2013–14 Tamworth F.C. season

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Tamworth
2013–14 season
Chairman Bob Andrews
Manager Dale Belford
Ground The Lamb Ground
Conference Premier 23rd
FA Cup Second Round
FA Trophy Fourth Round
B'ham Senior Cup Runners-up
Home colours
Away colours

The 2013–14 season is Tamworth F.C.'s fifth season back in the Conference Premier and ninth overall at the fifth tier of English football, the highest tier ever achieved by the club.

Competitions[edit]

Conference National[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
20 Hereford United 46 13 12 21 44 63 −19 511 Expelled at the end of the season
21 Chester 46 12 15 19 49 70 −21 511
22 Dartford 46 12 8 26 49 74 −25 442
23 Tamworth (R) 46 10 9 27 43 81 −38 39 Relegation to the 2014–15 Conference North
24 Hyde (R) 46 1 7 38 38 119 −81 10

Source: Football Conference
Rules for classification: .
Aldershot Town deducted ten points for entering administration
‡ Alfreton Town deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
*^1 On 10 June 2014, Hereford United were expelled due to financial irregularities. Because of this, Chester were reprieved from relegation.[1]
*^2 On 13 June 2014, Salisbury City were demoted to the Conference South due to financial irregularities. Because of this, Dartford were reprieved from relegation.[2]

Results by match[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground A H H A H A H A H H A A H A A H H H H A A H A H H A A H A H H H A H A H A A A H A A A H A H
Result W D D L L L W D L L W L W D L L D W L L L D L W L W L D L L D L L W L L L L L D L L L W W L
Position 8 9 10 16 17 18 16 15 15 17 20 20 17 17 18 20 20 18 20 20 22 22 22 21 22 21 21 20 22 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 23

Last updated: 8 October 2013.
Source: Conference National
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Postponed

Pre-season[edit]

Competitive[edit]

Conference Premier[edit]

Last updated: 24 September 2013
Source: TheLambs.co.uk

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2013–14 FA Cup

FA Trophy[edit]

Main article: 2013–14 FA Trophy

Birmingham Senior Cup[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Players[edit]

Correct as of match played 12 November 2013. Players with a zero in every column only appeared as unused substitutes.
No. Pos. Name League FA Cup FA Trophy BS Cup Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
1 GK England Cameron Belford 18 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 3 0
2 DF England Jack Evans 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 4 0
3 DF England Connor Gudger 1 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (2) 0 0 0
4 MF England Tom Eckersley 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 DF England Jordan Rose 2 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 (2) 0 2 1
6 DF England Ben Richards-Everton 16 0 1 (1) 1 0 0 0 0 17 (1) 1 6 1
7 MF England Lloyd Kerry 14 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 (3) 0 4 0
8 MF England Richie Baker 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 3 1 0
9 FW England Justin Richards 5 (1) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 (1) 0 0 0
10 FW Jamaica Darren Byfield 3 (7) 1 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 3 (8) 1 0 0
11 MF England Jake Jones 4 (1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 (1) 1 0 0
12 MF England Louis Harris 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (1) 0 0 0
14 DF England Matt Regan 1 (1) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 (1) 0 0 0
15 DF England Duane Courtney 13 (1) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 15 (1) 2 1 1
16 FW England Stuart Hendrie 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (1) 0 0 0
17 FW Wales Richard Peniket 18 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 19 4 3 0
18 MF England Kaiyne Woolery 0 (10) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (10) 0 1 0
19 FW Northern Ireland Tony Capaldi 18 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 1 0
20 MF England Andy Todd 8 (10) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 (10) 1 2 0
21 DF England Wayne Thomas 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 4 0
22 FW England Deqwon Ebanks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 GK England James Wren 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 FW England Scott James 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 MF England Andy Haworth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 MF England Mark Wright 9 (1) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 (1) 1 2 0
28 FW England Nick Chadwick 2 (1) 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 (1) 4 0 0
29 MF England Lee Hildreth 2 (1) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 (1) 0 2 0
30 MF England Scott Lindsey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 GK England Dale Belford 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 MF Northern Ireland David Morgan 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
34 DF Republic of Ireland Jordan Keane 1 (1) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 (1) 0 1 0
36 FW England Myles Hippolyte 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Own goals 1 0 0 0 1
Players who no longer play for Tamworth but have made appearances this season:
13 GK Cape Verde José Veiga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 MF England Ryan Lloyd 5 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 (1) 0 0 0
25 DF England Ryan Higgins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
26 FW England Lateef Elford-Alliyu 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 1 0
32 MF England Charlie Allen 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 1
35 MF England Ryan Croasdale 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Managerial[edit]

As of match played 29 April 2014
Dale Belford took charge of the club.
Name Nat. From To Competition Record Honours
PLD W D L GF GA GD W%
Dale Belford England 2 May 2013 Present Pre-season 8 6 1 1 20 7 +13 75.0
Conference National 46 10 9 27 43 81 -38 21.7
FA Cup 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 66.7
FA Trophy 5 3 1 1 8 7 +1 60.0
Birmingham Senior Cup 5 4 0 1 9 4 +5 80.0
Total 67 25 11 31 86 102 -16 37.3

Awards[edit]

Lloyd Kerry picked up two awards.
Awarded on 26 April 2014.[3]
Award Name No. Pos. Notes
Players' Player of the Year England Cameron Belford 1 GK
Tamworth Herald 'Man of the Match', Player of the Year England Lloyd Kerry/EnglandCameron Belford 7/1 MF/GK
Manager's Player of the Year England Ben Richards-Everton 6 DF
Whitehouse family Leading Goalscorer England Nick Chadwick 28 FW
Supporter's Player of the Year England Lloyd Kerry 7 MF

Transfers[edit]

Richard Peniket joined the club from Fulham.
Richard Tait joined Cambridge United, ending a 4 year stay with the club.
Ryan Lloyd joined on loan from Port Vale.
Players transferred in
No. Date Pos. Name From Fee Ref.
11 13 May 2013 MF England Jake Jones Walsall Free [4]
22 17 May 2013 FW England Deqwon Ebanks Birmingham City Free [5]
14 23 May 2013 DF England Matt Regan Nottingham Forest Free [6]
8 24 May 2013 MF England Richie Baker Barrow Free [7]
2 29 May 2013 DF England Jack Evans Gillingham Free [8]
18 5 June 2013 MF England Kaiyne Woolery Maidstone United Free [9]
9 20 June 2013 FW England Justin Richards Oxford United Free [10]
4 21 June 2013 MF England Tom Eckersley Accrington Stanley Free [11]
5 24 June 2013 DF England Jordan Rose A.F.C. Telford United Free [12]
1 25 June 2013 GK England Cameron Belford Bury Free [13]
17 17 July 2013 FW Wales Richard Peniket Fulham Free [14]
19 1 August 2013 DF Northern Ireland Tony Capaldi Oxford United Free [15]
12 1 August 2013 MF England Louis Harris A.F.C. Wimbledon Free [15]
13 2 August 2013 GK Cape Verde José Veiga Harrogate Town Free [16]
20 9 August 2013 MF England Andy Todd Mansfield Town Free [17]
21 9 August 2013 DF England Wayne Thomas Luton Town Free [17]
26 31 August 2013 FW England Lateef Elford-Alliyu Crawley Town Free [18]
27 5 September 2013 MF England Mark Wright Shrewsbury Town Free [19]
29 18 October 2013 MF England Lee Hildreth Unattached Free [20]
Players transferred out
No. Date Pos. Name To Fee Ref.
2 8 May 2013 DF Scotland Richard Tait Cambridge United Free [21]
8 9 May 2013 MF England Lee Hendrie Retired (later joined Corby Town) N/A [22]
7 10 May 2013 FW England Adam Cunnington Cambridge United Undisclosed [23]
19 16 May 2013 DF Wales Scott Barrow Released Free [16]
6 29 May 2013 DF England Tom Marshall Released Free [24]
30 5 June 2013 DF England Sam Oji Republic of Ireland Limerick Free [25]
18 6 June 2013 MF England Peter Till Solihull Moors Free [26]
9 10 June 2013 FW England Tommy Wright Harrogate Town Free [27]
13 14 June 2013 GK England Tony Breeden Leamington Free [28]
4 14 June 2013 DF England Michael Wylde Alfreton Town Free [29]
21 30 June 2013 FW England Jake Healy Corby Town Free
22 30 June 2013 DF England James Wilcock Released Free
25 5 July 2013 FW England Danny Lloyd A.F.C. Fylde Free [30]
3 17 July 2013 MF England Marcus Kelly Forest Green Rovers Free [31]
35 1 August 2013 MF England Elliott Turner Worcester City Free
13 25 September 2013 GK Cape Verde José Veiga Worcester City Free
26 27 November 2013 FW England Lateef Elford-Alliyu Malta Valletta Free [32]
19 26 February 2014 DF Northern Ireland Tony Capaldi Released Free [33]
3 26 February 2014 DF England Chris Palmer Released Free [33]
21 26 February 2014 DF England Wayne Thomas Released Free [33]
25 12 April 2014 MF England Andy Haworth Released Free [34]
Players loaned in
No. Date from Pos. Name From Date to Ref.
25 31 August 2013 MF England Ryan Lloyd Port Vale 30 September 2013 [35]
25 18 October 2013 DF England Ryan Higgins Birmingham City 13 November 2013 [20]
28 18 October 2013 FW England Nick Chadwick Plymouth Argyle 1 January 2014 [20]
32 31 October 2013 MF England Charlie Allen Gillingham 10 November 2013[36] [37]
11 11 March 2014 FW Republic of Ireland Kevin Thornton Wrexham 26 April 2014 [38]
Players loaned out
No. Date from Pos. Name To Date to Ref.
22 1 August 2013 FW England Deqwon Ebanks Daventry Town 10 November 2013 [15]
24 1 August 2013 MF England Scott James Coleshill Town 15 August 2013 [15]
4 16 August 2013 MF England Tom Eckersley Rushall Olympic 16 November 2013 [39]
24 16 August 2013 MF England Scott James Gresley [39]
3 16 August 2013 DF England Connor Gudger Barwell 24 September 2013 [40]
13 25 August 2013 GK Cape Verde José Veiga Worcester City 25 September 2013 [41]
14 13 September 2013 DF England Matt Regan Hednesford Town 11 October 2013 [42]
12 20 September 2013 MF England Louis Harris Rugby Town [43]

Club[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Darren Byfield in his first coaching role.
Position Staff
Manager England Dale Belford
Assistant Manager England Scott Lindsey
Coach Jamaica Darren Byfield
Sports & Conditioning Coach England Darren Chesworth
Kit Manager England Buster Belford
Backroom Staff Manager England Degsy Bond
Sports Therapist England Katie Andrews
Assistant Sports Therapist England Alan Cooke
Performance Analysist England Richard Hughes
Youth Team Coach England Mike Corbett
Youth Team Secretary England Brad Stokes

Last updated: 27 July 2013
Source: TheLambs.co.uk

Kits and sponsors[edit]

2013/14 Kit Supplier & Sponsors

Kit Supplier
Home Kit Sponsor
Away Kit Sponsor

Supplier: Jako
Sponsor(s): Solus Coaches (Home), Drayton Manor (Away)

Home
Away

Source: Tamworth F.C. Official Website
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See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Hereford thrown out of the Conference". Pitchero. 10 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Football Conference Statement on Salisbury City FC". Football Conference. 13 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "And the winner is...". TheLambs.co.uk. 26 April 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Jones snubs Lincoln City for Lamb". ThisIsTamworth.co.uk. 13 May 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ex-Birmingham City striker Deqwon Ebanks joins Tamworth". BBC Sport. 17 May 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Matt Regan completes move to The Lamb". BBC Sport. 23 May 2013. Retrieved 23 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "Ex-Barrow midfielder Richie Baker signs for Lambs". BBC Sport. 24 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  8. ^ "Jack Evans: Tamworth set to sign Gillingham defender". BBC Sport. 29 May 2013. Retrieved 29 May 2013. 
  9. ^ "Woolery switches to Lambs". TheLambs.co.uk. 5 June 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
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  13. ^ "Tamworth: Dale Belford signs goalkeeper son Cameron". BBC Sport. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
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  22. ^ "Former Aston Villa ace Hendrie confirms he's quitting". ThisIsTamworth.co.uk. 9 May 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
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  29. ^ "Wylde leaves Lambs for Alfreton". TamworthHerald.co.uk. 14 June 2013. Retrieved 14 June 2013. 
  30. ^ "Former Tamworth FC striker joins Fylde". TamworthHerald.co.uk. 5 July 2013. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
  31. ^ "Marcus Kelly joins Forest Green Rovers after Tamworth exit". BBC Sport. 17 July 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  32. ^ "Elford-Alliyu hits a brace on his debut for Valletta". TimesofMalta. 28 November 2013. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  33. ^ a b c "Former Cardiff and Stoke City defenders depart The Lamb". TamworthHerald.co.uk. 26 February 2014. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  34. ^ "Tamworth FC can still have a say in relegation battle". TamworthHerald.co.uk. 12 April 2014. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  35. ^ "Lloyd leaves on loan". Port-Vale.co.uk. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 31 August 2013. 
  36. ^ "Tamworth's Nottingham Forest loan star earns international call". TamworthHerald.co.uk. 10 November 2013. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  37. ^ "Tamworth sign Gillingham midfielder Charlie Allen". BBC Sport. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  38. ^ "Wrexham's Kevin Thornton joins Lambs on loan". BBC Sport. 11 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  39. ^ a b "Tamworth FC's Eckersley heads to Rushall on-loan". TamworthHerald.co.uk. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  40. ^ "Tamworth FC's Gudger joins Barwell on loan". TamworthHerald.co.uk. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  41. ^ "Evans urges Tamworth FC to keep belief for Cambridge United clash". TamworthHerald.co.uk. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 29 August 2013. 
  42. ^ "Regan a Pitman for a month". TheLambs.co.uk. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  43. ^ "Harris joins list of those out on loan". TamworthHerald.co.uk. 20 September 2013. Retrieved 20 September 2013.