possessed all the ingredients of a top footballer. Supreme confidence,
wonderful skill and competitiveness. Small in stature but massive in
both talent and courage. He was tempted away from Rocester to play for
Leek Town in the more powerful Cheshire League where he continued to
defender who would not let anything past him. His great determination
combined with a wonderful team spirit made Gordon a highly respected
Neil Reilly (D.O.B.
Signed in July 2007. A serving soldier, Neil played Welsh League football
for Holyhead Hotspur and Llangefni before a brief spell with Stafford
Rangers Reserves. He has also represented The Army, and had two Army Cup
winners' medals to his name. Made six appearances for Rocester during
Chris spent five
years with Port Vale before being released, and then played for Stone
Dominoes and Nantwich Town before joining Rocester in August 2006. An
attacking midfield player with with a competitive edge to his game,
Chris had the ability to succeed but never really settled at Hillsfield.
He joined Eccleshall in November 2006 having scored 3 goals in his 18
Reynolds (D.O.B. / / )
Gavin spent several years with
the club but played most of his football for the reserve team. He made 38
first team appearances, mostly in the 2005-06 season and scored one goal. An
industrious box-to-box midfielder, Gavin was tough
in the tackle and possessed a powerful shot. He has also played for Staffs
County League neighbours JCB Holt.
Mark Ruddock (D.O.B.
joined Rocester in 2004 from Sunday football. 'Razor' initially played as a
forward but soon established himself in the defence. A strong and versatile player with a great attitude,
he was part of the 2008 Staffordshire Senior Cup winning side but left soon
afterwards to join Leek Town. Scored 13 goals in his 125 appearances.
Matty Rutter (D.O.B.
who joined in the summer of 2010 after playing for West Midlands League side Goodrich. As a youngster Matty reached the last 32 of the England
Schoolboys selection process and also represented the Birmingham F.A. at
Youth level. His previous clubs included Boldmere St. Michaels, Oldbury
United, Chasetown and Wednesfield.