2018/19 Squad Reveal
In March 2018, 16 Fairwarp lads joined their local club to form the inaugural squad of my tenure. These 16 superstars will be representing their town for the 2018/19 season, and will be the first of many local heroes to pull on the Fairwarp kit.
We've only got the one keeper for the season, with Karl Gough
automatically becoming one of my most important players. His stats aren't terrific apart from his agility and his ability to rush out. That could come in handy though for one on ones.
is a valuable backup with his ability to play at right back and centre back. His main asset is his pace, which could come in handy, but all-round, he's definitely a bench player.
Despite his height, Mitchell Egan
looms as a solid centre back option. His tackling is excellent for this level, as well as decent work rate, teamwork and strength. I'll be hoping that he can do a solid job for me in the heart of defence.
is our only option at left back and will have a big weight on his shoulders. He makes good decisions and has good natural fitness but apart from that, there's not much to write home about.
is the first choice right back, and what he lacks in ability he makes up for in work rate and stamina. He is also hilariously short and will not be winning any aerial battles.
The towering colossus that is Lawrence Howard
will line up alongside Egan in my starting backline. Some of his stats are quite impressive, including his jumping reach, tackling and positioning, and I can see him being a key figure in our upcoming success.
is the most talented player at the club hands down, and is also the captain of the young side. With 11 passing, 12 vision and 8 decisions, he is one of the best users of the ball ever seen in this league and should do wonders as the heartbeat of the side.
The outrageously slow Jamie Jackson
will provide valuable backup for both central midfield and striker, and isn't a terrible passer of the ball. However, he doesn't offer much in the way of defensive pressure with that poor leg speed and even worse defensive attributes.
looks like a valuable player with his ability to play on either side of the pitch. His technical attributes aren't great but he's quick and he works hard, which should be enough to cause headaches for opposition sides.
can pick out passes well, it's just his ability to execute them that lets him down. He has good aggression though.
Much like Quinn, Luca Tuttle
can play on either side of midfield and has great leg speed and work rate. Tuttle one-ups Quinn by having the best crossing ability in the side, and could become a regular on the right flank.
has a brilliant name and impressive technical attributes, its his physicals that let him down unfortunately. He might still be able to utilise his great crossing ability regardless however.
doesn't offer a lot in most departments, although his strength could come in handy as well as his ability to stay fit and keep running throughout the game.
is unfortunately the worst player in the side. He doesn't have the ability to play much of a role as a striker, and his great speed is let down horribly by a shocking work rate.
, brother of goalkeeper Karl, is the talisman striker of the club. His ability to do the unexpected, plus his great physical ability and his strong technical stats, mean he will have a huge impact. He's also our go-to guy from deadball situations.
is an extremely raw prospect but I'm hoping he can partner well with Gough. Both strikers are strong in the air for this level and Zydonik should wreak havoc with that pace.