Tuesday, June 30, 2009


Fallon rules out move for Malaysian

HISTON have moved to distance themselves from reports suggesting they are signing Malaysian midfielder Haziq Zikri Elias.

Malaysian-based newspaper The New Straits Times published a story yesterday (Wednesday, 17 June) claiming the teenager had been offered a contract to "play professional football for Histon FC".

And a similar story was later published on the Blue Square Premier's official website.

But Stutes boss Steve Fallon, chairman Gareth Baldwin and under-18s manager Ian Hart have all dismissed the reports and have no knowledge of the player.

Zikri Elias had a spell in Hitchin Town's reserves side last season and, according to the New Straits Times, had previously been part of Stevenage Borough's under-18 setup.

Fallon said: "We've got some trialists coming down in pre-season, but we've definitely not signed that lad and his name doesn't ring a bell."