AFC Rushden and Diamonds are delighted to announce the signing of Jason Turner from Wellingborough Town FC. Jason is well-known as a successful striker, netting 30 goals in 36 appearances for the Doughboys last season.
AFC Rushden & Diamonds manager Andy Peaks commented “I think the club has shown its ambitions and the direction it’s heading by keeping the majority of the players that brought such a successful first season at Step 5. Personally, I am delighted to sign Jason Turner – he will be a fantastic addition to the squad. Jason is someone I have known and admired for a while – he has qualities that will strengthen our chances of success, he’s a prolific goal scorer and has been part of squads who have won the league on two occasions.”
The club is also pleased to announce that the following players have expressed their commitment to AFC Rushden & Diamonds for the 2014/15 season:
- Matt Finlay
- Joe Merrill
- Jake Gillingwater
- Sam Brown
- Jamal Clarke
- Arron Parkinson
- Joe Henderson
- Jack Ashton
- Matt Gearing
- Greg Ling
- Richard Bunting
- Sean McBride
- Brad Harris
- Russ Dunkley
- Tom Lorraine
- Fazel Koriya
- Ben Morgan
N.B. U21s squad members are not covered by this list.
The following players are no longer with the club:
- Scott Joseph – Scott is unfortunately unable to re-sign for the club due to family reasons.
- Adam Whybrow – Adam is seeking first team football at a club closer to his home.
- Alfie Taylor – Alfie’s contract has expired following his loan spell at Burton Park Wanderers. The one year option to retain his services has not been exercised by club.
- Ryan Walker – Ryan has returned to Stamford following his short spell at the club on dual-registration terms.