How are Bees Old Boys doing?
Updated Saturday, 18th August 2007
A look at the fortunes of Nicky Bailey, Simon King, Dean Sinclair and the other players who left at the end of last season.
The Barnet squad this season has a new look about it with many new players following Paul Fairclough's clear out in the summer when 13 of the 1st team squad left the club. So how have these former Bees been getting on at their new clubs so far?
Nicky Bailey of course moved to League 1 club, Southend United for £175,000. Bailey, who has teamed up with another ex Bee, Mark Gower, does not yet seem to have an assured first team place, though, of course, it's very early days. Nicky came on as substitute in last Saturday's home game with Leyton Orient, which they lost 2-1. He did start though in the Essex club's 4-1 home victory in the Carling Cup against
Similarly, Simon King, who joined Gillingham for £200,000, came on in the
Dean Sinclair, who went to Championship side, Charlton athletic for £125,000 was an unused sub at home to Scunthorpe in the League on Saturday, but came on as sub in the 2-0 Carling Cup win at home to Swindon Town, while Richard Graham didn't even make the subs bench for Dagenham's first ever league game at Stockport County, but was an unused sub for the Carling Cup game against Luton Town. At the moment all these players still seem to be just squad players whose best chance of playing is in a Cup match.
In the Conference, Magno Viera has only made two substitute appearances too for
Meanwhile, further down the pyramid, Andy Hessenthaler, became Player-Manager at Ryman League Division 1,
So far there has been no news about any new club for either Paul Warhurst or Jason Norville, but if anyone has any recent news about them or any articles or information they want to submit they can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will return to the progress of ex Bees throughout the season.