Phil ‘Hammers’ Giles Appointed as Kitman for 20/21 Season

Lee Lashenko has appointed Phil ‘Hammers’ Giles as kitman for next season. One thing guaranteed, there will be no creases in the kit. Welcome to Bristol Manor Farm as a much appreciated volunteer Phil.


Phil Giles



How long have you supported BMF:

About 5 years

How have you kept sane during lockdown:

(Laughs) I haven’t. Staying home with family

What is your favourite away ground:

Slough, it was a good set up and a good day

What position will Bristol Manor Farm finish next season:


Who is your all time favourite footballer:

Paolo di Canio

Who is your favourite non league footballer:

Ben John, for his total commitment plus he’s funny

What is your favourite film:


What team do you support:

West Ham United

What is your favourite music:


What is your favourite food:

Curry – ******* hot but not vindaloo, washed down with a Stella

What do you do in your spare time, any hobbies:

None except watch Bristol Manor Farm

What is your nickname:

Hammers or Gigsy (pronounced Jiggsee)

Do you have any pets:

Yes, a sprocker dog called George

VAR – Yes or No:


Who have you missed most during lockdown:

The rest of my family

What would you like to say about your role with BMF:

I’m looking forward to working with the rest of the guys.