PLAYER PROFILES


JOHN FOWLER : MANAGER
John had a brief spell at Church Road as a player before moving on to enjoy a successful period at Croydon Athletic where he had a reputations as a great goalscorer. John entered the coaching management game after hanging up his boots and after a spell as Assistant Manager at Chipstead replaced Dickson Gill as manager at Croydon another of his former clubs. John took little persuasion to move to Whyteleafe following the resignation of Steve Griffin in July 2013.

DEAN DAVENPORT : ASSISTANT MANAGER
Davvers returned to the club ahead of the 2013-14 season with John Fowler having had two spells with Whyteleafe as a player.

ROB SMITH : COACH
Experienced central midfielder who became a firm favourite with Leafe fans for his enthusiastic and combative style. Moved on to Met Police but eventually was forced to retire through injury and took up coaching. Had spell as joint caretaker manager at Merstham before returning to Whyteleafe in 2012. Made a brief and reluctant resurrection as a player at the tail end of the season.

JOHN ODLUM : GOALKEEPER
Experienced keeper who joined Whyteleafe ahead of the 2013-2012 from Croydon FC. The 37 year old has also played for Clapton, Erith & Belvedere, St Leonards, Dulwich Hamlet, Tooting & Mitcham Utd, Wimbledon...you name it.

LOU CLARK: DEFENDER
Can play left or right back. Has a great work ethic and much experience. Spent early part of his career at Walton & Hersham where he worked his way up from the youth team to club captain. Spent some time at Chipstead but signed for Whyteleafe from Merstham. A popular player with the fans and won the Supportersí Player of the Year in 2013.

CEDRIC ABRAHAM
Big powerful old school centre half signed for Whyteleafe in October 2012. Previous clubs include Fisher Athletic, Maidstone United and Sittingbourne but signed from Greenwich Borough. A major influence in the team and a larger than life character in the changing room. Cedric was born in Guadeloupe where they film Death in Paradise.

TOMMY SMITH: DEFENDER
No defence is complete without a Tommy Smith. Tommy broke into the first team last season after coming through the Whyteleafe Youth Team. A strong tackler and full of energy.

BENTLEY GRAHAM: MIDFIELD
Now in his second spell with Leafe, Bentley started his football at Sutton United where he played for Steve Griffin. His gutsy midfield performances have led him to several other clubs in the area and rejoined Whyteleafe from Ryman side Leatherhead midway through the 2012-2013 season. Such was his impact in this season that he won the Player of the Year Award. With his father David winning the award in the 1990s

ROSCOE DíSANE: FORWARD
Roscoe joined the club in 2012 have acquired a wealth of experience playing for senior clubs up and down the country. He started at Southend United before a brief spell at Woking and a longer period at Aldershot Town where he scored 41 goals in 90 appearances. After brief spells at Wealdstone and Lewes he joined AFC Wimbledon and again had a terrific scoring rate of 17 goals in 35 matches.

Roscoesís scoring prowess attracted the attention of bigger clubs and he made 22 Football League appearances with Accrington Stanley and then moved to Torquay Utd for whom he played on 46 occasions. Whilst playing at Aldershot he also represented England National Game squad scoring four times in seven appearances.

After dropping out of the professional game he joined Merstham and then his local club Whyteleafe 2012 having lost none of his appetite for scoring goals.