Havern: I Couldn’t Turn It Down

New Avenue man Luca Havern says he couldn’t turn down the chance to work with Mark Bower and Danny Boshell. The defender joined the club from Telford last week after winning their Players’ Player of the Year award and spending the season as captain at the New Buck’s Head. However he left Shropshire seeking a […]

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Brooksby Makes Bradford Return

Bradford Park Avenue have signed winger Wayne Brooksby on a permanent deal following his release by Harrogate Town. The 27-year-old spent three months on loan at the Horsfall Stadium last season, playing a big part in the club’s excellent run of form which led to safety in the Vanarama National League North. Right-footed Brooksby scored […]

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Havern Moves To Horsfall

Bradford Park Avenue have signed talented defender Luca Havern from AFC Telford United. The 28-year-old arrives at the Horsfall Stadium with a wealth of experience in the top two tiers of non-league, after four years with Altrincham prior to last season. Telford’s reigning Player of the Year made 174 appearances at Moss Lane, with two years spent […]

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Drench: I Know I’ll Enjoy It

Avenue goalkeeper Steven Drench says he knows he will enjoy playing for his new club. Drench became the third new signing of the summer as he joined from FC Halifax Town, reuniting with former Guiseley and current Bradford manager Mark Bower. And the experienced stopper says he is happy to finally sign for the club […]

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Goalkeeper Drench Signs For Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue have signed experienced goalkeeper Steven Drench from neighbours Halifax Town. The 31-year-old is most well-known for his six-year spell at Guiseley, where he featured under current Avenue boss Mark Bower. Drench made 242 league appearances at Nethermoor, helping the club to promotion via the Conference North play-offs in 2015. He joins Avenue […]

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Nowakowski: We’ve Got Different Ambitions

Bradford Park Avenue’s latest signing Adam Nowakowski says he is excited to extend his spell at the Horsfall Stadium. Nowakowski joined the club early last season, initially arriving on loan from Darlington before making the move permanent two months later. And now after playing a big part in last season’s phenomenal escape from relegation, he […]

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Boyes Makes Avenue Move

Bradford Park Avenue have made their second new signing of the summer as prolific striker Adam Boyes joins from Guiseley. The forward, who has also featured for York City and Barrow, has scored 101 goals in 335 career appearances at National League and National League North level. 26-year-old Boyes links up once more with Mark […]

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Clee: Success Doesn’t Surprise Me

Bradford Park Avenue’s latest signing Nicky Clee says the success of the club last season doesn’t come as a surprise. Avenue performed an incredible escape from almost certain relegation after Mark Bower took over management and turned the club’s fortunes around. The winger became the Bower’s first new signing of the summer as he joined from Altrincham, […]

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Johnson: I’m Delighted

Bradford Park Avenue striker Oli Johnson said he is delighted to sign a contract that keeps him at the club for the 2017-18 campaign. Johnson joined the club on a permanent basis in January, having spent a month on loan at the Horsfall Stadium earlier in the season. He grabbed five goals in 17 league […]

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Johnson Extends Avenue Stay

Striker Oli Johnson has become the second member of Mark Bower’s squad to sign a contract for the 2017-18 season. The front man scored five goals in 13 league appearances after joining Avenue permanently at the end of January, becoming a key figure in the club’s run to National League North safety. 29-year-old Johnson had […]

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