AARRAN RACINE (Assistant-Manager / Centre Back)
Started out at Southampton, joining their academy at under-15’s and signed a professional contract in October 2008. After several years at St Mary’s he was released in May 2012 and that Summer he signed for then Conference club, Forest Green Rovers initially on a three month contract. A week later he headed home in a 1-2 win at AFC Telford United, earning himself a permanent move in September. The highlight of his time at The New Lawn was undoubtedly leading them out at Wembley in the 2016 National League promotion final as captain. Ironically, it was to their opponents that day, York City that he made his next (temporary) move in December that year before a serious knee injury, picked up against Gateshead curtailed his next loan spell at Torquay United the following January. Joined the coaching team at our Development Centre last pre-season and made his long-awaited playing return at Imperial Fields, Tooting against their new tenants, Dulwich Hamlet on 18th March this year.