Flint Town United

Ben Jones(Goalkeeper) : A close season signing from Buckley Town. Has proved himself one of the most accomplished goalkeepers in the League over the past few seasons. Enjoyed a brief spell at CaeY-Castell a few seasons back when Gareth Thomas was joint manager, before returning to Buckley.

Johnny Hill (Defender) : age 35, Ht 6-00 Now in his tenth season with the club, having joined from Rhydymwyn. Joined Crewe at the age of 16 and moved to Chester Youth two season later. Has also been an amateur boxer. Made 34 apps last season, scoring in the derby win against Holywell and picked up two MOM awards.

Joe Culshaw(Left Back/Wing Back) : age 23, Ht 5-08. Joined at the start of last season from Cefn Druids, but moved to Mold after losing his place, before returning under the new management team towards the end of the season. Possesses great pace, is fearless in the tackle, and has a good dead ball delivery.

John Davies(Central Defender) : age 32, Ht. 6-02. An extremely consistent performer, he was awarded Supporters Player of the Year last season. As a schoolboy he joined Chester City, spending 5 seasons with them. Has also played for Colwyn Bay, Airbus UK and Holywell T.

Ieuan Hewitt(Central Defender) : age 23, Ht 6-00 A local lad with great potential. Has played at Junior and Reserve levels with the club. After being unable to claim a regular place in the side last season, he joined Saltney Town, but is looking establish himself this time around

Craig Jones(Midfield) : age 32, Ht 511 In his second season with the club, “Tigger” has also played for GAP Connah’s Quay (captaining them to the Cymru Alliance league title), Cefn Druids, Penlake FC and Congleton. His combative approach, led to him picking up 15 yellow cards last season

Mark Cadwallader (Midfield) : age 28 Mark is a new signing from Rhyl, for whom he has played for the last 4 seasons. He graduated through Chester City’s youth system before having spells at Bangor and Connah’s Quay, prior to joining Airbus in 2008. He has plenty of Welsh Premier League experience and has a keen eye for goal.

Stewart Carroll (Midfield) : age 30, Ht 5-08. Now in his seventh season with the club having signed from Castrol FC. Has recovered from a serious knee injury which threatened his career, and last season won the prestigious Cymru Alliance Player of the Month award for October 2015, after a string of impressive displays.

Kyle Smyth (Forward) : age 21, Ht 511 Signed from Capenhurst Villa in August 2015. Has great pace and good finishing skills. Was top scorer last season with 18 goals in all competitions.

James Hooper(Forward) age 21 Signed from Maghull after impressing in a preseason game against Flint. Was selected as a member of last season’s representative W. Cheshire league side

Peter Martin(Defender) : Another product of the club’s Academy who made four appearances for the 1st team during last season and is expected to feature more prominently for the current campaign.

Steve Cunningham(Midfield) : Steve is a defensive midfielder who signed from Conwy Borough in Dec 15, making his debut in the derby win against Holywell. A former Chester Youth player he joined Conwy in 2012, having also played for Christleton and Chester Nomads.

Danny Sullivan(Midfield) : Was previously at Flint under Paul Davies, and subsequently moved to FC Nomads before joining Buckley Town, and establishing himself as one of the most respected players in the league. Was captain of Buckley’s side last year, but suffered a bad injury at the turn of the year that ruled him out of the last few months of the season.

Arkadiusz Piskorski(Midfield) : Age 26. Has plenty of experience of playing in the third Division of the Polish league, the country of his birth. Shows great composure on the ball and has a keen eye for an incisive pass.

Richie Foulkes (Forward) : Was part of the original reformed Chester FC team, having moved from Cammel Laid. He then subsequently returned to the West Cheshire League, where he has remained a prolific goalscorer.

Andrew Brown (Defender) : A left sided defender, who joins from Conwy Borough. Was previously with West Cheshire side Heswall, with whom he won the West Cheshire league title.

Callum Humprhies (Defender) : Callum is a young central defender, who has joined this season after impressing for FC Nomads in the Welsh National League. Niall Dawson (Midfield) : Exciting young talent who was with Chester Academy.

Luke Tyson (Midfield) : Local lad who has electrifying pace and a quality touch on the ball

Aden Shannon (Football Co-ordinator) After joining Flint last season as a player under Chris Herbert, Aden was appointed in charge of 1st team affairs when Herbert left to join Chester. He led Flint to a League Cup final appearance where they narrowly lost to Caernarfon Town. Aden was a prolific goalscorer in his playing days, and has also managed Conwy Borough for whom he also played. Other former clubs include Welshpool, Cefn Druids and Connah’s Quay.

Dave Abraham (1st Team Head Coach) Currently on course to complete his UEFA A licence, Dave has previous experience managing Litherland Remyca and Mold Alex. Now in his second spell as part of the coaching staff at Flint, he rejoined in December last year, having left Denbigh Town where he was assistant to Gareth Thomas.