Friday, March 31, 2023

Aveley name new boss

Aveley Fc have announced their new manager as Carl Griffiths after the departure of the Kimble brothers yesterday.

Former Brentwood boss and Leyton Orient hero Carl Griffiths will bring his managerial team with him. Griffiths started his career with Shrewsbury Town in September 1988, with a goal rate of 1 in every 3 games during his five years with the club. He was picked up by Manchester City in October 1993 for £500,000.

He barely featured during the next two years and was sold on to Portsmouth for £200,000 in August 1995.Utilized almost exclusively as a substitute he moved on to Peterborough United for £225,000 in March 1996 He stayed for twelve months before another big money move followed, this time to Leyton Orient for £100,000 in March 1997, after spending November 1996 on loan at the club. He found his form at Orient, returning one goal every three games, but after a month on loan at Wrexham in 1999, he moved to Port Vale in March 1999 for £100,000 He did not perform well at Vale and nine months later moved back to Orient for £90,000.

In July 2001, he was sold to Luton Town for £65,000 where he scored eight goals in 13 league games before suffering a succession of serious injuries. At that point Griffiths moved into non-league football with Harlow Town, Brentwood Town and Braintree Town In November 2010, at the age of 39, Griffiths was still playing, and scoring, for Barkingside of the Essex League.


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