MEET THE TEAM
Phil is a former Lancaster City player who moved into coaching as assistant Manager to Tony Hesketh at Lancaster City where they won the NPL title. Phil has coached at Preston North End Academy along with Managing Clitheroe prior to the lock down.
A vastly experienced defender who has previously played for Bamber Bridge, Fylde, and Lancaster City.
Joined the Reds at the start of the 22/23 Season as Player/ Assistant Manager
A technical creative midfield player composed in possession who will combine his playing role with coaching the side.
Joined the Reds at the start of the 2022/23 season as player coach
Mike is a 36 year old who recently left his position as player/coach at Squires Gate to join Phil at Colne FC
Started his career at Liverpool and Shrewsbury. A summer 2017 signing from Conference North team Curzon Ashton where he starred for three years. Big commanding keeper that has added quality and experience to the Reds defence. Had an outstanding season last year looking to progress again this time.
Tom Joined the Reds in January on a short term loan from Fleetwood Town. Donaghy joined Fleetwood in May 2021 on an inital one-year deal, and has been out on loan before at National League North side, Farsley Celtic - where he kept five clean sheets in a row during his 11 match spell at the club.
At 33 with vast experience, now in his second season after joining the reds from Ramsbottom at the star of last season. Spent some time in the Australian League outstanding in defence.
Another late addition for the reds this season, a solid debut v Macclesfield. Yet to fully recover from a long term injury,
Tom had been trialling in the Welsh Premier League following his departure from Kendal Town. Tom is a player that our Manager has been tracking for a while, an attacking full back that includes Kendal Town, Lancaster City and Southport among his former clubs.
Young central defender good aerial ability solid and confident. Has a wicked cross and bags of stamina. Previously with Blackpool.
Recently signed a new contract with the reds, keeping him at Holt House until the Summer of 2024
Ellis is a former Academy player with Preston North End and following his release he has been playing for Fulwood Amateurs where he became a regular in the side that won the Lancashire Football Association Amateur Cup
19 year old Matty has recently joined from Accrington Stanley where he has spent the last ten years, although Matty was born in Poland he has lived in the local area for 10 years. Matty will combine his football with studying to be a physiotherapist
Tom was another summer signing for the reds, and someone who had caught the eye of the recruitment team prior to joining. The 19 year old joined up with Browny from Garstang FC.
Oli, returns to Holt House following a short spell away. Originally brought to the club from Trafford FC, where he captained them prior to Covid.
A talented midfielder who is a great addition to the squad, and remains a firm fans favourite.
19 year old Luke who was recently released from Accrington Stanley after spending nine years with the club having come through the schoolboy section then completing the scholarship where he was a starter, whilst also being a member of the U23 side. Luke can play as an attacking midfield player or in a wide position.
21 year old joined during pre-season from Marine where he played his part in helping Marine win promotion, A former scholar at Blackpool FC he also played for Phil Brown at Clitheroe then previously he played for Curzon Ashton and Lancaster City.
20 year old Lucas, formley with Preston North End, is an attacking player who can play in either a wide position or more central. On leaving Preston North End Lucas joined up with the vastly experienced Tony Hesketh at Fulwood Amateurs where he became a regular in the side that went onto to win the West Lancs League & the Lancs Amateur Cup.