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Unofficial Arnold Town Supporters Site

(294) Carl Najuk 10 + 1 apps

(385) Joe Naylor 31 apps 11 goals

(149) Grant Neil 2 + 1 apps

(30) Ian Neil 1 app

(371) Anthony Newton 7 + 1 apps

(312) Jason Nicholson 2 + 1 apps

(353) Tyiesse Nightingale 14 + 4 apps

(333) Mark O'Dea 40 apps 3 goals

(66) Steve Odell 78 + 1 apps 4 goals

Central defender Steve joined us at the beginning of 92/93 from Sutton Town. Other previous clubs include Oakham United and Alfreton Town.

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(449) Danny O'Donnell 3 + 1 apps

Joined us in pre-season 2012/13. Confident winger with excellent control. Made his Arna debut 4th Aug. 2012 an opening day 2-1 win over Nostell MW but his stay was fairly brief leaving for Shirebrook Town early September.

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(380) Neil O'Grady 7 + 1 apps

(24) Bobby Oldham 4 + 3 apps 1 goal

Winger - Son of Arthur Oldham. His goal was scored on 12th December 1989 in a 4-0 home victory over Melton Town. His Dad became manager of the Eagles at the start of our second season 1990/91. After GR Bobby Moved on to Kimberley Town and Gedling Town.

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(208) Duncan Osbourne 5 + 4 apps

(101) Simon Osbourne 89 + 15 apps 52 goals

In his pomp quite simply the best striker in non-league football in our area. Signed from Ilkeston Town (where he had been top scorer in 92/93) as Chris Freestone's replacement in November 1994 "Oz" did not disappoint scoring 21 goals in his first season at GR in just 33 games. Prior to joining the Eagles "Oz" had also served time at Eastwood, Shepshed and Gresley.

He made his debut in the 1-0 away victory at Ossett Town on 3rd Dec. 94 and scored his first goal for the club the following week-end in the 2-3 FA Vase 3rd Round defeat to Burscough at GR.

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(67) Gavin Ottewell 110 + 2 apps 20 goals

Powerhouse midfielder joined the Eagles at the beginning of 92/93 from Hucknall Town having also previously been with Worksop Town, Boston United, Corby Town and Eastwood Town. Had the distinction of scoring for all three Arnold Senior sides (1st / Res & "A") during the 92/93 season.

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(381) Matt Ottley 2 + 2 apps

(166) Ian Parkes 74 + 23 apps 9 goals

(295) James Parkinson 5 + 4 apps

(337) Mark Parrott 10 + 2 apps

(126) Darren Pask 2 apps

Full back Darren's brief spell at GR came in the 95/96 season after being signed on loan from Eastwood Town. His first of two apps was in the 5-2 home victory over Parkgate in the League Cup on 18th Nov 95.

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(273) Brett Peel 21 + 1 apps 2 goals

(296) Chris Peet 65 + 3 apps 1 goal

(382) Max Pembleton 3 apps 1 goal

(220) Mark Pickersgill 7 + 6 apps 1 goal

(87) David Pinder 2 apps

One of several keepers the Eagles employed in the 93/94 season. David was drafted in to keep goal in the two rather meaningless Evans Halshaw fixtures against Stamford which both resulted in 2-3 defeats for Arnold who had already been effectively eliminated from the competition before the first game took place on 3rd Mar. 94.

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(47) Kevin Ping 10 + 2 apps 1 goal

(150) Calvin Plummer 22 + 3 apps 3 goals

Striker who in his professional career saw action with Forest, Chesterfield, Derby, Barnsley and Plymouth notching some 196 apps and 29 goals. Before joining Arnold he spent time at GPT Plessey and Gainsborough Trinity.

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(237) James Poole 0 + 4 apps

(297) Robert Poulter 1 app

(167) Mark Powell 19 apps

(450) Danny Pownall 0 + 3 apps

Midfielder who joined us in pre-season 2012/13 from Shepshed. Made his debut coming on as a sub in the 2-1 opening day victory over Nostell MW on 4th Aug. 2012.

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(238) Simon Poxon 21 + 2 apps 1 goal

(179) Gareth Price 4 + 3 apps

(258) Graeme Purdy 9 + 4 apps 5 goals

(127) Dean Rafferty 59 + 23 apps 21 goals

Striker who joined Arnold from Dunkirk in October 1995 making his debut on 24th Oct. 95 in the 1-4 Presidents Cup defeat at home to Belper Town. The signing was intitially a loan deal but after impressing in his early games the move was soon made permanent. Had previously been with GPT Plessey during Iain McCulloch's reign.

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(221) Darrel Rankin 21 apps

(25) Steve Rann 2 apps

(26) Mark Raven 5 + 6 apps 1 goal

Talented midfielder/centre-forward was a main stay in the Reserve side of 1990/91 but unable to gain a regular first team berth. Had been on the books of Bolton Wanderers at one point, later with Eastwood and Ilkeston.

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(18) Chris Reid 6 apps 3 goals

Joined Arnold alongside his ex-pro brother Tony – see below. Chris was previously at Priory, Oakham and Heanor. Began his career as a Forest apprentice. His debut for the Eagles was as a sub at GR against Gainsborough Town on 7th April 1990 when he scored the only goal of the game.

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(13) Tony Reid 62 apps 11 goals

Winger - Arrived at Gedling Road in Feb 1990 with around 200 league apps to his name at Derby County (30 apps), Scunthorpe (6 apps), Newport (76 apps) and Chesterfield (67 apps). His first goal for Arnold came on 3rd March 1990 in a 5-1 home victory over Heanor.  Tony’s league career was cut short by knee injuries and prior to being signed by John Birch he featured at Matlock, Oakham, Sutton and Stafford Rangers.

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(397) Chris Rhodes 10 + 5 apps

(48) Pedro Richards 10 apps

Long-time servant of Notts County Pedro briefly joined up with his Magpie team mate Ray O’Brien at the very beginning of Ray’s reign at Gedling Road in 1991/92.

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(168) Gary Richefond 7 + 4 apps 1 goal

(88) Simon Richmond 39 + 24 apps 9 goals

"Stumpy" signed from Notts Alliance side GPT Plessey in 1993. He had been with Plessey since leaving school and had been a prolific goalscorer for them for many years before following Iain McCulloch to GR. A true club man Simon scored on his debut for the Eagles in the 9-0 opening day win at Selby Town 21st Aug. 1993.

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(169) Gary Ricketts 75 + 13 apps 39 goals

(410) Dale Rippey 2 + 1 apps

(209) Paul Robinson 6 + 1 apps 1 goal

(49) Tony Robinson 1 app

(357) Harry Roe 6 + 1 apps 1 goal

(50) Martyn Rogers ???

(298) Karl Rose 15 apps