Position: Midfielder

Will Trueman

Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Will has come to Mickleover on a one month loan until January 8th. 

The 20 year old scored on his first-team debut for the Owls against Leicester City Under 21’s in the Papa John’s Trophy and also found the net in a recent first-team friendly against Huddersfield Town.

Last season he was also awarded League Football Apprentice of the Year.

Jake Scott

Former Mickleover skipper Jake Scott has returned to the fold for the third time.

Primarily a midfielder, Jake started his junior football with Barnsley, before moving onto to Worksop, Guiseley, Bradford Park Avenue and Gainsborough.

Three years at Shaw Lane followed before making his first stop at Mickleover in 2015. He became club captain and after a loan at Frickley, finally moved on in 2019.

After a spell back at Gainsborough, he came back to Mickleover at the end of last season and showed his talent at full back too.

Injuries had restricted some of his later career, but he returned to the squad at Redditch, coming on as a second half sub.

Mitchell Rose

July 4th 1994

Initially a Sheffield Wednesday Youth Team player, Mitchell then went through the ranks at Rotherham, making five league two appearances and being loaned to Stamford, Crawley and Ilkeston.

A strong midfielder he went on to play for Mansfield, Newport County, Grimsby Town and Notts County in League Two making over 180 appearances, before joining Boston Utd in November 2020.

After a year at Boston he joined Yeovil Town in late 2021, but soon moved on to South Shields, where he had been part of their promotion pushing squad since December 2021.

Football is in the family, as his bother is former England International Danny and he has cousins playing pro-football too.

Oliver Greaves

November 2nd 1999

An attacking midfielder Oliver has signed until the end of the season having arrived from NPL side Liversedge.

He started out at Sheffield Utd and after a loan at Barrow, moved to Dover Athletic in January 2021.

He quickly moved on to Matlock and Gainsborough, before going to Spain in January of this year with Almunecar.

On his return to the UK he joined Buxton for the start of the season, but soon moved on to Liversedge.

He made his debut in the win at Barwell.

Ben Horleston

October 3rd 2004

Ben is a young midfielder who only came to Mickleover last September. He soon established himself as part of the reserves team and played the majority of the late season games in their successful league campaign.

He has also played at Port Vale and Mickleover RBL and after impressing in some pre-season games with the first-team, he was surprised himself to be part of the squad for this season.

He feels the quality of coaching he has around him has been responsible for his rapid progress.

He was on the bench for the opening match at Kings Langley and looks forward to a league debut.

Callum Chettle

August 28th 1996

It was no surprise that Callum started his youth career at Nottingham Forest, following in the footsteps of Father Steve.

He moved onto Ilkeston Town and made his league debut at the age of 15, but after three years moved on to Nuneaton.

His next stop  was at Peterborough Utd, where he made 22 appearances for the League One side, before joining Alfreton, after a brief loan at Fylde.

Further loans at Boston Utd and Matlock preceded a three year stay at Basford, re-united with manager and Father Steve.

A strong running midfielder he was one of the close season signings for Mickleover and has also been capped at England C level.

Andy Dales

D.O.B November 13th 1994

It was more of a return home for Andy since rejoining Mickleover just before the start of last season.

Derby born he spent 10 years at Derby County and was a first year pro in 2013.

He was released in 2014 and was unable to take up offers of trials due to injury, which brought him to Mickleover for the first time.

The pacey winger had four years at the Don Amott Arena and was part of the team that won promotion back to the NPL Premier Division, his first senior medal.

In 2017/18 he scored 23 goals and was signed by Scunthorpe United after being spotted at the Jamie Vardy Academy.

 During his three years there he made 33 appearances and scored one goal, but also had long loan spells in the Scottish Premiership with Dundee and Hamilton Academicals.

After a short spell at Altrincham, he was released and returned to Mickleover, hitting two goals on his home debut against Gainsborough last August.

George Atwal

January 11th 2004

George has come through the Mickleover Academy having signed up in 2020. He had trials at Leicester City and Derby County as a 12 year old and more recently with Stoke City.

A central midfielder, he can also play holding midfield or wing back and has become a set piece specialist, with free kicks and penalties.

He was part of the 2020/21 Regional and National Academy title winning side and a regular goal scorer in the reserves too.

After being part of the first team squad during pre-season, he made his NPL as a sub in the home win against Gainsborough last season and made his first start towards the end of last season.

Louis Pennington

January 9th 2004

Louis is Mickleover through and through having been through the under 16’s before becoming part of the Academy that won the National and Regional title in 2020/21.

A tenacious young central midfielder he had already been on the bench for some of the pre-season games in 20/21 and seen some second half action, as well as having useful experience playing with the reserves too.

But a serious early season knee injury right at the beginning of last season kept him out of action for the whole campaign.

He is now fully fit again and playing to continue his progression through the squad. 

Mason Warren

D.O.B.: March 28th 1997

Born in Doncaster, Mason came through the junior ranks at Rotherham Utd, signing professional in May 2015 and spent three years with them.

He had a number of loan spells during his time at Rotherham, including Sheffield, Harrogate Town, Grantham, Matlock, Boston Utd, North Ferriby and Gainsborough Trinity and made one start for the Rotherham first team in the EFL Cup in 2016.

He was released at the end of the 2017/18 from where he joined the Mickleover squad, debuting against Gainsborough in August in 2018.

A strong playmaking midfielder, but Mason can also play in defence and assist in the attack, becoming a regular goalscorer and fans favourite. 

He was captain of the side that finished top of the aborted NPL two years ago scored four goals last season. He is also the clubs regular penalty taker and deadball expert.