Striker Jimson may make shock return to Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 10:41 08 January 2009 | UPDATED: 08:50 02 June 2010

Highly-rated striker Darren Jimson, pictured recently in action for Soham, is speaking to Wisbech boss Gary Setchell tomorrow about a possible shock return to the Fenmen

Highly-rated striker Darren Jimson, pictured recently in action for Soham, is speaking to Wisbech boss Gary Setchell tomorrow about a possible shock return to the Fenmen

By ADAM LAZZARI SOHAM Town Rangers boss Ian Benjamin conceded this week that he may lose top striker Darren Jimson to Wisbech. Wisbech player-manager Gary Setchell handed Soham a seven-day approach for the 30-year-old last week and about a possible shock

By ADAM LAZZARI

SOHAM Town Rangers boss Ian Benjamin conceded this week that he may lose top striker Darren Jimson to Wisbech.

Wisbech player-manager Gary Setchell handed Soham a seven-day approach for the 30-year-old last week and about a possible shock return to the Fenmen and will talk to the striker tomorrow (Thursday).

Benjamin said: "Darren's a top player and a top lad and I'd personally hate to lose him.

"I've spoken to Darren and I'm reasonably confident that he will stay at Soham but I never take anything for granted in football.

"If Darren does decide to go he can leave with his head held high because he's been a tremendous servant to Soham."

Jimson joined Rangers from Wisbech at the beginning of last season and played a major role in their Ridgeons Premier Division title victory.

He has remained close ties with Wisbech, with his brother Mark playing for the Fenland club.

Soham, who play in the British Gas Division One (Midlands), have recently lost two experienced defenders, Stewart Williams and former Wisbech man Martin McNeil, and Setchell believes unrest at the club may prompt Jimson to drop down a league and help Wisbech in their Ridgeons Premier Division survival bid.

He said: "It appears that something may be going on behind the scenes at Soham to make these players want to leave.

"If we can get Darren to join us it would be a massive boost, I've played against him before and he's a top, top striker.


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