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Name
Joe Merrill
Position
Defender
Diamonds Debut
18/08/2012
Final Diamonds Appearance
04/05/2015
Current Club
Daventry Town
Previous Club(s)
Diamonds, Northampton Sileby Rangers, Northampton Spencer
Leagues & Cups
United Counties League - Premier Division, United Counties League - Division One
Age
2

Joe Merrill can play as a sweeper, full-back or in midfield, and he joined the Club from Northampton Spencer in the summer of 2012. Joe made 25(5) appearances during 2012/13, scoring a goal in the game at Rushden & Higham and winning the Club Player of the Month award in September 2012. He made 41(2) appearances for the Diamonds in 2013/14, bracketing the season with goals at the start and end of the campaign. His campaign in 2014/15 was affected by an injury picked up during the autumn, but he returned to the side shortly before the end of the season. Shortly after the start of the 2015/16 campaign it was announced he had signed for UCL side Northampton Sileby Rangers on a dual-registration basis. During the 2016/17 season he moved to Daventry Town.

United Counties League - Premier Division

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United Counties League - Division One

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Diamonds Total (League & Cup)

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Result

(2)
1 - 1
United Counties League - Division One
2012/13
Weston Park

Wootton Blue Cross v AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Attendance: 384
(1)
3 - 0
United Counties League - Division One
2012/13
Dog & Duck Sports Ground

AFC Rushden & Diamonds v Thrapston Town

Attendance: 784
Man of the Match: Joe Merrill
Captain: Aynsley McDonald

AFC Rushden & Diamonds

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