the team during 2012/13 season.

CFC Career  Apps Goals
Up to end of 2011/12 14 2

Former Clubs: Blackburn Rovers

LEFT THE CLUB DURING THE SUMMER OF 2012

Wayne MADEN

Central Defender

Defender with considerable experience and joined the Magpies from Hyde United in 2009.

Was appointed club captain following the departure of Tom Spearritt early in the 2009/10 season and lead by example and went on to picked up both the Players Player and the Supporters Player of the Year awards for his consistent displayed throughout the season.

However the last two seasons have been disrupted by long term injuries.

CFC Career  Apps Goals
Up to end of 2011/12 82 5

Former Clubs: Blackpool, Squires Gate, Leigh RMI,  Hyde United

WAS RELEASED DURING THE SUMMER OF 2012

Dean PORTER

Goalkeeper 

A young keeper who displays experience way beyond his years and has performed well when called upon since his arrival from Leigh Genesis in the summer of 2010.

CFC Career  Apps Goals
Up to end of 2011/12 17 0

Former Clubs: Wigan Athletic, Leigh Genesis, Wigan Robin Park (loan)

LEFT THE CLUB DURING THE SUMMER 2012

Ally BROWN

Right Back  |  Left Back

Ally joined the Magpies from Radcliffe Borough in September 2011.  An exciting full back who and was a product famed football academy at Gresty Road.

Can play on either side of the back four and is always a threat when going forward.

CFC Career  Apps Goals
Up to end of 2011/12 33 0

Former Clubs: Crewe Alexandra, Witton Albion, Radcliffe Borough

LEFT THE CLUB DURING THE SUMMER 2012

Shelton PAYNE

Position: WINGER, FORWARD

Former clubs: Cardiff City, Crystal Palace, Blackburn Rovers, Dinas Powys, Port Talbot Town, Trafford, Chorley, Hyde FC (loan)

Signed from Trafford prior to the pre-season friendly with Bolton Wanderers, Shelton is regarded as one of the fastest players in non-league football.

The 21-year-old scored 15 goals in 27 appearances for Trafford during 2009/10.

A delighted Garry Flitcroft said on his signing: “Shelton is a very exciting talent and I’m sure our fans are going to love watching him play.

“He’s got blistering pace, bags of skill and a decent eye for goal, and I’m confident I can get the best out of him.

“He can play on either wing or up front and his arrival means we have now got competition for places all over the park.”

LEFT THE CLUB IN JANURY 2012 TO PLAY FOR COLWYN BAY

Simon WHALEY

Position: Winger/Forward

Former clubs: Bury, Preston North End, Norwich City, Bradford City, Chesterfield, Burton Albion

A massive signing for the club as he was playing Championship football just two seasons ago, and at just 26 years old he is young enough to potentially return to that level.

26-year-old Simon joined the Magpies at the start of the 2011/12 season after a brief trial with the club.

Started his career with Bury, making 84 appearances for the Gigg Lane club, netting eleven goals before switching to then Championship side Preston North End for £250,000 in January 2006.  In 3 ½ years at Deepdale Simon chalked up 120 appearances in the Championship plus 11 in the cups, bagging 17 goals.

After a stint at Barnsley on load Whaley moved to Norwich City for a reported £250,000 in July 2009.  Things didn’t work out in East Anglia and in the two years since Simon has drifted through spells with Rochdale, Bradford City, Chesterfield, Doncaster Rovers before finishing last season at Burton Albion.

WAS RELEASED TOWARD THE END OF NOVEMBER 2011

Lee McEVILLY

Position: Striker

Former clubs: Burscough, Rochdale, Accrington Stanley, Wrexham, Cambridge United, Barrow, Grays Athletic, Marine, Sligo Rovers, Burscough, Droylsden

International Honours: Northern Ireland; Under 21 (9 caps, 3 goals), Under 23 (1 cap), Full International (1 cap)

Joined the Magpies in the eve of the 2011/12 season after ending the previous campaign with Droylsden.  A big old fashioned centre forward.

WAS RELEASE IN MID OCTOBER 2011 AFTER THREE GOALS IN FOURTEEN APPEARANCES

Nathan FAIRHURST

Position: MIDFIELDER

Former clubs: Preston North End, Wrexham

Born and raised in Chorley, Nathan is a former Deepdale apprentice who made a permanent move to Wrexham in the Blue Square Premier in August 2009 following a successful load spell the season before.

First team chances were limited at the Racecourse Ground and Nathan joined the Magpies following the club receiving international clearance in late August 2010!

WAS RELEASED IN MID OCTOBER 2011 AFTER MAKING 41 APPEARANCES, NETTING THE ONCE

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