Tim Harris returned to become Gloucester City Manager for the 2nd time in February 2014 after leaving the post to become Director of Football at Newport County. Harris a former City player and has also played for Shrewsbury Town, Newport County, Cheltenham Town and Redditch United. In his post playing career he has managed Cinderford Town, Newport County, Forest Green Rovers and Merthyr Tydfill.
Matt Rose (Assistant Manager)
Matt Rose is a Tigers legend after scoring the only goal in the club’s play-off final victory over Farnborough in 2009. A popular figure for the club, he played for the Tigers on two separate occasions with an affluent spell at Newport County and Weston Super Mare. He had been assistant manager at Bishops’ Cleeve before being lured back into the Gloucester fold.
Marc Richards (Coach/Defender)
Marc returned to the club in 2014 after being a mainstay in the middle of the Tigers defence in the latter 2000’s, originally signed from Cirencester Town, he played over a 100 times for the club before departing for Australia where he appeared for New South Wales Premier League side Manly United. Marc is the Assistant Director of Elite Sport at the highly successful Hartpury College and is a extremely well qualified UEFA A License coach.
Jasbir Singh (Goalkeeper)
Experienced at Conference Premier and Conference North levels with Kidderminster Harriers and Solihull Moors respectively, Jasbir re-signed with the Tigers on a permanent deal in 2015 after being released by Harriers. Singh initially signed with City on a loan deal in 2014 but the highly rated shot-stopper was recalled from his spell. In the 2015/16 season, Singh kept 13 clean sheets in one of the best Tigers defensive records in years.
Sam Avery (Defender)Re-signed in the summer of 2014 from Shortwood United after leading the village side on a memorable FA Cup run, including a television game at home to Port Vale. Avery is a product of the Tigers youth system and has matured into a solid and imposing defender. Avery was a mainstay in the City defence last season when he went on to be voted the Supporters Player of the Season and has made close to 100 appearances for the Tigers.
Spencer Hamilton (Defender) A mature young defender who is equally at home in the centre of defence or right back. Spencer signed for City in the summer of 2014 after impressing in pre season and is originally a product of the Cheltenham Town youth system. Possesses good strength and pace and has produced some excellent performances.
Jack Deaman (Defender) A ball-playing centre back who signed for the Tigers in 2016. Deaman has experience at higher levels, with Wrexham, Birmingham City and Cheltenham Town among the list of his former clubs. Manager Tim Harris has gone on record stating that Deaman “is above National League North level” and has experience at this tier, having played for AFC Telford United in 2015.
Keiran Thomas (Defender)\An Attacking full back who signed for City in 2016 after he captained Cinderford Town to the Southern League Division One South and West title at just 20 years old. Thomas has received high praise from Tigers fans who have seen him play, for his bravery and ability to get forward but also track back when needed.
Lewis Hall (Defender/Midfielder) Left midfielder who can also play left back. Hall originally signed for the Tigers on loan from Bristol City in November 2014. Hall was released by Bristol City at the end of the 2014/15 season and was signed by the Tigers ahead of the 2015/16 season, and finished the campaign as the Tigers joint top goalscorer, with notable performances coming with five goals in two games against Stalybridge Celtic and Curzon Ashton.
Tom Webb (Midfielder – Club captain) A bonafide club legend. Gloucester-born Tom is the all-time record appearance holder for City having made over 650 appearances for the club, breaking Stan Myers’ fifty year old appearance record in November 2010 despite still being in his twenties. All-action midfielder and a product of Gloucester City Youth, he broke into the first team aged sixteen in April 2001 and has been an instrumental part of the team ever since, with his absence noticeable when he’s not on the pitch.
Joe Hanks (Midfielder) Tall central midfielder who has also played out on the wing. Hanks signed for the Tigers following his release from Cheltenham Town at the end of the 2015/16 season, but he spent most of that campaign on loan with City where he was a mainstay in the midfield making over 40 appearances. Hanks is known for his passion on the field as well as being an excellent set piece taker.
Calvin Dinsley (Midfielder) Classy ball playing midfielder who signed on a permanent deal following his release by Kidderminster Harriers. Dinsley was in talks with AFC Telford United but it was the Tigers who beat the Bucks to his signature. A former West Brom youth player, Dinsley has also played for Cambridge United, Evesham United and Redditch United before becoming the Harriers’ first summer signing in 2015. Dinsley has been praised by fans and management alike for his calmness on the ball and ability to dictate the tempo of a match.
Chris Knowles (Midfielder) Knowles signed for the club in November 2014 and is infamous for being the victim of a rash challenege that saw Chippenham player David Pratt red carded after just three seconds in 2008. Former Salisbury City and Bashley midfielder signed in November 2014 following his return to the UK from Brisbane Premier League side Wolves FC. Having signed in 2014, Knowles quickly bedded in to the midfield and his organisational and communication skills were immediately apparent.
Edward Williams (Midfielder/Forward) Tricky winger who spent time on loan with City from Cheltenham Town at the back end of the 2013/14 season. Following his release from the Robins he joined Cirencester Town where he impressed. Signed terms with the Tigers in the summer of 2015 despite a long term injury that had kept him out for seven months by the time he returned in December 2015 and has turned in several impressive performances on the wing and up front.
Ethan Moore (Forward) Ethan is a prolific goalscorer who signed for the Tigers after hitting 27 goals for Cinderford Town in 2015/16, firing them to the league title. Having played for teams like Southampton, Aston Villa and Cheltenham Town, Ethan also has experience at National League North level with Worcester City where he scored 13 times in 15 matches.
Joe Parker (Forward) Livewire striker who can also play as a winger. Came through the superb Gloucester City Youth Development system before breaking into the first team. Scorer of a 19 minute hat trick against Yate Town which earned him an FA Cup Player of the Round award and a move to Newport County. After struggling to breakthrough at the Welsh side, Joe re-signed for the Tigers in 2015 and finished joint top goalscorer with Lewis Hall despite missing several games towards the end of the campaign through injury.
Luke Hopper (Forward) Powerful and pacey striker who signed on a permanent deal in December 2015 from Swindon Supermarine; Hopper was Marine’s top goalscorer in the 2014/15 campaign and had already netted 15 goals by the time the Tigers came calling. Hopper made his debut against Worcester City on Boxing Day where the pacey target man impressed fans with his workmanlike performance. Produced a man of the match performance from the bench away to Gainsborough Trinity in 2015 where he netted twice to bring the Tigers back from 3-1 down to secure a 3-3 draw and help City steer clear of relegation.
Luke Thomas (Forward) 17-year old Thomas joined the club in January 2017 on a month’s loan spell from Sky Bet Championship side Derby County. A local lad raised in the Forest of Dean, he began his career with Cheltenham Town at the age of eight. He linked up with the first-team for a pre-season tour of Portugal in 2015 aged 16 and impressed not only the Robins but the locals as well, earning the offer of a trial from giants Benfica. Thomas made his professional debut in an FA Trophy clash against Chelmsford City, who beat the Tigers to reach that round. In January 2016 he was snapped up by Derby and moved up north to begin his new life at Pride Park for the Under-18’s squad. In the summer he was promoted to the Under-21’s at the age of just 17. He was signed for City in 2017 to continue his development.