Barry Hayles: Chesham United sign former Fulham striker

Barry Hayles
Barry Hayles won 10 international caps for Jamaica

Former Fulham and Stevenage striker Barry Hayles has joined Southern League Premier Division side Chesham United as a player-coach at the age of 43.

He was available after being released by Truro, with whom he won promotion out of Chesham's division in 2014-15.

It extends Hayles' 26-year career, which has taken in teams including Leicester, Cheltenham and Arlesey Town.

"He is incredibly fit, and still loves the game," Chesham boss Andy Leese told the club website.external-link

"He has a lot to offer on the pitch still and now off it as well as he looks to start a coaching career."

Barrington Hayles - From non-league to top flight and back again
Began career in 1989 at Willesden Hawkeye before joining Stevenage Borough in 1995, winning the Conference title in 1996.
Bristol Rovers signed him for £250,000 in 1997, selling him for a club-record £2m to Fulham a year later.
Won the old Division Two with Fulham in 1999 and what is now the Championship in 2001.
Joined Sheffield United in 2004 of a free transfer in June 2004 but played just four games before Millwall bought him two months later.
Had spells at Plymouth, Leicester and Cheltenham.
Moved to Truro in 2010, before spells at St Alban's City and Arlesey Town.

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