Date: 13th August 2010 at 10:19am
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After a year of consolidation Mills will want something with his Chianti

Tamworth boss Gary Mills, the take no prisoners ex Nottingham Forest and Leicester midfielder has rescued Stefan Oakes from Sutton`s Lincoln City scrap heap. Oakes a free agent was described as being able to peel carrots with his left foot by former boss Peter Jackson.

Also in at the far from silent lambs, Danny Thomas from Kettering on a free and Scott Barrow from Port Talbot on a free. David Grof had come in between the sticks on loan before being recalled by parent club Notts County. Mills has been quick to replace him with Ross Atkins from Derby for a month.

Mills is an outstanding motivator and should not be underestimated, he even came on in the promotion winning game at Telford in 2008/9. Thus after a season of consolidation they will look to push on both on and off the rfield. An £800,000 TITC (Tamworth in The Community) initiative is also now in full swing.


Official site

Full name Tamworth Football Club
Nickname(s) The Lambs The Reds
Founded 1933
Ground The Lamb Ground Tamworth (Capacity: 4,195)
Highest Crowd 2246
Ave Gate 1018
Chairman Bob Andrews
Manager Gary Mills
2009-10 Conference National, 16th

Kyle Perry has signed for the Lambs from Mansfield Town and Tom Marshall who was last season playing for Eastwood Town in the BSN. Danny Thomas who plays on the left hand side has also signed a one year deal – Seb Lake-Gaskin, Neil Mackenzie and Bradley Pritchard are set to sign extentions.

After a year of consolidation Mills will want something with his Chianti. Mmmmm The Conference salivates.

Ross Atkins (1)

Richard Tait (2) Tom Marshall (3) Michael Wylde (5) aron Mitchell (6) England
Des Lyttle (15) Daniel Bradley (17)

Claus Jorgensen (4) Jay Smith (7) Neil Mackenzie (8) Alex Rodman (10) Danny Thomas (11) Seb Lake-Gaskin (12) ake Sheridan (14)Scott Barrow (19)

Kyle Perry (9) Aaron Farrell (16) Gary Mills (18)

Stefan Oakes – unattached
Ross Atkins – Derby loan replaces David Grof – Notts County recalled Loan
Danny Thomas – Kettering Undisclosed
Scott Barrow [Port Talbot – Undisclosed

Chris Smith – Mansfield Free
Iyseden Christie – Kettering Free
Bradley Pritchard – Hayes & Yeading Free
Nick Wright – Kidderminster free
Michael Blackwood – Brackley – free