Please see here details of new Cray Wanderers signings who made their debuts against Horsham on 8th December, defender Ethan Kaiser, winger Kyel Reid and centre-forward Erald Desa whom we welcome to the club.

Ethan Kaiser                          –           Defender

BROMLEY, GREATER LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 13: Cray Wanderers’s Chris Dickson curls an effort on goal past Bedfont Sports’s Ethan Kaiser during the The Buildbase FA Trophy match between Cray Wanderers and Bedfont Sports at Hayes Lane on November 13, 2021 in Bromley, Greater London, England . (Photo: © Jon Hilliger / HilligerPix)

 Ethan in action for Bedfont Sports against Cray Wanderers in the FA Trophy this season.

Cray Wanderers are pleased to announce the signing of central defender Ethan Kaiser to the club.


Ethan comes to Cray from Bedfont Sports and played against the Wands in the FA Trophy tie in November.  Ethan who came the Tooting & Mitcham United system signed for the Middlesex club from Tonbridge Angels for whom he made a couple of appearances during the 2020-21 season.


Ethan made his debut in the recent game against Horsham at Hayes Lane.

 Kyel Reid                                            Winger

Kyel in his Coventry City days – Pic credit – Coventry City FC

Cray Wanderers are delighted to announce the signing of Kyel Reid to the club.  Winger Kyel is an experienced player who has been capped by England at U17, U18 & U19s level.  Kyel got his Cray Wanderers career off to a great start with a debut goal against Horsham on 8th December.

Kyel came through the West Ham United Academy in 2004 and made 9 first team appearances making his debut in May 2006. Whilst at West Ham, Kyel went on loan to Barnsley, Crystal Palace, Blackpool and Wolves. He signed for Sheffield United in July 2009 and then on to Charlton Athletic, initially on loan and signing for the 2010-11 season helping the Addicks to reach the League One playoffs. Kyel joined Bradford City in 2011-12 under the management of former Charlton manager Andy Parkinson and made 110 appearances in three seasons then joining Preston NE in 2014 staying for two seasons earning promotion from League One.  He then joined Coventry City in 2016 and helped the Sky Blues gain promotion from League Two. After that he has had spells at Chesterfield, Sutton United and Billericay Town making 13 appearances in 2020-21 before going on to   a spell at Walton Casuals at the start of this season.             

Erald Desa                                          Striker

 Cray Wanderers can also announce the arrival of centre-forward Erald Desa to the club.

 Erald has represented Albania at youth level and has played for Welwyn Garden City and Brimsdown Rovers before signing for Cheshunt ahead of the 2020-21 season. Erald moved on to Enfield Town at the start of this season and has made one substitute appearance against Bedfont Sports in the Middlesex County Cup in November.

 Erald made his debut for Cray Wanderers as a substitute against Horsham on 8th December.


In other squad news, we can announce that Adam Coombes has left Cray Wanderers.  Adam is a terrific player and scored three goals for Cray in 14 appearances.

BROMLEY, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 29: Cray Wanderers’s Adam Coombes celebrates scoring his sides second goal of the match during the The Pitching In Isthmian Premier League match between Cray Wanderers and Wingate & Finchley at Hayes Lane on September 29, 2021 in Bromley, England . (Photo: © Jon Hilliger / HilligerPix)

We wish Adam all the best at his next club and say thank you for your time with the Wands.