Hinckley AFC have released some pre-season player news concerning the coming and going of players
as the 2017-2018 squad begins to take shape.
Players leaving the club are Paul Sullivan, Andy Westwood and Jack Farmer who have all opted to
join the Walsall Wood revolution as the club seek to return to the MFL Premier at the first attempt.
Lee Thomas has moved up to Stratford Town and Javia Roberts has also made the step up by joining
Alvechurch. Mark Williams has made a sideways move to Atherstone Town, Ryan Paddock has limited
availability due to his new role in the armed forces, whilst last seasons top scorer Ryan Seal
has seen his exploits earn him a move to step 3 as he joins Barwell in the Northern Premier League.
Meanwhile goalkeepers Haydn Whitcombe and Jack Hartopp, defenders James Williams, Francino Francis,
Mitchell Tomlinson and Kristian Ramsey-Dickson, plus midfielders Lee Butler, Darious Darkin, Sean
Williams, Isaac Cooper, Tom McCrystal and JJ Melligan, added to striker Sam Agar have all agreed to
remain with the club. Former player Asa Wright is back in pre season with the club after his injury
kept him out for a long while, and returning to the club are the 'Twin Towers' defenders Dominic Smith
and Alex Morris.
New signings coming into the club are former Walsall and Accrington Stanley striker George Bowerman,
who was with Stafford Rangers, Halesowen Town and Rushall Olympic last season. Two youngsters joining
the team are Joe Haines and Mitchell Evans, from Lichfield City and Kidderminster Harriers respectively.
Haines is an attacking left back and has also spent time at Bromsgrove Sporting,and 17 year old Evans
has come out of the Kidderminster Academy making a couple of first team substitute appearances for the