Meet The Team

First Team Manager

Craig Spindler

Squad Number:19
Position: Anywhere I want, I pick the team
Which football team do you support: QPR
Describe yourself as a footballer: Absolute baller, no running though, that's for athletes
All time favourite player: Alan McDonald (you would have to google him and even that wouldn't do him justice of how good he was)
Favourite Tempsford moment:
The performance against Bluebell in the cup semi-final last season, despite going out on penalties, it was a performance to be proud of against a team that were predicted to smash us. Even the opposition manager praised us saying that we were unrecognisable from the team they had beaten before I took over.
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Liam's ability to punch above his weight, if I could bottle that up and sell it I would be a millionaire.
Best thing about Tempsford FC: The players - the way they have come together as a team and are always pushing to improve themselves, they are a great bunch to be around as well.
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Ant - Only person who can challenge me in the quizzes.
Is the funniest: Cam Neale - Lockdown has brought out his feisty side, he's an absolute savage in the player chat
Is the angriest: Joe - every time he gets nutmegged (very often).
Is the best looking: We have 2 lads worthy of boy band status, I will have to say Jenko.
Is the coaches pet: Shagger Jnr - Conor
Has the worst dress sense: Joe
Is the most likely to get booked: Rich - more than likely for dissent, he does have history
Is the most likely to get sent off: Jenko - never pulls out of a tackle
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Anyone in the squad, the standard of our Goal of the Month competition could rival Match of the Day.
Reserve Team Manager

Chris French

Squad Number: 4
Position: Centre Back
Which football team do you support: The mighty red devils
Describe yourself as a footballer: Old school
All time favourite player: Vidic
Favourite Tempsford moment: Watching Joe bulldoze his way through Dunstable's midfield like a wrecking ball.
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Just some hair, don't mind who from
Best thing about Tempsford FC: The banter and morale
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Richard ???
Is the funniest: Conor
Is the angriest: Ant or myself
Is the best looking: Definitely me
Is the coaches pet: Conor
Has the worst dress sense: Endo
Is the most likely to get booked: Jenko for diving
Is the most likely to get sent off: Jenko for diving
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Me me me

Goalkeepers


Michael Smith

Squad Number: 1
Position: Goalkeeper
Which football team do you support: Partick Thistle
Describe yourself as a footballer: Sweeper Keeper (Sometimes)
All time favourite player: Peter Schmeichel
Favourite Tempsford moment: 
Making my first penalty save which was followed by my worst moment when it got disallowed and then conceded
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Liam's fantastic hairline
Best thing about Tempsford FC: The wages
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Ant
Is the funniest: Frenchy
Is the angriest: Conor
Is the best looking: Rich
Is the coaches pet: Rich 
Has the worst dress sense: Liam
Is the most likely to get booked: Jenko
Is the most likely to get sent off: Still Jenko
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Anyone but Conor

Thomas Clement

Squad Number1

Position: Goalkeeper
Which football team do you support: Arsenal
Describe yourself as a footballer: Poor mans Neuer
All time favourite player: Viera
Favourite Tempsford moment:
First training session back
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Connor's leadership
Best thing about Tempsford FC: The togetherness of the whole squad. Plus the banter
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Ant
Is the funniest: Liam W
Is the angriest: After Sunday, Ben
Is the best looking: Has to be Jenko
Is the coaches pet: Conor
Has the worst dress sense: Rich
Is the most likely to get booked: Taylor
Is the most likely to get sent off: Jenko
Is the most likely to score a worldie: Frenchy, he's already done it


Defenders


Dave Truesdale

Squad Number: 15
Position: Centre Back
Which football team do you support: Arsenal
Describe yourself as a footballer: An old style John Terry
All time favourite player: Bergkamp
Favourite Tempsford moment: Sunday mornings with the lads
One attribute you would take from a team mate: The calm and level head that Conor keeps
Best thing about Tempsford FC: All the different personalities
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Jack
Is the funniest: Matt
Is the angriest: Frenchy
Is the best looking: Sorry, has to be me
Is the coaches pet: Conor
Has the worst dress sense: Joe
Is the most likely to get booked: Jenko
Is the most likely to get sent off: Jenko
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Conor

Cameron Neale

Squad Number: 23
Position: Sweeper / Left back
Which football team do you support: Man Utd
Describe yourself as a footballer: better off the ball, better off the pitch
All time favourite player: Ryan Giggs
Favourite Tempsford moment: Frenchy's 70 yard goal
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Ant's calmness on the ball
Best thing about Tempsford FC: Keeping fit and being social with a good bunch of lads
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Ant
Is the funniest: I hate to say it, Rich
Is the angriest: Conor
Is the best looking: Michael
Is the coaches pet: Definitely Rich
Has the worst dress sense: Any of the lads that wear sliders
Is the most likely to get booked: Jenko
Is the most likely to get sent off: Jenko
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Conor (if you have a thousand shots on goal one is bound to go in)

Matt Wyatt
(Reserve Team Captain)

Squad Number: 27
Position: Centre back
Which football team do you support:
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Favourite Tempsford moment:
One attribute you would take from a team mate:
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WHICH TEAM MATE
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Is the best looking:
Is the coaches pet:
Has the worst dress sense:
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Is the most Likely to score a worldie:

Richard Blackburn

Squad Number:
Position: Lino
Which football team do you support: QPR
Describe yourself as a footballer: Terrible
All time favourite player: Adel Taarabt
Favourite Tempsford moment: Scoring a worldie from 6 yards out
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Goals, goals, goals - looking at you Frenchy
Best thing about Tempsford FC: The gaffer (please start me)
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Ant
Is the funniest: Me
Is the angriest: Frenchy
Is the best looking: Mr. Boyband - Conor
Is the coaches pet: Con
Has the worst dress sense: Ant
Is the most likely to get booked: Jenko (Tempsford's Tom Daley)
Is the most likely to get sent off: Jenko
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Me

Peter Coward

Squad Number: 29
Position: Centre back / Right back
Which football team do you support:
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One attribute you would take from a team mate:
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WHICH TEAM MATE
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Is the best looking:
Is the coaches pet:
Has the worst dress sense:
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Andrew Gosnell

Squad Number: 8
Position: Centre back / Striker
Which football team do you support:
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Favourite Tempsford moment:

One attribute you would take from a team mate:
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WHICH TEAM MATE
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Chris Jenkins

Squad Number: 28
Position: Right back / Wing back
Which football team do you support: Man Utd
Describe yourself as a footballer: Love a big tackle
All time favourite player: Francesco Totti
Favourite Tempsford moment: 
Richard Scoring
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Jack's speed
Best thing about Tempsford FC: The togetherness, quality bunch of lads
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Ant
Is the funniest: Josh
Is the angriest: Liam
Is the best looking: Richard
Is the coaches pet: Richard
Has the worst dress sense: Cam Neale
Is the most likely to get booked: Endo / me
Is the most likely to get sent off: Me
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Conor

Jake Powell

Squad Number: 3
Position: Left back / Wing back
Which football team do you support: Arsenal
Describe yourself as a footballer: Prime Marcelo with an extra 5 stone
All time favourite player: Thierry Henry
Favourite Tempsford moment: 
My 1st goal
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Cam Neale's defensive awareness
Best thing about Tempsford FC: Togetherness
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Ant (apart from supporting spurs)
Is the funniest: Jenko
Is the angriest: Josh
Is the best looking: Jenko
Is the coaches pet: Conor (Daddy's boy)
Has the worst dress sense: Gosnell
Is the most likely to get booked: Conor (dissent)
Is the most likely to get sent off: Jenko (last man wipe out to save a 1 on 1)
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Jack Smith-Howell

Scott Galbraith

Squad Number: 74

Position: Left back
Which football team do you support: Chelsea
Describe yourself as a footballer: Angry and passionate
All time favourite player: Fernando Torres
Favourite Tempsford moment:
Frenchy scoring a free kick
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Andy's power shot

Best thing about Tempsford FC: Team spirit
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Michael
Is the funniest: Joe
Is the angriest: Joe
Is the best looking: Jon
Is the coaches pet: Richard
Has the worst dress sense: Richard
Is the most likely to get booked: Me
Is the most likely to get sent off: Me
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Tom

Elliott Barnes

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One attribute you would take from a team mate:

Best thing about Tempsford FC:
WHICH TEAM MATE
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Scott Maxwell

Squad Number40
Position: Left back

Which football team do you support: Spurs
Describe yourself as a footballer: Fat & Bouncy
All time favourite player: Ferdinand
Favourite Tempsford moment: 
Being the linesman
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Liam's striking

Best thing about Tempsford FC: The bond everyone has
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Cam Neale
Is the funniest: Jenko
Is the angriest: Josh
Is the best looking: Joe (Jesus)
Is the coaches pet: Richard
Has the worst dress sense: Richard
Is the most likely to get booked: Conor
Is the most likely to get sent off: also Conor
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Frenchy

Alex Beadle

Squad Number88
Position: Centre back

Which football team do you support:
Describe yourself as a footballer:
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Favourite Tempsford moment:

One attribute you would take from a team mate:

Best thing about Tempsford FC:
WHICH TEAM MATE
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Is the coaches pet:
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Is the most Likely to score a worldie:


Midfielders


Conor Seaman
(1st team Captain)

Squad Number: 24
Position: Centre Midfield
Which football team do you support: Arsenal
Describe yourself as a footballer: Thiago / Henderson-esque plenty of thumbs up and shouting
All time favourite player: Thierry Henry
Favourite Tempsford moment: 
Dunstable cup match
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Craig's left peg
Best thing about Tempsford FC: Social aspect of being with the boys
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Ant
Is the funniest: Cam Neale
Is the angriest: Rich
Is the best looking: Definitely me
Is the coaches pet: Probably me
Has the worst dress sense: Pepe (Joe Lawrence)
Is the most likely to get booked: Me
Is the most likely to get sent off: Rich
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Me

Joshua Dawkin

Squad Number: 17
Position: Centre Midfield
Which football team do you support: Arsenal
Describe yourself as a footballer: Kevin DeBruyne
All time favourite player: Joe Lawrence
Favourite Tempsford moment: 
Scoring in the clubs first ever friendly
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Matt Wyatt's speed - not that I want it, I just want to see how slow he could be
Best thing about Tempsford FC: Team banter
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Sjakk
Is the funniest: Dave
Is the angriest: Myself
Is the best looking: Liam Watts
Is the coaches pet: Richard
Has the worst dress sense: Endo (Ampem)
Is the most likely to get booked: Chris Jenkins (Diver)
Is the most likely to get sent off: Conor (for just annoying the ref by never shutting up)
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Nobody, we would need to sign someone new

Anthony Solazzo

Squad Number: 21
Position: Trequartista
Which football team do you support: Spurs
Describe yourself as a footballer: Kick good run bad
All time favourite player: Del Piero
Favourite Tempsford moment: 
Joe Lawrence's screamer
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Conor's work ethic
Best thing about Tempsford FC: The lads
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Me
Is the funniest: Liam (mostly laughing at him)
Is the angriest: Conor (the guys a volcano just waiting to erupt)
Is the best looking: Mike
Is the coaches pet: Conor
Has the worst dress sense: Liam
Is the most likely to get booked: Jenko
Is the most likely to get sent off: Rich (last man hack)
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Pete (you should see what he pulls off in training)

Joe 'Pepe' Lawrence

Squad Number: 12
Position: Wherever there's an opportunity to slot in
Which football team do you support: Tempsford & West Ham
Describe yourself as a footballer: Hugo Porfirio cum Stan Lazaridis sort of player
All time favourite player: Steve Potts / Tino Asprilla
Favourite Tempsford moment: Winning our first ever penalty shootout (oh and scoring goal of the season 2019/20)
One attribute you would take from a team mate: George's long rang passing
Best thing about Tempsford FC: Watching the project unfold
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Nathan
Is the funniest: Liam
Is the angriest: Anthony
Is the best looking: Matt
Is the coaches pet: Conor & Rich
Has the worst dress sense: Dave
Is the most likely to get booked: Rich (for something very sly while he walks away from the ref)
Is the most likely to get sent off: Jenko (red mist moment)
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Cam Neale

Ampem Dako

Squad Number: 16
Position: Midfield / Forward
Which football team do you support: Arsenal
Describe yourself as a footballer: Never goes missing, always influences a game
All time favourite player: Ronaldo R9
Favourite Tempsford moment: 
Scoring a dramatic goal in a derby match
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Cam Neale's positioning
Best thing about Tempsford FC: Pre-season training organisation
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Joe Lawrence
Is the funniest: Andy
Is the angriest: Push my buttons and see
Is the best looking: Me
Is the coaches pet: Conor
Has the worst dress sense: Not me!!
Is the most likely to get booked: Rich
Is the most likely to get sent off: Dave
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Conor, shoots from furthest out

Cameron Dunlop

Squad Number:
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Describe yourself as a footballer:
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One attribute you would take from a team mate:
Best thing about Tempsford FC:
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest:
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Is the best looking:
Is the coaches pet:
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Alex Walton

Squad Number: 66
Position: Defender / Midfield
Which football team do you support: Bolton
Describe yourself as a footballer: Committed
All time favourite player: Messi
Favourite Tempsford moment: 
1st competitive game / joining
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Conor's leadership / work rate
Best thing about Tempsford FC: The lads
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Ant
Is the funniest: Jenko
Is the angriest: Josh
Is the best looking: Jenko
Is the coaches pet: Conor
Has the worst dress sense: Cam Neale
Is the most likely to get booked: Scott
Is the most likely to get sent off: Scott
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Liam

Taylor Nicholson

Squad Number: 99

Position: CAM / Centre midfield
Which football team do you support: Chelsea
Describe yourself as a footballer: Prime Lampard if I lost weight
All time favourite player: Super Frank
Favourite Tempsford moment:
Liam's cut in against Hawkins
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Josh's engine, mines in for repair

Best thing about Tempsford FC: The laughs and the banter
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Jon's dating tactics at the Cambridgeshire Hunter
Is the funniest: Jenko
Is the angriest: Endo
Is the best looking: Jordy
Is the coaches pet: Rich
Has the worst dress sense: El slab head (Frenchy)
Is the most likely to get booked: Josh
Is the most likely to get sent off: Jenko
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Craig

James Ponsford

Squad Number: 26

Position: Centre midfield
Which football team do you support: Cardiff City
Describe yourself as a footballer: Cant run in straight lines
All time favourite player: Peter Whittingham
Favourite Tempsford moment:
Jenko tackling himself mid-air against Kempston Rural
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Elliot's ability to grow one hell of a beard

Best thing about Tempsford FC: How tight-knit the group is, I recently moved to the area and they made me feel welcome instantly
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: I have no idea, on the pitch I'd say Jenko
Is the funniest: Between Jenko and Mart
Is the angriest: Josh

Is the best looking: Ells

Is the coaches pet: 100% Conor
Has the worst dress sense: Dave
Is the most likely to get booked: Jenko
Is the most likely to get sent off: Josh
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Annoyingly Conor, will never hear the end of it

Jon Thomson

Squad Number: 18

Position: Centre midfield
Which football team do you support: the mighty POSH
Describe yourself as a footballer: could do better

All time favourite player: Ronaldinho

Favourite Tempsford moment: Scoring my 1st goal
One attribute you would take from a team mate: JD's fitness

Best thing about Tempsford FC: Me
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Rambo, for leaving Wales
Is the funniest: 
Is the angriest: Ampem 'Floyd Mayweather' Dako
Is the best looking: Yours truly
Is the coaches pet: Rich 100%
Has the worst dress sense: Dave (sorry mate)
Is the most likely to get booked: 
Is the most likely to get sent off: 

Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Taylor, the dark horse

Brandon Thomson

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One attribute you would take from a team mate: 

Best thing about Tempsford FC: 
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: 
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Is the best looking: 
Is the coaches pet: 
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Frankie Lawrence

Squad Number
Position: Centre midfield / Forward

Which football team do you support:
Describe yourself as a footballer:
All time favourite player:
Favourite Tempsford moment:

One attribute you would take from a team mate:

Best thing about Tempsford FC:
WHICH TEAM MATE
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Is the coaches pet:
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Is the most Likely to score a worldie:


Forwards


Sjaak Kenters

Squad Number: 6
Position: Striker / Centre Back
Which football team do you support: Chelsea
Describe yourself as a footballer: Kai Havertz (bench warmer)
All time favourite player: John Terry
Favourite Tempsford moment: All of them
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Vocals from Conor
Best thing about Tempsford FC: The bond between all of us
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Cam Neale
Is the funniest: Rich
Is the angriest: Dave
Is the best looking: Ant
Is the coaches pet: Conor
Has the worst dress sense: Joe
Is the most likely to get booked: Conor
Is the most likely to get sent off: Jenko
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Frenchy

Liam Watts

Squad Number: 9
Position: Striker
Which football team do you support: Liverpool
Describe yourself as a footballer: A mix between Benteke and Firmino 
All time favourite player: Steven Gerrard
Favourite Tempsford moment: Scoring my penalty and the team winning the shoot out
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Ant's fitness
Best thing about Tempsford FC: We win as a team and lose as a team
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Conor
Is the funniest: Richard
Is the angriest: Conor
Is the best looking: Everyone in our jazzy kit
Is the coaches pet: Richard
Has the worst dress sense: Conor
Is the most likely to get booked: Jenko
Is the most likely to get sent off: Richard
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Me obviously

Ben White

Squad Number: 45

Position: Forward
Which football team do you support: Cambridge United
Describe yourself as a footballer: Well I used to be a quick winger / striker with no heading ability, now I just have a lot less pace / fitness and no heading ability!
All time favourite player: Paul Wanless, most won't know who he is, but would run through a brick wall for the team. The model captain / team mate
Favourite Tempsford moment:
Left footed through ball assist in my first start for the club (taken 37 years to realise I could use my left foot for kicking!)
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Josh's stamina

Best thing about Tempsford FC: Great team spirit, great to be with a bunch of guys who are there for each other
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Cam Neale, looks it with glasses on anyway!
Is the funniest: Andy, so random!
Is the angriest: Josh for sure!
Is the best looking: Baby face Jenko x
Is the coaches pet: Rich
Has the worst dress sense: Anyone who turns up in Peterborough Utd shirt!
Is the most likely to get booked: Josh
Is the most likely to get sent off: Tay, for just randomly running into someone, kicking them or attempting to take the oppositions FK for them!
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: Liam W. Hit straight at 200mph!

Martin Faulkner

Squad Number7
Position: Centre forward (can't score though)

Which football team do you support: Arsenal
Describe yourself as a footballer: I'm like Grealish but s%*t
All time favourite player: Beckham
Favourite Tempsford moment: 
still yet to happen
One attribute you would take from a team mate: Endo's s%*thousery

Best thing about Tempsford FC: bunch of geezers!
WHICH TEAM MATE
Is the smartest: Conor
Is the funniest: Richard
Is the angriest: Josh
Is the best looking: my baby boy, Jenko
Is the coaches pet: Conor
Has the worst dress sense: I've seen Cam Neale rock up in some questionable attire
Is the most likely to get booked: Endo
Is the most likely to get sent off: again Endo
Is the most Likely to score a worldie: I reckon by the end of the season I'll have had enough shots that one may end up in the back of the net