Looks like we are losing the services of Gavin Greenfield As he can't commit to training and attending games due to work commitments, Jay has said he is actively looking for a centre back, fingers crossed
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Needs to be pacey & to be able to command the box.
Appearances / reputations can be deceptive. Remember in late 2011 we signed Lee Gledhill ( from Essex somewhere ?? ) to play centre half.
Lee was a good lad, but had a high pitched voice and the turning circle of a supertanker. This culminated in him getting sent off at Worthing ( last man / too slow / hauled down the striker ) and Stones loosing 1 - 5............
A pacey CB would be a bonus, but one that can organise the back four, and read the game well is more important at this level. I am sure Jay has been keeping his eyes open
Completely agree with this, I'd take a gobby ,experienced CB any day over a pacey quiet one. With absolutely no disrespect to any of our defenders, we lack a commander back there who can organise things.