Jamie joins Needham Market in major coup

Needham Market signing Jamie Guy

Needham Market signing Jamie Guy - Credit: Andrew Partridge

Former Colchester United and Braintree Town striker Jamie Guy has joined Needham Market.

Former Colchester United and Braintree Town striker Jamie Guy has joined Needham Market.

The 25-year-old, who has made more than 50 appearances for the U’s in the Championship and 26 for Braintree Town in Conference South before a double fracture of the leg ended his 2010/11 season, has joined Mark Morsley’s Ryman League North side on a two-year deal.

It’s a major coup for the Bloomfields club, as manager Morsley admits.

“We are obviously hugely excited about Jamie joining us,” he said.


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“He brings quality to our club and will fit in perfectly with the new squad.

“Jamie Guy has a professional background that fits in well with the high level of coaching that Steve Foley and Lee Norfolk will ensure is achieved.

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“Talking to Jamie, he agreed with my vision for the club and wants to be a part of the potential that will make this season – and those to come – exciting for our supporters.”

Needham Market have also announced The Windscreen Company, in Ipswich as a main club sponsor.

Morsley added: “It’s excellent news and the support from managing director Barry Hedgley has helped us bring Jamie to the club.”

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