The K's First Team Squad
Triallists no more, here are the pen pics of our current squad of 21 players (with one more to be confirmed).
Lee O’Leary (Manager): A former Kingstonian midfielder between 2015 and 2017, Lee was appointed to the post of assistant manager to Hayden Bird in February 2022 and stepped up to the big job in June when Hayden resigned. Lee played 65 times for the K’s in two spells, and is also known for his time with Hendon, for whom he played nearly 300 times. In 2017, Lee left Kingstonian for Potters Bar Town, helping the Scholars to promotion to the Isthmian Premier and became joint manager in 2018, taking the reins on his own in the following year before leaving in January 2022.
Spencer Knight (Assistant Manager): Joined Kingstonian in the summer of 2022 as assistant manager to Lee O’Leary. Spencer is a former player with St Albans City, Chelmsford City, Canvey Island and Billericay Town who then spent five seasons as assistant manager for Harlow Town. He was appointed as manager of Wingate and Finchley in 2019 but left the Blues in April 2021 after the second of two pandemic-shortened seasons.
Gabriel Ajuchi (Midfield / Forward): Spanish-born Gabriel joined Kingstonian in August 2022, having had a short spell in the youth system at Nottingham Forest. After leaving the City Ground, he went back to Spain and had spells with Aviles Stadium CF, CD Mosconia and UP Langreo before returning to England to join the K’s.
Kenny Beaney (Midfield): Very experienced central midfielder who joined the K’s from Merstham in the summer of 2019 and is also club captain. Previous clubs include Dulwich Hamlet, where he was captain of their promotion winning team in 2018, Wealdstone, Beckenham Town, Grays Athletic and Thurrock. In his first season with Kingstonian, he helped the club reach the FA Cup Second Round.
Sean Bonnett-Johnson (Midfield): Originally joined Kingstonian in December 2015 and was part of the K’s League Cup Final victory over Faversham Town in 2016. A widely travelled player who has also played for the likes of Billericay Town, Merstham, Braintree Town and Dundee, Sean played the 2021-22 season with FC Romania and re-joined the K’s in the summer of 2022.
Kieron Cadogan (Midfield / Forward): A former Crystal Palace player who signed for Kingstonian in the summer of 2022. Kieron played 21 times for the Eagles and had loan spells with Burton Albion and Rotherham United before playing for Aldershot Town, Barnet, and GAIS Goteborg before three seasons in the National League with Sutton United. After spells with Billericay and Wealdstone, Kieron spent two seasons with Corinthian-Casuals before his move to the K’s.
Mac Chisholm (Goalkeeper): Joined the K’s in the summer of 2022, Mac started out in the youth system at Fulham before moving to Watford and in the 2021-22 season was in the U23s squad for West Bromwich Albion.
Louis Collins (Defence / Midfield): Son of popular former K’s man Liam Collins, Louis came through the academy system at Walton and Hersham, eventually playing for the first team and winning promotion back to the Isthmian League in 2021-22 and winning the Combined Counties League Cup in the same season. During the summer of 2022, Louis made the short move to Kingstonian.
Ollie Cook (Defence): Former Fulham and Southampton junior, Ollie joined Kingstonian from Merstham in the summer of 2019 and was a member of the K’s team that reached the Second Round of the FA Cup. Ollie was a regular in the Saints’ Under 23s team and played for them in the Football League Trophy on four occasions – after a loan spell in the National League with Barrow, he moved to the Moatside in 2018 after being released by Southampton.
Thomas Gogo (Midfield / Forward): A former West Ham United youth player, Thomas joined the K’s in the summer of 2022 having spent several years at Potters Bar Town. Having left West Ham, Thomas had spells with Staines Town and Beaconsfield Town before moving to the Scholars in 2018.
Korrey Henry (Forward): Joined Kingstonian in the summer of 2022, Korrey is a former West Ham United junior who has seen action in the Football League with Yeovil Town. He has also had spells with Braintree Town, Bromley, Welling United and Dulwich Hamlet before joining Leatherhead and then Merstham in October 2021.
Isaiah Jones (Defence): A former Southampton junior who joined Forest Green Rovers in 2018. He made two appearances for the club in the EFL Trophy before a loan spell with Cirencester Town before spending most of last season with Chesham United. Isaiah joined Kingstonian in the summer of 2022.
David Lopes (Forward): A graduate of Kingstonian’s under 18s team, David signed first team forms in the winter of the 2021-22 season. Scored 21 goals for the Under 18s in 2021-22, including two each in player-of-the-match performances in the Combined Counties Youth League Cup and Grant McLellan Cup Finals.
Geneiro Maragh (Defence): A former West Ham United youngster that signed for Kingstonian in the summer of 2022, Geneiro is a full back who has spent time in the academy system with Cambridge United.
Iker Noguera Leon (Midfield): Joined Kingstonian’s Under 18s set-up in the summer of 2021, Iker signed first team forms in the winter of that season and made his first team debut at Sheerwater in a Surrey Senior Cup tie in January 2022. He was part of the Under 18s’ double cup winning squad at the end of the 2021-22 season.
Kwesi Ntim (Midfield): Another graduate of Kingstonian’s Under 18s team, Kwesi signed first team forms in January 2022 and made his first team debut in the same month and was part in the centre of midfield of the youth team’s double cup winning squad at the end of the 2021-22 campaign.
Tyrese Owen (Defence / Midfield): Signed for Kingstonian in the summer of 2022 after having spent the previous season with Haringey Borough. He joined the Borough from Hemel Hempstead Town, and also counts Potters Bar Town and Carshalton Athletic as former clubs, also spending time with Ytterhogdals IK in the Swedish fourth tier.
Dwight Pascal (Defence): Made his first team debut for Barnet at the age of fifteen and is the Bees’ youngest ever player. He played on two more occasions for Barnet before joining Potters Bar Town in November 2019. He returned to the Hive in 2020 but re-joined the Scholars in time for the 2021-22 season, subsequently moving to Kingstonian in the summer of 2022.
Fumnaya Shomotun (Midfield): Nigerian-born Fumnaya is a product of Brentford’s youth system, and initially played for Barnet before moving to Wealdstone in 2019. After a short time, he had a spell with Hayes and Yeading United and then Wingate and Finchley before joining Kingstonian in the summer of 2022.
Declan Skura (Defence): A player with experience at academy level with Chelsea and Reading, Declan was part of Hanworth Villa’s exceptional FA Youth Cup run in 2019-20 that saw them reach the Second Round Proper. Declan joined Kingstonian in the summer of 2021 and, despite an injury-hit campaign, impressed each time he wore the hoops.
Jack Strange (Defence): Joined Kingstonian from Corinthian-Casuals in the summer of 2022, having played over a century of games for the Tolworth team. A stylish central defender, Jack joined Corinthian-Casuals from Sutton United in the 2016-17 season.
Rob Tolfrey (Goalkeeper): Kingstonian’s record-appearance maker, Rob broke Micky Preston’s record of 557 appearances in September 2021 and is fast approaching the 600 mark. He started his career with Crawley Town before spending one season with Whyteleafe and then secured a move to Horsham. In 2009, Rob moved to Kingstonian and has been the undisputed number one ever since. Supporters’ Player of the Year on numerous occasions, he received a testimonial match in 2015, claimed a winners’ medal after K’s defeated Faversham Town in the 2016 Isthmian League Cup Final and was a vital part of Kingstonian’s wonderful FA Cup run to the Second Round in 2019-20.
Jordan Wilson (Defence / Midfield): Joined Kingstonian in March 2022 from Tooting and Mitcham United, Jordan is a product of the Fulham youth system. Upon leaving Fulham in 2009, he went on to play for Histon, Grays Athletic, Tooting and Mitcham, Carshalton Athletic and Lewes before his move to the K’s, making his hoops’ debut in April 2022.