Position: Midfielder

Andy Dales

D.O.B November 13th 1994

It’s been more of a return home for Andy since rejoining Mickleover just before the season started. 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 last season, he was released and returned to Mickleover, hitting two goals on his home debut against Gainsborough.

Roger Lee

D.O.B July 1st 1991

After a successful pre-season trial Roger has now become part of the first team squad, making his league debut as a second half sub at Buxton.

The Bermudan born midfielder started his career with home clubs Somerset Eagles, Bermuda Hogges and Robin Hood, before coming to the UK in 2014, where he joined Ilkeston Town with fellow Bermudan internationals.

He moved on to Weston Super Mare, Clevedon Town, Rugby, Stamford, Basford, Stafford and Loughborough Dynamo, before journeying to Latvia for a couple of seasons with FK Jurniek.

In 2019 he moved to JK Talinna Kalev in Estonia and had a year there before returning to the UK.

He has been capped by Bermuda as a full international and at under 20 level.

Bobby Battisson

Having started his footballing career playing for Malaga in Spain, Bobby was spotted by Burton Albion on his return to the UK, while playing for a local side.

An energetic hard working midfielder with an eye for a goal, Bobby came to Mickleover after three years with the Brewers, during which time there had been interest from a number of league clubs.

He made his debut as a sub at the end of last year and was a key member of the Mickleover Academy side, winning both the Midlands and National title and a regular in the successful reserve side..

His preferred position position is attacking midfielder and his footballing hero is Lionel Messi.

Now a key member of the first team squad, Bobby made his first start in the opening game of the season at South Shields.

Kemy Agustien

D.O.B. August 20th 1986

His career started with his home town team of Willem II in the Netherlands Antilles.

After two years as a junior he signed professional in 2004 and played 55 games in the Dutch Eredivisiewhere his midfield skills flourished, before moving to AZ Alkmaar.

Although he was with AZ for four years, scoring two goals in his 25 games, he also had loans at Roda JC and played 20 games for Birmingham City in the Championship.

A further loan at RKC Waalwijk preceded a permanent move to the UK with Swansea City. He played 47 times for the Welsh side in both the Championship and Premiership, winning the League Cup with them in 2012/13.

He had a loan spell at Crystal Palace, before joining Brighton, playing 17 games between 2013-2015, before moving to Denmark with Vendsyssel.

The next stop was the Scottish Premiership with Hamilton Academicals, then back to the Netherlands with Dordrecht and SV Tec, with a spell in the Philippines at Global Cebu in between.

His first non league team in the UK were Nuneaton, but moves to Halesowen, Barrow, Wrexham and Bradford Park Avenue were followed by his move to Mickleover at the end of last season.

He also gained International honours with the Netherlands at Under 19, 20 and 21 levels and played 13 times for Curacao, winning the 2017 Caribbean Cup.

Kemy trained with Mickleover in pre-season and scored a classy goal in the friendly against Clipstone, prompting to resign for this current season.

His class on the ball is unquestionable, as is his character, as a valued and talented midfielder.

Louis Pennington

D.O.B: January 9th 2004

Louis is Mickleover through and through having been through the under 16’s before becoming part of the Academy this September.

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

He is hoping to make football his career.

Andrew Wright

D.O.B.: September 17th 1996

He started at Chesterfield before becoming a Lincoln City youth scheme product. He spent two years at Sincil Bank, before having the first of his two spells at Grantham.

After one year he moved on again to Coalville for a year, preceding a three-month stay with Matlock Town in July 2019.

A fast attacking midfielder primarily, Andrew is a regular goal seeker.

He went back to Grantham in September 2019, but after a couple of months he came to the Don Amott Arena and made his debut in the home game against Radcliffe that November, scoring his first goal against Grantham in January 2020.

Club vice captain and a motivator both on and off the field, always leading by example. Always looking for that shot on goal but at present he is recovering from a knee operation, but hopes to be back in action in September.

Ben Gowing

D.O.B.: December 27th 1992

Ben started last year playing with Paddy Webb at Eastwood and by the end of the season had scored 13 goals in his 32 appearances.

The midfielder has played for a number of teams in the locality, in 2018/19 he was with Belper Utd and before that he had spells with Long Eaton Utd and Dunkirk.

He joined the Sports squad during the summer 2020 and was a regular member of the first team squad all season.

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 last years side that finished top of the aborted NPL and will be leading us into this seasons campaign too.