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Matthew Barnes-Homer
Position: Forward. Date of birth: 25th January 1986. Following three years in the youth system at Wolves, Dudley-born Barnes-Homer had spells in the USA before returning to the UK, where he established himself as a goalscorer par excellence, most notably with Kidderminster Harriers in 2009. That earned him a move to Luton Town for a reputed £75,000 fee, and he scored 19 goals in his debut season. From there he has been a nomadic figure, representing clubs the length and breadth of Britain as well as in Sweden and back in the USA, scoring goals along the way. He signed for the Bucks in June 2017, and has also represented England ‘C’.

Henry Cowans
Position: Midfield. Date of birth: 1st October 1996. Cowans ended a long association with Aston Villa when he was released by the club in June 2017, and signed for the Bucks in September 2016. The son of Gordon Cowans, who won both the league title and European Cup with Villa, Cowans junior signed terms in 2012 and was a regular for the under-18, under-21 and under-23 sides withour breaking into the senior side. He spent the 2016/17 season on loan at League Two side Stevenage, making 22 appearances.

Marcus Dinanga
Position: Forward. Exciting 20 year old prospect who signed on a season-long loan deal from parent club Burton Albion in August 2017. Dinanga had signed a year's contract extension at Burton after a hugely successful spell on loan at Matlock Town in 2016/17. He scored 34 goals for Matlock and was voted onto the Evostik Northern Premier League 'Team of the Season' for 2016/17.

Kieran Dunbar
Position: Midfield. Date of birth: 14th September 1996. A midfielder with attacking instincts and an eye for goal, Dunbar signed for the Bucks in May 2017 after a short spell at Stalybridge Celtic, where his performances earned him the National League North’s ‘Player of the Month’ award for February. His career started at Birmingham City, from where he subsequently joined Fleetwood Town in May 2015 upon his release from the Blues. Currently on loan at Leamington.

Anthony Dwyer
Position: Forward. Date of birth: 13th December 1996. Born in Jamaica and courted by Montserrat to play at international level, Dwyer signed for the Bucks after the completion of a successful pre-season trial in July 2017. Formerly with Mansfield Town as a youngster, the speedy forward has also spent time on loan at Carlton Town, as well as permanent spells with Mickleover Sports, Ilkeston, Matlock Town and Stafford Rangers.

Jordan Gough
Position: Defender. Date of birth: 12th June 1990. Bringing title-winning experience to the Bucks side is Burton-on-Trent-born defender Gough, who won the National League North title with Solihull Moors in 2015. After a year with Derby County as a schoolboy, Gough joined Stapenhill and then Gresley Rovers, where he became a fan favourite before joining the Moors. He departed Damson Park in December 2016 and spent the rest of the campaign with Brackley Town, signing for the Bucks in June 2017.

Aaron Hayden
Position: Defence. Date of birth: 16th January 1997. Having spent 4 years at Chelsea, Hayden earned a scholarship with the Wolverhampton Wanderers academy aged 16 and has since spent time on loan at Newport County, Hemel Hempstead and Bromley. Born in Croydon, Hayden has represented England at youth level in the Victory Shield. He is currently on loan to the club from Wolves.

Connor Johnson
Position: Defence. Date of birth: 10th March 1998. Currently on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers, Johnson has captained the Molineux side's under-23 team.

Zak Lilly
Position: Midfield/forward. Date of birth: 25th June 1998. Having started out in the academy at West Bromwich Albion, Lilly, a former pupil of the town’s Thomas Telford School, signed for the Bucks in 2015. After loan spells at Sutton Coldfield Town and Leamington, Lilly returned to the Bucks and after recovering from injury claimed a regular first team place in the second half of the 2016/17 season. He has representative honours for England at schoolboy level. Currently on loan at Rushall Olympic.

Jordan Lussey
Position: Midfield. Date of birth: 2nd November 1994. Hailing from Ormskirk, Lussey was signed by boyhood team Liverpool and progressed through their academy system to captain their Under 18 side and then establishing himself in the Under 21 side. In March 2015 he went on loan to Bolton Wanderers, a deal that became permanent. A spell on loan at York City came before he signed for Southport for the 2016/17 season. He subsequently signed for the Bucks in August 2017.

John Marsden
Position: Forward. Date of birth: 9th December 1992. A native of Liverpool, Marsden’s youth career saw him spend time at Wrexham and Wigan Athletic as a schoolboy before his prolific scoring exploits earned him a move to Glasgow Celtic, aged 16. A foot fracture saw Marsden released without making any impact, from where he spent time with Rochdale and Aberystwyth Town amongst others before he earned a deal with Stoke City. From there he moved on to Shrewsbury Town and into non-league, most lately at Stockport County. Two goals in four games on loan with the Bucks in Spring 2017 saw the club eager to gain his signature for the 2017/18 campaign.

Will Marsh
Position: Midfield/Forward. Date of birth: 1st October 1996. A product of the famous Liverpool academy, the Crewe-born player can feature in both midfield and attack. Beginning his career at Wrexham, he was snapped up the Anfield side but left the club in the summer of 2016. Marsh subsequently signed for Chester and spent the 2016/17 season with them before signing for the Bucks in July 2017 after a trial period. Marsh spent time on loan at Sheffield Wednesday

Sheridan Martinez
Position: Goalkeeper. Signed for the Bucks in July 2017, principally as understudy to Jas Singh. The tall shotstopper has previously spent time with Bedworth United, Solihull Moors, Hereford United and Sporting Khalsa.

Louis McGrory
Position: Midfield. Date of birth: 5th June 1997. Signed by the Bucks in August 2017, midfielder McGrory is a product of the academy system at Forest Green Rovers. He signed professional terms at The New Lawn in the summer of 2015, having joined FGR after being released by Swindon Town. He spent time on loan at Evesham United, as well as Aldershot Town, then Hungerford Town before a second spell at Evesham.

Jordan Murphy
Position: Forward. Date of birth: 5th June 1996. Starting his career at Stourbridge, Murphy was signed by Walsall in September 2014 and then spent time on loan at Worcester City, contributing to their fine FA Cup run that season. In 2015/16 he went on loan to Kidderminster Harriers, then spent most of the 2016/17 campaign with Worcester City. A short spell with Stourbridge followed at the start of the 2017/18 season before he signed with the Bucks in September 2017.

Elliot Newby
Position: Left wing. Date of birth: 21st November 1995. Winger Newby was signed by former Bucks boss Rob Smith in June 2017, having been a loan target in the previous season. Born in Barrow-in-Furness, he is a product of the youth system at Bolton Wanderers and signed for his hometown club when released by the Lancashire side. Loan spells at Burscough and latterly at Altrincham saw him impress Smith, who captured his signature for the Bucks.

Jack Rea
Position: Midfield. Date of birth: 15th April 1992. The Bucks longest serving player, having been signed by former boss Steve Kittrick in January 2015 from Bradford Park Avenue. The busy midfielder was a product of the youth system at Chester City and holds the distinction of scoring the last goal in the club’s history. Rea can also count Stalybridge Celtic and Guiseley amongst his former clubs and has represented Wales at under-16 level.

Jonathan Royle
Position: Midfield. Date of birth: 2nd October 1994. Defensive midfielder Royle is in his second season with the Bucks, having initially joined on loan from Southport in September 2016, inking a longer-term deal in November of the same year. Born in Bodelwyddan, the young Welshman started his career at Wrexham and spent time on loan at Colwyn Bay before joining Southport along with current team-mate Ross White. Limited opportunities at Haig Avenue saw him also spend time on loan at Hednesford Town before becoming a Buck.

Aaron Simpson
Position: Right-back. Date of birth: 4th July 1997. A man of Kent, born in Canterbury, defender Simpson made his debut for Whitstable Town aged 16 before joining Maidstone United. His performances there attracted the attention of Wolverhampton Wanderers, for whom he signed in February 2015. He spent time on loan at Portsmouth in early 2017, and signed on a season long loan deal for the Bucks in August 2017.

Jasbir Singh
Position: Goalkeeper. Date of Birth: 12th March 1990. Shot-stopper Singh was hailed as a key signing when he put pen to paper on a deal in May 2017, having left Gloucester City, where he enhanced his already excellent reputation. With previous National League experience at both Solihull Moors and Kidderminster Harriers, the keeper started his career as an understudy to England goalkeeper Joe Hart at Shrewsbury Town.

Curtis Strong
Position: Left-back. Date of Birth: 26th September 1995. Hailing from Flint, the Welsh-born defender started his career at Wrexham’s centre of excellence, where he caught the attention of Stoke City. After leaving the Potteries, he signed for Tamworth, however an injury whilst on trial at Walsall curtailed his 2016/17 season. Signed by Bucks boss Rob Smith in May 2017, expect Strong to offer plenty going forward as well as defensively.

Shane Sutton
Position: Centre-half/midfield. Date of birth: 31st January 1989. Defender Sutton swapped the League of Wales for the National League when he signed for the Bucks in May 2017, ending a 10-year association with the Newtown. The former Shrewsbury Town apprentice captained the Robins in the Europa League in 2015 so brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the Bucks’ side. He is sure to catch the eye for the Bucks, with his distinctive appearance and strong leadership qualities.

Ross White
Position: Right-back. Date of birth: 23rd June 1996. White started his career with his hometown club Wrexham, a team he also supported. He progressed through the club’s youth system to earn a full-time professional deal and made 12 appearances in 2014/15; however, injury curtailed his 2015/16 season and in May 2016 he was released by boss Gary Mills. White subsequently joined Southport, managed by former Wrexham team-mate Andy Bishop, taking the same path as fellow Buck Jonathan Royle. The two were reunited for a third time when White signed for the Bucks in June 2017.



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