Thrower’s taken off the list as Danny decides to stay

FOOTBALL - Needham Market FC v East Thurrock United
FOOTBALL - Needham Market FC v East Thurrock United

Needham Market manager Danny Laws has revealed that Danny Thrower won’t be leaving the club after positive talks about the player’s future.

The popular left-sided midfielder indicated within the last month he intended to leave the football club and further his career elsewhere and as a result was placed on the transfer list.

However, it appears after talks with the manager, Thrower is set to remain at Bloomfields.

“There is some news on Danny Thrower. We had a really good meeting and after talks with myself, Danny has decided he wants to stay at the club and has been taken off the transfer list,” said Danny Laws.

“I wanted him to stay, so obviously I am delighted. I believe he has kept himself fit during the break and he will be back at training with the rest of the squad.

“I totally believe he will have put everything behind him and will now be fully focused on working hard and helping Needham Market be successful next season, we are all delighted with the news.”

Thrower joined the rest of the first team squad for pre-season training in midweek ahead of friendlies against Stowmarket and Thetford and Laws has expressed he intends to use the games to cast an eye on new trialists as well as giving everyone game time.

He added: “We have only started our first pre season training this week. I’m a firm believer in not starting during June and with the Ryman League starting later it made sense.

“There will be fitness work during the training but also a lot of tactics will be worked on with the players, it is a good time to focus on tactics.

“We are aiming on taking around 22 players to both the Stowmarket and Thetford games and use it to gel all the new and existing players together. We have five or six trialists with us for the games, as well as a couple of the new boys, and there is also a chance for the younger players to get a run out. We plan on having two teams over the 45 minutes in both games.”