Terras 5-a-side

Terras 5-a-side: Defenders

by: theterras

0

On our Facebook page we have been asking you to name your ultimate Terras 5-a-side team. We have put together the most frequently nominated players and are giving you the chance to vote for who goes into the final team. We’ll be polling a different position each day to build your ultimate team.

Today is the turn of the defenders; there are eight below to pick from.

Matt Bound

A central defender, standing 6’ 2” Bound was born on 9th November 1972 in Melksham. Bound was with Southampton (1991-94) – who he had originally joined as a 13 year old – making 5 appearances (3 as sub) in the Premier League during which time he had a loan spell at Hull City in 1993 making 7 appearances and scoring once.

In 1994 he joined Stockport County  and scored 5 goals in his 44 games during the course of a 3-year contract. Once again he had also undertaken a loan spell, this time with Lincoln City in 1995 (4apps)

In 1997 he joined Swansea  and he stayed for 4 years making 201 app (2 as sub) scoring 13 goals – again he spent part of the 2001-02 season on loan at Oxford United (making 8 appearances) before signing for United in 2002. He was to make a total of 111 app (4 as sub) and scored 2 goals with the Oxford club.

In 2004 he joined Weymouth and led the Terras to promotion in the 2005-06 season – winning the Player of the Year and Players Player of the Year for 2004-05 and 2005-06. He was also voted as the Nationwide South Player of the Season by the “Non-League Football” newspaper. He went on to make 81 appearances, scoring 16 goals.

Bound was released as he felt that the extra travelling in the Conference National would place too great a burden on him. He signed for Eastleigh in May 2006 although his stay was short as he left the Southampton based club in October 2006 to concentrate on his off field commitments nearer his Welsh home (33apps 4gls)

He returned to assist the Terras on three occasions during the 2009-10 season, but was not with the club for long.

Calvin Brooks

Calvin started his career with local rival Dorchester Town in Conference South. The right-back joined the Terras on loan from Yeovil Town towards the start of 2014/15 season.

His contract with the Glovers finished at the end of January whereon Calvin opted to join the club on a permanent basis.

Calvin has established himself as a highly-skilled composed defender who is also comfortable in midfield and in goal on one occasion.

Calvin was part of the side who won the Southern Premier League last season.

Willie Gibson

Gibson was born in Lanark on 24th June 1959.

He moved from Scottish Junior football to Leicester City, where he spent three years (making 28 appearances), before moving on to Nuneaton Borough.

Weymouth signed Gibson from Nuneaton in July 1987 for £5000.

He was voted Players’ Player of the Year in 1987-88 and Player of the Year in 1994. During his time at Weymouth he was club captain and also spent a while as Assistant Manager. He took over as Caretaker manager in October 1992 as Len Drake was dismissed.

He had a second spell in the caretaker manager role when he joined with Trevor Senior in November 1994 following the sacking of Bill Caldwell. This lasted for 13 games before Senior was made player manager.

He received a benefit match against Yeovil, before leaving the club in May 1997 when he moved on to Portland United.

Gibson made 449 appearances (11 as a substitute) and scored 6 goals. He wore the captain’s armband for many of his appearances.

Roy Targett

Targett hailed from Shepton Mallett, in Somerset- where he was born on 1 July 1928 – and played for Peasedown Miners Welfare in the Western League before he signed professional forms for Torquay United, making just one senior appearance for the Gulls.

He came to Weymouth in August 1951 and was a regular – as a full back for 2 seasons – before losing his place to Monty Stevenson in September 1953.

Having spent most of the 1953-54 season in the reserve side he was chosen to represent the Western League XI v Football League on 2nd March 1954.

Interestingly, on 20 September 1952, Targett married in the morning and played for the Terras against Bedford in the afternoon.

He made 104 appearances for the club in his stay, which ended when he moved to Dorchester Town in August 1955. When he retired, in May 1960, he had made 124 appearances and scored 3 goals.

Shaun Teale

Teale was born in Southport on 10th March 1964 and had played for Everton, Burscough (82-83), Ellesmere Port, Southport and Northwich Victoria from who he joined Weymouth in September 1987 in a deal worth £20000.

He moved on to Bournemouth in a deal worth £50000, this being in February 1989, after making 79 appearances and scoring one goal.

On July 15th 1991 Bournemouth (where he made 145 app and scored 4 times) sold Teale to Aston Villa for £500000 (which was £300000 down with £200000 after 18 months – Weymouth receiving £60000). As a “Villian” he made 147 apps. and scored twice.

He was capped as an English Semi-Pro international in 1987-88, an honour which was augmented with a Coco-Cola Cup winners medal in the 1993-94 final, for Villa.

He moved to Tranmere Rovers – for £450000 in August 1995 (a fee which was a new club record), going on to play for Sing Tai SC, in Hong Kong (1997-98) and Preston North End (1997: 5apps) on loan deals before joining Motherwell in August 1998, having played 54 times for Rovers. Teale scored 4 times in 47 appearances before leaving Motherwell and joining Carlisle United on a free transfer in February 2000, playing 20 games for the Cumbrian club (20apps) He then went on to join Southport, playing for them until the age of 40 (68apps 5gls) before moving into non-league coaching and management.

Teale was appointed manager of Burscough, a team in the Northern Premier League Premier Division. Whilst he was there, the side won the 2003 FA Trophy.

Teale left Burscough six weeks after the Trophy win, and has since managed Northwich Victoria in the 2003/04 season, actually scoring once in 6 appearances for the Vics.

Between February 2005 and August 2006, Teale managed Chorley, before leaving to run his pub and restaurant business in Burscough.

On 3 September 2010, it was announced that Teale had come out of retirement to sign for Southport and District Sunday League Premier Division side The Herald.

Steve Tully

Born on 10 February 1980 in Paignton who began his career as a fullback with his local side Torquay United, turning professional in August 1997 and making his league debut in a 0–0 draw away to Barnet on 18 November that year. He went on to make 106 appearances, scoring 3 goals, for the Gulls before being released at the end of the 2001–02 season.

He joined non-league side Weymouth in August 2002, quickly establishing himself in the side and winning the awards for Player of the Year and Away Player of the Season in 2003–2004. He lost his place in the side after the appointment of Steve Johnson as manager and asked for a transfer in January 2005.

Although he later withdrew this request, he was allowed to join Exeter City in February 2005 (2apps) However, he returned to Weymouth in May that year as new manager Garry Hill’s first summer signing on a two-year deal.

In his spells with the Terras he chalked up 156 appearances – 5 as a sub – and scored 15 goals

He returned to Exeter in January 2007 and was a regular in the side that made the play-off final at the end of that season, scoring the winning penalty in the semi-final against Oxford United. On 2 July 2013 Tully was released by Exeter City. In this second spell with the Grecians he made 221 appearances and scored 2 goals.

After leaving Exeter in the summer of 2013 Tully briefly joined Tiverton Town and then South West Peninsula League Division One side Galmpton United before joining Truro City on 19 October 2013. He was appointed Player-Manager at Truro on 13 March 2014 following Steve Massey’s dismissal.

He had also managed the Exeter City FC Ladies team.

Jordan Rose

Born on 22nd November 1989, in Southampton, Rose started his career, aged 12, at Southampton before moving to France with his family and playing youth football for Stade Malherbe Caen. On his return to England he undertook a two-year scholarship with Bournemouth , being released in May 2008.

He then had spells with non-League sides Salisbury City (2008), Bashley (2008) and  Brockenhurst (2008-09) before being signed by Mattie Hale for Weymouth  – in the summer of 2009 – however he became a victim of the financial meltdown that occurred in early 2010 and was released, having made 24 appearances (13 as a sub) and scoring once.

He left Weymouth in March 2010, and joined Paulton Rovers (2010: 9apps), before later signing dual registration papers with the club and Bath City.

He then signed with the Nike Academy, and trained again with Weymouth, before signing professional terms with Stockport County in July 2010 after impressing on trial.

Rose made his first team debut for Stockport coming on as 29th minute substitute in the first half in a game against Lincoln City on 23 October 2010. His manager Paul Simpson said of his debut: “We’ve got a young kid in Jordan Rose who comes in for his debut and I thought he did very well. He was going to play on Tuesday night against Tranmere anyway so he’s got in earlier than I wanted, but I thought he did very well.”

He did then start his first match for the club on 26 October in a Football League Trophy match against Tranmere Rovers. Rose was awarded “Supporters Young Player of the Year” and “Club Young Player of the Year” for Stockport county after a successful season with the club.

Rose started the 2011-12 season with Conference South side Eastleigh but left after only one appearance to join Hereford United. However, his stay with the Bulls was a short one as he left after just a week and without making an appearance due to picking up an injury in a reserve game. Rose joined Hayes & Yeading United at the start of the transfer window in January 2012, but was released after making just four appearances.

On 23 June 2012, Rose got a call from Stockport manager Jim Gannon who offered him the chance to re-sign for the club he left at the end of the 2010–11 season on a non-contract basis and handed him his second debut in the 1–0 win against Wrexham at Edgeley Park just two days later, Jordan’s clean sheet earned him the Man of The Match award for the game.

He left the club in May upon the expiration of his deal with the club.

Following his release he joined A.F.C. Telford United on non-contract terms. After four matches with the club he signed contract terms. It was announced on 8 January 2013 that Telford rejected a bid from Alfreton Town with the Telford chairman Lee Carter stating that he is a big part in the team. On 12 March he joined Alfreton on loan until the end of the season. He was released by the club on 2 May 2013, joining Tamworth for the 2013-14 season.

Jordan Rose signed on loan from Havant & Waterlooville in August 2017. Rose previously had a stint at the Terras during the 2009/10 season.

Jordan signed on loan for a month in November 2018, before signing permanently in July 2019. Rose left the Terras in September 2019 and joined Eastbourne Borough.

Stephane Zubar

Stéphane Zubar began his career at Caen, but was released after loan spells at Championnat National club Pau and Belgian First Division side Brussels. He spent the 2009-10 season with Romanian Liga I club Vaslui awho won the 2010 Cupa României Final.

Zubar signed for Plymouth Argyle in November 2010, and moved on to AFC Bournemouth in September 2011. He was loaned out to Bury in January 2013, Port Vale in September 2014, York City in November 2014. He returned to York on loan in August 2015, but returned to AFC Bournemouth after he suffered a cruciate ligament injury.

Stéphane was released by the Cherries at the end of 2015/16 season. Zubar was made club captain during the 2016/17 season and scored an extra-time winner in the Dorset Senior Cup final in April 2017. In Summer 2017 Zubar left to seek professional football with Yeovil Town but returned to the Terras in November 2017.