The 27-year-old is likely to have to settle for third choice and with Jokull Andresson and Coniah
Boyce-Clarke pushing up from the academy, any faint chance of an appearance seems slim at best.
Last before the court were three partners in crime, Bassiron Lare, a Dutch Togolese dual national, with Julius Coniah
and Ibrahim Bunduka, both from Sierra Leone who faced charges of importing, possessing and possessing with intent to supply just over one kilo of the drug in June.
Rebecca Akanni, who lives in Coventry, has launched Coniah
Fashion - a custommade contemporary clothing brand with a vintage twist.
Gomes will also probably want to promote youngsters Jokull Andresson and Coniah
Boyce-Clarke which gives Walker another reason to move on in search of first-team football.
Jose Gomes only has youngsters Jokull Andresson and Coniah
Boyce-Clarke as the back-up to the pair.
After convincing highy-rated keeper Coniah
Boyce-Clarke to put pen to paper earlier this summer, young duo Danny Loader and Michael Olise are the next on the list.
Boyce-Clarke is the other goalkeeping option.
This summer gives at least one goalkeeper a chance to step up to senior level from the youth ranks but with Lewis Ward, Liam Driscoll, Jokull Andresson and Coniah
Boyce-Clarke around the U23 set-up, Southwood faces some stiff competition.
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Boyce-Clarke says he is aiming to be 'in and around' the first team next season.
Liam Driscoll, Coniah
Boyce-Clark and Jokull Andresson have also featured for the U23s and U18s this season and will be hoping to make the step up.