Player Profiles

Will Viner . Goalkeeper. Signed from Haringey Borough. A goalkeeper previously at Barnet and shaping up to be a big influence on the team and club as it progresses.

George MacRae. Goalkeeper who will look to challenge Will Viner for the number 1 jersey. Arrived from Diss Town and is a good shot stopper. Will grow in confidence.

Adam Smith. Midfield. Signed from Dereham Town having spent 9 seasons at the club.  Has been described as the most experienced and gifted in the County. The former Norwich City man has great touch vision and awareness and no little aggression. Will be key to progress this season. Sponsored by Chris Green

Tom Matthews. 19. Defender. Signed from The New Saints (TNS) in Wales. Played for NCFC academy, QPR Youth team where as captain kept a certain Marcus Rashford quiet in an FA Youth Cup tie. Has experienced the Champions League whilst at TNS. A player with passion, commitment and leadership who represents the club’s bigger goal.

Joe Manning. Diss captain who moved with the Manager. A former Youth County Cup winner with Norfolk FA. Plays as a Defensive Midfielder.

Harley Black. 19. Midfield. New signing from Dereham Town. Great range of passing and fond of a trick or two. Formerly with NCFC Academy. And Cambridge United.

Michael Sommerfield – A dominant Defender who played for Sheringham and Dereham last season. Is well-known at Trafford Park having represented the club in the Ryman League the season before last. Played football in USA and another who will go where it hurts. Free kick specialist.

Payton Swatman. 22. Defender. A player that needs no introduction at Trafford Park. Started last season at the club but moved over to Yarmouth around Christmas time. Also turned out for Dereham Town and is reported to be the life of the changing room.

Josh Pond. Midfield. Recently released from Norwich City Academy this 16 year old made his debut in the game v Saffron Walden. Very composed and looks after the ball very well. Will enjoy his first season in senior football.

Adam Plumstead. 26. Defender. Formerly with Gorleston and Wymondham Town. Aggressive centre back with good range of passing. Sponsored by Kingsley Care

Matt Cook. 19. Ex Dereham Town and made the English School national squad. Left footed hard working midfielder totally aware of team needs.

Craig Bussens. 27. Midfield. Former NCFC youth captain and Cambridge United professional. Serial winner with Dereham Town, Lowestoft and others; and it shows in the way he plays. Drive commitment and never say die!

Robbie Sweeney. 20. Attacking midfield. Formerly with Norwich City and Stevenage Town. Will bring pace, tempo, excitement assists goals and a few penalties. Another who will drive the Yachtsmen on this season.

Ben Fowkes, Joined at the start of the season, following a dual registration with Diss Town & Lowestoft. Scored for Diss after 30 seconds on his debut against Stowmarket, so hoping he will soon find the net for Wroxham.

Shaun Taylor – Midfield – last season’s Reserve Captain and Player of the season. Looking to step up to the next level. Skilful player who scores goals as an attacking midfielder.

Lewis Meecham. 19. Forward. Ex Sheringham, Norwich City Academy and Easton College.

Ross Gilfedder.  Forward. Signed from Kirkley & Pakefield, Strong player who has scored regularly with all his previous clubs. Wroxham’s top scorer last season with 10 goals. Sponsored by Kingsley Care

Pete Wiltshire. 19. Forward.  – Previously with NCFC Academy. And Dereham Town, leads the line well, good with both feet and great movement. Great eye for goal and takes responsibility as good striker should. Should develop over the season as one of the players for the Yachtsmen. Sponsored by Lee Robson

Ross Potter – Joint Manager. Former Norfolk County U18 Manager with Tom Parke. Gained experience with Long Stratton in Anglian Combination Premier Division before joining Diss Town in the Eastern Counties League and just missing out on promotion last season.

Tom Parke – Joint Manager. Found his niche as a youth team coach gaining a UEFA A Licence through the Northern Ireland FA scheme. A teacher and coach with DESA, Dereham Town’s Academy. But now taking his skills and enthusiasm into adult football.

Dom Jones. Asst Manager. Previously in the Diss dugout and very organised and methodical in his work with the team.

Jane Kent. Physio Previously physio for Diss Town and Norfolk Under 18’s. Jane brings a wealth of experience to assist the management team in getting their best players on the pitch week.