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Kev Sawyer - Goalkeeper

1st Debut : Cheshunt (A) - 18/08/07
Last Game : Bristol City (A) - 06/05/09

2nd Debut : Workington (A) - 14/08/10
Last Game : Colwyn Bay (H) - 17/09/11

Giant of a keeper signed from Cirencester Town in May 2007 who went on to make a total of 101 appearances for the club.

Kev was with Bristol City as a youngster but opted to remain in part time football and came through the ranks at the successful Cirencester Academy. He appeared against City in the FA Cup in September 2001 in a game where his team went onto win 1-2 after he'd been lobbed by Gary Marshall for City's opener.

Being based in Swindon he attracted the interest of a resurgent Salisbury City in the south of his home county and was tempted to join the Whites where he formed the last line of defence in a side that was to rise from the Southern League to the Conference.

His signing for the Tigers was welcomed because he always seemed to play well against us and it often took a spectacular goal to beat him, as it did when Dave Wilkinson's scissors kick burst his net in Chris Burns' last game in charge in January 2006. The return match at Salisbury saw him celebrate their winning of the title as the Tigers went down 0-2.

Salisbury were promoted and Kev was out of favour when Ryan Clarke came in from Bristol Rovers so he returned to Cirencester Town.

Ex-City keeper Neil Hards was in charge at the Corinium now and with a number of players commuting from the Portsmouth area training sessions were few and far between and Ciren finished the season in the relegation spots but were reprieved from the drop. That year he kept a clean sheet in a drab goalless draw at Meadow Park before City won comfotably at the Corinium 3-1.

In his first season at City he earned a reputation for saving penalties by shutting out spot kicks against Brackley, Stourbridge, Chippenham and Kings Lynn both at home and away. One bad memory will be the two yellow cards that he received against Banbury at the Lawn that saw him sent off, but the upside was that Matt Rose got to go on goal!

In February 2008, with City having played on the Thursday night thanks to the need to fit the fixtures around Forest Green's, on the free Saturday he was loaned to Weston where he played in their 2-2 draw at Eastbourne Borough.

His sixteen clean sheets in 2007/08 was two better than he managed in his second season but I'm sure he'd happily trade that for the promotion that he won through the playoffs and his impressive shutout that day including a fantastic save that denied Michael Charles' wondergoal.

With City in limbo and looking like being forced to play in the Conference North Kev opted to join Weston Super Mare and signed for them in May 2009 although his move to the seaside was anything but fun as Weston ended up being relegated and he returned to the Tigers a year later.
 Kev Sawyer

Clubs:
Bristol City, Cirencester Town, Salisbury City, Cirencester Town, Gloucester City, Weston Super Mare (loan), Weston Super Mare, Gloucester City, Cirencester Town

Appearances & Goals:

Season Apps Subs Goals
 2007/08    49      -      -  
 2008/09    52      -      -  
 2010/11    48      -      -  
 2011/12     6      -      -  
Total  155      -      -  

Kev is interviewed after his star performance in the 1-0 FA Trophy win against Chelmsford

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Page last updated : 29th September 2011

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