Dartford's Ryan Hayes has scored 77 goals in his eight years at the club
Ryan Hayes in action
against Truro City at Princes Park
Winger Ryan Hayes joined an
exclusive club last week when he made his 350th appearance in a
The 27-year-old has played for the
club in six different divisions since manager Tony Burman plucked
him from Kent League football eight years ago.
Hayes, a firm favourite with the
Princes Park faithful, joined Dartford when they were homeless and
struggling to make an impression in Southern League Division 1
But the Darts have risen to the top of
the non-league pyramid and Hayes (pictured) has seen his own stock
Many of his 77 goals for Dartford have
been spectacular efforts and his performances in Blue Square Bet
Premier this term have left some of the division’s best defenders
scratching their heads.
On reaching his latest milestone,
Hayes said: "In this day and age, not many people stay at clubs for
too long. I just want to keep doing as well as I can for
For a full interview with Ryan
Hayes see this week's Dartford Messenger.