First team Player Pen Pics 2023/24

First team Player Pen Pics 2023/24


STEVE McKIMM (Manager)
Steve was appointed Cray Valley first team manager at the beginning of June 2023 bringing with him his assistant Barry Moore. They had worked together at Tonbridge Angels for eight years and last season at Carshalton Athletic. The managerial duo of McKimm and Moore guided the Angels to an Isthmian League Premier Division play-off semi-final spot in 2015/16 before promotion to the National League South was secured via the Isthmian Premier play-offs in 2018/19.

Michael now 27 joined Valley in July 2023 bringing with him a wealth of non league experience. An attacking midfielder / winger, started last season at Cray Wanderers making 17 appearances with 2 goals before moving to Faversham Town where he made a further 18 appearances and added 2 more goals. He was previously with Bowers & Pitsea scoring 12 times from 45 appearances in season 2021/22. He also counts Haringey Borough amongst his former clubs and was a member of their Isthmian North Division promotion winning 2017/18 season.

Born and brought up in Paris, Julien now 29 has played in France, Spain and Ireland as well as spending time at English clubs Queens Park Rangers, Whitehawk, Dover Athletic and Welling United. After suffering a number of injuries and having a period out of the game the midfielder joined Valley in October last year, making 24 appearances, scoring the one goal.

Clement now age 20 a left sided defender joined Valley in July 2023 from Horsham YMCA where he made 52 appearances including 34 last season in the Southern Combination premier division at step 5. A product of the Volenti Academy he represented Crystal Palace as a youth player.

Striker Marcel now 28 re-joined Valley in November 2023 from Erith & Belvedere where he made 9 appearances scoring once. He originally became a Miller at the end of April 2021, making 44 appearances and scoring 24 times before joining then newly promoted Isthmian Premier side Herne Bay in July where in their relegation season he was top goalscorer with 16 goals in 38 appearances. Earlier in his career netted twice in 5 international appearances for Guyana, and won promotion from the National League South with Braintree Town in 2017/18.

Former Crystal Palace youngster Sonny joined The Millers in July 2022 making 44 appearances scoring 5 goals last season and winning Managers Player of the Year. The 27 year old central midfielder joined from VCD Athletic and previously spent two seasons at Westfield after winning promotion from the Isthmian League South East Division with Walton Casuals in 2017/18

Left sided defender / wing back Tom joined The Millers in the summer of 2022 making 42 appearances scoring 5 goals. He joined from SCEFL Division 1 side Lewisham Borough after a spell at Whyteleafe. The 22 year old was a youth team graduate at Dulwich Hamlet – winning the Player of the Year award in 2018/19 before joining Fisher on loan.

Signed for Valley in the summer of 2022 Adam now 32 years old made 41 appearances scoring 15 goals last season. A product of the Chelsea academy and former England Under 16 striker Adam joined from Tonbridge Angels. During a career disrupted by injury, Adam has enjoyed goalscoring success at Welling United and Billericay Town among others

Versatile attacking player, now 28, who joined Valley in July 2023 from Isthmian Premier side Enfield Town where over two spells he made 102 appearance for the Towners scoring 29 goals. As a youth he signed for Fulham at age 17 where he stayed for 4 years, after a loan spell with Bristol Rovers he went on to play for Fleetwood Town and Crawly Town before moving into non league football playing at Braintree Town and Welling United amongst others.

Jamaican born Denzel now 30 years old is currently the club's longest serving player having made 244 appearances, scoring 58 goals, in addition to countless assists, since joining from Erith & Belvedere in 2017. Last season the pacy right sided raider netted 7 times in 44 appearances. A key member of our SCEFL championship winning side in 2018/19 and appearing at Wembley in the FA Vase Final that season against Chertsey Town.

JENSEN GRANT - Sadly Jensen is currently ruled out due to a long term injury
An experienced central midfielder who can also play in defence, Jensen now 32, joined Valley in July 2023. The previous four seasons saw him make 95 appearances for Chipstead scoring 8 times. Prior to that he notched up 58 appearances for Three Bridges and 77 appearances for Whyteleafe spending three seasons at each club.

Former Barnet youngster Hassan joined The Millers from Ashford United in November 2019. Now 29 years old the London born midfield powerhouse made 44 appearances scoring 7 times last season bringing his total to 102 games and 22 goals including a couple of wonder strikes which were contenders for goal of the season.

Arthur now 31 joined Valley in July 2023, a central defender who can also play left back has twice reached the Isthmian Premier League Playoff Final, firstly as captain of Hendon in 2017/18 when they lost on penalties to Dulwich Hamlet and then as part of the Tonbridge Angels side that won promotion under Steve McKimm in 2018/19. Has also played for Hornchurch and last season was captain, again under McKimm, at Carshalton Athletic.

Kyrell now 19, initially signed for the Millers as a 16 year old where he played for the U23’s and made 2 first team cup appearances at the end of Covid season 2020/21. An attacking wide player with an eye for goal he went onto play for both West Ham and Watford U18’s. He joined Welling United in January 2023 from where he re-signed for the Millers in August 2023.

24 year old defender Kiki joined Valley in the summer of 2022 after making 50 appearances in two seasons at VCD Athletic. The Dulwich Hamlet youth product previously played for Carshalton Athletic, Thamesmead Town, Sheppey United and Beckenham Town before being named as VCD’s Player of the Year in 2021/22.

Goalkeeper Max now age 28 joined Valley in September 2023. He did in fact make a couple of Velocity Trophy appearances for the Millers back in 2019. More recently he made 35 appearances for Punjab United in season 2021/22 and last season was at Isthmian Premier side Haringey Borough. He made 14 appearances for Boro including the London Senior Cup Final which they lost to Charlton Athletic.

22 year old striker Freddie Parker joined Valley in July 2023. Last season Freddie was at Sevenoaks Town who he joined at the end of February 2022, making a total of 46 appearances with 21 goals over a season and a half.. Previous club were Isthmian Premier sides Lewes and Cray Wanderer along with Millwall U18's.

Matthew Vigor now 19 joined Valley in July 2023 from Crystal Palace a product of their academy appearing for their U18 and U21 sides. A creative central midfielder, last season during a 5 month loan spell with Isthmian Premier side Carshalton Athletic he made 25 appearances scoring 5 goals.

34 year old versatile defensive midfielder who signed for Valley in Nov 2023 bringing with him a wealth of experience. Joined from Beckenham Town where he was club captain and a member of their promotion winning side in 2021/22. He has also enjoyed promotion with two previous clubs Bromley, where he made 188 appearances, to the National League in 2014/15 and Billericay Town in 2017/18. Other past clubs include Dulwich Hamlet, Welling United and Romford.

28 year old defender Barney joined the Club from Barking in May 2022 making 35 appearances and scoring twice last season. After making over 70 appearances in the National League for Welling United and Braintree early in his career, Williams spent four successful seasons at Cray Wanderers – winning promotion to the Isthmian League Premier Division in 2018/19.


first Team Player Pen Pics 2023/24 (updated Dec 23)