by HRBFC at 9:27 PM
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New signings - round up

By Rob Overfield, 4th Jan 2014

Dave Tarpey hasn't been the only signing for the Beavers recently, there's three new young players joined the club in recent weeks.

Freddy Champion is a 20 year old midfielder from Shepherds Bush who had been with QPR since 2011; before that he was with Spurs and Chelsea. He's been described as a 'versatile midfielder' who can play in most midfield positions.

Ben Harris is a 23 year old striker, who has just left Windsor FC. A proven goalscorer at Stag Meadow with 28 goals in 48 appearances since joining the Guardsmen in 2011 and has been gaining interest from other clubs.

Jake Hicks, a 19 year old midfielder, who has come from the reserves after being with Woking last season; an attacking player who likes to get forward from midfield, he was the under-18 player of the season at Kingfield in 2013.

We welcome them all to the club!...
by Tim Street at 7:40 AM
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4 Jan 2014 06:56

Hampton & Richmond Borough midfielder eyes Scandinavia return, writes Jon Batham

Bradley Simmonds in action for Icelandic side IBV.jpg

Bradley Simmonds sent a come and get me plea to professional clubs abroad as the January transfer window opened this week.

The former QPR midfielder only linked up with older brother James at Hampton & Richmond Borough in late November after a spell in Iceland with IBV.

However, the 19-year-old confirmed the worst fears of Beavers boss Paul Barry by revealing he has set his heart on a move to the continent.

Simmonds appealed to clubs in Scandinavia in particular to get in touch, saying: “It would be very fair to say if someone comes in for me, I’m off.”

He added: “Hopefully I will be Scandinavia-bound in Sweden or Norway. I’ve been in the Europa League with IBV playing with David James under the management of Hermann Hreidarsson, which was a great opportunity for...
by Hampton and Richmond at 4:23 PM
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Tomorrow's Ryman Premier match with Bury Town has failed a 3.30pm pitch inspection this afternoon.

The Beveree surface has been hit hard by the recent rain and the game is off with more bad weather due in the next 24 hours.

The Beavers were hoping to build on their recent great form and after losing the New Year's Day game with Cray Wanderers to the elements, joint-manager Paul Barry says the team are "climbing the walls" to play.

It also means fans must wait to see a second debut for returning striker Dave Tarpey, who re-signed for Hampton on Wednesday from Skrill South Farnborough.

But it's not all bad news today - Paul confirmed the club are getting closer to two more new signings, with possible first run outs against Carshalton Athletic next Saturday.

He said: "We're nearly there now and looking forward to making an official announcement in due course."

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