Coaching staff 2012/2013
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: Ashley Bayes 2012/2013

Ashley Bayes: 2012/2013 Biography & Statistics

Ashley began his career as an apprentice at Brentford, making his Football League debut on 20 March 1990 against Preston North End at Griffin Park where he was a colleague of Dean Holdsworth. After three seasons at the west London club he joined Torquay United in August 1993. He played 32 league games in his first season and also in the play-offs as Torquay lost to Preston North End.

After 97 games for the Gulls he moved on to join local rivals Exeter City in July 1996. Once more he soon established himself as a first choice goalkeeper, his performances earning him the 1998'99 club Player of the Year award. At the end of that season and 127 league games joined Leyton Orient becoming the first Exeter City player to leave on a Bosman ruling.

In 2002 he spent a successful season with Irish side Bohemians and won a league championship medal.

Returning to England he played for Woking and Hornchurch before signing for Grays Athletic. He featured in the FA Trophy winning side of 2005 saving the crucial penalty as Grays beat Hucknall Town 6'5 on penalties.

Further spells were experienced at Crawley Town and Stevenage whom he left at the end of the 2010/11 season. In addition to joining Aldershot Town as the Goalkeeping Coach he is also registered as a player at Conference South side Basingstoke Town.

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