Railwaymen Add to First Team Squad

Shildon AFC is pleased to announce the following signings for the Club:

Shaun Newbrook, Elliott Day and Aaron Cunnigham.

Shaun is well know to Shildon fans having played 133 games for the Club previously, he joins us from Hebburn Town FC.  Elliott was previously at Carlisle United FC and most recently Whitley Bay FC.  Aaron has played for Hartlepool United FC, Blyth Spartans FC, Spennymoor Town FC and Whitby Town FC before moving to Marske United FC.

The Club are also delighted to confirm that Jack Vaulks has signed a new two year deal.

Shildon AFC Manager, Chris Hughes, said: “We are pleased to finally get Elliot signed.  We have tried to sign Elliot before so are happy to finally get him over the line.  He will bring the personal qualities the club expects from all of its players and versatility across the back line.  He is a young defender but already has a lot of experience playing at the top end of this league at a big club.  We look forward to watching him develop this season alongside the other young players we have in the squad.

It is great news for us that Shaun is returning to the Club and it was important to secure a goalkeeper with such quality and experience.  Shaun has been there and done at this level and with Shildon so he knows the level and club very well.  Things have changed a bit since he left but from meeting him, we know he will add plenty of value to the team both on and off the field.  I am sure the supporters and players will be delighted to see him back in a Shildon shirt.

We are delighted that Aaron has joined us despite us not being promoted last season.  Aaron has always played at a higher level than where we are, so for him to commit to a contract shows that we are all on the same page as to where we want this club to be.  Aaron is needs to get back to enjoying his football and we are sure that this will be a place he can thrive.  His defensive qualities and ability on the ball will be a huge asset for us this season”.

Look out for interviews with the new signings over the next few weeks.