Search

Lakeside Hammers shuffle pack

14:19 11 July 2014

Kim Nilsson has returned to Lakeside Hammers to replace fellow Swede Peter Karlsson. Pic: Gavin Ellus.TGSPHOTO

Kim Nilsson has returned to Lakeside Hammers to replace fellow Swede Peter Karlsson. Pic: Gavin Ellus.TGSPHOTO

Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football League

Lakeside Hammers have made a change to their line-up which sees Kim Nilsson return, but brings fellow Swede Peter Karlsson’s time at the club to an end.

Peter Karlsson depats Lakeside Hammers after spending two and a half years with the club. Pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTOPeter Karlsson depats Lakeside Hammers after spending two and a half years with the club. Pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO

Nilsson, 24, has been in fine form on foreign soil, and the Hammers asset makes a return to the Arena Essex Raceway, having spent time with Eastbourne Eagles in 2013.

But while one Swede arrives, it signals an end to Peter Karlsson’s two and a half year stay with the Hammers. The 42-year-old hadn’t quite hit the same heights this season as he had in previous seasons as Lakeside looked to cement their place in the Elite League play-offs.

And co-promoter Jon Cook admits Nilsson’s form away from the Raceway could be the boost his side need at this stage of the season.

“We are delighted to welcome Kim back to the Raceway,” said Cook.

“He’s coming back in at a great time for him as he’s riding and scoring well. We are very aware that in the past when Kim has a good meeting away we invariably win and that’s going to be crucial over the rest of the season.”

Cook praised Karlsson for all his efforts in a Hammers jersey, adding: “PK and the club have mutually agreed that now is the time to make this change. Working with PK has been an absolute delight and he leaves with our best wishes and we thank him for some terrific moments over the last two and a half seasons.”

Latest Romford Sports News

Yesterday, 18:01
Essex head coach Chris Silverwood (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

County chase victory to seal home quarter-final

Yesterday, 16:51
Joe Widdowson of Dagenham & Redbridge and Jake Reeves of AFC Wimbledon  (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Friendly: Dagenham & Redbridge 0 AFC Wimbledon 1

Fri, 21:35
The Essex squad pose in their NatWest T20 Blast kit at Chelmsford (pic: PA)

Rain cannot dampen Ravi’s mood too much

Fri, 17:00
Upminster celebrate getting a wicket (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Young team bounced back from defeat at Hadleigh on July 16 to earn impressive victory at promotion rivals Southend last weekend

Fri, 16:00
Hornchurch's Tom Moore (left) looks on with team mate Marc Whitlock. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Tom Moore’s partnership with last man Marc Whitlock nearly got the 2015 Division One champions another win on Saturday

Fri, 15:00
Harold Wood skipper Richard Brabner (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Both sides looking for key points in race for promotion

Fri, 14:00
George Purcell in action for Hornchurch. Pic: MARK HODSMAN/TGS PHOTO

Ryman North club have scored nine times in five pre-season matches so far this summer and have two more coming up in the next few days

Fri, 13:00
Craig Robson of Dagenham & Redbridge challenges Leyton Orient's Ollie Palmer for the ball (pic: David Simpson/TGS Photo)

Daggers centre back excited to get going after joining from Bognor Regis Town

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now