Former Ebbsfleet United player Ricky Shakes looking forward to facing his old club
By Steve Tervet
Former Ebbsfleet winger Ricky Shakes lines up against his old
club this weekend as part of a Kidderminster side chasing promotion
to the Football League.
The Guyana international signed for the Harriers last summer,
ending a four-year association with the Stonebridge Road club.
Having been the Fleet’s longest-serving player at the time,
Shakes (pictured) admitted it was hard to walk away from the Fleet
and revealed he would welcome a return to north Kent in the
He said: "I had been there for four years and you make friends
with the fans and the players. I had a good relationship with Liam
Daish and the club’s not far from where I lived in south
"I have so many good memories. I wouldn’t mind going back there
to play one day."
Shakes, 28, joined Kidderminster to quench his thirst for
professional football after three seasons as a part-time player
While Steve Burr’s side have proved the surprise package in Blue
Square Bet Premier this season, Shakes has been a peripheral figure
in their promotion push.
He has started just eight league games for the Aggborough
outfit, but no fixture on the calendar holds more significance for
Shakes than the Fleet’s visit on Saturday. After seven months on
the fringes of the Harriers’ first-team, he said: "It would be
great for me to start and end the game playing against my old