FISH & JONES DEPART,
Squad changes in the last week have seen the departures of central defender Adam Jones while 100 goal Mike Fish has now also departed from Seel Park.
Mike originally joined Mossley from Stalybridge Celtic in September 2007 and made a scoring debut for the Lilywhites at Bamber Bridge on the 6th October 2007.
The following season he finished as the club's leading scorer 20 goals.
He then transferred to Curzon Ashton in the closed season of 2009 but returned to Mossley for a second spell in November of the same year.
Last season Mike completed both 300 games for Mossley and 100 goals and will always be remembered with great affection by the Mossley fans.
Adam Jones joined Mossley at the start of last season and became vice captain of the team.
Adam began his career in Stalybridge Celtic's academy as an 18 year old before signing for Curzon Ashton where he played for four seasons, before joining FC United of Manchester in 2010. He went on to make 107 appearances over 3 seasons, scoring 19 goals also winning 2 player of the year awards and helping the Rebels to two successive play off finals.
After a six month spell at Nantwich Town he joined Hyde United in 2015. Over two seasons, he made 42 appearances and scored twice with a spell at Shaw Lane Aquaforce sandwiched between. Since 2016 he has had further spells with Stalybridge Celtic, Trafford, Hyde United and Glossop North End.
Quickly becoming a fans favourite at Seel Park he was voted Supporters Player of the Year in his debut Mossley season.
Adam made a total of 46 appearances for Mossley and scored 10 goals. He has joined New Mills FC in the last few days.
Max Leonard finished as top scorer at Mossley last season with 24 goals though 12 of them were from the penalty spot from where he enjoyed 100% record with the Lilywhites.
Having begun his career as a junior at Huddersfield Town he hit the headlines whilst scoring 42 goals for AFC Emley in the 2012/13 season. He then had spells with Shaw Lane and Frickley Athletic before joining Glossop North End in 2016. He finished as Glossop's top scorer that season with 23 goals.
After a short spell with Curzon Ashton he moved on to AFC Telford United in November 2017 but ended the season on loan at Hyde United where he helped the Tiigers to promotion to the Evo-stik Premier Division before joining Mossley during last pre season.
Max has made a total of 49 appearances to score those 24 goals and as a contracted player has now been made available for transfer with his name circulated to clubs in the NPL and higher.
* Max Leonard has now signed a season long loan deal with North West Counties League club Golcar United