Defender Dan Harding, joined in September 2016 after leaving Eastleigh earlier that Summer. Dan started his career with Brighton and Hove Albion, making 67 appearances for The Seagulls, helping them get promoted to the Championship in the process, before signing for Leeds United on a free transfer in Summer 2005. He only lasted one season with The Whites and the next season he signed for Ipswich Town as part of a part exchange deal. Dan had a three year stay with the Suffolk club, making 73 appearances. After his release in 2009, he signed for Southampton, becoming the first signing for the then new Saints boss Alan Pardew. Dan had a successful time at the St Mary’s Stadium, making 98 appearances and winning the Football League Trophy, along with back-to-back promotions from League One to the Premier League. Shortly after The Saints’ promotion, Dan was sold to Nottingham Forest where he made 54 appearances, before a loan spell in 2015 with Millwall, appearing 20 times for The Lions, but he was unsuccessful in helping them avoid relegation to League One. Dan then joined Eastleigh, where last season he featured 21 times.
Dan signed on for another season with The Hawks in June 2016 and he is currently a Player/Coach with us.