Player Profiles


Will Godmon

Goalkeeper

Age 21

 

Will is a very talented goalkeeper who started his career in the Maidstone United youth set up before going to Faversham Town. He eventually moved on to Leatherhead before quickly returning to Faversham and joined us at the start of the season.  

 


Jerald Aboagye

Defender

Age 25

 

 

Jerald is a former Merstham defender who signed for Hythe in December 2016 from Chatham Town. He is a highly-rated right back who brings quality to the back four. Voted Supporters’ Player of the Year last season. 

 


Mitchell Dickenson

Defender

Age 20

 

Mitchell is a young defender who came through the youth set up at Gillingham. He had two appearances for the Gills with his senior debut in the EFL Trophy game against Luton Town back in August 2016. He made one league appearance as he came on as a first half substitute at Bury in March 2017. During his time at Gillingham he had loan spells at Whitstable Town, East Grinstead Town and Hastings United.


Ben Wilson

Defender

Age 25

 

Joined from Erith & Belvedere in October 2015 where he was known as a ‘fantastic full-back with a wise footballing head on young shoulders’. He started at Corinthian before having spells at Dartford, Ashford United and Sittingbourne. Has shown his versatility since signing with some bright performances in various midfield positions. 

  


Callum Emptage

Defender

Age 21

 

Young right back/centre back, Callum Emptage joined Hythe in the summer of 2017 from Hastings United. He started in the youth system at Gillingham. He also had a spell at East Grinstead Town last season.  


Tommy Cooney

Defender

Age 22

 

 

Tommy is a former Brentford academy left-back, who also appeared for Morecambe's under-23 development squad. He began his career as a youngster with Sligo Rovers in Ireland. He then had two years as part of Brentford's Elite Development squad and also spent time at Millwall where he had a successful trial cut short by a groin injury. Since leaving Griffin Park Cooney - who can also play centre-back - has been largely based in the north playing for several clubs including Scarborough Athletic, Brighouse Town, Boston United, Corby Town and Margate.


Keane Gillett

Defender

Age 17

 

A local boy who shows much promise for the future. He developed his skills in youth football at Welling United and Fisher before breaking into the Maidstone United under 18 team. He has also had a spell at K Sports.


Ryan Johnson

Midfielder

Age 30

 

Ryan originally joined Hythe from Erith & Belvedere before leaving for Greenwich Borough. He returned to the Cannons at the start of 2016/2017. He is a versatile combative player who can also play in defence. 

 


Charlie Webster

Midfielder

Age 21

 

 

Former Gillingham youth player, Charlie joined Tonbridge Angels following a short loan spell after being released by the Gills. He joined Hythe in the summer of 2016 putting in some valuable performances before injury put an end to his season. 


Sam Adams

Midfielder

Age 30

 

Joined in the summer from Hastings United, Sam is a strong midfield player who has played in all positions at some time in his career. He has spent most of his time at Hastings with a short spell at Rye United. 


Dave Cook

Midfielder

Age 33

 

 

Re-joined the club in September 2015 for his third spell with us after brief periods at both Ashford United and Hastings United. Our leading goalscorer in four of his six full seasons at the club with 130 goals in 346 appearances at the start of this season. Captained the club to the Kent League Championship and Ryman South Play-offs. Also lifted the Kent Senior Cup and won the Ryman South 2012/13 Golden Boot.

 


Mitchell Chapman

Midfielder

Age 19

 

 

Young midfielder who joined Hythe in March 2017 on loan from Ebbsfleet United where he had come through the youth system.  He has signed permanently for this season. He has also had loans spells with VCD Athletic and East Grinstead Town. 


Jordan Johnson-Palmer

Midfielder

Age 25

 

 

Jordan is an exciting midfielder player who joined Hythe at the beginning of this season having been at Metropolitan Police and Molesey last term. He has also had spells at Aylesbury United, Sutton Common Rovers and Guildford City.


Ryan Palmer

Winger

Age 26

 

 

Hythe managed to prise experienced winger Ryan Palmer away from Ashford United during the summer of 2017. Ryan will provide a new dynamic to the team in 2017/18. He has also had spells at Fisher, Hendon, VCD Athletic, Sittingbourne, Erith & Belvedere and Tooting & Mitcham United. 


Kieron Campbell

Winger

Age 21  

 

Kieron is an exciting speedy winger who joined the club from Faversham Town in January 2017.  He has also had spells with Whitstable Town and Fisher. 

 

 


Jay May

Striker

Age 31

 

 

Prolific striker, Jay May signed from Maidstone United in October 2016. He had two spells with “The Stones” and was their leading scorer in the last two seasons.  He spent some time with Billericay Town and Bromley in the Conference South. He has also had spells with Dartford and Ramsgate.

 


Dean Grant

Striker

Age 27

 

Dean is an experienced striker who can score goals. He was signed from Faversham Town in December 2016. He has also played for a number of other Kent clubs including Margate, Herne Bay, Canterbury City and Whitstable Town.

 

 

 


Kenny Pogue

Striker

Age 29

 

Kenny joined the club in the summer of 2016 from Eastbourne Town. He is an experienced striker who spent a number of years at Hastings United where he was a prolific goal scorer.  He also had a spell at Burgess Hill Town. 


Ashley Miller

Striker

Age 23

 

 

Rejoined Hythe from Folkestone Invicta for his fourth spell (two on loan) in the summer of 2017, Ashley is an exciting striker who will provide fire power up front. He started his career at Gillingham where he scored against Crewe Alexandra in only his second appearance. He has also spent time at Maidstone United, Ramsgate and Whitstable Town. 

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