Dan Hammond played
for Norfolk side Three Holes & Unwell Youth from 1991-1996 as
well as at Norwich City FC from 1994-1996. He then started a 8 year
spell with Cambridge United FC and was a ever present player at
youth and reserve team level. Although he was part of the a successful
Cambridge United youth team and represented England Schoolboys against
Wales in 2000 alongside Wayne Rooney, he was not offered a Professional
contract. After trials with Rushden and Diamonds and Falkirk he
was loaned out to Kings Lynn at the end of the 03-04 season. The
club gained promotion into the Southern Premier League winning the
Eastern division with Dan being at the heart of the Kings Lynn defence
and with it he secured a two year contract.
It was after joining the Linnets that he was offered
the role as Downham Market and Methwold Area Manager for the clubs
Community Football Scheme. Having achieved the relative qualifications
whilst with Cambridge United, he began to work on developing football
in the area along side playing for the club on a part-time basis.
He coached in numerous schools in and around Downham Market
and ran a very successful Player Development Centre every week
from which boys and girls of all ages have progressed into the
schemes advanced sides.
He signed for Stamford of the Southern Premier League in the
summer of 2006 but was loaned to Ridgeons League sides Wisbech
and Diss Town FC.
Dan then moved to Singapore to play for Woodlands Wellington.
After a successful season in 2010 with Balestier Khalsa, Dan
moved to Singapore Armed Forces FC in January 2011